1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars in CART at the Meadowlands circuit. Full information

1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars

1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars is 116th CART race. Passed at the Meadowlands circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Bobby Rahal won this race. This was his 16th victory. Mario Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (271 km).

Previous race: 1987 Portland Champ Cars
Next race: 1987 Cleveland Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars

16th victory for the Truesports team
16th victory for the Bobby Rahal
31st podium for the Bobby Rahal
39th podium for the Mario Andretti
10th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi

Lola T87/00 - 1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars winner

Lola T87/00 - 1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars winner

1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Bobby Rahal 21 1h 57m 18.316s 0 Truesports
2 Mario Andretti 17 1h 57m 22.11s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Emerson Fittipaldi 14 100 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Geoff Brabham 12 100 laps 0 Galles Racing
5 Michael Andretti 10 99 laps 0 Kraco Racing
6 Arie Luyendyk 8 99 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
7 Tom Sneva 6 98 laps 0 Mike Curb Racing
8 Al Unser jr 5 97 laps 0 Shierson Racing
9 Derek Daly 4 97 laps 0 Raynor Motorsports
10 Scott Brayton 3 97 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
11 Johnny Rutherford 2 97 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
12 Kevin Cogan 1 96 laps 0 Patrick Racing
13 Tony Bettenhausen jr 0 92 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
14 Dick Simon 0 91 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
15 Dale Coyne 0 87 laps 0 Dale Coyne Racing
16 Fabrizio Barbazza 0 75 laps Brakes 0 Arciero Racing
17 Rick Mears 0 71 laps Debris 0 Penske Racing
18 Ludwig Heimrath jr 0 71 laps Wheel 0 Dick Simon Racing
19 Roberto Guerrero 0 68 laps Puncture 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
20 Danny Sullivan 0 53 laps Wheel 0 Penske Racing
21 Jeff MacPherson 0 49 laps Electrics 0 Galles Racing
22 Scott Goodyear 0 39 laps Accident 0 Gohr Racing
23 Randy Lewis 0 32 laps Fire 0 Leader Card Racers
24 Josele Garza 0 30 laps Suspension 0 Machinists Union Racing
25 Chip Robinson 0 19 laps Accident 0 Group 44 Racing
26 John Richards 0 7 laps Gearbox 0 Dick Simon Racing

List of all cars for the 1987 Meadowlands Champ Cars on the Meadowlands circuit

Lola T87/00

Chevrolet

March 87C

Honda

March 87C

Cosworth

March 86C

Cosworth

March 87C

Chevrolet

Penske PC16

Chevrolet

Lola T86/00

Cosworth

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

Lola T87/00

Cosworth