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

1985 Michigan 500

1985 Michigan 500 is 85th CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position, Emerson Fittipaldi won this race. This was his 1st victory. Al Unser and Tom Sneva also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1985 Cleveland Champ Cars
Next race: 1985 Road America Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1985 Michigan 500

7th victory for the Patrick Racing team
1st victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
4th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
20th podium for the Al Unser
25th podium for the Tom Sneva

March 85C - 1985 Michigan 500 winner

March 85C #40 - 1985 Michigan 500 winner

1985 Michigan 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi March 85C, #40 20 3h 53m 58.33s 0 Patrick Racing
2 Al Unser March 85C, #11 17 3h 53m 58.73s 0 Penske Racing
3 Tom Sneva Eagle 85, #2 14 249 laps 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
4 Johnny Rutherford March 85C, #21 12 248 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
5 Ed Pimm Eagle 85, #98 10 248 laps 0 Gurney-Curb Racing
6 Bobby Rahal March 85C, #3 8 247 laps 0 Truesports
7 Kevin Cogan March 85C, #18 6 247 laps 0 Kraco Racing
8 Scott Brayton March 85C, #37 5 245 laps 0 Brayton Racing
9 Howdy Holmes Lola T900, #33 4 242 laps 0 Forsythe Racing
10 Mario Andretti Lola T900, #1 3 241 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
11 Tom Bigelow Lola T900, #36 1 231 laps 0 BC Pace Racing
11 Dennis Firestone Lola T900, #36 1   0 BC Pace Racing
12 Steve Chassey March 85C, #56 1 228 laps Engine 0 Gohr Racing
13 Roberto Guerrero March 85C, #9 0 204 laps Gearbox 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
14 Danny Sullivan March 85C, #4 0 203 laps Radiator 0 Penske Racing
15 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T900, #30 0 180 laps Engine 0 Shierson Racing
16 Pancho Carter March 85C, #6 0 162 laps Accident 0 Galles Racing
17 Chet Fillip Lola T900, #38 0 145 laps Accident 0 Circle Bar Auto Racing
18 Spike Gehlhausen Lola T900, #71 0 127 laps Accident 0 Hemelgarn Racing
19 Josele Garza March 85C, #55 0 109 laps Accident 0 Machinists Union Racing
20 Danny Ongais March 85C, #25 0 81 laps Accident 0 Interscope Racing
21 Phil Krueger March 84C, #42 0 78 laps Accident 0 Mergard Racing
22 Chip Ganassi March 85C, #59 0 69 laps Accident 0 Machinists Union Racing
23 Sammy Swindell March 85C, #20 0 58 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
24 Dale Coyne Lola T800, #19 0 40 laps Engine 0 Dale Coyne Racing
25 Dick Simon March 85C, #22 0 37 laps Engine 0 Dick Simon Racing
26 Tom Bigelow March 84C, #24 0 35 laps Engine 0 Leader Card Racers
27 Michael Andretti March 85C, #99 0 24 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
28 Raul Boesel March 84C, #23 0 17 laps Inlet manifold 0 Dick Simon Racing
29 Geoff Brabham March 85C, #7 0 7 laps Accident 0 Galles Racing
30 Rick Mears March 85C, #5 1 7 laps Transmission 0 Penske Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1985 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rick Mears March 85C, #5 33.689s Penske Racing
2 Danny Sullivan March 85C, #4 34.001s Penske Racing
3 Mario Andretti Lola T900, #1 34.01s Newman-Haas Racing
4 Pancho Carter March 85C, #6 34.235s Galles Racing
5 Geoff Brabham March 85C, #7 34.387s Galles Racing
6 Johnny Rutherford March 85C, #21 34.402s Alex Foods Racing
7 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T900, #30 34.461s Shierson Racing
8 Al Unser March 85C, #11 34.519s Penske Racing
9 Tom Sneva Eagle 85, #2 34.533s Gurney-Curb Racing
10 Josele Garza March 85C, #55 34.711s Machinists Union Racing
11 Michael Andretti March 85C, #99 34.969s Kraco Racing
12 Sammy Swindell March 85C, #20 34.983s Patrick Racing
13 Kevin Cogan March 85C, #18 34.986s Kraco Racing
14 Howdy Holmes Lola T900, #33 35.067s Forsythe Racing
15 Roberto Guerrero March 85C, #9 35.092s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
16 Scott Brayton March 85C, #37 35.128s Brayton Racing
17 Danny Ongais March 85C, #25 35.284s Interscope Racing
18 Ed Pimm Eagle 85, #98 35.378s Gurney-Curb Racing
19 Emerson Fittipaldi March 85C, #40 35.572s Patrick Racing
20 Steve Chassey March 85C, #56 35.787s Gohr Racing
21 Tom Bigelow Lola T900, #36 36.379s BC Pace Racing
22 Chet Fillip Lola T900, #38 37.623s Circle Bar Auto Racing
23 Raul Boesel March 84C, #23 35.418s Dick Simon Racing
24 Dick Simon March 85C, #22 35.711s Dick Simon Racing
25 Phil Krueger March 84C, #42 36.307s Mergard Racing
26 Bobby Rahal March 85C, #3 Truesports
26 Tom Bigelow March 84C, #24 0 Leader Card Racers
27 Chip Ganassi March 85C, #59 Accident Machinists Union Racing
28 Spike Gehlhausen Lola T900, #71 Accident Hemelgarn Racing
29 Dennis Firestone Lola T900, #36 BC Pace Racing
30 Dale Coyne Lola T800, #19 40.522s Dale Coyne Racing

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

March 85C

Cosworth

Eagle 85

Cosworth

March 84C

Cosworth

Lola T800

Chevrolet

Lola T900

Cosworth

March 85C

Chevrolet