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Event: Date: 23.8.1998
Track: Suzuka Circuit (Japan), 5.864 kmsOrganiser: Suzuka Circuit Land Ltd/SMSC

Suzuka 1000 Kilometres

FIA GT Championship (round 6)
Weather:hot, cloudy, dry
Start time:13:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:40000
Entered:31
Practiced:31
Qualified:31
Started:31
Finished:24
Classified:23
Classes:PractStartClass
FIA GT-110108
FIA GT-2151511
Japan GT664
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 22/8
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 21/8
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:1Mercedes-Benz CLK LMSchneider / Webber
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RLamy / Beretta / Dupuy
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7Porsche 911 GT1-98Allan McNish (GB)1:56.416181.337 km/hlap 151
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Mercedes-Benz CLK LMBernd Schneider (D)1:52.580187.516 km/h
FIA GT-2:70Marcos LM600Euser / Becker / Vann2:05.151
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (17), Mercedes-Benz (4), Chrysler (3), Honda (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (17), Mercedes-Benz (4), Chrysler (3), Honda (2)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 911 GT2 (13), Porsche 911 GT1-98 (4), Chrysler Viper (3)
Driver nationalities:J (25), D (19), F (14), GB (7), CH (5), NL (4), A (3), B (2), USA (2)
Team nationalities:D (11), J (6), F (3), GB (2), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (25%), silver (22%), blue (12%), red (10%), black (9%), green (7%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (54%), mid-engined (25%), front-engined (21%)
Average engine size:4460 cc (with regard to 68% turbocharged cars an applicable size is 5673 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Kunimitsu Takahashi (58), Bob Wollek (55), Manfred Jurasz (54)
Youngest known drivers:Ryou Michigami (25), Pedro Lamy (26), Claudia Hürtgen (27)
Woman drivers:Claudia Hürtgen, Tomiko Yoshikawa

Official Race Programme:

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