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1989 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 3 of 15
Sunday, May 28, 1989 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:59:01
Average speed: 167.581 mph
Pole speed: 223.885 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 320   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet2001001604running15821
2 82   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet198390453crash516
3 930   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd194306603running114
4 55   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet193193853running112
51014   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth193177403running010
6 622   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick193190903running08
73150   Davy Jones Euromotorsport / UNO   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth192151328running06
83329   Rich Vogler Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth192153203running05
92069   Bernard Jourdain Monarch Sports Systems   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth191150153running04
10173   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd190136053running03
112565   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth189134103running02
123081   Billy Vukovich III Consani   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd186147203running01
131871   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola 15 / Judd185123803running0 
142833   Rocky Moran Skoal Bandit   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth181122503running0 
152410   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd167125103running0 
161656   Tero Palmroth Neste Oil / Rotator / Nanso   (Gohr Distributing Co.)Lola / Cosworth165122803spindle0 
17216   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet163164353engine35 
182986   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth161113003running0 
19 415   Jim Crawford MAC Tools / Planters   (King Motorsports)Lola / Buick135119403drivetrain0 
201912   Didier Theys Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth131111503engine0 
21159   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth123110203engine0 
223224   Pancho Carter Hardee's / Ghostbusters II   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth121108503electrical0 
23 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet113267903engine01
24 225   Al Unser Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet68132903clutch0 
251270   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick61104503engine0 
26 718   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth58103703valve0 
27227   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick55106003pit fire0 
28261   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet41125903clutch0 
291128   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth24101903wheel bearing0 
30138   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche23113753ignition0 
312391   Gordon Johncock STP / Pizza Hut / WRTV   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick19103703engine0 
322711   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth2102503crash0 
331499   Gary Bettenhausen ATEC Environmental   (Mann Motorsports)Lola / Buick0101903valve0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
34Johnny Rutherford98,14Menards / Glidden Paint, Copenhagen / GilmoreA.J. FoytLola / Cosworth
35Phil Krueger77U.S. EngineeringPenske / Cosworth
36John Paul, Jr.79Mayano / Kasle / MistralR. Kent BakerLola / Cosworth
Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.17Federal Truck / AMAXTony Bettenhausen, Jr.Lola / Cosworth
Michael Greenfield17,63Federal TruckTony Bettenhausen, Jr.Lola / Cosworth
Buddy Lazier35Team LazierBob Lazier
Scott Harrington44Holloway Ready MixTodd Walther
Dick Ferguson47Lotto America/Wake Up To Missouri/Universal
Johnny Parsons59,69Saleen Auto Express, Monarch / AndaleSteve Saleen
Steve Saleen59Saleen Auto ExpressSteve SaleenMarch / Cosworth
Steve Butler61StoopsJeffrey StoopsLola / Cosworth
Tom Bigelow66Thom BurnsMarch / Cosworth
Stan Fox84A.J. Foyt
Steve Chassey97Mayano / Kasle / MistralR. Kent BakerLola / Cosworth

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
51410   #11 accident turn 4 
156046  
61655   #18 stopped on track 
6612762  
1281314   #9 engine 
1321387  
13914911   #15 engine 
15016112  
1621665   #6 engine 
16718014  
1811866   #56 lost wheel 
18719812  
1992002   #2 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.5%             Average green flag run: 22.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Emerson Fittipaldi13434
  Mario Andretti35351
  Raul Boesel36361
  Emerson Fittipaldi378751
  Michael Andretti88925
  Emerson Fittipaldi9311220
  Michael Andretti11312311
  Emerson Fittipaldi1241296
  Michael Andretti13013910
  Emerson Fittipaldi14015314
  Michael Andretti1541629
  Emerson Fittipaldi1631631
  Al Unser, Jr.1641652
  Emerson Fittipaldi16619530
  Al Unser, Jr.1961983
  Emerson Fittipaldi1992002

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser, Jr. 54    
2   Emerson Fittipaldi 45   -9  
3   Rick Mears 33   -21  
4   Michael Andretti 28   -26  
5   Raul Boesel 22   -32  
6   Danny Sullivan 19   -35  
7   Mario Andretti 17   -37  
8   Bobby Rahal 12   -42  
9   A.J. Foyt 10   -44  
10   Scott Brayton 9   -45  
11   Teo Fabi 8   -46  
12   Arie Luyendyk 6   -48  
12   Pancho Carter 6   -48  
12   Davy Jones 6   -48  
15   Scott Pruett 5   -49  
15   Derek Daly 5   -49  
15   Rich Vogler 5   -49  
18   Bernard Jourdain 4   -50  
18   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. 4   -50  
20   Tom Sneva 3   -51