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USAC Gold Crown Series race number 1 of 1
Sunday, May 27, 1990 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:41:18
Average speed: 185.981 mph
Pole speed: 225.301 mph
Cautions: 4 for 28 laps
Margin of victory: 10.878 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1990 USAC Gold Crown Series results   /   1990 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 330   Arie Luyendyk Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Chevy2001090940running351000
2 418   Bobby Rahal STP / Kraco   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevy200488566running37800
3 11   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy200592874running128700
4 75   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevy199227691running0600
5 22   Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy198201610running0500
6 814   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevy194184804running0400
72622   Scott Brayton Amway / Speedway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth194196448running0300
81425   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Target   (Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevy193172786running0250
91511   Kevin Cogan Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Penske / Buick191150572running0200
102128   Scott Goodyear Mackenzie Financial   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd190146970running0150
112070   Didier Theys Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Penske / Buick190142384running0100
121623   Tero Palmroth Hoechst Celanese   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth188138756running050
133040   Al Unser Miller Beer   (Pat Patrick)March / Alfa Romeo186141387running025
141212   Randy Lewis AMP / Oracle   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Buick186134275running025
152915   Jim Crawford Menards   (John Menard)Lola / Buick183130022running025
163293   John Paul, Jr. ATEC Environmental   (Mann Motorsports)Lola / Buick176150276running025
172439   Dean Hall Insight   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Cosworth165134306radiator020
18234   Teo Fabi Foster's   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche162156060transmission020
191921   Geoff Brabham MAC Tools   (Truesports)Lola / Judd161131688running020
20 53   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevy146130942vibration020
211041   John Andretti Foster's   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche136118320crash015
221186   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth129116823engine015
232820   Roberto Guerrero Miller Genuine Draft   (Pat Patrick)March / Alfa Romeo118115129suspension015
243181   Billy Vukovich III Hemelgarn Racing   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick102119503engine015
253356   Rocky Moran Genesee Beer   (Gohr Distributing Co.)Lola / Cosworth88124580engine010
261316   Tony Bettenhausen Jr AMAX   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Lola / Buick76112083engine010
27 66   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevy60111209engine010
281719   Raul Boesel Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd60110461engine010
292229   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Ralph Wilke)Lola / Cosworth59110837crash05
30259   Tom Sneva RCA   (Vince Granatelli)Penske / Buick48110338cv joint05
311851   Gary Bettenhausen Glidden Paints   (John Menard)Lola / Buick39109464wheel bearing05
32 97   Danny Sullivan Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy19109778crash05
332797   Stan Fox Miyano America   (R. Kent Baker)Lola / Buick10108021gearbox05

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rich Vogler8Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant
Johnny Rutherford17Conseco
Jeff Wood44U.S. Engineering
Mike Groff50Euromotorsport
Guido Dacco66Burns Racing Team
Bernard Jourdain69Andale Racing
Salt Walther77Walther
Buddy Lazier91Hemelgarn Racing
Steve Chassey93ATEC Environmental
Jeff Andretti98Amoco Ultimate

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11919  
20256   #7 accident turn 1 
264419  
45517   #16 stalled on track 
526211  
63697   #29 accident turn 4 
7014071  
1411466   #41 spun turn 1 
14720054  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.0%             Average green flag run: 34.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Emerson Fittipaldi19292
  Arie Luyendyk93942
  Emerson Fittipaldi9511723
  Bobby Rahal1181225
  Emerson Fittipaldi12313513
  Bobby Rahal13616732
  Arie Luyendyk16820033

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Arie Luyendyk 1000    
2   Bobby Rahal 800   -200  
3   Emerson Fittipaldi 700   -300  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 600   -400  
5   Rick Mears 500   -500  
6   A.J. Foyt 400   -600  
7   Scott Brayton 300   -700  
8   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 250   -750  
9   Kevin Cogan 200   -800  
10   Scott Goodyear 150   -850  
11   Didier Theys 100   -900  
12   Tero Palmroth 50   -950  
13   Al Unser 25   -975  
13   Randy Lewis 25   -975  
13   Jim Crawford 25   -975  
13   John Paul, Jr. 25   -975  
17   Dean Hall 20   -980  
17   Teo Fabi 20   -980  
17   Geoff Brabham 20   -980  
17   Michael Andretti 20   -980  
21   Dominic Dobson 15   -985