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CART race number 13 of 15
Sunday, September 20, 1987 at Pennsylvania International Raceway, Nazareth, PA
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:33:02
Average speed: 129.026 mph
Pole speed: 164.189 mph
Cautions: 3 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 118   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth20058710running15022
2 51   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth19939080running116
3 68   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet19830700running014
4 971   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth19826710running012
5167   Kevin Cogan Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet19824540running010
6 830   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth19722320running08
71214   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth19713600running06
81155   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19618880running05
91411   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth19417160running04
10104   Al Unser True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth19316816crash03
112133   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth19120144running02
12 415   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd19116300running01
131912   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth19016300running0 
142241   Davy Jones Skoal Classic   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth1898440running0 
152044   Chip Robinson Carteret Savings   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth1748440running0 
161510   Derek Daly Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth16714550electrical0 
17 229   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth12514580crash49 
181822   Dick Simon Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth12314580crash0 
19 75   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet10614580crash0 
201321   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth10314580crash0 
21 320   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet7714580engine0 
22173   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet3914580gearbox0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dale Coyne19Dale Coyne RacingDale Coyne
Jeff Wood23Spirit of WichitaDick Simon
Randy Lewis24Toshiba / Altos / OracleLeader Card
Danny Ongais25Interscope RacingRoger Penske

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1106106  
10711812   #5,21 accident turn 1 
1191257  
12613712   #22,29 accident turn 2 
13819356  
1942007   #4 accident frontstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.5%             Average green flag run: 56.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Pancho Carter14747
  Michael Andretti486821
  Pancho Carter69702
  Bobby Rahal71711
  Michael Andretti72200129

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 162    
2   Michael Andretti 137   -25  
3   Roberto Guerrero 106   -56  
4   Arie Luyendyk 88   -74  
5   Mario Andretti 85   -77  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 79   -83  
7   Rick Mears 78   -84  
8   Emerson Fittipaldi 75   -87  
9   Danny Sullivan 70   -92  
10   Geoff Brabham 66   -96  
11   Fabrizio Barbazza 42   -120  
12   Josele Garza 41   -121  
13   Al Unser 39   -123  
14   Tom Sneva 33   -129  
15   Derek Daly 27   -135  
16   Kevin Cogan 25   -137  
17   Johnny Rutherford 23   -139  
18   Jeff MacPherson 17   -145  
19   Randy Lewis 15   -147  
19   Dick Simon 15   -147