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CART race number 14 of 15
Sunday, September 24, 1989 at Pennsylvania International Raceway, Nazareth, PA
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:29:02
Average speed: 134.767 mph
Pole speed: 174.672 mph
Cautions: 2 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 4.796 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 220   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet20046960running12321
2 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet20042280running4717
3 41   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet20030500running3014
4 52   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet19926510running012
5 86   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet19617540running010
6 63   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd19522320running08
71318   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth19520600running06
8 95   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet19418880running05
9 710   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd19417160running04
101422   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth19316816running03
111530   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd19316644running02
122050   Guido Dacco Sector / DeLonghi   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth1868300running01
13187   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth18316300running0 
141114   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth15915440handling0 
151969   Bernard Jourdain Corona / Monarch   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth1138440crash0 
16 38   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche10811080handling0 
172171   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd3314580vibration0 
181229   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth014580crash0 
191070   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick07580crash0 
201621   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo014580crash0 
21179   Didier Theys STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick014580crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Johnny Rutherford11Schaefer / Playboy FashionsAndy Kenopensky
Jeff Wood56Spirit of WichitaDick Hammond

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818   #9,21,29,70 accident turn 1 
19118100  
1191246   #69 accident backstretch 
12520076  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 88.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Emerson Fittipaldi17979
  Danny Sullivan80801
  Emerson Fittipaldi81811
  Rick Mears829211
  Emerson Fittipaldi9312432
  Danny Sullivan12515329
  Rick Mears15418936
  Emerson Fittipaldi19020011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 186    
2   Rick Mears 164   -22  
3   Michael Andretti 144   -42  
4   Teo Fabi 141   -45  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 122   -64  
6   Danny Sullivan 107   -79  
7   Mario Andretti 94   -92  
8   Scott Pruett 89   -97  
9   Bobby Rahal 80   -106  
10   Arie Luyendyk 71   -115  
11   Raul Boesel 65   -121  
12   Derek Daly 25   -161  
13   Pancho Carter 18   -168  
14   Scott Brayton 17   -169  
15   Al Unser 14   -172  
15   John Jones 14   -172  
17   Kevin Cogan 13   -173  
18   A.J. Foyt 10   -176  
18   Bernard Jourdain 10   -176  
20   Didier Theys 9   -177