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1986 Pepsi Cola 250


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CART race number 13 of 17
Sunday, September 28, 1986 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
125 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:22:33
Average Speed: 181.701 mph
Pole Speed: 219.445 mph
Cautions: 3 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.25 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1986 CART results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 83   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)March / Cosworth12550,014running2420
2 318   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP / Lean Machine   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth12539,184running7417
3 720   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth12531,454running314
4147   Kevin Cogan 7-Eleven   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth12526,064running012
5 933   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth12521,192running110
6179   Roberto Moreno Five Star Marketing   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth12418,972running08
71366   Ed Pimm Skoal / Stop 'N Go   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth12420,904running06
8 11   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet12419,184running186
9 521   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth12417,964running44
10105   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth12317,120engine13
11228   Geoff Brabham Valvoline Spirit   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth12316,948running02
12164   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth12316,604running01
131961   Arie Luyendyk Race For Life   (Hasselhoff-Groenvelt Racing)Lola / Cosworth12317,104running0 
14 636   Dennis Firestone RaynorLola / Cosworth12315,744running0 
151222   Raul Boesel Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth12215,744running0 
161514   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth1227,580running0 
172112   Steve Chassey Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth11814,884running0 
182310   Spike Gehlhausen Mountain ComputerLola / Cosworth1172,580running0 
19 471   Scott Brayton Living Well Fitness   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth10611,232engine0 
202024   Gary Bettenhausen Leader Card   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth3714,884handling0 
211130   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth2215,884clutch0 
22 22   Roberto Guerrero True Value / Emerson   (Team Cotter Racing)March / Cosworth1914,884cv joint0 
231855   Johnny Parsons Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth1714,884engine0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears11818
  Johnny Rutherford19224
  Michael Andretti234927
  Mario Andretti50501
  Tom Sneva51511
  Bobby Rahal52609
  Michael Andretti618828
  Emerson Fittipaldi89913
  Michael Andretti9211019
  Bobby Rahal11112515

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 127    
2   Michael Andretti 119   -8  
3   Danny Sullivan 107   -20  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 107   -20  
5   Mario Andretti 105   -22  
6   Kevin Cogan 99   -28  
7   Tom Sneva 81   -46  
8   Johnny Rutherford 72   -55  
9   Emerson Fittipaldi 67   -60  
10   Rick Mears 61   -66  
11   Raul Boesel 49   -78  
12   Roberto Guerrero 46   -81  
13   Josele Garza 45   -82  
14   Geoff Brabham 41   -86  
15   Pancho Carter 28   -99  
16   Jacques Villeneuve 27   -100  
17   Roberto Moreno 27   -100  
18   Randy Lanier 21   -106  
19   Arie Luyendyk 20   -107  
20   Ed Pimm 18   -109