The 1998 Molson Indy Toronto was the eleventh round of the 1998 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on July 19, 1998, on the streets of Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Alex Zanardi passed Michael Andretti with three laps to go to win the race, after Andretti had inherited the lead when pole-sitter Dario Franchitti retired due to a brake failure.
- Dario Franchitti (second straight pole in Toronto)
- Alex Zanardi
- Michael Andretti
- Gil de Ferran
- Christian Fittipaldi
- Jimmy Vasser
- Tony Kanaan (R)
- Scott Pruett
- Bobby Rahal
- Paul Tracy
- André Ribeiro
- Greg Moore
- Richie Hearn
- Al Unser, Jr.
- Mark Blundell
- Adrian Fernandez
- Bryan Herta
- Patrick Carpentier
- Maurício Gugelmin
- Max Papis
- Hélio Castroneves (R)
- Robby Gordon
- P. J. Jones
- Michel Jourdain, Jr.
- Arnd Meier
- JJ Lehto (R)
- Alex Barron (R)
- Gualter Salles
Richie Hearn locked up the right front tire and spun on turn 1. Top 6 was composed by: Dario Franchitti, Alex Zanardi, Michael Andretti, Gil de Ferran, Jimmy Vasser and Paul Tracy.
First full course caution. Michel Jourdain, Jr. and Alex Barron collided at the hairpin. Arnd Meier stalled the car metres in front and started a jampack. Meanwhile, Gil de Ferran retired after an incident in the pits. Christian Fittipaldi had problems, also, but did not retired.
Top 6: Dario Franchitti, Michael Andretti, Jimmy Vasser, Paul Tracy, Alex Zanardi and Tony Kanaan.
Before going green, Patrick Carpentier collided with Mark Blundell on turn 9.
Second full course caution, as Blundell's car stalled on turn 9, following the collision with Carpentier. On lap 36, green flag came out.
JJ Lehto had a big crash. Third full course caution. Green flag came out some laps later.
Top 6: Dario Franchitti, Michael Andretti, Jimmy Vasser, Alex Zanardi, Tony Kanaan and Paul Tracy.
Tony Kanaan had a pit fire. Meanwhile, in the hairpin, Alex Zanardi had a collision with his teammate Jimmy Vasser.
Gualter Salles had a collision at the hairpin with Al Unser, Jr. and went airborne.
Dario Franchitti spun and stalled. Paul Tracy slightly t-boned him. Heartbreak for Team KOOL Green! Fourth full course caution was out. Green flag came out with 11 laps to go.
Top 6: Michael Andretti, Alex Zanardi, Jimmy Vasser, Bobby Rahal, Bryan Herta and Scott Pruett.
Paul Tracy and Adrian Fernandez collided on turn 1 while they were battling for 9th place.
Alex Zanardi overtakes Michael Andretti at the hairpin.