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CART race number 15 of 15
Sunday, October 15, 1989 at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
84 laps on a 2.214 mile road course (186.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:29
Average Speed: 94.174 mph
Pole Speed: 110.168 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1.846 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

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 / Chevrolet8468,160running4722
2 85   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8451,630running2016
3 62   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet8439,500running1314
4 93   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd8434,460running012
5 720   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet8431,090running010
6 518   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth8427,720running08
81911   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth8423,980running05
9117   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth8319,860running04
101230   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd8319,336running03
7 46   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8418,600running26
14 21   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet7917,240running2 
201422   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth3715,275cv joint0 
181010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd4915,275clutch0 
17139   Didier Theys STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick5615,275clutch0 
252121   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo2314,620off course0 
242329   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth2614,620gearbox0 
211512   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth3414,620gearbox0 
282014   Rocky Moran Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth014,620engine0 
152716   Jon Beekhuis Any Mountain Ltd.   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth6212,240gearbox0 
111786   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth8212,074running02
19 38   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche4811,775crash0 
132459   Steve Saleen Saleen Auto Express   (Steve Saleen)March / Cosworth7911,550running0 
122270   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick8111,550running01
272519   Ken Johnson Rain-X / Burago   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Cosworth69,620engine0 
161828   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth588,930mechanical0 
221665   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth297,620gearbox0 
262650   Guido Dacco Sector / DeLonghi   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth92,620engine0 
232869   Bernard Jourdain Andale Racing   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth282,620coolant leak0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Joe Sposato17Hoechst Celenese
Buddy Lazier23Maglite / Advance Liquid
Scott Harrington44U.S. EngineeringTodd Walther
Jeff Wood56Spirit of WichitaDick Hammond
Ludwig Heimrath71Mackenzie FinancialRon Hemelgarn
Robby Unser91Mackenzie FinancialRon Hemelgarn
John Paul, Jr.96ATEC EnvironmentalDavid Mann

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Danny Sullivan122
  Rick Mears32523
  Michael Andretti26272
  Mario Andretti284720
  Rick Mears48492
  Al Unser, Jr.506213
  Rick Mears638422

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 196    
2   Rick Mears 186   -10  
3   Michael Andretti 150   -46  
4   Teo Fabi 141   -55  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 136   -60  
6   Mario Andretti 110   -86  
7   Danny Sullivan 107   -89  
8   Scott Pruett 101   -95  
9   Bobby Rahal 88   -108  
10   Arie Luyendyk 75   -121  
11   Raul Boesel 68   -128  
12   Derek Daly 25   -171  
13   Kevin Cogan 18   -178  
14   Pancho Carter 18   -178  
15   Scott Brayton 17   -179  
16   John Jones 14   -182  
17   Al Unser 14   -182  
18   Dominic Dobson 10   -186  
19   Bernard Jourdain 10   -186  
20   A.J. Foyt 10   -186