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1988 Quaker State 500


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CART race number 10 of 15
Sunday, August 21, 1988 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:21
Average speed: 133.713 mph
Pole speed: 204.564 mph
Cautions: 11 for 65 laps
Margin of victory: 17.05 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1988 CART results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 31   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd20092789running3220
2113   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)March / Chevrolet20057539running1516
3162   Roberto Guerrero STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Cosworth19937369running014
41010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth19929143running012
5 930   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth19724139running010
61771   Gordon Johncock STP Supra Wear Control   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Cosworth19522387running08
71821   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth19521219running06
82412   John Jones Labatt's   (Frank Arciero)March / Cosworth19520635running05
92056   Billy Vukovich III Genesee / E-Z Wider   (Gohr Distributing Co.)March / Cosworth19520051running04
10 791   Scott Brayton Amway Winning Spirit   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd19419467running03
112211   Rich Vogler Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth19219233running02
122355   Scott Atchison Otter*Pops   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth18718766running01
13 460   Al Unser Detroit Diesel   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet18211299ignition791
141398   John Andretti Skoal Bandit   (Mike Curb)Lola / Cosworth16617832crash0 
151516   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Yugo America   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth13513864engine0 
16 614   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth13213397gearbox14 
17 56   Mario Andretti Amoco / Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet11616780crash25 
18 29   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet11616547crash31 
192122   Dick Simon Uniden / Soundesign   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth9816430crash0 
201924   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth7816313gearbox0 
21 820   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Chevrolet5919696oil leak0 
222677   Phil Krueger U.S. EngineeringMarch / Cosworth429080crash0 
23 15   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet4225963crash41
24258   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche358846suspension0 
251218   Michael Andretti Kraco Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth2815729engine0 
26147   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth515612crash0 

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

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
254   #22 smoking 
5128   #7 accident turn 3 
132715  
28314   #18 engine 
32354  
36394   #8 stopped on track 
40445  
45517   #5,77 accident turn 2 
526110  
62687   #20 stopped on track 
699224  
93997   debris 
10011617  
11712711   #6,9,22 accident turn 3 
1281347  
1351384   #14 stopped on track 
1391424  
1431497   #16 engine 
15016819  
16918113   #98 accident pit road 
18220019  
  Percent of race run under caution: 38.0%             Average green flag run: 11.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears144
  Danny Sullivan53329
  Al Unser347542
  Mario Andretti76849
  Danny Sullivan85862
  A.J. Foyt8710014
  Mario Andretti10111616
  Al Unser, Jr.11713115
  Al Unser13214514
  Bobby Rahal1461494
  Al Unser15017223
  Bobby Rahal17320028

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 107    
2   Danny Sullivan 104   -3  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 102   -5  
4   Rick Mears 81   -26  
5   Michael Andretti 77   -30  
6   Raul Boesel 71   -36  
7   Mario Andretti 68   -39  
8   Emerson Fittipaldi 58   -49  
9   John Jones 34   -73  
10   Derek Daly 32   -75  
11   Roberto Guerrero 30   -77  
12   Arie Luyendyk 27   -80  
13   A.J. Foyt 26   -81  
14   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 25   -82  
15   Kevin Cogan 24   -83  
16   Al Unser 23   -84  
17   Teo Fabi 19   -88  
18   Howdy Holmes 17   -90  
19   Gordon Johncock 16   -91  
20   Phil Krueger 15   -92