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CART race number 14 of 15
Sunday, October 16, 1988 at Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA
84 laps on a 2.214 mile road course (185.976 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:35
Average speed: 94.09 mph
Pole speed: 107.283 mph
Cautions: 1 for 8 laps
Margin of victory: 2.784 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1988 CART results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 19   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet8459660running7022
2 518   Michael Andretti Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth8446180running216
3 26   Mario Andretti Amoco / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8434500running214
4 41   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd8430460running012
5 75   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet8426840running510
6 33   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Chevrolet8428220running18
7 910   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth8422600running06
81622   Didier Theys Uniden / GFE   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth8320480running05
91011   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth8218360running04
10 88   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche7910936running03
111512   John Jones Labatt's   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth7717724engine fire02
121871   Ken Johnson Rain-X   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Cosworth7717300running01
132723   Jean-Pierre Frey Burago / West   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth765300running0 
14134   Roberto Guerrero STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth6716240off course0 
152224   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth5516240fuel system0 
16 620   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Chevrolet4616680gearbox4 
172643   Steve Bren BDR RacingMarch / Cosworth422650engine0 
181417   Dominic Dobson Dobson Motorsports   (Dominic Dobson)Lola / Cosworth397650engine0 
192388   Darin Brassfield KargoStopperLola / Cosworth317650gearbox0 
202469   Bernard Jourdain Monarch Sports SystemsMarch / Cosworth297650suspension0 
211130   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth2614120cv joint0 
22127   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth2514120gearbox0 
232021   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth2114120gearbox0 
242114   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth1710620gearbox0 
251755   Scott Atchison Otter*Pops   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth914120clutch0 
262516   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Yugo America   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth55620suspension0 
272819   Dale Coyne Metro Magazine   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet59120crash0 
281956   Rocky Moran Genesee Beer   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth114120engine0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Giupponi Franca25GF RacingGiupponi Franca

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
7159   #19 accident 
168469  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.7%             Average green flag run: 37.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Danny Sullivan12828
  Al Unser, Jr.29291
  Michael Andretti30301
  Emerson Fittipaldi31344
  Rick Mears35395
  Danny Sullivan405718
  Mario Andretti58592
  Michael Andretti60601
  Danny Sullivan618424

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Danny Sullivan 171    
2   Bobby Rahal 136   -35  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 128   -43  
4   Mario Andretti 126   -45  
5   Michael Andretti 119   -52  
6   Rick Mears 113   -58  
7   Emerson Fittipaldi 105   -66  
8   Raul Boesel 89   -82  
9   Derek Daly 53   -118  
10   Teo Fabi 44   -127  
10   John Jones 44   -127  
12   Roberto Guerrero 40   -131  
13   Arie Luyendyk 31   -140  
14   A.J. Foyt 29   -142  
15   Kevin Cogan 28   -143  
16   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 25   -146  
17   Al Unser 23   -148  
18   Howdy Holmes 19   -152  
19   Gordon Johncock 16   -155  
20   Didier Theys 15   -156