1985 Long Beach Grand Prix in CART at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1985 Long Beach Grand Prix

1985 Long Beach Grand Prix is 79th CART race. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position and this race. Emerson Fittipaldi and Danny Sullivan also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 90 laps (242 km).

Previous race: 1984 Las Vegas Grand Prix
Next race: 1985 Indianapolis 500
Race Start: 14th April 1985

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix

9th victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
10th victory for the Mario Andretti
29th podium for the Mario Andretti
1st podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
7th podium for the Danny Sullivan

Lola T900 - 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix winner

Lola T900 #1 - 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix winner

1985 Long Beach Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T900, #1 22 1h 42m 50.07s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Emerson Fittipaldi March 85C, #40 16 1h 43m 50.3s 0 Patrick Racing
3 Danny Sullivan March 85C, #4 14 89 laps Out of fuel 0 Penske Racing
4 Jim Crawford Lola T900, #34 12 89 laps 0 Wysard Motor Co
5 Al Unser March 85C, #5 10 89 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Geoff Brabham March 85C, #7 8 88 laps 0 Galles Racing
7 Jacques Villeneuve March 85C, #76 6 88 laps 0 Canadian Tire Racing
8 Tom Sneva Eagle 85, #2 5 87 laps 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
9 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T900, #30 4 86 laps Fire 0 Shierson Racing
10 Johnny Rutherford March 85C, #21 3 86 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
11 Scott Brayton March 85C, #37 2 85 laps 0 Brayton Racing
12 Ed Pimm Eagle 85, #98 1 85 laps 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
13 Pancho Carter March 85C, #6 0 85 laps 0 Galles Racing
14 Howdy Holmes Lola T900, #33 0 84 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
15 Rocky Moran March 84C, #24 0 80 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
16 Bill Whittington Lola T900, #12 0 77 laps 0 Arciero Racing
17 Arie Luyendyk Lola T900, #61 0 61 laps Accident 0 Provimi Veal Racing
18 Bruno Giacomelli March 85C, #20 0 60 laps Suspension 0 Patrick Racing
19 Michael Andretti March 85C, #99 0 48 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
20 Raul Boesel March 85C, #22 0 45 laps Oil system 0 Dick Simon Racing
21 Michael Roe Lola T900, #71 0 42 laps Overheating 0 Hemelgarn Racing
22 Dennis Firestone March 84C, #36 0 42 laps Fire 0 BC Pace Racing
23 Kevin Cogan March 85C, #18 0 26 laps Accident 0 Kraco Racing
24 Randy Lanier Lola T900, #57 0 12 laps Spun 0 Arciero Racing
25 Dick Ferguson Lola T800, #27 0 4 laps Engine 0 Dick Ferguson
26 Roberto Guerrero March 85C, #9 0 3 laps Suspension 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
27 Bobby Rahal March 85C, #3 0 1 laps Accident 0 Truesports
28 Josele Garza March 85C, #55 0 Half shaft 0 Machinists Union Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T900, #1 1m 5.213s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Bobby Rahal March 85C, #3 1m 5.436s Truesports
3 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T900, #30 1m 5.784s Shierson Racing
4 Geoff Brabham March 85C, #7 1m 5.851s Galles Racing
5 Emerson Fittipaldi March 85C, #40 1m 5.949s Patrick Racing
6 Bruno Giacomelli March 85C, #20 1m 6.078s Patrick Racing
7 Jacques Villeneuve March 85C, #76 1m 6.174s Canadian Tire Racing
8 Roberto Guerrero March 85C, #9 1m 2.908s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
9 Danny Sullivan March 85C, #4 1m 6.374s Penske Racing
10 Jim Crawford Lola T900, #34 1m 6.539s Wysard Motor Co
11 Michael Andretti March 85C, #99 1m 6.782s Kraco Racing
12 Al Unser March 85C, #5 1m 7.671s Penske Racing
13 Josele Garza March 85C, #55 1m 7.905s Machinists Union Racing
14 Tom Sneva Eagle 85, #2 1m 7.96s Gurney-Curb Racing
15 Arie Luyendyk Lola T900, #61 1m 8.007s Provimi Veal Racing
16 Howdy Holmes Lola T900, #33 1m 8.062s Forsythe Racing
17 Bill Whittington Lola T900, #12 1m 8.077s Arciero Racing
18 Ed Pimm Eagle 85, #98 1m 8.535s Gurney-Curb Racing
19 Kevin Cogan March 85C, #18 1m 8.602s Kraco Racing
20 Johnny Rutherford March 85C, #21 1m 8.803s Alex Foods Racing
21 Randy Lanier Lola T900, #57 1m 9.128s Arciero Racing
22 Dennis Firestone March 84C, #36 1m 9.262s BC Pace Racing
23 Scott Brayton March 85C, #37 1m 9.329s Brayton Racing
24 Raul Boesel March 85C, #22 1m 8.341s Dick Simon Racing
25 Dick Ferguson Lola T800, #27 1m 9.535s Dick Ferguson
26 Pancho Carter March 85C, #6 1m 9.792s Galles Racing
27 Rocky Moran March 84C, #24 1m 10.487s Leader Card Racers
28 Michael Roe Lola T900, #71 1m 11.079s Hemelgarn Racing

List of all cars for the 1985 Long Beach Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Lola T800

Cosworth

Lola T900

Cosworth

Eagle 85

Cosworth

Lola T800

Chevrolet

March 84C

Cosworth

March 85C

Cosworth

March 85C

Buick