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CART race number 1 of 15
Sunday, April 10, 1988 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:38:22
Average speed: 121.992 mph
Pole speed: 165.723 mph
Cautions: 5 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: 14.026 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1988 CART results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 36   Mario Andretti Amoco / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet20038992running13521
2 22   Roberto Guerrero STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Chevrolet20032703running016
31018   Michael Andretti Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth20026450running014
4 714   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth19823260running012
51330   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth19820540running010
62216   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Bettenhausen Associates   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth19519320running08
7 98   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche19211100running06
82011   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19216880running05
9 57   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth19115660running324
101621   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth18915416running03
112356   Billy Vukovich III Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth18510294running02
122155   Scott Atchison Otter*Pops   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth18415050running01
131510   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth17815050gearbox0 
141798   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)Lola / Cosworth15814440engine0 
15 691   Scott Brayton Amway / Lifecycle   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd15621440clutch11 
16121   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd15313830running0 
171824   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle / Altos   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth11713830running0 
18 43   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth8113830engine0 
191122   Dick Simon Uniden / Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth6313830crash0 
201912   John Jones Labatt's   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth6313830oil leak0 
211420   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)March / Chevrolet2313830electrical0 
22 15   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet2218830crash221
23 89   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet1513830oil pressure0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dale Coyne19Coyne RacingDale Coyne

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22287   #5 accident frontstretch 
29313  
32365   debris 
376327  
64729   #22 accident turn 2 
738311  
84918   #98 spun frontstretch 
9213140  
1321376   debris 
13820063  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 27.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears12222
  Scott Brayton233311
  Arie Luyendyk346532
  Mario Andretti66200135

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 21    
2   Roberto Guerrero 16   -5  
3   Michael Andretti 14   -7  
4   A.J. Foyt 12   -9  
5   Raul Boesel 10   -11  
6   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 8   -13  
7   Teo Fabi 6   -15  
8   Kevin Cogan 5   -16  
9   Arie Luyendyk 4   -17  
10   Howdy Holmes 3   -18  
11   Billy Vukovich III 2   -19  
12   Rick Mears 1   -20  
12   Scott Atchison 1   -20