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1985 Escort 200


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CART race number 10 of 15
Sunday, September 1, 1985 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH
84 laps on a 2.400 mile road course (201.600 miles)

Time of race: 1:52:23
Average speed: 107.041 mph
Pole speed: 114.791 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 56.13 sec
Attendance: 40000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1985 CART results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 13   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth8453484running8322
2 24   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth8438424running016
3 676   Jacques Villeneuve Canadian Tire   (David Billes)March / Cosworth8425100running014
4 730   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth8325084running012
5 912   Bill Whittington Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Cosworth8323044running010
61520   Bruno Giacomelli STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth8320404running08
7 41   Mario Andretti Beatrice   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth8218564crash16
81340   Emerson Fittipaldi 7-Eleven / STP   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth8216724running05
91898   Ed Pimm Skoal Bandit   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Cosworth8114884running04
101071   Enrique Mansilla Living Well / SPA*ErobicsLola / Cosworth8011152running03
111755   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth7914332running02
122656   Steve Chassey Genesee BeerMarch / Chevrolet788964running01
13 37   Geoff Brabham Coors Light   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth7818564running0 
141199   Michael Andretti Electrolux / Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth7313044gearbox0 
15242   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Cosworth558680gearbox0 
162033   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Gerry Forsythe)Lola / Cosworth4812124lost wheel0 
172336   Dennis Firestone Pace ElectronicsLola / Cosworth3711664gearbox0 
18149   Roberto Guerrero True Value   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth3512164exhaust0 
192259   Rupert Keegan CopenhagenMarch / Cosworth332300gearbox0 
202557   Randy Lanier Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Cosworth312300engine0 
211218   Kevin Cogan Kraco / Wolff Systems   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth3011204fuel0 
222121   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth2811204off course0 
231622   Raul Boesel Break Free   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth2011204off course0 
242724   Herm Johnson Menard   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth206204gearbox0 
25 56   Roberto Moreno Valvoline / Buick Hawk   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth186840off course0 
26198   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth121840crash0 
27 85   Al Unser Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth1211204suspension0 
282819   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Chevrolet26204gearbox0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDArie Luyendyk61Provimi VealProvimi RacingLola / Cosworth

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Rahal12828
  Mario Andretti29291
  Bobby Rahal308455

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 100    
2   Al Unser 99   -1  
3   Emerson Fittipaldi 97   -3  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 92   -8  
5   Danny Sullivan 74   -26  
6   Bobby Rahal 59   -41  
7   Jacques Villeneuve 52   -48  
8   Tom Sneva 50   -50  
9   Michael Andretti 39   -61  
10   Rick Mears 35   -65  
11   Kevin Cogan 28   -72  
12   Arie Luyendyk 27   -73  
12   Johnny Rutherford 27   -73  
14   Geoff Brabham 25   -75  
15   Bruno Giacomelli 24   -76  
16   Roberto Guerrero 22   -78  
17   Ed Pimm 21   -79  
18   Josele Garza 17   -83  
19   Jim Crawford 16   -84  
20   Scott Brayton 15   -85