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1982 Detroit News Grand Prix


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CART race number 10 of 11
Sunday, September 26, 1982 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
75 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:04:03
Average Speed: 140.515 mph
Pole Speed: 206.416 mph
Cautions: 3 for 21 laps
Margin of Victory: 13 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1982 CART results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 519   Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth7519,979running2921
2 540   Mario Andretti STP / Intermedics   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth7512,350running1716
32621   Geoff Brabham Pentax Super   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth748,650running014
4106   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (H & R Racing)March / Cosworth748,229running112
52330   Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth745,600running010
6142   Bill Alsup AB Dick / Pacemaker   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth747,629running08
7 718   Mike Mosley Kraco Car StereoMarch / Cosworth736,829running06
81331   Roger Mears Machinists Union   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth736,229running05
91255   Josele Garza Schlitz Gusto   (Psachie Garza Racing)Penske / Cosworth725,229running04
101136   Scott Brayton Dreisbach CadillacWildcat / Cosworth715,069running03
112465   Phil Krueger Luxury RacersKing / Chevrolet692,160running02
12 63   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth684,829engine161
132022   Dick Simon Vermont AmericanWatson / Cosworth684,829running01
141569   Jerry Sneva Hoffman RacingMarch / Cosworth664,429running01
15 420   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth644,429turbocharger41
161712   Chip Ganassi 1st Commercial Corp.   (Jack L. Rhoades)Wildcat / Cosworth584,029running01
171956   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee BeerPenske / Chevrolet494,029head gasket01
18 910   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth434,029piston01
19 87   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth434,029engine01
201672   Tom Bigelow HBK RacingEagle / Chevrolet304,029wheel bearing01
211811   Dick Ferguson Rattlesnake Racing   (Harry Schwartz)Rattlesnake / Cosworth254,029engine0 
22 24   Kevin Cogan Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth84,529crash8 
23 314   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth84,029crash0 
242164   Greg Leffler Jet EngineeringEagle / Chevrolet74,029body damage0 
25 11   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth14,029engine01
262234   Johnny Parsons Wysard Racing   (Herb Wysard)March / Cosworth04,029did not start0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kevin Cogan188
  Gordon Johncock9102
  Bobby Rahal11111
  Pancho Carter122716
  Mario Andretti283811
  Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.39391
  Mario Andretti40456
  Bobby Rahal46472
  Gordon Johncock48492
  Bobby Rahal507526

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 277    
2   Bobby Rahal 232   -45  
3   Gordon Johncock 186   -91  
4   Mario Andretti 174   -103  
5   Al Unser 125   -152  
6   Kevin Cogan 124   -153  
7   Tom Sneva 123   -154  
8   Geoff Brabham 109   -168  
9   Roger Mears 97   -180  
10   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 72   -205  
11   Bill Alsup 65   -212  
12   Johnny Rutherford 62   -215  
13   Josele Garza 55   -222  
14   Howdy Holmes 53   -224  
15   Hector Rebaque 48   -229  
16   Pancho Carter 45   -232  
17   Gary Bettenhausen 44   -233  
18   Johnny Parsons 41   -236  
19   Mike Mosley 36   -241  
20   Tom Bigelow 32   -245