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1987 Quaker State 500


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CART race number 10 of 15
Sunday, August 16, 1987 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:50
Average speed: 156.373 mph
Pole speed: 200.915 mph
Cautions: 4 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: 17.32 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1987 CART results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 28   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet20087789running8021
21015   Geoff Brabham Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Judd20054339running1116
3 44   Roberto Guerrero True Value / STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth20037619running1914
41471   Arie Luyendyk Living Well / Provimi Veal   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth19828593running012
5 31   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth19824639running010
61529   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19722387running08
7 714   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth19714219running0 
8 518   Michael Andretti Kraco / STP   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth19620635running85
9137   Kevin Cogan Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet19020051running04
102610   Derek Daly Raynor Garage DoorsLola / Cosworth18919467running03
112255   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth18819233running02
122023   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth18718766running01
132156   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth18318299running0 
141912   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth18217832running0 
15 86   Al Unser Cummins / Holset Turbo   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth15810364crash0 
161824   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Altos / Oracle   (Leader Card)March / Cosworth15516897engine0 
17173   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Chevrolet12416780gearbox0 
181120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet11516547engine60 
19 15   Mario Andretti Hanna Car Wash   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8826430crash221
202311   Jeff MacPherson MacHoward Leasing   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth3016313crash0 
211622   Dick Simon Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth1812696drivetrain0 
222416   Tony Bettenhausen Jr United Oil   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth159080electrical0 
23 930   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth1215963electrical0 
242519   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet915846engine0 
25 691   Scott Brayton Amway / Autostyle Cars   (Ron Hemelgarn)March / Cosworth015729crash0 
261221   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth015612crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155   #10,21,91 accident turn 1 
63126  
324110   #1,11 accident turn 3 
428847  
89946   #5 accident turn 1 
9515359  
1541596   #56 spun 
16020041  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.5%             Average green flag run: 43.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti12121
  Michael Andretti22298
  Mario Andretti30301
  Geoff Brabham31333
  Emerson Fittipaldi346532
  Geoff Brabham66672
  Emerson Fittipaldi689528
  Rick Mears9612025
  Geoff Brabham1211244
  Rick Mears12516238
  Geoff Brabham1631642
  Roberto Guerrero16518319
  Rick Mears18420017

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 129    
2   Michael Andretti 115   -14  
3   Roberto Guerrero 79   -50  
4   Emerson Fittipaldi 67   -62  
5   Mario Andretti 63   -66  
6   Arie Luyendyk 62   -67  
7   Al Unser, Jr. 57   -72  
8   Rick Mears 48   -81  
9   Danny Sullivan 46   -83  
10   Geoff Brabham 43   -86  
11   Fabrizio Barbazza 37   -92  
12   Al Unser 36   -93  
13   Tom Sneva 33   -96  
14   Josele Garza 29   -100  
15   Derek Daly 23   -106  
16   Johnny Rutherford 22   -107  
17   Randy Lewis 15   -114  
17   Dick Simon 15   -114  
19   Scott Brayton 14   -115  
20   Jeff MacPherson 13   -116