1986 Michigan 500 in CART at the Michigan circuit. Full information

1986 Michigan 500

1986 Michigan 500 is 102nd CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position, Johnny Rutherford won this race. Josele Garza and Pancho Carter also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1986 Toronto Champ Cars
Next race: 1986 Pocono 500
Race Start: 2nd August 1986

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1986 Michigan 500

3rd victory for the Alex Foods Racing team
10th victory for the Johnny Rutherford
20th podium for the Johnny Rutherford
1st podium for the Josele Garza
5th podium for the Pancho Carter

March 86C - 1986 Michigan 500 winner

March 86C #21 - 1986 Michigan 500 winner

1986 Michigan 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnny Rutherford March 86C, #21 20 3h 38m 45.32s 0 Alex Foods Racing
2 Josele Garza March 86C, #55 16 3h 38m 47.14s 0 Machinists Union Racing
3 Pancho Carter Lola T86/00, #15 14 248 laps 0 Galles Racing
4 Geoff Brabham Lola T86/00, #8 12 239 laps Accident 0 Galles Racing
5 Raul Boesel Lola T86/00, #22 10 239 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
6 Roberto Moreno Lola T86/00, #9 8 238 laps 0 Galles Racing
7 Spike Gehlhausen Lola T900, #10 6 237 laps 0 JP Racing
8 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T86/00, #30 5 235 laps 0 Shierson Racing
9 AJ Foyt jr March 86C, #14 4 229 laps Engine 0 Gilmore Racing Team
10 Bobby Rahal March 86C, #3 4 219 laps Engine 0 Truesports
11 Michael Andretti March 86C, #18 2 195 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
12 Rick Mears March 86C, #1 2 181 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
13 Scott Brayton March 86C, #71 0 167 laps Cv joint 0 Hemelgarn Racing
14 Al Unser March 86C, #11 0 164 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
15 Ed Pimm March 86C, #66 0 163 laps Engine 0 Mike Curb Racing
16 Johnny Parsons jr March 86C, #59 0 126 laps Accident 0 Machinists Union Racing
17 Dennis Firestone Lola T86/00, #36 0 123 laps Engine 0 Raynor Motorsports
18 Tom Sneva March 86C, #33 0 110 laps Accident 0 Mike Curb Racing
19 Randy Lanier March 86C, #12 0 98 laps Accident 0 Arciero Racing
20 Emerson Fittipaldi March 86C, #20 0 82 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
21 Mario Andretti Lola T86/00, #5 0 69 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
22 Kevin Cogan March 86C, #7 0 63 laps Handling 0 Patrick Racing
23 Arie Luyendyk March 86C, #61 0 50 laps Oil leak 0 Provimi Veal Racing
24 Roberto Guerrero March 86C, #2 0 47 laps Accident 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
25 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #4 0 33 laps Suspension 0 Penske Racing
26 Gary Bettenhausen March 86C, #24 0 15 laps No oil 0 Leader Card Racers
27 George Snider March 86C, #84 0 9 laps Handling 0 AJ Foyt Enterprises
28 Steve Chassey March 86C, #56 0 2 laps Accident 0 Gohr Racing
0 Dale Coyne Coyne DC1, #19 0 0 Dale Coyne Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1986 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rick Mears March 86C, #1 32.229s Penske Racing
2 Al Unser March 86C, #11 32.794s Penske Racing
3 Bobby Rahal March 86C, #3 32.913s Truesports
4 Roberto Guerrero March 86C, #2 33.033s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
5 Randy Lanier March 86C, #12 33.083s Arciero Racing
6 Michael Andretti March 86C, #18 33.136s Kraco Racing
7 Ed Pimm March 86C, #66 33.272s Mike Curb Racing
8 Tom Sneva March 86C, #33 33.304s Mike Curb Racing
9 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #4 33.514s Penske Racing
10 Mario Andretti Lola T86/00, #5 33.745s Newman-Haas Racing
11 AJ Foyt jr March 86C, #14 33.768s Gilmore Racing Team
12 Kevin Cogan March 86C, #7 33.786s Patrick Racing
13 Emerson Fittipaldi March 86C, #20 33.862s Patrick Racing
14 Johnny Rutherford March 86C, #21 33.87s Alex Foods Racing
15 Pancho Carter Lola T86/00, #15 33.947s Galles Racing
16 Arie Luyendyk March 86C, #61 33.951s Provimi Veal Racing
17 Scott Brayton March 86C, #71 33.953s Hemelgarn Racing
18 Johnny Parsons jr March 86C, #59 33.958s Machinists Union Racing
19 Roberto Moreno Lola T86/00, #9 34.115s Galles Racing
20 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T86/00, #30 34.208s Shierson Racing
21 Dennis Firestone Lola T86/00, #36 34.317s Raynor Motorsports
22 Josele Garza March 86C, #55 34.596s Machinists Union Racing
23 Gary Bettenhausen March 86C, #24 34.694s Leader Card Racers
24 Raul Boesel Lola T86/00, #22 34.783s Dick Simon Racing
25 George Snider March 86C, #84 34.952s AJ Foyt Enterprises
26 Steve Chassey March 86C, #56 35.554s Gohr Racing
27 Spike Gehlhausen Lola T900, #10 37.876s JP Racing
28 Geoff Brabham Lola T86/00, #8 33.927s Galles Racing
29 Dale Coyne Coyne DC1, #19 Dale Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1986 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Lola T900

Cosworth

March 86C

Cosworth

Lola T86/00

Cosworth

Coyne DC1

Chevrolet

March 86C

Buick

March 86C

Chevrolet