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1986 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 3 of 17
Saturday, May 31, 1986 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:55:43
Average speed: 170.722 mph
Pole speed: 216.828 mph
Cautions: 6 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: 1.34 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1986 CART results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 43   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth200581063running5820
2 67   Kevin Cogan 7-Eleven   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth200253363running1316
3 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth200332263running7616
4 85   Roberto Guerrero True Value / Emerson   (Team Cotter Racing)March / Cosworth200139513running112
5 930   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth199113463running610
6 318   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP / Lean Machine   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth199171763running458
71120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth199104563running16
81221   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth19897513running05
9 21   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth197134088running04
101312   Randy Lanier Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth195103438running03
112924   Gary Bettenhausen Vita Fresh / Timex   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth193108913running02
12208   Geoff Brabham Valvoline Spirit   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth19394613running01
132222   Raul Boesel Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth19290063running0 
143323   Dick Simon Duracell Coppertop   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth18993463running0 
151961   Arie Luyendyk MCI / Race For Life   (Hasselhoff-Groenvelt Racing)Lola / Cosworth18886013crash0 
161415   Pancho Carter Coors Light   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth17984713bearing0 
171066   Ed Pimm Skoal / Pace Electronics   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth16883863electrical0 
181755   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth16788363running0 
19329   Roberto Moreno Valvoline Spirit II   (Rick Galles)Lola / Cosworth15882300stalled0 
201581   Jacques Villeneuve Living Well   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth15481613engine0 
212559   Chip Ganassi Bryant   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth15181163engine0 
22 511   Al Unser Hertz   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14981563vibration0 
231625   Danny Ongais GM Goodwrench   (Team Panavision)March / Buick13679713ignition0 
242114   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth13597713crash0 
25276   Rich Vogler Byrd's / Kentucky Fried Chicken   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth13290563crash0 
263184   George Snider Calumet Farms   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth11080163ignition0 
272895   Johnny Parsons Pizza Hut   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth10078013cv joint0 
281816   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Bettenhausen Racing   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth7777713valve spring0 
292631   Jim Crawford ASC Buick   (Team ASC)March / Buick7095263head gasket0 
302371   Scott Brayton Hardee's / Living Well   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Buick6978263engine0 
312442   Phil Krueger Squirt / Moran   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth6782413engine0 
32302   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth1977013handling0 
33 733   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth076963crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11414  
15195   #2 stopped on track 
205132  
52565   debris 
5710145  
1021065   #95 accident backstretch 
10713529  
1361416   #6 accident turn 3 
14216524  
1661694   #9 stopped on track 
17019425  
1951984   #61 accident turn 4 
1992002  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.5%             Average green flag run: 24.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Andretti14242
  Kevin Cogan43431
  Al Unser, Jr.44474
  Emerson Fittipaldi48481
  Rick Mears497426
  Bobby Rahal75751
  Kevin Cogan76772
  Al Unser, Jr.78792
  Michael Andretti80823
  Bobby Rahal8310119
  Rick Mears1021021
  Bobby Rahal10313533
  Rick Mears13616530
  Bobby Rahal1661661
  Rick Mears1671671
  Roberto Guerrero1681681
  Rick Mears16918618
  Bobby Rahal1871871
  Kevin Cogan18819710
  Bobby Rahal1982003

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Cogan 36    
2   Michael Andretti 30   -6  
3   Tom Sneva 28   -8  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 27   -9  
5   Bobby Rahal 20   -16  
5   Emerson Fittipaldi 20   -16  
7   Danny Sullivan 19   -17  
7   Johnny Rutherford 19   -17  
9   Geoff Brabham 18   -18  
10   Mario Andretti 17   -19  
10   Roberto Guerrero 17   -19  
12   Rick Mears 16   -20  
13   Arie Luyendyk 8   -28  
13   Roberto Moreno 8   -28  
15   Josele Garza 6   -30  
16   Randy Lanier 5   -31  
16   Jacques Villeneuve 5   -31  
18   Jan Lammers 4   -32  
19   Randy Lewis 3   -33  
20   Gary Bettenhausen 2   -34