1987 Indianapolis 500 in CART at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1987 Indianapolis 500

1987 Indianapolis 500 is 113th CART race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Al Unser won this race. This was his 4th victory. Roberto Guerrero and Fabrizio Barbazza also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1987 Phoenix Champ Cars
Next race: 1987 Milwaukee Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1987 Indianapolis 500

35th victory for the Penske Racing team
4th victory for the Al Unser
24th podium for the Al Unser
6th podium for the Roberto Guerrero
1st podium for the Fabrizio Barbazza

1987 Indianapolis 500

1987 Indianapolis 500

March 86C - 1987 Indianapolis 500 winner

March 86C - 1987 Indianapolis 500 winner

1987 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Al Unser 20 3h 4m 59.147s 0 Penske Racing
2 Roberto Guerrero 16 3h 5m 3.634s 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
3 Fabrizio Barbazza 14 198 laps 0 Arciero Racing
4 Al Unser jr 12 196 laps 0 Shierson Racing
5 Gary Bettenhausen 10 195 laps 0 Gohr Racing
6 Dick Simon 8 193 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
7 Stan Fox 6 192 laps 0 Gilmore Racing Team
8 Jeff MacPherson 5 182 laps 0 Galles Racing
9 Mario Andretti 6 180 laps Ignition 0 Newman-Haas Racing
10 Tony Bettenhausen jr 3 171 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
11 Johnny Rutherford 2 171 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
12 Scott Brayton 1 167 laps Engine 0 Hemelgarn Racing
13 Danny Sullivan 0 160 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
14 Tom Sneva 0 143 laps Accident 0 Mike Curb Racing
15 Derek Daly 0 133 laps Engine 0 BC Pace Racing
16 Emerson Fittipaldi 0 131 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
17 Josele Garza 0 129 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
18 Arie Luyendyk 0 125 laps Suspension 0 Hemelgarn Racing
19 AJ Foyt jr 0 117 laps Oil leak 0 Gilmore Racing Team
20 Rich Vogler 0 109 laps Rocker arm 0 Hemelgarn Racing
21 Ed Pimm 0 109 laps Turbo boost pressure 0 Mike Curb Racing
22 Gordon Johncock 0 76 laps Valve 0 Patrick Racing
23 Rick Mears 0 75 laps Coil 0 Penske Racing
24 Geoff Brabham 0 71 laps Oil pressure 0 Galles Racing
25 Steve Chassey 0 68 laps Engine 0 Linda Laughery
26 Bobby Rahal 0 57 laps Ignition 0 Truesports
27 Pancho Carter 0 45 laps Valve 0 Machinists Union Racing
28 Davy Jones 0 34 laps Engine 0 Gilmore Racing Team
29 Michael Andretti 0 28 laps Cv joint 0 Kraco Racing
30 Ludwig Heimrath jr 0 25 laps Wheel 0 Dick Simon Racing
31 Kevin Cogan 0 21 laps Oil pump 0 Patrick Racing
32 Randy Lewis 0 8 laps Gearbox 0 Leader Card Racers
33 George Snider 0 Fire 0 AJ Foyt Enterprises
0 Rick Miaskiewicz 0 0 Sandy Racing
0 Dominic Dobson 0 0 Intersport
0 Rocky Moran 0 0 Walther Motorsports
0 Sammy Swindell 0 0 Machinists Union Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1987 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Mario Andretti 2m 47.139s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Bobby Rahal 2m 48.764s Truesports
3 Rick Mears 2m 49.23s Penske Racing
4 AJ Foyt jr 2m 50.669s Gilmore Racing Team
5 Roberto Guerrero 2m 50.875s Vince Granatelli Racing
6 Dick Simon 2m 51.461s Dick Simon Racing
7 Arie Luyendyk 2m 52.797s Hemelgarn Racing
8 Johnny Rutherford 2m 52.831s Alex Foods Racing
9 Michael Andretti 2m 54.648s Kraco Racing
10 Ludwig Heimrath jr 2m 53.418s Dick Simon Racing
11 Rich Vogler 2m 54.863s Hemelgarn Racing
12 Jeff MacPherson 2m 55.022s Galles Racing
13 Scott Brayton 2m 55.057s Hemelgarn Racing
14 Geoff Brabham 2m 55.18s Galles Racing
15 Gary Bettenhausen 2m 56.036s Gohr Racing
16 Danny Sullivan 2m 51.208s Penske Racing
17 Fabrizio Barbazza 2m 53.045s Arciero Racing
18 Gordon Johncock 2m 53.085s Patrick Racing
19 Derek Daly 2m 53.476s BC Pace Racing
20 Al Unser 2m 53.558s Penske Racing
21 Tom Sneva 2m 53.7s Mike Curb Racing
22 Al Unser jr 2m 54.122s Shierson Racing
23 Randy Lewis 2m 54.58s Leader Card Racers
24 Kevin Cogan 2m 54.758s Patrick Racing
25 Josele Garza 2m 55.019s Machinists Union Racing
26 Stan Fox 2m 56.024s Gilmore Racing Team
27 Tony Bettenhausen jr 2m 56.564s Bettenhausen Motorsports
28 Davy Jones 2m 52.9s Gilmore Racing Team
29 Pancho Carter 2m 55.478s Machinists Union Racing
30 Ed Pimm 2m 57.092s Mike Curb Racing
31 George Snider 2m 57.172s AJ Foyt Enterprises
32 Steve Chassey 2m 57.788s Linda Laughery
33 Emerson Fittipaldi 2m 55.111s Patrick Racing
34 Sammy Swindell 2m 58.359s Machinists Union Racing
35 Dominic Dobson 2m 58.891s Intersport
36 Rocky Moran 3m 0.762s Walther Motorsports
37 Rick Miaskiewicz 3m 3.494s Sandy Racing

List of all cars for the 1987 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

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Cosworth

March 86C

Buick

March 85C

Cosworth

March 86C

Pontiac

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Chevrolet

Penske PC16

Chevrolet

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Chevrolet

March 86C

Cosworth

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

Lola T87/00

Chevrolet

Lola T86/00

Cosworth

March 87C

Buick

March 87C

Honda