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1987 Pocono 500


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CART race number 10 of 15
Sunday, August 16, 1987 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:50
Average Speed: 156.373 mph
Pole Speed: 200.915 mph
Cautions: 4 for 27 laps
Margin of Victory: 17.32 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 28   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet20087,789running8021
21015   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd20054,339running1116
3 44   Roberto Guerrero True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth20037,619running1914
41471   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth19828,593running012
19 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8826,430crash221
5 31   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth19824,639running010
61529   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19722,387running08
8 518   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth19620,635running85
9137   Kevin Cogan Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet19020,051running04
102610   Derek Daly Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth18919,467running03
112255   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth18819,233running02
122023   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth18718,766running01
132156   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth18318,299running0 
141912   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth18217,832running0 
161824   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Altos / Oracle   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth15516,897engine0 
17173   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet12416,780gearbox0 
181120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet11516,547engine60 
202311   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth3016,313crash0 
23 930   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth1215,963electrical0 
242519   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet915,846engine0 
25 691   Scott Brayton Amway / Autostyle Cars   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth015,729crash0 
261221   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth015,612crash0 
7 714   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth19714,219running0 
211622   Dick Simon Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth1812,696drivetrain0 
15 86   Al Unser Cummins / Holset Turbo   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth15810,364crash0 
222416   Tony Bettenhausen Jr United Oil   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth159,080electrical0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti12121
  Michael Andretti22298
  Mario Andretti30301
  Geoff Brabham31333
  Emerson Fittipaldi346532
  Geoff Brabham66672
  Emerson Fittipaldi689528
  Rick Mears9612025
  Geoff Brabham1211244
  Rick Mears12516238
  Geoff Brabham1631642
  Roberto Guerrero16518319
  Rick Mears18420017

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 129    
2   Michael Andretti 115   -14  
3   Roberto Guerrero 79   -50  
4   Emerson Fittipaldi 67   -62  
5   Mario Andretti 63   -66  
6   Arie Luyendyk 62   -67  
7   Al Unser, Jr. 57   -72  
8   Rick Mears 48   -81  
9   Danny Sullivan 46   -83  
10   Geoff Brabham 43   -86  
11   Fabrizio Barbazza 37   -92  
12   Al Unser 36   -93  
13   Tom Sneva 33   -96  
14   Josele Garza 29   -100  
15   Derek Daly 23   -106  
16   Johnny Rutherford 22   -107  
17   Randy Lewis 15   -114  
18   Dick Simon 15   -114  
19   Scott Brayton 14   -115  
20   Jeff MacPherson 13   -116