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1987 Checker 200


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CART race number 2 of 15
Sunday, April 12, 1987 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:26:56
Average Speed: 138.02 mph
Pole Speed: 164.896 mph
Cautions: 3 for 16 laps
Margin of Victory: 8.62 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1224   Roberto Guerrero True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth20040,710running9621
2 41   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth20032,080running5816
31371   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth19926,000running314
4 218   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth19922,710running012
5 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet19826,040running3011
61155   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19619,320running08
7 910   Dennis Firestone Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth19518,100running06
81215   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd19416,880running05
91021   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth19415,660running04
10 622   Dick Simon Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth18911,916running03
11 73   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet18615,294running02
121512   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth18315,050running01
131411   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Judd18315,050running0 
14 830   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth17514,440gearbox0 
151916   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Call Free   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth1757,440running0 
161656   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee Beer WagonMarch / Cosworth17313,830running0 
171733   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth15317,330running0 
182120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet13713,830electrical0 
191824   Randy Lewis Western DigitalMarch / Cosworth9513,830overheating0 
20 38   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet5613,830engine0 
21 57   Kevin Cogan Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet4513,830electrical13 
222023   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth3013,830cv joint0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti12929
  Kevin Cogan304213
  Bobby Rahal438644
  Roberto Guerrero87948
  Bobby Rahal95962
  Arie Luyendyk97993
  Bobby Rahal1001001
  Mario Andretti1011011
  Bobby Rahal10211211
  Roberto Guerrero11320088

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 33    
2   Michael Andretti 24   -9  
3   Roberto Guerrero 22   -11  
4   Josele Garza 18   -15  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 16   -17  
6   Bobby Rahal 16   -17  
7   Tom Sneva 14   -19  
8   Arie Luyendyk 14   -19  
9   Chip Robinson 8   -25  
10   Dennis Firestone 6   -27  
11   Didier Theys 6   -27  
12   Randy Lewis 5   -28  
13   Geoff Brabham 5   -28  
14   Johnny Rutherford 4   -29  
15   Rick Mears 4   -29  
16   Dick Simon 3   -30  
17   Jeff MacPherson 3   -30  
18   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 2   -31  
19   Danny Sullivan 2   -31  
20   Fabrizio Barbazza 1   -32