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1986 Michigan 500


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CART race number 9 of 17
Saturday, August 2, 1986 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:38:45
Average Speed: 137.139 mph
Pole Speed: 223.401 mph
Cautions: 9 for 72 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.82 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1986 CART results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
4288   Geoff Brabham Valvoline Spirit   (Rick Galles)Lola / Judd23933,750crash012
161859   Johnny Parsons Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth12615,074crash0 
18 833   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth11014,604crash12 
19 512   Randy Lanier Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth9817,947crash1 
21105   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth6917,634crash0 
24 42   Roberto Guerrero True Value / Emerson   (Team Cotter Racing)March / Cosworth4717,163crash13 
282656   Steve Chassey Genesee Beer WagonMarch / Buick216,536crash0 
131771   Scott Brayton Living Well / Dreisbach   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth16716,956cv joint0 
91114   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth22915,808engine04
10 33   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)March / Cosworth21924,024engine644
11 618   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP / Lean Machine   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth19522,210engine532
12 11   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth18121,083engine502
14 211   Al Unser Hertz   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet16413,829engine0 
15 766   Ed Pimm Skoal Longcut   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth16319,202engine0 
172136   Dennis Firestone RaynorLola / Cosworth12318,418engine0 
201320   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth8217,790engine1 
22127   Kevin Cogan 7-Eleven   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth6317,477handling0 
272584   George Snider Gilmore / Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth99,693handling0 
231661   Arie Luyendyk MCI / Race For Life   (Hasselhoff-Groenvelt Racing)March / Cosworth5017,820oil leak0 
262324   Gary Bettenhausen Leader Card   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth1516,850oil leak0 
11421   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth250125,446running5620
22255   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth25071,096running016
31515   Pancho Carter Coors Light   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth24838,376running014
52422   Raul Boesel Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth23928,796running010
6199   Roberto Moreno Five Star Marketing   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth23822,444running08
72710   Spike Gehlhausen Mountain ComputerLola / Cosworth23717,376running06
82030   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth23524,592running05
25 94   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth3317,006suspension0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears177
  Roberto Guerrero892
  Rick Mears102112
  Michael Andretti223615
  Roberto Guerrero374711
  Emerson Fittipaldi48481
  Rick Mears496214
  Bobby Rahal63708
  Tom Sneva71755
  Randy Lanier76761
  Bobby Rahal779923
  Tom Sneva1001067
  Bobby Rahal10711610
  Michael Andretti1171193
  Rick Mears12013617
  Bobby Rahal13715519
  Michael Andretti15616813
  Bobby Rahal1691724
  Michael Andretti17318210
  Johnny Rutherford1831831
  Michael Andretti18419512
  Johnny Rutherford19625055

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Michael Andretti 88    
2   Danny Sullivan 81   -7  
3   Mario Andretti 75   -13  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 73   -15  
5   Tom Sneva 70   -18  
6   Bobby Rahal 66   -22  
7   Johnny Rutherford 63   -25  
8   Rick Mears 49   -39  
9   Kevin Cogan 47   -41  
10   Josele Garza 39   -49  
11   Emerson Fittipaldi 39   -49  
12   Geoff Brabham 36   -52  
13   Roberto Guerrero 30   -58  
14   Raul Boesel 29   -59  
15   Jacques Villeneuve 25   -63  
16   Randy Lanier 21   -67  
17   Arie Luyendyk 20   -68  
18   Roberto Moreno 16   -72  
19   Pancho Carter 14   -74  
20   Ed Pimm 12   -76