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1983 Detroit News Grand Prix 200


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CART race number 10 of 13
Sunday, September 18, 1983 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
100 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:05:49
Average Speed: 182.235 mph
Pole Speed: 205.274 mph
Cautions: 1 for 6 laps
Margin of Victory: 8 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1983 CART results   /   1983 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1111   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth10026,428running5521
2 12   Bobby Rahal Red Roof Inns / Cribari   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth10019,878running3117
3 333   Teo Fabi Skoal Bandit   (Gerry Forsythe)March / Cosworth9914,678running414
4 63   Mario Andretti Budweiser   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth9910,928running412
5 57   Al Unser Hertz   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth989,928running110
6 960   Chip Ganassi STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth988,928running08
71012   John Paul, Jr. VDS   (VDS Associates)Penske / Cosworth987,928running06
81530   Howdy Holmes Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)March / Cosworth976,928running05
91710   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi Veal   (Provimi Raicng)March / Cosworth976,028running04
102317   Al Unser, Jr. Coors Light   (Rick Galles)Eagle / Cosworth962,900running03
11 818   Mike Mosley Kraco Car Stereo   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth965,628running02
121399   Geoff Brabham Kraco Car StereoMarch / Cosworth965,428running01
131237   Scott Brayton SME Cement / Eisenhour / DresibachMarch / Cosworth955,428running0 
141966   Pete Halsmer Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth944,928running0 
151421   Pancho Carter Alex Foods / Pinata   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth944,928running0 
16249   Roger Mears Machinists Union   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth932,000running0 
172155   Josele Garza Schlitz   (Machinist Union Racing Team)Penske / Cosworth924,428running0 
182538   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Wildcat / Cosworth871,500running0 
192022   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth854,982running0 
20 76   Kevin Cogan Master Mechanic / Caesar's   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth494,482engine0 
21 45   Tom Sneva Texaco Star   (Bignotti-Cotter)March / Cosworth464,428oil leak5 
221611   Bill Alsup Crane & Shovel SalesMarch / Cosworth274,428electrical0 
23 240   Johnny Rutherford Sea Ray Boats   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth114,428overheating0 
241872   Chris Kneifel C.F.I.Primus / Cosworth74,428electrical0 
252224   Chip Mead National Tire WholesalersWatson / Cosworth34,428wheel bearing0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Rahal13131
  Mario Andretti32354
  Al Unser36361
  Tom Sneva37415
  Rick Mears426827
  Teo Fabi69724
  Rick Mears7310028

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser 125    
2   Teo Fabi 102   -23  
3   Rick Mears 92   -33  
4   Bobby Rahal 84   -41  
5   Tom Sneva 82   -43  
6   Mario Andretti 80   -45  
7   Al Unser, Jr. 69   -56  
8   John Paul, Jr. 65   -60  
9   Pancho Carter 42   -83  
10   Mike Mosley 36   -89  
11   Pete Halsmer 32   -93  
12   Howdy Holmes 29   -96  
13   Roger Mears 29   -96  
14   Gordon Johncock 20   -105  
15   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 19   -106  
16   Kevin Cogan 18   -107  
17   Chip Ganassi 18   -107  
18   Danny Ongais 14   -111  
19   Geoff Brabham 13   -112  
20   Steve Chassey 13   -112