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1982 Norton Michigan 500


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CART race number 5 of 11
Sunday, July 18, 1982 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:54
Average speed: 153.925 mph
Pole speed: 203.816 mph
Cautions: 11 for 72 laps
Margin of victory: 24.72 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1982 CART results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 220   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth25089303running11763
2 340   Mario Andretti STP / Intermedics   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth25051793running3551
3 919   Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth24530466running042
41210   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth24521141running036
51972   Tom Bigelow HBK RacingEagle / Chevrolet24116341running030
62156   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee BeerPenske / Chevrolet24113641running024
71321   Geoff Brabham Pentax Super   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth24112591running018
81018   Mike Mosley Kraco Car SteroMarch / Cosworth23912091running015
92042   Jim Hickman Stroh's Beer   (Harry Schwartz)March / Cosworth23611141running012
10246   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (H & R Racing)March / Cosworth23410591running09
113137   Scott Brayton Dreisbach CadillacPenske / Cosworth22510341stalled06
121830   Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth2189941running03
13282   Bill Alsup AB Dick / Pacemaker   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth21310541running03
14 74   Kevin Cogan Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1919141water leak03
15 11   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth18114117crash803
162334   Johnny Parsons Wysard Motor Co.   (Herb Wysard)March / Cosworth1848341engine03
171631   Roger Mears Machinists Union   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth1658241engine03
18 63   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth1598645wheel bearing93
192235   George Snider Cobre Tire   (Fletcher Racing)March / Cosworth1487941gearbox03
20 814   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth1478244crash63
213022   Dick Simon Vermont AmericanWatson / Cosworth1387741piston0 
222555   Josele Garza Schlitz Gusto   (Psachie Garza Racing)March / Cosworth1307641engine0 
231549   Spike Gehlhausen Arizona International TravelEagle / Cosworth1277541shift lever0 
242646   Jerry Karl McCray Plastering   (Joel McCray)Penske / Cosworth1037441gearbox0 
252932   Hector Rebaque Carta Blanca   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth677341crash0 
26 491   Don Whittington Whittington BrothersMarch / Cosworth637442engine3 
273417   Ken Hamilton Hamilton RacingVollstedt / Offy553100oil pressure0 
28115   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)March / Cosworth547041piston0 
292736   Patrick Bedard Escort Radar DetectorsWildcat / Cosworth496941engine0 
303365   Phil Krueger Luxury RacersKingfish / Chevrolet486841fueling0 
311712   Chip Ganassi 1st Commercial Corp.   (Jack L. Rhoades)Wildcat / Cosworth376741engine0 
32 57   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth236641engine0 
333277   Tom Frantz Burger KingCoyote / Chevrolet207041vibration0 
341428   Herm Johnson Menard Lumber   (John Menard)Eagle / Chevrolet76541crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock11919
  Rick Mears20223
  Don Whittington23253
  Rick Mears26283
  Gordon Johncock29313
  Rick Mears324110
  A.J. Foyt42454
  Pancho Carter46505
  Rick Mears51577
  Gordon Johncock58603
  Rick Mears617818
  Gordon Johncock79835
  Pancho Carter84874
  Rick Mears889811
  Gordon Johncock991013
  Rick Mears10211312
  Mario Andretti11413825
  Rick Mears1391413
  A.J. Foyt1421432
  Rick Mears14415613
  Mario Andretti1571604
  Gordon Johncock16117515
  Mario Andretti1761761
  Gordon Johncock1771793
  Mario Andretti1801834
  Gordon Johncock1841929
  Mario Andretti1931931
  Gordon Johncock19425057

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Gordon Johncock 157    
2   Mario Andretti 123   -34  
3   Rick Mears 119   -38  
4   Bobby Rahal 104   -53  
5   Al Unser 89   -68  
6   Geoff Brabham 51   -106  
7   Kevin Cogan 44   -113  
8   Roger Mears 32   -125  
9   Tom Bigelow 31   -126  
10   Bill Alsup 29   -128  
11   Danny Sullivan 28   -129  
12   Jim Hickman 24   -133  
12   Gary Bettenhausen 24   -133  
14   Tom Sneva 23   -134  
14   Johnny Parsons 23   -134  
16   Pancho Carter 21   -136  
17   Herm Johnson 20   -137  
18   A.J. Foyt 19   -138  
19   Vern Schuppan 18   -139  
20   Mike Mosley 15   -142  
20   Bill Tempero 15   -142