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1991 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 4 of 17
Sunday, May 26, 1991 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:00
Average speed: 176.457 mph
Pole speed: 224.113 mph
Cautions: 7 for 35 laps
Margin of victory: 3.149 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1991 CART results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 13   Rick Mears Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet2001219704running3021
2 510   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet200607753running9717
3141   Arie Luyendyk UNO / RCA / Total   (Granatelli Racing)Lola / Chevrolet199317053running014
4 62   Al Unser, Jr. Valvoline   (Galles Kraco Racing)Lola / Chevrolet198223916running412
5 74   John Andretti Pennzoil Z-7   (VDS Racing)Lola / Chevrolet197205153running010
63392   Gordon Johncock Jack's Tool Rental / Bryant   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Cosworth188275690running08
7 36   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet187203478engine226
81791   Stan Fox Byrd's / Bryant   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick185201090running05
92016   Tony Bettenhausen Jr AMAX   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Penske / Chevrolet180170016running04
10 920   Danny Sullivan Miller Genuine Draft   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Alfa Romeo173194403turbocharger03
11155   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet171183728gearbox462
122719   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)TrueSport / Judd166159191transmission01
133066   Dominic Dobson Coors / Kroger   (Thorn Burns)Lola / Judd164159190running0 
143139   Randy Lewis AMP / Orbit / Jet-Air   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Cosworth159150490running0 
151186   Jeff Andretti Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth150187490engine0 
16247   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick149145891running0 
171922   Scott Brayton Amway / Hoechst Celanese   (Dick Simon)Lola / Chevrolet146172191engine0 
182148   Bernard Jourdain Monarch Sports Systems   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Buick141140190gearbox0 
19 418   Bobby Rahal STP / Kraco   (Galles Kraco Racing)Lola / Chevrolet130153741engine1 
202221   Geoff Brabham MAC Tools   (Truesports)TrueSport / Judd109136491electrical0 
213212   Pancho Carter Doc's Hi Tech   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Buick94139703engine0 
221351   Gary Bettenhausen Menards / Glidden Paints   (John Menard)Lola / Buick89177890radiator01
232623   Tero Palmroth Neste Oil / Rotator   (Paragon Motorsports)Lola / Cosworth77131990engine0 
241850   Mike Groff Fendi / Hawaiian Tropic   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth68133290water leak0 
252593   John Paul, Jr. ATEC Environmental   (Mann Motorsports)Lola / Buick53130690oil leak0 
26 826   Jim Crawford Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Lola / Buick40133690engine0 
271215   Scott Goodyear Mackenzie Financial   (Derrick Walker)Lola / Judd38127791engine0 
28 214   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevrolet25153591suspension0 
29169   Kevin Cogan Glidden Paints / Conseco   (John Menard)Lola / Buick24127391crash0 
302840   Roberto Guerrero Sharp's   (Pat Patrick)Lola / Alfa Romeo23125203crash0 
31108   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Target / Scotch Video   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Chevrolet17125591electrical0 
322917   Willy T. Ribbs McDonald's   (Derrick Walker)Lola / Buick5147791engine0 
332371   Buddy Lazier Vail-Beavercreek   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick1162690crash0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
34Johnny Parsons11Leader Card RacingLeader CardLola / Cosworth
35Tom Sneva59Menards / Glidden PaintsJohn MenardLola / Buick
Mark Dismore12Arciero WinesFrank ArcieroPenske / Buick
Didier Theys17,50Walker Motorsports, Euromotorsports
Phil Krueger25Support Net
Ted Prappas31Say NO to Drugs / P.I.G.Norman TurleyLola / Judd
Vinicio Salmi36Genoa / Diemme Group
Guido Dacco37Genoa RacingAngelo FerroLola / Cosworth
Salt Walther77WaltherTodd WaltherPenske / Cosworth
Dean Hall97CNC Systems SalesKen BakerLola / Buick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133   #51,71 accident turn 1 
41916  
20234   #8 stopped on track 
24241  
25339   #9,14,40 accident turn 1 
348350  
84896   #23 stopped on track 
9014758  
1481536   #22,48 stopped on track 
15418330  
1841863   #20 engine 
1871904  
1911944   #6 stopped on track 
1952006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 23.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rick Mears11111
  Mario Andretti123322
  Michael Andretti345421
  Al Unser, Jr.55551
  Michael Andretti567924
  Al Unser, Jr.80823
  Michael Andretti8310826
  Emerson Fittipaldi1091124
  Bobby Rahal1131131
  Emerson Fittipaldi11413825
  Rick Mears1391402
  Emerson Fittipaldi14115313
  Michael Andretti15416512
  Emerson Fittipaldi1661694
  Rick Mears1701701
  Michael Andretti17118313
  Rick Mears1841863
  Michael Andretti1871871
  Rick Mears18820013

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 58    
2   Arie Luyendyk 49   -9  
3   Bobby Rahal 48   -10  
4   Al Unser, Jr. 42   -16  
5   John Andretti 32   -26  
6   Michael Andretti 31   -27  
7   Danny Sullivan 23   -35  
8   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 19   -39  
9   Emerson Fittipaldi 16   -42  
10   Scott Brayton 13   -45  
10   Jeff Andretti 13   -45  
12   Scott Pruett 12   -46  
13   Mario Andretti 10   -48  
14   Ted Prappas 8   -50  
14   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 8   -50  
14   Gordon Johncock 8   -50  
17   Scott Goodyear 6   -52  
18   Stan Fox 5   -53  
18   Mike Groff 5   -53  
20   Didier Theys 3   -55