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Event: NAPA Auto Parts Sebring Classic presented by Royal Purple Synthetic Motor OilDate: 19.9.1998
Track: Sebring International Raceway (United States), 5.955 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 3 Hours

Weather:torrential rain
Start time:unknown
Distance:3 hours
World Sports Car99
Sports Car GT133
Sports Car GT233
Sports Car GT355
Race notes:
2 full-course cautions for 27 laps, 90 minutes
race stopped for 67 minutes 33.037 seconds because of heavy rain, time included in results
Pre-race sessions:
1 qualifying session held for a total of 20 minutes on 18/9 3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 17/9
25 minute pre-race warm-up held.
Overall:4Panoz GTR-1 FordBrabham / Wallace
World Sports Car:16Riley & Scott Mk III FordWeaver / Leitzinger
Sports Car GT2:99Porsche 911 GT2Schumacher / O'Steen
Sports Car GT3:22Porsche 993 Carrera RSRWagner / Collins
laps 1-6:7Ferrari 333 SP
lap 7:20Riley & Scott Mk III Ford
laps 8-18:4Panoz GTR-1 Ford
laps 19-21:20Riley & Scott Mk III Ford
laps 22-28:16Riley & Scott Mk III Ford
laps 29-33:4Panoz GTR-1 Ford
Fastest Laps:
Overall:7Ferrari 333 SPWayne Taylor (ZA)1:55.017186.376 km/hlap 2
Sports Car GT1:4Panoz GTR-1 FordDavid Brabham (AUS)1:57.453182.500 km/hlap 4
Sports Car GT2:56Porsche 911Martin Snow (USA)2:11.056163.558 km/hlap 3
Sports Car GT3:10BMW M3 Bill Auberlen (USA)2:12.242162.093 km/hlap 3
Pole Positions:
Overall:7Ferrari 333 SPWayne Taylor (ZA)1:52.219191.023 km/h
Sports Car GT1:4Panoz GTR-1 FordDavid Brabham (AUS)1:54.674186.925 km/h
Sports Car GT2:56Porsche 911Martin Snow (USA)2:09.604165.392 km/h
Sports Car GT3:22Porsche 993 Carrera RSRCort Wagner (USA)2:10.707163.992 km/h
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (6), Riley & Scott (5), BMW (3), Panoz (2), Kudzu (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (7), Porsche (6), BMW (3)
Top car types by numbers:Riley & Scott Mk III (5), BMW M3 E36 (3), Porsche 993 Carrera (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (33), GB (2), CDN (2)
Team nationalities:USA (17)
Most used colours:white (43%), blue (19%), red (11%), silver (11%), black (9%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (45%), rear-engined (30%), front-engined (25%)
Oldest known drivers:Larry Schumacher (62), Jim Downing (56), Elliot Forbes-Robinson (55)
Youngest known drivers:Butch Leitzinger (29), Bill Auberlen (30), Darren Law (30)
Female drivers:Melanie Snow

Official Race Programme:

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