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CART race number 9 of 13
Sunday, September 11, 1983 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH
84 laps on a 2.400 mile road course (201.600 miles)

Time of race: 2:01:49
Average speed: 98.755 mph
Pole speed: 106.189 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 16 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1983 CART results   /   1983 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 233   Teo Fabi Skoal Bandit   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth8438680running4021
2 43   Mario Andretti Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth8429280running416
3 12   Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns / Cribari   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth8421230running1815
4107   Al Unser Hertz   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth8316880running012
51220   Danny Ongais STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth8315130running010
6156   Kevin Cogan Master Mechanic / Caesar's   (Bignotti-Cotter)Theodore / Cosworth8313480running08
7175   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth8314130running06
81330   Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth829880running05
9111   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth818130crash04
101921   Pancho Carter Alex Foods / Pinata   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth807880running03
112664   Greg Leffler Jet EngineeringEagle / Chevrolet784725running02
12189   Roger Mears Machinists Union   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth787255running01
13 872   Chris Kneifel C.F.I.Primus / Cosworth787255running0 
142010   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (Provimi Racing)March / Cosworth776880running0 
152322   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Dick Simon)Eagle / Cosworth766380running0 
161634   Desire Wilson Wysard / Kreepy Krauly   (Herb Wysard)March / Cosworth525505suspension0 
172728   Herm Johnson H & R RacingSpirit / Chevrolet502188fuel pump belt0 
18 617   Al Unser, Jr. Coors Light   (Rick Galles)Eagle / Cosworth475068engine14 
192211   Bill Alsup Crane & Shovel SalesMarch / Cosworth415068crash0 
20 312   John Paul, Jr. VDS   (VDS Associates)Penske / Cosworth305068gearbox8 
212415   Bill Tempero Zena JeansLonghorn / Barnes294630overheating0 
22 590   Derek Daly Provimi VealMarch / Cosworth274630ignition0 
231455   Josele Garza Spa Lady   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth154630crash0 
24 966   Pete Halsmer Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth134630cv joint0 
25 760   Chip Ganassi Sea Ray Boats   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth84630shift linkage0 
262124   Chip Mead National Tire WholesalersWatson / Cosworth64630engine0 
272546   Phil Krueger Morris Pontiac / Refuse FuelsEagle / Chevrolet51750running0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Rahal11818
  John Paul, Jr.19268
  Teo Fabi27293
  Mario Andretti30334
  Al Unser, Jr.344714
  Teo Fabi488437

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser 115    
2   Teo Fabi 88   -27  
3   Tom Sneva 82   -33  
4   Rick Mears 71   -44  
5   Mario Andretti 68   -47  
6   Bobby Rahal 67   -48  
7   Al Unser, Jr. 66   -49  
8   John Paul, Jr. 59   -56  
9   Pancho Carter 42   -73  
10   Mike Mosley 34   -81  
11   Pete Halsmer 32   -83  
12   Roger Mears 29   -86  
13   Howdy Holmes 24   -91  
14   Gordon Johncock 20   -95  
15   Kevin Cogan 18   -97  
16   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 15   -100  
17   Danny Ongais 14   -101  
18   Steve Chassey 13   -102  
19   Geoff Brabham 12   -103  
20   Chip Ganassi 10   -105