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1988 Marlboro Grand Prix at the Meadowlands


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CART race number 8 of 15
Sunday, July 24, 1988 at Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
150 laps on a 1.217 mile street course (182.550 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:14
Average speed: 99.352 mph
Pole speed: 113.632 mph
Cautions: 3 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1988 CART results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 63   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Chevrolet15091160running3220
2 26   Mario Andretti Amoco / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet14971880ring gear1116
3 55   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14954500running014
4 49   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14844960running012
5101   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Cosworth14641340running010
6 918   Michael Andretti Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth14536720running08
71912   John Jones Labatt's   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth14132600running06
82416   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Yugo America   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)March / Cosworth14024980running05
9 730   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth13324360running04
101855   Scott Atchison Otter*Pops   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth12923536off course03
112091   Scott Brayton Amway / Lifecycle   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd12623124gearbox02
122171   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Cosworth12322300running01
132324   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle / Altos   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth11622300running0 
14 120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Chevrolet11028740crash1072
152256   Rocky Moran Genesee Beer Wagon   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth9620240crash0 
161611   Scott Pruett Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth9418180ignition0 
171514   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth9413650engine0 
18 38   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche8510150water leak0 
19174   Al Unser STP   (Vince Granatelli)March / Cosworth5310150gearbox0 
20117   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth3217150halfshaft0 
21 822   Didier Theys Uniden / GFE   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth2816120engine0 
222519   Dale Coyne Dale Coyne Racing   (Dale Coyne)March / Chevrolet2511120cv joint0 
231321   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth2116120hose clamp0 
241210   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth016120crash0 
251498   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)Lola / Cosworth016120crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
276   #10,98 accident 
89992  
10010910   #56 accident 
1101101  
1111177   #20 accident 
11815033  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.3%             Average green flag run: 31.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Emerson Fittipaldi15252
  Al Unser, Jr.53553
  Emerson Fittipaldi5611055
  Al Unser, Jr.11113727
  Mario Andretti13814811
  Al Unser, Jr.1491502

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser, Jr. 86    
2   Danny Sullivan 84   -2  
3   Rick Mears 78   -8  
4   Bobby Rahal 71   -15  
5   Mario Andretti 67   -19  
6   Michael Andretti 63   -23  
7   Raul Boesel 59   -27  
8   Emerson Fittipaldi 58   -28  
9   Arie Luyendyk 27   -59  
10   A.J. Foyt 26   -60  
11   Kevin Cogan 24   -62  
11   John Jones 24   -62  
13   Derek Daly 20   -66  
14   Teo Fabi 19   -67  
15   Al Unser 18   -68  
16   Roberto Guerrero 16   -70  
17   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 13   -73  
18   Howdy Holmes 11   -75  
19   Scott Atchison 9   -77  
19   Rocky Moran 9   -77