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1989 Indianapolis 500


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CART race number 3 of 15
Sunday, May 28, 1989 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:59:01
Average Speed: 167.581 mph
Pole Speed: 223.885 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1989 CART results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 320   Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro   (Pat Patrick / Chip Ganassi)Penske / Chevrolet2001,001,604running15821
2 82   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevrolet198390,453crash516
3 930   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd194306,603running114
4 55   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet193193,853running112
51014   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth193177,403running010
6 622   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick193190,903running08
73150   Davy Jones Euromotorsport / UNO   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth192151,328running06
83329   Rich Vogler Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth192153,203running05
92069   Bernard Jourdain Monarch Sports Systems   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth191150,153running04
10173   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd190136,053running03
112565   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Ron Rogers)Lola / Cosworth189134,103running02
123081   Billy Vukovich III Consani   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd186147,203running01
131871   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola 15 / Judd185123,803running0 
142833   Rocky Moran Skoal Bandit   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth181122,503running0 
152410   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd167125,103running0 
161656   Tero Palmroth Neste Oil / Rotator / Nanso   (Gohr Distributing Co.)Lola / Cosworth165122,803spindle0 
17216   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevrolet163164,353engine35 
182986   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth161113,003running0 
19 415   Jim Crawford MAC Tools / Planters   (King Motorsports)Lola / Buick135119,403drivetrain0 
201912   Didier Theys Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth131111,503engine0 
21159   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth123110,203engine0 
223224   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Leader Card)Lola / Cosworth121108,503electrical0 
23 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet113267,903engine01
24 225   Al Unser Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet68132,903clutch0 
251270   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick61104,503engine0 
26 718   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth58103,703valve0 
27227   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick55106,003pit fire0 
28261   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevrolet41125,903clutch0 
291128   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth24101,903wheel bearing0 
30138   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche23113,753ignition0 
312391   Gordon Johncock STP / Pizza Hut / WRTV   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick19103,703engine0 
322711   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Andy Kenopensky)March / Cosworth2102,503crash0 
331499   Gary Bettenhausen ATEC Environmental   (Mann Motorsports)Lola / Buick0101,903valve0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
51410   #11 accident turn 4 
156046  
61655   #18 stopped on track 
6612762  
1281314   #9 blew engine 
1321387  
13914911   #15 blew engine 
15016112  
1621665   #6 blew engine 
16718014  
1811866   #56 lost wheel 
18719812  
1992002   #2 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.5%             Average green flag run: 22.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Emerson Fittipaldi13434
  Mario Andretti35351
  Raul Boesel36361
  Emerson Fittipaldi378751
  Michael Andretti88925
  Emerson Fittipaldi9311220
  Michael Andretti11312311
  Emerson Fittipaldi1241296
  Michael Andretti13013910
  Emerson Fittipaldi14015314
  Michael Andretti1541629
  Emerson Fittipaldi1631631
  Al Unser, Jr.1641652
  Emerson Fittipaldi16619530
  Al Unser, Jr.1961983
  Emerson Fittipaldi1992002

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Al Unser, Jr. 54    
2   Emerson Fittipaldi 45   -9  
3   Rick Mears 33   -21  
4   Michael Andretti 28   -26  
5   Raul Boesel 22   -32  
6   Danny Sullivan 19   -35  
7   Mario Andretti 17   -37  
8   Bobby Rahal 12   -42  
9   A.J. Foyt 10   -44  
10   Scott Brayton 9   -45  
11   Teo Fabi 8   -46  
12   Arie Luyendyk 6   -48  
13   Pancho Carter 6   -48  
14   Davy Jones 6   -48  
15   Scott Pruett 5   -49  
16   Derek Daly 5   -49  
17   Rich Vogler 5   -49  
18   Bernard Jourdain 4   -50  
19   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. 4   -50  
20   Kevin Cogan 3   -51