1988 Michigan 500 in CART at the Michigan circuit. Full information

1988 Michigan 500

1988 Michigan 500 is 134th CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position, Danny Sullivan won this race. This was his 9th victory. Bobby Rahal and Michael Andretti also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1988 Meadowlands Champ Cars
Next race: 1988 Pocono 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1988 Michigan 500

40th victory for the Penske Racing team
9th victory for the Danny Sullivan
24th podium for the Danny Sullivan
40th podium for the Bobby Rahal
22nd podium for the Michael Andretti

Penske PC17 - 1988 Michigan 500 winner

Penske PC17 #9 - 1988 Michigan 500 winner

1988 Michigan 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Danny Sullivan Penske PC17, #9 20 2h 46m 3.82s 0 Penske Racing
2 Bobby Rahal Lola T88/00, #1 16 249 laps 0 Truesports
3 Michael Andretti Lola T88/00, #18 14 247 laps 0 Kraco Racing
4 Tony Bettenhausen jr Lola T87/00, #16 12 240 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
5 Phil Krueger March 86C, #77 10 239 laps 0 US Engineering
6 Gordon Johncock Lola T88/00, #85 8 237 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
7 Dick Simon Lola T88/00, #22 6 227 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
8 John Jones March 88C, #12 5 221 laps 0 Arciero Racing
9 Al Unser Penske PC17, #60 4 216 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
10 Scott Atchison March 86C, #55 3 214 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
11 Raul Boesel Lola T88/00, #30 2 211 laps Engine 0 Shierson Racing
12 Mario Andretti Lola T88/00, #6 1 180 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
13 Rick Mears Penske PC17, #5 2 177 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
14 Randy Lewis Lola T88/00, #24 0 174 laps Engine 0 Leader Card Racers
15 Rich Vogler March 87C, #11 0 157 laps Engine 0 Machinists Union Racing
16 Derek Daly Lola T88/00, #10 0 135 laps Accident 0 Raynor Motorsports
17 Bill Vukovich III March 88C, #56 0 129 laps Oil leak 0 Gohr Racing
18 Johnny Rutherford Lola T88/00, #14 0 129 laps Fire 0 AJ Foyt Enterprises
19 Emerson Fittipaldi Lola T87/00, #20 0 121 laps Electrics 0 Patrick Racing
20 Roberto Guerrero Lola T88/00, #2 0 99 laps Engine 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
21 Al Unser jr March 88C, #3 0 99 laps Water pipe 0 Galles Racing
22 Tom Sneva Lola T88/00, #71 0 93 laps Engine 0 Hemelgarn Racing
23 Howdy Holmes March 88C, #21 0 85 laps Driver exhaustion 0 Alex Foods Racing
24 John Andretti Lola T88/00, #98 0 60 laps Overheating 0 Mike Curb Racing
25 Teo Fabi March 88C, #8 0 56 laps Mechanical 0 Porsche Motorsports
26 Scott Brayton Lola T88/00, #91 0 56 laps Engine 0 Hemelgarn Racing
27 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 0 12 laps Oil pressure 0 Dale Coyne Racing
28 Arie Luyendyk Lola T88/00, #7 0 7 laps Engine 0 Dick Simon Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1988 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rick Mears Penske PC17, #5 32.963s Penske Racing
2 Al Unser Penske PC17, #60 33.384s Penske Racing
3 Mario Andretti Lola T88/00, #6 33.384s Newman-Haas Racing
4 Bobby Rahal Lola T88/00, #1 33.477s Truesports
5 Danny Sullivan Penske PC17, #9 33.477s Penske Racing
6 Al Unser jr March 88C, #3 33.544s Galles Racing
7 Emerson Fittipaldi Lola T87/00, #20 33.629s Patrick Racing
8 Derek Daly Lola T88/00, #10 33.722s Raynor Motorsports
9 Gordon Johncock Lola T88/00, #85 33.764s Hemelgarn Racing
10 Raul Boesel Lola T88/00, #30 33.988s Shierson Racing
11 Arie Luyendyk Lola T88/00, #7 34.051s Dick Simon Racing
12 Teo Fabi March 88C, #8 34.299s Porsche Motorsports
13 Johnny Rutherford Lola T88/00, #14 34.46s AJ Foyt Enterprises
14 Michael Andretti Lola T88/00, #18 34.493s Kraco Racing
15 Tom Sneva Lola T88/00, #71 34.613s Hemelgarn Racing
16 Roberto Guerrero Lola T88/00, #2 34.633s Vince Granatelli Racing
17 Dick Simon Lola T88/00, #22 34.746s Dick Simon Racing
18 Tony Bettenhausen jr Lola T87/00, #16 34.76s Bettenhausen Motorsports
19 John Andretti Lola T88/00, #98 34.888s Mike Curb Racing
20 Scott Brayton Lola T88/00, #91 34.974s Hemelgarn Racing
21 Rich Vogler March 87C, #11 35.23s Machinists Union Racing
22 Phil Krueger March 86C, #77 35.388s US Engineering
23 Bill Vukovich III March 88C, #56 35.508s Gohr Racing
24 Randy Lewis Lola T88/00, #24 35.705s Leader Card Racers
25 Scott Atchison March 86C, #55 35.705s Machinists Union Racing
26 John Jones March 88C, #12 36.355s Arciero Racing
27 Howdy Holmes March 88C, #21 35.124s Alex Foods Racing
28 Dale Coyne March 86C, #19 Oil pressure Dale Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1988 Michigan 500 on the Michigan circuit

Penske PC17

Chevrolet

March 88C

Porsche

Lola T88/00

Chevrolet

March 87C

Cosworth

Lola T88/00

Cosworth

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

March 86C

Cosworth

March 88C

Chevrolet

March 88C

Cosworth

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

Lola T87/00

Chevrolet