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1987 Meadowlands Indy


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CART race number 6 of 15
Sunday, June 28, 1987 at Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
100 laps on a 1.682 mile street course (168.200 miles)

Time of race: 1:57:18
Average speed: 86.032 mph
Pole speed: 90.108 mph
Cautions: 3 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 21   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth10094410running6821
2 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet10076180running1517
3 520   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet10054500running014
4 615   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd10044960running012
5 318   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth9941340running1710
61271   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth9936720running08
71433   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)March / Cosworth9836100running06
8 730   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth9728480running05
92010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth9724360running04
101391   Scott Brayton Amway / Autostyle Cars   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth9716536running03
111521   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth9723124running02
12 97   Kevin Cogan Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet9622300running01
132416   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Bettenhausen Associates   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth9215300running0 
142122   Dick Simon Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth9116740running0 
152519   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet8715240running0 
161612   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth7518180brake line0 
172623   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth7112150wheel0 
18108   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet7117150debris injury0 
19 44   Roberto Guerrero True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth6817150flat tire0 
20 83   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet5317150wheel0 
211711   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Judd4916120spark box0 
221956   Scott Goodyear Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth3916120crash0 
232224   Randy Lewis Toshiba   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth3216120fire0 
241155   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth3016120suspension0 
251844   Chip Robinson Carteret Savings   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth195000crash0 
262327   John Richards SoundesignLola / Cosworth75000gearbox0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111   yellow start 
23029  
31366   #55 accident 
377539  
76849   #23 accident 
8510016  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.0%             Average green flag run: 28.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti11515
  Michael Andretti163217
  Bobby Rahal3310068

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 74    
2   Michael Andretti 70   -4  
3   Mario Andretti 59   -15  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 43   -31  
5   Roberto Guerrero 41   -33  
6   Arie Luyendyk 34   -40  
7   Fabrizio Barbazza 27   -47  
8   Josele Garza 26   -48  
9   Geoff Brabham 22   -52  
10   Al Unser 20   -54  
10   Tom Sneva 20   -54  
10   Emerson Fittipaldi 20   -54  
13   Johnny Rutherford 18   -56  
13   Derek Daly 18   -56  
13   Rick Mears 18   -56  
16   Scott Brayton 14   -60  
17   Jeff MacPherson 13   -61  
18   Dick Simon 11   -63  
19   Randy Lewis 10   -64  
19   Gary Bettenhausen 10   -64