How Jordan conquered F1's craziest Belgian GP
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How Jordan conquered F1's craziest Belgian GP

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One of the biggest first-lap pile-ups ever; Schumacher crashing into Coulthard and losing it in the pits; torrential rain and the safety car - the 1998 Belgian GP had it all. But it is most remembered for Damon Hill leading Jordan team-mate Ralf Schumacher to the team's first win. The drivers and Jordan's team members at the time recall the amazing story behind their unexpected 1-2 finish on that day

On August 30 1998 Damon Hill led home Jordan team-mate Ralf Schumacher at the end of a race memorable for one of the most spectacular first-lap crashes ever seen, and the sight of an irate Michael Schumacher stomping towards David Coulthard in the pits after crashing into the latter while lapping him in the rain.

But what the 1998 Belgian Grand Prix is really remembered for is the first win for Eddie Jordan.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Carmen Jorda
Teams Jordan
Author Adam Cooper