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1982 Norton Michigan 500


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CART race number 5 of 11
Sunday, July 18, 1982 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:54
Average Speed: 153.925 mph
Pole Speed: 203.816 mph
Cautions: 11 for 72 laps
Margin of Victory: 24.72 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1982 CART results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 220   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth25089,303running11763
2 340   Mario Andretti STP / Intermedics   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth25051,793running3551
3 919   Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth24530,466running042
41210   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth24521,141running036
51972   Tom Bigelow HBK RacingEagle / Chevrolet24116,341running030
62156   Gary Bettenhausen Genesee BeerPenske / Chevrolet24113,641running024
71321   Geoff Brabham Pentax Super   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth24112,591running018
81018   Mike Mosley Kraco Car SteroMarch / Cosworth23912,091running015
92042   Jim Hickman Stroh's Beer   (Harry Schwartz)March / Cosworth23611,141running012
10246   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (H & R Racing)March / Cosworth23410,591running09
113137   Scott Brayton Dreisbach CadillacPenske / Cosworth22510,341stalled06
121830   Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth2189,941running03
13282   Bill Alsup AB Dick / Pacemaker   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth21310,541running03
14 74   Kevin Cogan Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1919,141water leak03
15 11   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth18114,117crash803
162334   Johnny Parsons Wysard Motor Co.   (Herb Wysard)March / Cosworth1848,341engine03
171631   Roger Mears Machinists Union   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth1658,241engine03
18 63   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth1598,645wheel bearing93
192235   George Snider Cobre Tire   (Fletcher Racing)March / Cosworth1487,941gearbox03
20 814   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth1478,244crash63
213022   Dick Simon Vermont AmericanWatson / Cosworth1387,741piston0 
222555   Josele Garza Schlitz Gusto   (Psachie Garza Racing)March / Cosworth1307,641engine0 
231549   Spike Gehlhausen Arizona International TravelEagle / Cosworth1277,541shift lever0 
242646   Jerry Karl McCray PlasteringPenske / Cosworth1037,441gearbox0 
252932   Hector Rebaque Carta Blanca   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth677,341crash0 
26 491   Don Whittington Whittington BrothersMarch / Cosworth637,442engine3 
273417   Ken Hamilton Hamilton RacingVollstedt / Offy553,100oil pressure0 
28115   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)March / Cosworth547,041piston0 
292736   Patrick Bedard Escort Radar DetectorsWildcat / Cosworth496,941engine0 
303365   Phil Krueger Luxury RacersKing / Chevrolet486,841fueling0 
311712   Chip Ganassi 1st Commercial Corp.   (Jack L. Rhoades)Wildcat / Cosworth376,741engine0 
32 57   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth236,641engine0 
333277   Tom Frantz Burger KingCoyote / Chevrolet207,041vibration0 
341428   Herm Johnson Menard Lumber   (John Menard)Eagle / Chevrolet76,541crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock11919
  Rick Mears20223
  Don Whittington23253
  Rick Mears26283
  Gordon Johncock29313
  Rick Mears324110
  A.J. Foyt42454
  Pancho Carter46505
  Rick Mears51577
  Gordon Johncock58603
  Rick Mears617818
  Gordon Johncock79835
  Pancho Carter84874
  Rick Mears889811
  Gordon Johncock991013
  Rick Mears10211312
  Mario Andretti11413825
  Rick Mears1391413
  A.J. Foyt1421432
  Rick Mears14415613
  Mario Andretti1571604
  Gordon Johncock16117515
  Mario Andretti1761761
  Gordon Johncock1771793
  Mario Andretti1801834
  Gordon Johncock1841929
  Mario Andretti1931931
  Gordon Johncock19425057

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Gordon Johncock 157    
2   Mario Andretti 123   -34  
3   Rick Mears 119   -38  
4   Bobby Rahal 104   -53  
5   Al Unser 89   -68  
6   Geoff Brabham 51   -106  
7   Kevin Cogan 44   -113  
8   Roger Mears 32   -125  
9   Tom Bigelow 31   -126  
10   Bill Alsup 29   -128  
11   Danny Sullivan 28   -129  
12   Gary Bettenhausen 24   -133  
13   Jim Hickman 24   -133  
14   Johnny Parsons 23   -134  
15   Tom Sneva 23   -134  
16   Pancho Carter 21   -136  
17   Herm Johnson 20   -137  
18   A.J. Foyt 19   -138  
19   Vern Schuppan 18   -139  
20   Mike Mosley 15   -142