1987 Road America Champ Cars in CART at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Full information

1987 Road America Champ Cars

1987 Road America Champ Cars is 121st CART race. Passed at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position and this race. This was his 16th victory. Geoff Brabham and Al Unser jr also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (326 km).

Previous race: 1987 Pocono 500
Next race: 1987 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1987 Road America Champ Cars

15th victory for the Newman-Haas Racing team
16th victory for the Mario Andretti
40th podium for the Mario Andretti
8th podium for the Geoff Brabham
20th podium for the Al Unser jr

Lola T87/00 - 1987 Road America Champ Cars winner

Lola T87/00 #5 - 1987 Road America Champ Cars winner

1987 Road America Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T87/00, #5 22 1h 39m 52.26s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
2 Geoff Brabham March 87C, #15 16 1h 40m 33.34s 0 Galles Racing
3 Al Unser jr March 87C, #30 14 1h 41m 21.13s 0 Shierson Racing
4 Arie Luyendyk March 87C, #71 12 1h 41m 49.93s 0 Hemelgarn Racing
5 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #3 10 49 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 John Andretti March 87C, #33 8 49 laps 0 Mike Curb Racing
7 Roberto Guerrero March 87C, #4 6 49 laps 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
8 Fabrizio Barbazza March 87C, #12 5 48 laps Out of fuel 0 Arciero Racing
9 Rick Mears March 86C, #8 4 48 laps 0 Penske Racing
10 Jeff Wood Lola T87/00, #23 3 48 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
11 Josele Garza March 87C, #55 2 47 laps Out of fuel 0 Machinists Union Racing
12 Wally Dallenbach jr Lola T87/00, #22 1 45 laps Spun 0 Dick Simon Racing
13 Randy Lewis March 87C, #24 0 44 laps Spun 0 Leader Card Racers
14 Pancho Carter March 87C, #29 0 44 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
15 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 86C, #16 0 42 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
16 Michael Andretti March 87C, #18 0 36 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
17 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 0 36 laps 0 Dale Coyne Racing
18 Emerson Fittipaldi March 87C, #20 0 32 laps Out of fuel 0 Patrick Racing
19 Kevin Cogan March 87C, #7 0 29 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
20 Scott Goodyear March 87C, #56 0 20 laps Turbocharger 0 Gohr Racing
21 Graham Mcrae March 86C, #36 0 18 laps Spun 0 NFW Racing
22 Didier Theys Lola T86/00, #51 0 17 laps Clutch 0 Newman Teamworks
23 Bobby Rahal Lola T87/00, #1 0 16 laps Turbocharger 0 Truesports
24 Johnny Rutherford March 87C, #21 0 14 laps Spun 0 Alex Foods Racing
25 Jeff MacPherson Lola T86/00, #11 0 3 laps Cooling system 0 Galles Racing
26 Derek Daly Lola T87/00, #10 0 2 laps Spun 0 Raynor Motorsports

Qualifying Results for the 1987 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lola T87/00, #5 1m 52.687s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Roberto Guerrero March 87C, #4 1m 53.64s Vince Granatelli Racing
3 Michael Andretti March 87C, #18 1m 54.317s Kraco Racing
4 Bobby Rahal Lola T87/00, #1 1m 54.583s Truesports
5 Danny Sullivan March 86C, #3 1m 55.226s Penske Racing
6 Geoff Brabham March 87C, #15 1m 55.415s Galles Racing
7 Rick Mears March 86C, #8 1m 55.445s Penske Racing
8 Al Unser jr March 87C, #30 1m 55.477s Shierson Racing
9 Emerson Fittipaldi March 87C, #20 1m 55.648s Patrick Racing
10 Kevin Cogan March 87C, #7 1m 55.74s Patrick Racing
11 Derek Daly Lola T87/00, #10 1m 56.056s Raynor Motorsports
12 Arie Luyendyk March 87C, #71 1m 57.095s Hemelgarn Racing
13 Josele Garza March 87C, #55 1m 58.238s Machinists Union Racing
14 Pancho Carter March 87C, #29 1m 58.35s Machinists Union Racing
15 John Andretti March 87C, #33 1m 58.397s Mike Curb Racing
16 Fabrizio Barbazza March 87C, #12 1m 59.169s Arciero Racing
17 Wally Dallenbach jr Lola T87/00, #22 2m 1.007s Dick Simon Racing
18 Jeff Wood Lola T87/00, #23 2m 1.24s Dick Simon Racing
19 Randy Lewis March 87C, #24 2m 1.536s Leader Card Racers
20 Scott Goodyear March 87C, #56 2m 2.637s Gohr Racing
21 Johnny Rutherford March 87C, #21 2m 2.921s Alex Foods Racing
22 Tony Bettenhausen jr March 86C, #16 2m 3.343s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Jeff MacPherson Lola T86/00, #11 2m 3.453s Galles Racing
24 Didier Theys Lola T86/00, #51 2m 6.133s Newman Teamworks
25 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 2m 8.66s Dale Coyne Racing
26 Graham Mcrae March 86C, #36 2m 12.417s NFW Racing

List of all cars for the 1987 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

March 86C

Chevrolet

March 86C

Cosworth

March 87C

Honda

Lola T87/00

Chevrolet

Lola T86/00

Cosworth

March 87C

Chevrolet

March 87C

Cosworth