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1989 Indianapolis 500


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USAC Gold Crown Series race number 1 of 1
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 USAC Gold Crown Series 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 / Chevy2001,001,604running1581000
2 82   Al Unser, Jr. Team Valvoline   (Rick Galles)Lola / Chevy198390,453crash5800
3 930   Raul Boesel Domino's Pizza   (Douglas Shierson)Lola / Judd194306,603running1700
4 55   Mario Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevy193193,853running1600
51014   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Lola / Cosworth193177,403running0500
6 622   Scott Brayton Amway   (Dick Simon)Lola / Buick193190,903running0400
73150   Davy Jones Euromotorsport / UNO   (Antonio Ferrari)Lola / Cosworth192151,328running0300
83329   Rich Vogler Byrd's Cafeteria / Bryant   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth192153,203running0250
92069   Bernard Jourdain Monarch Sports Systems   (Andale Racing)Lola / Cosworth191150,153running0200
10173   Scott Pruett Budweiser   (Truesports)Lola / Judd190136,053running0150
112565   John Jones Labatt's Breweries   (Protofab Racing)Lola / Cosworth189134,103running0100
123081   Billy Vukovich III Consani   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd186147,203running050
131871   Ludwig Heimrath, Jr. Mackenzie Financial   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Judd185123,803running025
142833   Rocky Moran Skoal Bandit   (A.J. Foyt)March / Cosworth181122,503running025
152410   Derek Daly Raynor Garage Doors   (Raynor Motorsports)Lola / Judd167125,103running025
161656   Tero Palmroth Neste Oil / Rotator / Nanso   (Gohr Distributing Co.)Lola / Cosworth165122,803spindle025
17216   Michael Andretti Kmart / Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Lola / Chevy163164,353engine3520
182986   Dominic Dobson Texaco / Havoline   (Bruce Leven)Lola / Cosworth161113,003running020
19 415   Jim Crawford MAC Tools / Planters   (King Motorsports)Lola / Buick135119,403drive train020
201912   Didier Theys Arciero Wines   (Frank Arciero)Penske / Cosworth131111,503engine020
21159   Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal / Dutch Boy   (Dick Simon)Lola / Cosworth123110,203engine015
223224   Pancho Carter Hardee's   (Ralph Wilke)Lola / Cosworth121108,503electrical015
23 14   Rick Mears Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy113267,903engine015
24 225   Al Unser Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy68132,903clutch015
251270   John Andretti STP / Tuneup Masters   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick61104,503engine010
26 718   Bobby Rahal Kraco   (Kraco Enterprises)Lola / Cosworth58103,703valve010
27227   Tom Sneva STP   (Vince Granatelli)Lola / Buick55106,003pit fire010
28261   Danny Sullivan Miller High Life   (Roger Penske)Penske / Chevy41125,903clutch010
291128   Randy Lewis Toshiba / Oracle   (TeamKar International)Lola / Cosworth24101,903wheel bearing05
30138   Teo Fabi Quaker State   (Porsche Motorsports)March / Porsche23113,753ignition05
312391   Gordon Johncock STP / Pizza Hut / WRTV   (Ron Hemelgarn)Lola / Buick19103,703engine05
322711   Kevin Cogan Schaefer / Playboy Fashions   (Machinist Union Racing Team)March / Cosworth2102,503crash05
331499   Gary Bettenhausen ATEC Environmental   (Mann Motorsports)Lola / Buick0101,903valve05

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tony Bettenhausen Jr.17Federal Truck, AMAX
Rich Vogler29Byrd's / Bryant
Buddy Lazier35Buddy Lazier
Scott Harrington44Holloway Ready Mix
Davy Jones50Euromotorsport
Steve Saleen59Saleen Auto Express
Johnny Parsons59, 69Saleen Auto Express, Monarch / Andale
Steve Butler61Stoops
Michael Greenfield63Federal Truck
Tom Bigelow66
Phil Krueger77U.S. Engineering
John Paul, Jr.79Mayano / Kasle / Mistral
Stan Fox84
Steve Chassey97Mayano / Kasle / Mistral
Johnny Rutherford98, 14Menards / Glidden Paint, Copenhagen / Gilmore

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