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1984 Caesars Palace Grand Prix IV


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CART race number 16 of 16
Sunday, November 11, 1984 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
178 laps on a 1.125 mile street course (200.250 miles)

Time of race: 2:08:13
Average speed: 93.701 mph
Pole speed: 122.906 mph
Cautions: 7 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: 6.47 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1984 CART results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 54   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Mayer Motor Racing)March / Cosworth17852340running5321
2 23   Mario Andretti Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth17846523running1016
3 317   John Paul, Jr. Provimi Veal   (Provimi Racing)March / Cosworth17835428running1014
4167   Al Unser, Jr. Coors Light   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth17732393running012
5 718   Geoff Brabham Wolff Systems / Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth17727413running010
6 99   Roberto Guerrero Master Mechanic   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth17625933running08
7 45   Bobby Rahal 7-Eleven / Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth17622593running476
81537   Scott Brayton Buick Dealers   (Lee Brayton)March / Cosworth17214920running05
92011   Pete Halsmer Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Arciero / Cosworth17247093running04
101755   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth17116997gearbox03
111977   Pancho Carter Simoniz FinishMarch / Cosworth1626696crash02
122464   John Morton Jet EngineeringMarch / Chevrolet16211253running01
13 640   Emerson Fittipaldi Old Milwaukee   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth15916253crash0 
14 81   Al Unser Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth14815013crash2 
151376   Jacques Villeneuve Canadian Tire   (David Billes)March / Cosworth1364960crash48 
161241   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Mayer Motor Racing)March / Cosworth1028720crash8 
171825   Danny Ongais Interscope Racing   (Ted Field)March / Cosworth1028720engine0 
18 130   Danny Sullivan Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth9113773crash01
192198   Ed Pimm Dubonnet / Copenhagen   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Pontiac888720gearbox0 
20116   Michael Thackwell Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth8713773overheating0 
212336   Dennis Firestone Pace ElectronicsMarch / Cosworth748720overheating0 
222214   A.J. Foyt Gilmore / Calumet Farms   (A.J. Foyt)March / Gilbert563720fire0 
232534   Randy Lewis AGFA   (Herb Wysard)March / Cosworth408773oil leak0 
241099   Michael Andretti Electrolux / Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth2813773drive line0 
251433   Corrado Fabi Skoal Bandit   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth2413773exhaust0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Gordon Johncock20STP Oil Treatment
Al Holbert21CRC / Red Roof Inns
Dick Simon22Break Free
Mike Nish23Break Free
Brad Murphey34Wysard Racing
Steve Chassey56Genesee Beer

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  John Paul, Jr.11010
  Bobby Rahal113020
  Jacques Villeneuve315727
  Howdy Holmes58658
  Bobby Rahal669227
  Mario Andretti9310210
  Jacques Villeneuve10312321
  Tom Sneva1241252
  Al Unser1261261
  Tom Sneva1271359
  Al Unser1361361
  Tom Sneva13717842

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 176    
2   Tom Sneva 163   -13  
3   Bobby Rahal 137   -39  
4   Danny Sullivan 110   -66  
4   Rick Mears 110   -66  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 103   -73  
7   Michael Andretti 102   -74  
8   Geoff Brabham 87   -89  
9   Al Unser 76   -100  
10   Danny Ongais 53   -123  
11   Roberto Guerrero 52   -124  
12   Howdy Holmes 44   -132  
13   Josele Garza 42   -134  
14   Gordon Johncock 39   -137  
15   Jacques Villeneuve 30   -146  
15   Emerson Fittipaldi 30   -146  
17   John Paul, Jr. 28   -148  
17   Al Holbert 28   -148  
19   Derek Daly 26   -150  
20   Chip Ganassi 24   -152