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1988 Marlboro 500


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CART race number 9 of 15
Sunday, August 7, 1988 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:03
Average Speed: 180.654 mph
Pole Speed: 218.427 mph
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1988 CART results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 59   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet250111,196running9220
2 41   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd24971,996running1816
31418   Michael Andretti Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth24746,226running014
41816   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Yugo America / Scot Lad Foods   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth24031,000running012
13 15   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet17725,456engine942
71722   Dick Simon Uniden / GFE   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth22724,376running06
82612   John Jones Labatt's   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth22123,592running05
102555   Scott Atchison Otter*Pops   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth21422,024running03
52277   Phil Krueger U.S. EngineeringMarch / Cosworth23921,796running010
111030   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth21121,710engine02
19 720   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Chevrolet12121,447electrical17 
21 63   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth9921,134water hose0 
12 36   Mario Andretti Amoco / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth18021,083engine101
142424   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth17419,829engine0 
152111   Rich Vogler Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth15719,202engine0 
6 985   Gordon Johncock STP Supra Wear Control   (Royal Motor Racing)Lola / Cosworth23718,944running08
16 810   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth13518,574crash0 
172356   Billy Vukovich III Genesee / E-Z Wider   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth12918,418oil leak0 
20162   Roberto Guerrero STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Cosworth9917,790engine0 
221571   Tom Sneva Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Cosworth9317,477engine0 
232721   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth8517,320fatigue0 
241998   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)Lola / Cosworth6017,163overheating0 
262091   Scott Brayton Amway   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd5616,850engine0 
272819   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet1216,693oil pressure0 
28117   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth716,536engine0 
9 260   Al Unser Detroit Diesel   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet21615,808engine194
181314   Johnny Rutherford Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth12914,604fire0 
25128   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche5610,006mechanical0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears13434
  Mario Andretti35351
  Al Unser36394
  Rick Mears405819
  Emerson Fittipaldi596911
  Mario Andretti70756
  Al Unser76805
  Emerson Fittipaldi81866
  Bobby Rahal8710418
  Al Unser1051117
  Rick Mears11212211
  Mario Andretti1231253
  Rick Mears12615530
  Danny Sullivan15618631
  Al Unser1871893
  Danny Sullivan19025061

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Danny Sullivan 104    
2   Bobby Rahal 87   -17  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 86   -18  
4   Rick Mears 80   -24  
5   Michael Andretti 77   -27  
6   Mario Andretti 68   -36  
7   Raul Boesel 61   -43  
8   Emerson Fittipaldi 58   -46  
9   John Jones 29   -75  
10   Arie Luyendyk 27   -77  
11   A.J. Foyt 26   -78  
12   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 25   -79  
13   Kevin Cogan 24   -80  
14   Al Unser 22   -82  
15   Derek Daly 20   -84  
16   Teo Fabi 19   -85  
17   Roberto Guerrero 16   -88  
18   Phil Krueger 15   -89  
19   Scott Atchison 12   -92  
20   Dick Simon 11   -93