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1985 Meadowlands United States Grand Prix


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CART race number 5 of 15
Sunday, June 30, 1985 at Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, NJ
100 laps on a 1.680 mile street course (168.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:51:55
Average Speed: 90.167 mph
Pole Speed: 98.452 mph
Cautions: 1 for 1 laps
Margin of Victory: 36.58 sec
Attendance: 43,567
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1985 CART results   /   1985 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 630   Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Cosworth10089,694running5121
2 540   Emerson Fittipaldi 7-Eleven   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth10070,334running1516
3135   Al Unser Pennzoil Z-7   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth10052,074running014
41999   Michael Andretti Electrolux / Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth10043,094running012
5 820   Bruno Giacomelli STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)March / Cosworth9938,854running010
6222   Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit   (Dan Gurney / Mike Curb)Eagle / Cosworth9930,440running08
7 918   Kevin Cogan Kraco / Wolff Systems   (Kraco Enterprises)March / Cosworth9830,374running06
82071   Michael Roe Living Well / SPA*ErobicsLola / Cosworth9822,960running05
91034   Jim Crawford Malcolm Konner   (Herb Wysard)Lola / Cosworth9817,720running04
101461   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / R&S Strauss   (Provimi Racing)Lola / Cosworth9721,046running03
111822   Raul Boesel Break Free   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth9720,622running02
122643   Jan Lammers Satellite SystemsMarch / Cosworth9610,600running01
132133   Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes   (Gerry Forsythe)Lola / Cosworth9419,774running0 
142421   Johnny Rutherford Vermont American   (Alex Morales)March / Cosworth9317,654running0 
151737   Scott Brayton Jolly Rancher   (Lee Brayton)March / Cosworth9017,654turbocharger0 
161112   Bill Whittington Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Cosworth8815,534engine0 
172823   Dick Simon Break Free   (Dick Simon)March / Cosworth885,300running0 
18 24   Danny Sullivan Miller American   (Roger Penske)March / Cosworth7214,474turbocharger15 
191659   Pete Halsmer Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth5810,300engine0 
202356   Steve Chassey Genesee BeerMarch / Chevrolet5414,474gearbox0 
211576   Jacques Villeneuve Canadian Tire   (David Billes)March / Chevrolet539,240crash0 
222557   Randy Lanier Arciero Racing   (Frank Arciero)Lola / Cosworth534,240fire0 
232714   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth394,240gearshift0 
24 37   Geoff Brabham Coors Light   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth3613,414ignition0 
25 43   Bobby Rahal Budweiser   (Jim Trueman)March / Cosworth3613,414brake line0 
26 11   Mario Andretti Beatrice   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Cosworth3413,414crash191
271255   Josele Garza Schaefer   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth2513,414engine0 
28 76   Roberto Moreno Valvoline / Buick Hawk   (Rick Galles)March / Cosworth139,240crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti11010
  Danny Sullivan112515
  Mario Andretti26349
  Emerson Fittipaldi35373
  Al Unser, Jr.386730
  Emerson Fittipaldi687912
  Al Unser, Jr.8010021

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 82    
2   Emerson Fittipaldi 51   -31  
3   Al Unser 48   -34  
4   Danny Sullivan 47   -35  
5   Al Unser, Jr. 42   -40  
6   Tom Sneva 29   -53  
7   Roberto Guerrero 22   -60  
8   Kevin Cogan 18   -64  
9   Michael Andretti 17   -65  
10   Jim Crawford 16   -66  
11   Johnny Rutherford 15   -67  
12   Rick Mears 14   -68  
13   Bruno Giacomelli 13   -69  
14   Pancho Carter 11   -71  
15   Michael Roe 11   -71  
16   Scott Brayton 10   -72  
17   Johnny Parsons 10   -72  
18   Geoff Brabham 9   -73  
19   Arie Luyendyk 9   -73  
20   Josele Garza 7   -75