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1984 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 3 of 16
Sunday, May 27, 1984 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:21
Average Speed: 163.612 mph
Pole Speed: 210.029 mph
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1984 CART results   /   1984 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 36   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth200434,061running11921
2 79   Roberto Guerrero Master Mechanic   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth198171,666running016
3102   Al Unser Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth198116,611running014
41621   Al Holbert CRC Chemicals   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth198107,066running012
5 499   Michael Andretti Kraco Car Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth198119,231running010
61214   A.J. Foyt Greer-Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth19779,276running08
7185   Bobby Rahal 7-Eleven / Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth19774,996running06
8 928   Herm Johnson Menard Cashway Lumber   (John Menard)March / Cosworth19473,560running05
91125   Danny Ongais Interscope Racing   (Ted Field)March / Cosworth19368,085running34
102455   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19366,910running03
11314   George Snider Calumet Farms   (James Greer)March / Cosworth19369,357running02
123250   Dennis Firestone Hoosier Transportation   (Purcell Racing)March / Cosworth18662,765running01
13 241   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Mayer Motor Racing)March / Cosworth18585,209running0 
141377   Tom Gloy Simoniz Fiinsh   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth17962,467engine0 
153373   Chris Kneifel SPA*Erobics   (Chris Kneifel)Primus / Cosworth17561,183transmission0 
16 11   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Mayer Motor Racing)March / Cosworth168112,935hub carrier311
17 63   Mario Andretti Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth15372,323nose cone29 
182637   Scott Brayton Buick Dealers   (Lee Brayton)March / Buick15064,397engine0 
192110   Pancho Carter American Dream   (W. Wolf Properties)March / Cosworth14159,057engine0 
202798   Kevin Cogan Dubonnet / Curb Records   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Pontiac13765,853wheel froze0 
21157   Al Unser, Jr. Coors Light   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth13167,985water pump4 
223084   Johnny Rutherford Foyt-Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth11656,453engine0 
232022   Dick Simon Break Free   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth11264,057running0 
241433   Teo Fabi Skoal Bandit   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth10471,197fuel system14 
25 520   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth10361,373crash0 
261716   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (Provimi Racing)March / Cosworth8655,585piston0 
272961   Derek Daly Provimi Veal   (Provimi Racing)March / Cosworth7655,333handling0 
282240   Chip Ganassi Old Milwaukee   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth6154,617engine0 
292830   Danny Sullivan Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth5757,937wheel0 
301935   Patrick Bedard Escort Radar Detectors   (Lee Brayton)March / Cosworth5556,793crash0 
312557   Spike Gehlhausen Little Kings   (Indy Auto Racing)March / Cosworth4554,185crash0 
322347   Emerson Fittipaldi GTS RacingMarch / Cosworth3753,800oil pressure0 
33 818   Geoff Brabham Kraco Car Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth154,077fuel line0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Gary Bettenhausen8,60,82
Pete Halsmer11Colonial / WISH / Payless
John Paul, Jr.12Circle Bar Truck Corral
Stan Fox24Pabst Racing
Bill Alsup27Alsup Racing
Dick Ferguson31,51
Johnny Parsons34,59
Desire Wilson34Wysard Motors
Chuck Ciprich36Pace Electronics
Chet Fillip38Circle Bar Truck Corral
Bruno Giacomelli52Theodore Racing
Roger Mears55,76
Steve Chassey56,65
Jerry Karl59McCray Plastering
Ed Pimm64Jet Engineering
Jerry Sneva66Carquest
Jim Crawford68,78
Phil Caliva69Wolff Properties
Tom Bigelow75Baer Concrete
Jacques Villeneuve76Canadian Tire
Larry Cannon81
Phil Krueger85Ellme Racing
Al Loquasto86
Steve Krisiloff87Center Line Wheels
Michael Chandler88Dubonnet / LigierMike Curb

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14141  
425211   #57 accident turn 1 
53575  
586710   #35 accident turn 3 
6810639  
1071148   #20 accident turn 4 
11515238  
1531575   #9 spun turn 2 
1581625  
1631675   #37 stopped on track 
16820033  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.5%             Average green flag run: 26.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears12424
  Tom Sneva25251
  Mario Andretti264722
  Tom Sneva48492
  Mario Andretti50534
  Rick Mears54596
  Tom Sneva60601
  Mario Andretti61633
  Teo Fabi64707
  Danny Ongais71733
  Teo Fabi74807
  Tom Sneva81822
  Al Unser, Jr.83864
  Tom Sneva8710923
  Rick Mears11014132
  Tom Sneva1421432
  Rick Mears14420057

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tom Sneva 37    
2   Michael Andretti 27   -10  
3   Mario Andretti 22   -15  
4   Rick Mears 21   -16  
5   Geoff Brabham 16   -21  
6   Roberto Guerrero 16   -21  
7   Howdy Holmes 16   -21  
8   Danny Ongais 14   -23  
9   Al Unser 14   -23  
10   Al Holbert 12   -25  
11   Jim Crawford 12   -25  
12   Dick Simon 12   -25  
13   Bobby Rahal 12   -25  
14   Emerson Fittipaldi 11   -26  
15   Danny Sullivan 8   -29  
16   A.J. Foyt 8   -29  
17   Jacques Villeneuve 8   -29  
18   Derek Daly 6   -31  
19   Pete Halsmer 5   -32  
20   Gordon Johncock 5   -32