1989 Detroit Grand Prix in CART at the Detroit circuit. Full information

1989 Detroit Grand Prix

1989 Detroit Grand Prix is 145th CART race. Passed at the Detroit circuit. Michael Andretti won the pole position, Emerson Fittipaldi won this race. Scott Pruett and Mario Andretti also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 62 laps (249 km).

Previous race: 1989 Milwaukee Champ Cars
Next race: 1989 Portland Champ Cars
Race Start: 18th June 1989

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Detroit Grand Prix

15th victory for the Patrick Racing team
8th victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
20th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
1st podium for the Scott Pruett
48th podium for the Mario Andretti

Penske PC18 - 1989 Detroit Grand Prix winner

Penske PC18 #20 - 1989 Detroit Grand Prix winner

1989 Detroit Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC18, #20 20 2h 2m 11.349s 0 Patrick Racing
2 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 16 2h 2m 40.893s 0 Truesports
3 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 14 62 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
4 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 12 62 laps 0 Porsche Motorsports
5 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 10 61 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 8 61 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
7 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 6 61 laps 0 Bayside Motorsports
8 Roberto Guerrero March 89CE, #21 5 61 laps 0 Alex Morales Autosports
9 Didier Theys Lola T88/00, #91 4 61 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
10 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 3 60 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
11 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 2 60 laps 0 Protofab Racing
12 Guido Dacco Lola T88/00, #19 1 58 laps 0 Dale Coyne Racing
13 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 2 55 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
14 Steve Saleen March 88C, #59 0 51 laps Spun 0 Saleen Autosport
15 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 0 50 laps Accident 0 Andale Racing
16 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 0 50 laps 0 Teamkar International
17 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 0 37 laps Electrics 0 Machinists Union Racing
18 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 0 28 laps Suspension 0 Kraco Racing
19 John Paul, Jr. Lola T87/00, #96 0 27 laps Engine 0 Mann Motorsports
20 Fabrizio Barbazza Penske PC17, #12 0 27 laps Engine 0 Arciero Racing
21 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T89/00, #2 0 26 laps Half shaft 0 Galles Racing
22 James Weaver Lola T88/00, #15 0 20 laps Fire 0 Dyson Racing
23 Tom Sneva Lola T88/00, #9 0 18 laps Accident 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
24 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 0 16 laps Withdrawn 0 Penske Racing
25 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 0 14 laps Electrics 0 Raynor Motorsports
26 AJ Foyt jr Lola T89/00, #14 0 10 laps Overheating 0 Gilmore Racing Team
27 Tero Palmroth Lola T89/00, #71 0 9 laps Electrics 0 Hemelgarn Racing
28 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 0 4 laps Accident 0 Shierson Racing
0 Scott Brayton Lola T89/00, #22 0 0 Dick Simon Racing
0 Dennis Vitolo, Jean-Pierre Frey Lola T87/00, #16 0 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Detroit Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 1m 41.681s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T89/00, #2 1m 42.124s Galles Racing
3 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC18, #20 1m 42.297s Patrick Racing
4 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 1m 42.692s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 1m 43.036s Truesports
6 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 1m 43.24s Kraco Racing
7 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 1m 43.289s Penske Racing
8 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 1m 43.733s Porsche Motorsports
9 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 1m 43.911s Penske Racing
10 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 1m 45.645s Dick Simon Racing
11 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 1m 45.933s Raynor Motorsports
12 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 1m 46.018s Shierson Racing
13 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 1m 46.387s Machinists Union Racing
14 James Weaver Lola T88/00, #15 1m 46.44s Dyson Racing
15 Didier Theys Lola T88/00, #91 1m 46.495s Hemelgarn Racing
16 Fabrizio Barbazza Penske PC17, #12 1m 46.889s Arciero Racing
17 Tom Sneva Lola T88/00, #9 1m 47.171s Vince Granatelli Racing
18 John Paul, Jr. Lola T87/00, #96 1m 47.183s Mann Motorsports
19 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 1m 47.764s Andale Racing
20 Steve Saleen March 88C, #59 1m 47.863s Saleen Autosport
21 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 1m 48.413s Protofab Racing
22 Roberto Guerrero March 89CE, #21 1m 48.623s Alex Morales Autosports
23 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 1m 48.827s Leader Card Racers
25 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 1m 49.387s Bayside Motorsports
26 Guido Dacco Lola T88/00, #19 1m 49.681s Dale Coyne Racing
27 AJ Foyt jr Lola T89/00, #14 1m 50.28s Gilmore Racing Team
28 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 1m 51.045s Teamkar International
29 Dennis Vitolo Lola T87/00, #16 Bettenhausen Motorsports
30 Jean-Pierre Frey Lola T88/00, #50 Euromotorsport
31 Scott Brayton, Tero Palmroth Lola T89/00, #22 Dick Simon Racing

List of all cars for the 1989 Detroit Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

Lola T89/00

Chevrolet

Lola T89/00

Cosworth

Penske PC17

Cosworth

March 89CE

Alfa Romeo

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

March 88C

Cosworth

Penske PC18

Chevrolet

March 89P

Porsche

Lola T88/00

Cosworth