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1989 Marlboro 500


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CART race number 10 of 15
Sunday, August 6, 1989 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:07:15
Average speed: 160.21 mph
Pole speed: 219.827 mph
Cautions: 8 for 59 laps
Margin of victory: 86.927 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 86   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet250129357running8121
2 38   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche24978853running216
3 65   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet24954183running4514
4 72   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet24939357running012
51710   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd24733453running010
6107   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth24629501running08
7 24   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet24528283running796
8 425   Al Unser Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet24120049running05
9 918   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth24025565running04
102117   Johnny Rutherford Stoops Freightliner   (Jeffrey Stoops)Lola / Cosworth24017581running03
111422   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth23324187engine02
122656   Jeff Wood Spirit of Wichita   (Dick Hammond)Lola / Cosworth22923400running01
132450   Guido Dacco Pastorino / Sintofarm   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth22815613running0 
14 120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet20726826suspension431
152844   Phil Krueger U.S. Engineering   (Todd Walther)Lola / Cosworth18914039crash0 
162965   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth1838251crash0 
17133   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd14920055engine0 
182514   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth13519661wheel bearing0 
191969   Bernard Jourdain Corona / Monarch   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth12412464turbocharger0 
202230   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd12019267engine0 
211891   Gordon Johncock STP   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd10319071electrical0 
222721   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo9918874engine0 
23 51   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet8518677handling0 
24209   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick3418480engine0 
252311   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth3221783manifold0 
261129   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth2518087engine0 
271528   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth1610890engine0 
281212   Rich Vogler Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth217693crash0 
291616   Steve Chassey Kasle Recycling   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth217693crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
John Paul, Jr.19Coyne RacingDale Coyne
Ludwig Heimrath71Mackenzie FinancialRon Hemelgarn

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
4129   #12,16 accident turn 3 
13153  
16216   #28 engine 
227554  
76783   debris 
7911335  
1141185   debris 
11913315  
1341385   #69 engine 
13917234  
1731764  
17719923  
20022021   #44,65 accident turn 2 
22124121  
2422443  
2452506  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.4%             Average green flag run: 21.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Teo Fabi122
  Emerson Fittipaldi34543
  Michael Andretti46494
  Rick Mears50578
  Michael Andretti587619
  Mario Andretti7711337
  Michael Andretti1141207
  Rick Mears12113414
  Mario Andretti1351428
  Rick Mears14317230
  Michael Andretti17318412
  Rick Mears18520218
  Michael Andretti20321917
  Rick Mears2202201
  Michael Andretti22123111
  Rick Mears2322398
  Michael Andretti24025011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 142    
2   Rick Mears 108   -34  
3   Michael Andretti 97   -45  
4   Teo Fabi 91   -51  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 90   -52  
6   Scott Pruett 71   -71  
7   Mario Andretti 67   -75  
8   Bobby Rahal 66   -76  
9   Raul Boesel 59   -83  
10   Arie Luyendyk 54   -88  
11   Danny Sullivan 42   -100  
12   Derek Daly 17   -125  
12   Pancho Carter 17   -125  
14   Scott Brayton 14   -128  
15   A.J. Foyt 10   -132  
15   Kevin Cogan 10   -132  
17   Dominic Dobson 8   -134  
17   Bernard Jourdain 8   -134  
17   Al Unser 8   -134  
17   John Jones 8   -134