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CART race number 15 of 17
Sunday, October 12, 1986 at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
98 laps on a 1.900 mile road course (186.200 miles)

Time of race: 1:33:20
Average speed: 119.693 mph
Pole speed: 128.969 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 1.41 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1986 CART results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 23   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)March / Cosworth9855410running8621
2 54   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth9846480running016
3 418   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP / Lean Machine   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth9835400running114
4 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth9828960running813
5 62   Roberto Guerrero True Value / Emerson   (Team Cotter Racing)March / Cosworth9828340running010
6 78   Geoff Brabham Valvoline Spirit   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth9824720running38
7 920   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth9822600running06
81259   Jan Lammers Slakey Night & Day   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Eagle / Cosworth9616980running05
9 87   Kevin Cogan 7-Eleven   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth9518360running04
101861   Arie Luyendyk Race For Life   (Hasselhoff-Groenvelt Racing)Lola / Cosworth9518436running03
111666   Ed Pimm Skoal Longcut   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth9417724running02
121721   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth9317300running01
131912   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth8918300oil leak0 
141022   Raul Boesel Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth8816240off course0 
152456   Rocky Moran Genesee Beer WagonMarch / Cosworth7916240running0 
162255   Desire Wilson Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth6615180engine0 
17 31   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet5914650crash0 
182136   Randy Lewis Raychem / RaynorLola / Cosworth4914650engine fire0 
191471   Jacques Villeneuve Living Well Fitness   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth4311150gearbox0 
20139   Roberto Moreno Five Star Marketing   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth3511150gearbox0 
212324   Dominic Dobson Leader Card   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth3114120engine0 
221533   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth1810620crash0 
231130   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth1314120engine0 
242023   Tom Phillips Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth87120engine0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dale Coyne19Dale Coyne RacingDale CoyneDC-1 / Chevy

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti188
  Bobby Rahal93325
  Geoff Brabham34341
  Bobby Rahal356733
  Michael Andretti68681
  Geoff Brabham69702
  Bobby Rahal719828

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 159    
2   Michael Andretti 150   -9  
3   Danny Sullivan 131   -28  
4   Mario Andretti 122   -37  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 109   -50  
6   Kevin Cogan 103   -56  
7   Emerson Fittipaldi 93   -66  
8   Tom Sneva 82   -77  
9   Rick Mears 75   -84  
10   Johnny Rutherford 73   -86  
11   Roberto Guerrero 68   -91  
12   Raul Boesel 54   -105  
13   Geoff Brabham 49   -110  
14   Josele Garza 45   -114  
15   Jacques Villeneuve 30   -129  
16   Arie Luyendyk 29   -130  
17   Pancho Carter 28   -131  
18   Roberto Moreno 27   -132  
19   Randy Lanier 21   -138  
20   Ed Pimm 20   -139