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1992 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 4 of 16
Sunday, May 24, 1992 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:04
Average speed: 134.479 mph
Pole speed: 232.482 mph
Cautions: 13 for 84 laps
Margin of victory: .043 sec
Attendance: 450000
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1992 CART results   /   1992 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1123   Al Unser, Jr. Valvoline   (Galles Kraco Racing)Galmer / Chevrolet2001244184running2520
23315   Scott Goodyear Mackenzie Financial   (Derrick Walker)Lola / Chevrolet200609333running016
32227   Al Unser Menards / Conseco / STP   (John Menard)Lola / Buick200368533running414
4 29   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Target / Scotch Video   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Ford200271103running912
5 818   Danny Sullivan Molson / Kraco / STP   (Galles Kraco Racing)Galmer / Chevrolet199211803running010
61012   Bobby Rahal Miller Genuine Draft   (Rahal Hogan Racing)Lola / Chevrolet199237703running08
72511   Raul Boesel Panasonic / Sega   (Dick Simon)Lola / Chevrolet198191503running06
8148   John Andretti Pennzoil   (Hall VDS Racing)Lola / Chevrolet195186203running05
92314   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevrolet195189833running04
101893   John Paul, Jr. Mann Development   (D.B. Mann)Lola / Buick194171403running03
112790   Lyn St. James Agency Rent-A-Car / J.C. Penney   (Paragon Motorsports)Lola / Chevrolet193187953running02
122968   Dominic Dobson Tobacco Free America   (Thorn Burns)Lola / Chevrolet193179983running01
13 61   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford189295383fuel pressure1601
142421   Buddy Lazier Leader Card Racing   (Leader Card)Lola / Buick139164283engine0 
15 46   Arie Luyendyk Target / Scotch Video   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Ford135166953crash1 
163231   Ted Prappas Say NO To Drugs / P.I.G.   (Norman Turley)Lola / Chevrolet135163253gearbox0 
17 551   Gary Bettenhausen Menards / Glidden Paints   (John Menard)Lola / Buick112150803crash0 
182048   Jeff Andretti Gillette / Carlo   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevrolet109153703crash0 
192639   Brian Bonner Applebee's   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Buick97156953crash0 
20197   Paul Tracy Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet96160053engine0 
212847   Jimmy Vasser Kodalux   (Hayhoe Cole Racing)Lola / Chevrolet94170853crash0 
22 722   Scott Brayton Amway / Northwest Airlines   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick93173683engine0 
23 32   Mario Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford78156633crash1 
24115   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet75138703crash0 
252126   Jim Crawford Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Lola / Buick74167503crash0 
26 94   Rick Mears Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet74136403crash0 
271391   Stan Fox Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant   (Hemelgarn Byrd Racing)Lola / Buick63136683crash0 
281644   Philippe Gache Rhone / Polenc / Rorer   (Dick Simon)Lola / Chevrolet61136128crash0 
293092   Gordon Johncock STP / Jack's Tool Rental   (Hemelgarn Runyon Racing)Lola / Buick60136003engine0 
301710   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)TrueSport / Chevrolet52143503engine0 
313159   Tom Sneva Menards / Glidden Paints   (John Menard)Lola / Buick10139778crash0 
321519   Eric Bachelart Royal Oak Charcoal   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Buick4144228engine0 
33 136   Roberto Guerrero Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Lola / Buick0286378crash01

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Hiro Matsushita11Panasonic / SegaDick Simon
Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.16,61AMAXTony Bettenhausen, Jr.Penske / Chevrolet
Johnny Rutherford17Walker MotorsportsDerrick WalkerLola / Chevrolet
Nelson Piquet27Menards / ConsecoJohn Menard
Fabrizio Barbazza30Alfa Laval, Euro International / FendiFrank Arciero, Antonio FerrariLola / Buick
Johnny Parsons30Alfa LavalFrank ArcieroLola / Buick
Jeff Wood34Arciero RacingFrank Arciero
Didier Theys38PennzoilJim HallLola / Chevrolet
Jovy Marcelo50Desert Inn / FendiAntonio Ferrari
Mark Dismore66,93Burns / Concept Motorsports, Mann DevelopmentThom Burns / D.B. MannLola / Buick
Pancho Carter81Byrd's Cafeteria / BryantRon HemelgarnLola / Buick
Kenji Momota88CapcomTEAMKAR InternationalLola / Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6105   #19 engine 
11111  
12209   #59 accident turn 4 
216141  
62665   #92 engine 
67759   #44,91 accident turn 1 
76838   #4,5,26 accident turn 1 
83897   #2 accident turn 4 
90934  
94963   #22 engine 
971026   #7,47 accident turn 1 
1031097   #39 accident turn 4 
1101145  
1151228   #48,51 accident turn 2 
12313614  
1371437   #6 accident turn 4 
1441496  
1501556   #21 engine 
15618934  
1901934   #1 stopped on track 
1942007  
  Percent of race run under caution: 42.0%             Average green flag run: 13.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Andretti166
  Mario Andretti771
  Michael Andretti8136
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.14207
  Michael Andretti214626
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.47471
  Arie Luyendyk48481
  Michael Andretti498739
  Eddie Cheever, Jr.88881
  Michael Andretti8910719
  Al Unser, Jr.1081092
  Michael Andretti1101156
  Al Unser, Jr.1161161
  Michael Andretti11714024
  Al Unser, Jr.14115111
  Michael Andretti15217322
  Al Unser1741774
  Michael Andretti17818912
  Al Unser, Jr.19020011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Rahal 59    
2   Al Unser, Jr. 56   -3  
3   Emerson Fittipaldi 48   -11  
4   Danny Sullivan 41   -18  
5   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 33   -26  
6   Scott Goodyear 30   -29  
7   Rick Mears 29   -30  
8   John Andretti 21   -38  
9   Al Unser 14   -45  
10   Paul Tracy 12   -47  
11   Scott Pruett 10   -49  
12   Michael Andretti 7   -52  
13   Mario Andretti 6   -53  
13   Jimmy Vasser 6   -53  
13   Raul Boesel 6   -53  
16   Eric Bachelart 5   -54  
17   A.J. Foyt 4   -55  
17   Scott Brayton 4   -55  
19   Hiro Matsushita 3   -56  
19   Ted Prappas 3   -56