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CART race number 14 of 15
Sunday, October 11, 1987 at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
98 laps on a 1.900 mile road course (186.200 miles)

Time of race: 1:33:58
Average speed: 118.879 mph
Pole speed: 129.237 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 31   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth9858410running3120
2 43   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet9843680running016
3 78   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet9734700running014
4 830   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth9729910running012
5 515   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd9626840running010
61171   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth9624720running08
71633   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth9526100running06
81255   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth9520480running05
91811   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth9418360running04
101323   Jeff Wood Spirit of Wichita   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth9413896running03
111956   Scott Goodyear Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth9417724running02
121529   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth9217300running01
131722   John Richards Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth8917300running0 
141010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth8816240running0 
152321   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth8616240engine0 
16144   Raul Boesel True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth8315180engine0 
17 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet6819650engine612
18 67   Kevin Cogan Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet6414650engine0 
192024   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Altos / Oracle   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth4814650gearbox0 
20 920   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet4714650fuel injector0 
212219   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet3314120oil pump0 
22 218   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth2714120electrical6 
232412   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth1414120engine0 
24216   Al Unser Quaker State   (Al Holbert)Porsche/ Porsche77120water pump0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCFabrizio Barbazza12Arciero WinesFrank ArcieroMarch / Cosworth

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Andretti166
  Mario Andretti76761
  Bobby Rahal689831

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 182    
2   Michael Andretti 137   -45  
3   Roberto Guerrero 106   -76  
4   Arie Luyendyk 96   -86  
5   Rick Mears 92   -90  
6   Al Unser, Jr. 91   -91  
7   Mario Andretti 87   -95  
8   Danny Sullivan 86   -96  
9   Geoff Brabham 76   -106  
10   Emerson Fittipaldi 75   -107  
11   Josele Garza 46   -136  
12   Fabrizio Barbazza 42   -140  
13   Al Unser 39   -143  
14   Tom Sneva 33   -149  
15   Derek Daly 27   -155  
16   Kevin Cogan 25   -157  
17   Johnny Rutherford 23   -159  
18   Jeff MacPherson 21   -161  
19   John Andretti 19   -163  
20   Randy Lewis 15   -167