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1989 Checker Autoworks 200


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CART race number 1 of 15
Sunday, April 9, 1989 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:35:09
Average Speed: 126.112 mph
Pole Speed: 166.536 mph
Cautions: 4 for 31 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet20053,460running9322
2 62   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet19941,030running016
3 21   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet19930,750running5314
51020   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet19924,540running010
71329   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth19520,600running06
101411   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth19120,316running03
4 76   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet19919,510running5212
8 45   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet19518,880running05
6 88   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche19818,820running08
92171   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd19317,160running04
11173   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd18916,644running02
121610   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd18916,300running01
14 930   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd18415,440running0 
151122   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth14515,440engine0 
17127   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth11114,580vibration0 
202012   Didier Theys Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth6314,580crash0 
221814   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth4214,580exhaust0 
18 518   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth8314,580crash2 
242419   Guido Dacco Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Cosworth239,580oil leak0 
131928   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth1869,300running0 
192269   Bernard Jourdain Andale Racing   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth807,580crash0 
161565   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth1357,580pit fire0 
23 386   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth307,580crash0 
212350   Jean-Pierre Frey Euromotorsport   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth472,580black flagged0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tom Sneva9STP / GranatelliVince Granatelli

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Danny Sullivan12626
  Rick Mears27304
  Bobby Rahal31322
  Rick Mears336735
  Michael Andretti6811952
  Rick Mears12015637
  Danny Sullivan15718327
  Rick Mears18420017

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 22    
2   Al Unser, Jr. 16   -6  
3   Danny Sullivan 14   -8  
4   Michael Andretti 12   -10  
5   Emerson Fittipaldi 10   -12  
6   Teo Fabi 8   -14  
7   Pancho Carter 6   -16  
8   Mario Andretti 5   -17  
9   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. 4   -18  
10   Kevin Cogan 3   -19  
11   Scott Pruett 2   -20  
12   Derek Daly 1   -21