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1989 Marlboro Grand Prix Meadowlands


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CART race number 8 of 15
Sunday, July 16, 1989 at Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
150 laps* on a 1.217 mile street course (182.550 miles)

Time of race: 2:09:20
Average speed: 81.86 mph
Pole speed: 113.737 mph
Cautions: 5 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: 3.82 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 618   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth14592410running6120
2 120   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet14577880running317
3 73   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd14355200running014
4 54   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14346460running012
5 32   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet14242840running010
61630   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd14136720running08
7117   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth14032600running06
8 91   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet14029230running05
9 88   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche14020860running04
101522   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth13623536running03
111965   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth13516624running02
121411   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth13125800crash01
131829   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth12922300running0 
142150   Scott Atchison Euromotorsport   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth12713240running0 
152656   Jeff Wood Spirit of Wichita   (Dick Hammond)Lola / Cosworth12515240crash0 
161728   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth11311180running0 
172086   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth10210150crash0 
18 46   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet8910150suspension801
192269   Bernard Jourdain Corona / Monarch   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth8410150electrical0 
20 25   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet7517150suspension1 
211815   John Paul, Jr. Kendall   (Rob Dyson)Lola / Cosworth709120crash0 
222721   Roberto Guerrero Alfa Romeo   (Alex Morales)March / Alfa Romeo7011120suspension0 
232514   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth5611120clutch0 
241212   Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero-MacPherson   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth3916120gearshift0 
251010   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd3716120electrical0 
261371   Didier Theys Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd1816120fuel injectors0 
27239   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick1616120turbocharger0 
282816   Steve Chassey Kasle Recycling   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Cosworth1311120engine0 
* Race shortened to 145 laps due to rain.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Guido Dacco19Pastorino / Sintofarm

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111   yellow start 
23433  
35395   debris 
405314  
54607   #28 spun 
617515  
76838   #5,29 accident 
8414057  
1411455   #11 accident 
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.9%             Average green flag run: 29.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti111
  Emerson Fittipaldi243
  Michael Andretti57672
  Bobby Rahal77815
  Michael Andretti82898
  Bobby Rahal9014556

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Emerson Fittipaldi 124    
2   Rick Mears 92   -32  
3   Al Unser, Jr. 78   -46  
4   Scott Pruett 63   -61  
4   Teo Fabi 63   -61  
6   Bobby Rahal 62   -62  
7   Michael Andretti 56   -68  
8   Mario Andretti 53   -71  
8   Raul Boesel 53   -71  
10   Arie Luyendyk 46   -78  
11   Danny Sullivan 27   -97  
12   Pancho Carter 17   -107  
13   Scott Brayton 12   -112  
14   A.J. Foyt 10   -114  
15   John Jones 8   -116  
16   Derek Daly 7   -117  
17   Dominic Dobson 6   -118  
17   Davy Jones 6   -118  
17   Kevin Cogan 6   -118  
20   Roberto Guerrero 5   -119