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1992 Indianapolis 500


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USAC Gold Crown Series race number 1 of 1
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 USAC Gold Crown Series results   /   1992 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1123   Al Unser, Jr. Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Galmer / Chevy2001244184running251000
23315   Scott Goodyear Mackenzie Financial   (Derrick Walker)Lola / Chevy200609333running0800
32227   Al Unser Conseco   (John Menard)Lola / Buick200368533running4700
4 29   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Target / Scotch Video   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Ford200271103running9600
5 818   Danny Sullivan Molson / Kraco / STP   (Rick Galles)Galmer / Chevy199211803running0500
61012   Bobby Rahal Miller Genuine Draft   (Rahal Hogan Racing)Lola / Chevy199237703running0400
72511   Raul Boesel Panasonic / Sega   (Dick Simon)Lola / Chevy198191503running0300
8148   John Andretti Pennzoil   (Hall VDS Racing)Lola / Chevy195186203running0250
92314   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevy195189833running0200
101893   John Paul, Jr. Mann Development   (D.B. Mann)Lola / Buick194171403running0150
112790   Lyn St. James Agency Rent-A-Car / J.C. Penney   (Paragon Motorsports)Lola / Chevy193187953running0100
122968   Dominic Dobson Tobacco Free America   (Thorn Burns)Lola / Chevy193179983running050
13 61   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford189295383fuel pressure16025
142421   Buddy Lazier Leader Card Racing   (Ralph Wilke)Lola / Buick139164283engine025
15 46   Arie Luyendyk Target / Scotch Video   (Chip Ganassi)Lola / Ford135166953crash125
163231   Ted Prappas Say NO To Drugs / P.I.G.   (Norman Turley)Lola / Chevy135163253gearbox025
17 551   Gary Bettenhausen Glidden Paints   (John Menard)Lola / Buick112150803crash020
182048   Jeff Andretti Gillette / Carlo   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Chevy109153703crash020
192639   Brian Bonner Applebee's   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Buick97156953crash020
20197   Paul Tracy Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy96160053engine020
212847   Jimmy Vasser Kodalux   (Hayhoe Cole Racing)Lola / Chevy94170853crash015
22 722   Scott Brayton Amway / Northwest Airlines   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick93173683engine015
23 32   Mario Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Ford78156633crash115
24115   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy75138703crash015
252126   Jim Crawford Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Lola / Buick74167503crash010
26 94   Rick Mears Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy74136403crash010
271391   Stan Fox Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick63136683crash010
281644   Philippe Gache Rhone / Polenc / Rorer   (Dick Simon)Lola / Chevy61136128crash010
293092   Gordon Johncock STP / Jack's Tool Rental   (Hemelgarn Runyon Racing)Lola / Buick60136003engine05
301710   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)TrueSport / Chevy52143503engine05
313159   Tom Sneva Menards / Gildden / Conseco   (John Menard)Lola / Buick10139778crash05
321519   Eric Bachelart Royal Oak Charcoal   (Dale Coyne)Lola / Buick4144228engine05
33 136   Roberto Guerrero Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Lola / Buick0286378crash05

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.16, 61AMAXTony Bettenhausen, Jr.Penske / Chevrolet
Johnny Rutherford17Walker MotorsportsDerrick WalkerLola / Chevrolet
Nelson Piquet27Glidden PaintsJohn MenardLola / Buick
Johnny Parsons30Alfa LavalFrank ArcieroLola / Buick
Jeff Wood34Arciero Racing TeamFrank ArcieroLola / Buick
Didier Theys38Pennzoil / Kinko'sJim HallLola / Chevrolet
Fabrizio Barbazza42Euro International / FendiAntonio FerrariLola / Cosworth
Jovy Marcelo50EuromotorsportAntonio FerrariLola / Cosworth
Mark Dismore66,93Burns / Concept Motorsports-Mann DevelopmentThom Burns, D.B. MannLola / Buick
Pancho Carter81Hemelgarn / Burns RacingRon HemelgarnLola / Buick
WDKenji Momota88Capcom / TeamkarTeamKar InternationalLola / Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6105   #19 engine 
11111  
12209   #59 accident 
216141  
62665   #92 engine 
67759   #44,91 accident turn 2 
76838   #4,26,5 accident 
84896   #2 accident 
90934  
94963   #22 engine 
971026   #7 engine 
1031097   #39 accident 
1101145  
1151228   #48,51 accident 
12313614  
1371448   #6 accident 
1451495  
1501556   #21 engine 
15618934  
1901934   #1 stalled on track 
1942007  
  Percent of race run under caution: 42.0%             Average green flag run: 12.9 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   Al Unser, Jr. 1000    
2   Scott Goodyear 800   -200  
3   Al Unser 700   -300  
4   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 600   -400  
5   Danny Sullivan 500   -500  
6   Bobby Rahal 400   -600  
7   Raul Boesel 300   -700  
8   John Andretti 250   -750  
9   A.J. Foyt 200   -800  
10   John Paul, Jr. 150   -850  
11   Lyn St. James 100   -900  
12   Dominic Dobson 50   -950  
13   Michael Andretti 25   -975  
13   Buddy Lazier 25   -975  
13   Arie Luyendyk 25   -975  
13   Ted Prappas 25   -975  
17   Gary Bettenhausen 20   -980  
17   Paul Tracy 20   -980  
17   Brian Bonner 20   -980  
17   Jeff Andretti 20   -980  
21   Jimmy Vasser 15   -985