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1989 Marlboro Grand Prix Meadowlands


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CART race number 8 of 15
Sunday, July 16, 1989 at Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
150 laps* on a 1.217 mile street course (182.6 miles)

Time of race: 2:09:20
Average Speed: 81.86 mph
Pole Speed: 113.737 mph
Cautions: 5 for 31 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.82 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 618   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth14592,410running6120
2 120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet14577,880running317
3 73   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd14355,200running014
4 54   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14346,460running012
5 32   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet14242,840running010
61630   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd14136,720running08
7117   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth14032,600running06
8 91   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14029,230running05
9 88   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche14020,860running04
101522   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth13623,536running03
111965   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth13516,624running02
121411   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth13125,800crash01
131829   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth12922,300running0 
142150   Scott Atchison Euromotorsport   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth12713,240running0 
152656   Jeff Wood Spirit of Wichita   (Dick Hammond)Lola / Cosworth12515,240crash0 
161728   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth11311,180running0 
172086   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth10210,150crash0 
18 46   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8910,150suspension801
192269   Bernard Jourdain Corona / Monarch   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth8410,150electrical0 
20 25   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet7517,150suspension1 
211815   John Paul, Jr. Kendall   (Rob Dyson)Lola / Cosworth709,120crash0 
222721   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo7011,120suspension0 
232514   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth5611,120clutch0 
241212   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth3916,120gearshift0 
251010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd3716,120electrical0 
261371   Didier Theys Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd1816,120fuel injectors0 
27239   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick1616,120turbocharger0 
282816   Steve Chassey Kasle Recycling   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth1311,120engine0 
* Race shortened to 145 laps due to rain.

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Guido Dacco19Pastorino / Sintofarm

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti111
  Emerson Fittipaldi243
  Michael Andretti57672
  Bobby Rahal77815
  Michael Andretti82898
  Bobby Rahal9014556

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 124    
2   Rick Mears 92   -32  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 78   -46  
4   Scott Pruett 63   -61  
5   Teo Fabi 63   -61  
6   Bobby Rahal 62   -62  
7   Michael Andretti 56   -68  
8   Mario Andretti 53   -71  
9   Raul Boesel 53   -71  
10   Arie Luyendyk 46   -78  
11   Danny Sullivan 27   -97  
12   Pancho Carter 17   -107  
13   Scott Brayton 12   -112  
14   A.J. Foyt 10   -114  
15   John Jones 8   -116  
16   Derek Daly 7   -117  
17   Davy Jones 6   -118  
18   Dominic Dobson 6   -118  
19   Kevin Cogan 6   -118  
20   Rich Vogler 5   -119