ShareFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Email Print Posted in:IMSA Looking Back At The 1998 Petit Le Mans Photography by John Brooks 10 October 2018, 2:52 PM John Brooks looks back at the inaugural Petit Le Mans from 1998 – Don Panoz’s first step into the ring for what would prove to be a groundbreaking change for US endurance racing. The start of something very special Sparky and friends! Michele Alboreto and Reinhold Joest Mine’s bigger than yours! Flagging! Flying Start! Flying Eventual winners A dramatic backflip for Yannick Dalmas would eliminate the 911 GT1-98 911 Generations! Team Ecuador Nissan 240SX GT Two Fan favourite Pettit Racing RX7 It’ll buff out! Kerry Morse These colours would get way more familiar in subsequent seasons! GT2 winning Porsche featured Ron Fellows on the squad PTG M3 Intersport Riley & Scott All the 8 – The Riley would come home 4th ahead of the 333SP and would take the WSC class win’ Best Panoz finisher – 8th overall for #4 DNF for the sister car Class Win and Overall Podium for Champion’s 911 GT1 Evo Manu Collard, Eric van de Poele and Wayne Taylor – Winners Tagged with: John BrooksShareFacebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Email See more Previous article The Week In Sportscars Podcast, Marshall Pruett & Graham Goodwin Back All Entries Next article 6H Fuji Preview: Another Home Win For Toyota?