1985 Indianapolis 500 in CART at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1985 Indianapolis 500

1985 Indianapolis 500 is 80th CART race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Pancho Carter won the pole position, Danny Sullivan won this race. This was his 4th victory. Mario Andretti and Roberto Guerrero also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix
Next race: 1985 Milwaukee Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1985 Indianapolis 500

29th victory for the Penske Racing team
4th victory for the Danny Sullivan
8th podium for the Danny Sullivan
30th podium for the Mario Andretti
2nd podium for the Roberto Guerrero

1985 Indianapolis 500

1985 Indianapolis 500

March 85C - 1985 Indianapolis 500 winner

March 85C - 1985 Indianapolis 500 winner

1985 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Danny Sullivan 20 3h 16m 6.069s 0 Penske Racing
2 Mario Andretti 17 3h 16m 8.546s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Roberto Guerrero 14 200 laps 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
4 Al Unser 12 199 laps 0 Penske Racing
5 Johnny Parsons jr 10 198 laps 0 Canadian Tire Racing
6 Johnny Rutherford 8 198 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
7 Arie Luyendyk 6 198 laps 0 Provimi Veal Racing
8 Michael Andretti 5 196 laps 0 Kraco Racing
9 Ed Pimm 4 195 laps 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
10 Howdy Holmes 3 194 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
11 Kevin Cogan 2 191 laps 0 Kraco Racing
12 Derek Daly 1 189 laps 0 Derek Daly
13 Emerson Fittipaldi 0 188 laps Fuel line 0 Patrick Racing
14 Bill Whittington 0 183 laps Accident 0 Arciero Racing
15 John Paul jr 0 164 laps Accident 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
16 Jim Crawford 0 142 laps Electrics 0 Wysard Motor Co
17 Danny Ongais 0 141 laps Engine 0 Interscope Racing
18 Raul Boesel 0 134 laps Radiator 0 Dick Simon Racing
19 Geoff Brabham 0 130 laps Engine 0 Galles Racing
20 Tom Sneva 0 123 laps Accident 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
21 Rick Mears 0 122 laps Gear linkage 0 Penske Racing
22 Chip Ganassi 0 121 laps Fuel line 0 Gilmore Racing Team
23 Rich Vogler 0 119 laps Accident 0 Leader Card Racers
24 Don Whittington 0 97 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
25 Al Unser jr 0 91 laps Oil pressure 0 Shierson Racing
26 Dick Simon 0 86 laps Oil pressure 0 Dick Simon Racing
27 Bobby Rahal 0 84 laps Turbo wastegate 0 Truesports
28 AJ Foyt jr 0 62 laps Fire 0 Gilmore Racing Team
29 Tony Bettenhausen jr 0 31 laps Wheel bearing 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
30 Scott Brayton 0 19 laps Turbocharger 0 Brayton Racing
31 Josele Garza 0 15 laps Engine 0 Machinists Union Racing
32 George Snider 0 13 laps Engine 0 AJ Foyt Enterprises
33 Pancho Carter 1 6 laps Oil pump 0 Galles Racing
0 Steve Chassey 0 0 Gohr Racing
0 Pete Halsmer 0 0 Machinists Union Racing
0 Michael Roe 0 0 Hemelgarn Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1985 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Pancho Carter 2m 49.346s Galles Racing
2 Scott Brayton 2m 49.528s Brayton Racing
3 Bobby Rahal 2m 49.957s Truesports
4 Mario Andretti 2m 50.152s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Emerson Fittipaldi 2m 50.356s Patrick Racing
6 Don Whittington 2m 50.623s Patrick Racing
7 Al Unser 2m 51.003s Penske Racing
8 Danny Sullivan 2m 51.186s Penske Racing
9 Geoff Brabham 2m 51.368s Galles Racing
10 Rick Mears 2m 51.595s Penske Racing
11 Al Unser jr 2m 52.072s Shierson Racing
12 Bill Whittington 2m 52.244s Arciero Racing
13 Tom Sneva 2m 52.309s Gurney-Curb Racing
14 Dick Simon 2m 52.632s Dick Simon Racing
15 Michael Andretti 2m 52.923s Kraco Racing
16 Roberto Guerrero 2m 53.025s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
17 Danny Ongais 2m 53.728s Interscope Racing
18 Josele Garza 2m 54.185s Machinists Union Racing
19 Howdy Holmes 2m 54.442s Forsythe Racing
20 Arie Luyendyk 2m 54.754s Provimi Veal Racing
21 AJ Foyt jr 2m 54.942s Gilmore Racing Team
22 Ed Pimm 2m 54.992s Gurney-Curb Racing
23 Raul Boesel 2m 54.336s Dick Simon Racing
24 John Paul jr 2m 54.469s Armstrong Mould Racing Team
25 Chip Ganassi 2m 54.669s Gilmore Racing Team
26 Johnny Parsons jr 2m 54.946s Canadian Tire Racing
27 Jim Crawford 2m 55.161s Wysard Motor Co
28 George Snider 2m 55.221s AJ Foyt Enterprises
29 Tony Bettenhausen jr 2m 55.761s Gurney-Curb Racing
30 Johnny Rutherford 2m 52.866s Alex Foods Racing
31 Derek Daly 2m 53.454s Derek Daly
32 Kevin Cogan 2m 54.446s Kraco Racing
33 Rich Vogler 2m 55.052s Leader Card Racers
34 Pete Halsmer Machinists Union Racing
35 Michael Roe Hemelgarn Racing
36 Steve Chassey Gohr Racing

List of all cars for the 1985 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Eagle 85

Cosworth

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Buick

Lola T900

Cosworth

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Chevrolet

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Cosworth