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1989 Detroit Grand Prix


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CART race number 5 of 15
Sunday, June 18, 1989 at Detroit Street Circuit, Detroit, MI
62 laps on a 2.500 mile street course (155.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:02:11
Average Speed: 76.112 mph
Pole Speed: 88.512 mph
Cautions: 3 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: 29.544 sec
Attendance: 46,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 320   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet62144,160running420
2 53   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd62116,680running416
3 45   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet6284,750running214
4 88   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche9265,460running012
5 94   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet6162,340running010
6107   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth6154,720running08
72586   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth6135,600running06
82221   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo6140,480running05
91591   Didier Theys STP   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd6133,360running04
102329   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth6031,936running03
112165   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth6024,224running02
13 16   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet5532,800crash522
122619   Guido Dacco DeLonghi   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Cosworth5824,800running01
142059   Steve Saleen Saleen Auto Express   (Steve Saleen)March / Cosworth5119,240off course0 
151969   Bernard Jourdain Corona / Monarch   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth5019,240crash0 
162828   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth5010,680running0 
171311   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth3724,400electrical0 
18 618   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth2820,900suspension0 
191896   John Paul, Jr. ATEC Environmental   (David Mann)Lola / Buick2713,900engine0 
201612   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth2720,900engine0 
21 22   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet2619,120halfshaft0 
221415   James Weaver Dyson RacingLola / Cosworth2019,120fire0 
23179   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick1819,120crash0 
24 71   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet1619,120driver injury0 
251110   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd1419,120electrical0 
262714   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth1014,120overheating0 
272471   Tero Palmroth Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd919,120electrical0 
281230   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd419,120crash0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dennis Vitolo16BettenhausenTony Bettenhausen, Jr.
Scott Brayton22Amway
Jean-Pierre Frey50EuromotorsportsAntonio Ferrari
Tero Palmroth56Gohr Racing

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Andretti14444
  Mario Andretti45462
  Michael Andretti47548
  Scott Pruett55584
  Emerson Fittipaldi59624

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 65    
2   Rick Mears 65   0  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 59   -6  
4   Michael Andretti 46   -19  
5   Mario Andretti 37   -28  
6   Teo Fabi 34   -31  
7   Raul Boesel 34   -31  
8   Scott Pruett 31   -34  
9   Arie Luyendyk 22   -43  
10   Danny Sullivan 22   -43  
11   Pancho Carter 13   -52  
12   Bobby Rahal 12   -53  
13   A.J. Foyt 10   -55  
14   Scott Brayton 9   -56  
15   Davy Jones 6   -59  
16   Dominic Dobson 6   -59  
17   John Jones 6   -59  
18   Roberto Guerrero 5   -60  
19   Bernard Jourdain 5   -60  
20   Derek Daly 5   -60