1987 Miami Champ Cars in CART at the Tamiami Park circuit. Full information

1987 Miami Champ Cars

1987 Miami Champ Cars is 125th CART race. Passed at the Tamiami Park circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Michael Andretti won this race. This was his 7th victory. Al Unser, Jr. and Geoff Brabham also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 103 laps (296 km).

Previous race: 1987 Monterey Grand Prix
Next race: 1988 Phoenix Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1987 Miami Champ Cars

7th victory for the Kraco Racing team
7th victory for the Michael Andretti
19th podium for the Michael Andretti
21st podium for the Al Unser, Jr.
9th podium for the Geoff Brabham

March 87C - 1987 Miami Champ Cars winner

March 87C #18 - 1987 Miami Champ Cars winner

1987 Miami Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Michael Andretti March 87C, #18 21 1h 56m 12.55s 0 Kraco Racing
2 Al Unser, Jr. March 87C, #30 16 1h 57m 8.86s 0 Shierson Racing
3 Geoff Brabham March 87C, #15 14 1h 57m 47.16s 0 Galles Racing
4 Mario Andretti Lola T87/00, #5 13 102 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
5 Rick Mears March 86C, #8 10 102 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Raul Boesel March 87C, #4 8 101 laps 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
7 Bobby Rahal Lola T87/00, #1 6 100 laps 0 Truesports
8 Tom Sneva March 86C, #44 5 99 laps Spun 0 Group 44 Racing
9 John Andretti March 87C, #33 4 99 laps 0 Mike Curb Racing
10 Emerson Fittipaldi March 87C, #20 3 99 laps 0 Patrick Racing
11 Arie Luyendyk March 87C, #71 2 98 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
12 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #3 1 98 laps 0 Penske Racing
13 Davy Jones March 86C, #41 0 98 laps 0 Gilmore Racing Team
14 Pancho Carter March 87C, #29 0 97 laps Spun 0 Machinists Union Racing
15 Scott Goodyear March 87C, #56 0 96 laps 0 Gohr Racing
16 Johnny Rutherford March 87C, #21 0 95 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
17 Didier Theys Lola T87/00, #2 0 92 laps 0 Truesports
18 Josele Garza March 87C, #55 0 91 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
19 Randy Lewis March 87C, #24 0 87 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
20 Ian Ashley Lola T86/00, #27 0 56 laps Drive train 0 Dick Simon Racing
21 Kevin Cogan March 87C, #7 0 50 laps Drive train 0 Patrick Racing
22 Derek Daly Lola T87/00, #10 0 45 laps Engine 0 Raynor Motorsports
23 Jeff Wood Lola T87/00, #22 0 43 laps Gearbox 0 Dick Simon Racing
24 Jeff MacPherson March 87C, #11 0 32 laps Fire 0 Galles Racing
25 AJ Foyt jr Lola T87/00, #14 0 21 laps Accident 0 Gilmore Racing Team
26 Fulvio Ballabio Lola T87/00, #23 0 17 laps Clutch 0 Dick Simon Racing
27 Danny Ongais March 87C, #25 0 16 laps Electrics 0 Interscope Racing
28 Fabrizio Barbazza March 87C, #12 0 2 laps Accident 0 Arciero Racing
0 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 0 0 Dale Coyne Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1987 Miami Champ Cars on the Tamiami Park circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T87/00, #5 56.027s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Michael Andretti March 87C, #18 56.029s Kraco Racing
3 Geoff Brabham March 87C, #15 56.186s Galles Racing
4 Al Unser, Jr. March 87C, #30 56.415s Shierson Racing
5 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #3 56.474s Penske Racing
6 Bobby Rahal Lola T87/00, #1 56.733s Truesports
7 Emerson Fittipaldi March 87C, #20 56.971s Patrick Racing
8 Kevin Cogan March 87C, #7 56.99s Patrick Racing
9 Raul Boesel March 87C, #4 57.159s Vince Granatelli Racing
10 Rick Mears March 86C, #8 57.203s Penske Racing
11 Jeff Wood Lola T87/00, #22 57.212s Dick Simon Racing
12 Arie Luyendyk March 87C, #71 57.73s Hemelgarn Racing
13 Tom Sneva March 86C, #44 57.762s Group 44 Racing
14 Fabrizio Barbazza March 87C, #12 57.943s Arciero Racing
15 Josele Garza March 87C, #55 58.089s Machinists Union Racing
16 Pancho Carter March 87C, #29 58.167s Machinists Union Racing
17 Didier Theys Lola T87/00, #2 58.307s Truesports
18 Scott Goodyear March 87C, #56 58.338s Gohr Racing
19 Derek Daly Lola T87/00, #10 58.411s Raynor Motorsports
20 John Andretti March 87C, #33 58.889s Mike Curb Racing
21 Danny Ongais March 87C, #25 58.927s Interscope Racing
22 Davy Jones March 86C, #41 58.971s Gilmore Racing Team
23 Fulvio Ballabio Lola T87/00, #23 58.996s Dick Simon Racing
24 AJ Foyt jr Lola T87/00, #14 59.006s Gilmore Racing Team
25 Jeff MacPherson March 87C, #11 59.075s Galles Racing
26 Ian Ashley Lola T86/00, #27 59.447s Dick Simon Racing
27 Johnny Rutherford March 87C, #21 59.741s Alex Foods Racing
28 Randy Lewis March 87C, #24 1m 0.7s Leader Card Racers
29 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 Dale Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1987 Miami Champ Cars on the Tamiami Park circuit

March 86C

Chevrolet

Porsche 2708

Porsche

March 87C

Honda

Lola T87/00

Chevrolet

March 86C

Cosworth

March 87C

Chevrolet

March 87C

Cosworth

Lola T86/00

Cosworth

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

Lola T87/00

Cosworth