1989 Indianapolis 500 in CART at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1989 Indianapolis 500

1989 Indianapolis 500 is 143rd CART race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position, Emerson Fittipaldi won this race. This was his 7th victory. Al Unser jr and Raul Boesel also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1989 Long Beach Grand Prix
Next race: 1989 Milwaukee Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Indianapolis 500

14th victory for the Patrick Racing team
7th victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
19th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
29th podium for the Al Unser jr
1st podium for the Raul Boesel

1989 Indianapolis 500

1989 Indianapolis 500

Penske PC18 - 1989 Indianapolis 500 winner

Penske PC18 - 1989 Indianapolis 500 winner

1989 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 21 2h 59m 1.04s 0 Patrick Racing
2 Al Unser jr 16 198 laps Accident 0 Galles Racing
3 Raul Boesel 14 194 laps 0 Shierson Racing
4 Mario Andretti 12 193 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
5 AJ Foyt jr 10 193 laps 0 Gilmore Racing Team
6 Scott Brayton 8 193 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
7 Davy Jones 6 192 laps 0 Euromotorsport
8 Rich Vogler 5 192 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
9 Bernard Jourdain 4 191 laps 0 Andale Racing
10 Scott Pruett 3 190 laps 0 Truesports
11 John Jones 2 189 laps 0 Protofab Racing
12 Bill Vukovich III 1 186 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
13 Ludwig Heimrath jr 0 185 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
14 Rocky Moran 0 181 laps 0 Gilmore Racing Team
15 Derek Daly 0 167 laps 0 Raynor Motorsports
16 Tero Palmroth 0 165 laps Spindle 0 Gohr Racing
17 Michael Andretti 0 163 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
18 Dominic Dobson 0 161 laps 0 Bayside Motorsports
19 Jim Crawford 0 135 laps Drive train 0 King Racing
20 Didier Theys 0 131 laps Engine 0 Arciero Racing
21 Arie Luyendyk 0 123 laps Engine 0 Dick Simon Racing
22 Pancho Carter 0 121 laps Electrics 0 Leader Card Racers
23 Rick Mears 1 113 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
24 Al Unser 0 68 laps Clutch 0 Penske Racing
25 John Andretti 0 61 laps Engine 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
26 Bobby Rahal 0 58 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
27 Tom Sneva 0 55 laps Fire 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
28 Danny Sullivan 0 41 laps Clutch 0 Penske Racing
29 Randy Lewis 0 24 laps Wheel bearing 0 Teamkar International
30 Teo Fabi 0 23 laps Ignition 0 Porsche Motorsports
31 Gordon Johncock 0 19 laps Engine 0 Hemelgarn Racing
32 Kevin Cogan 0 2 laps Accident 0 Machinists Union Racing
33 Gary Bettenhausen 0 Valve 0 Mann Motorsports
0 Johnny Rutherford 0 0 Team Menard
0 Phil Krueger 0 0 US Engineering

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Rick Mears 2m 40.797s Penske Racing
2 Al Unser 2m 41.095s Penske Racing
3 Emerson Fittipaldi 2m 41.922s Patrick Racing
4 Jim Crawford 2m 42.565s King Racing
5 Mario Andretti 2m 43.275s Newman-Haas Racing
6 Scott Brayton 2m 43.296s Dick Simon Racing
7 Bobby Rahal 2m 43.986s Kraco Racing
8 Al Unser jr 2m 44.653s Galles Racing
9 Raul Boesel 2m 44.965s Shierson Racing
10 AJ Foyt jr 2m 45.794s Gilmore Racing Team
11 Randy Lewis 2m 46.286s Teamkar International
12 John Andretti 2m 46.967s Vince Granatelli Racing
13 Teo Fabi 2m 47.004s Porsche Motorsports
14 Gary Bettenhausen 2m 47.263s Mann Motorsports
15 Arie Luyendyk 2m 47.533s Dick Simon Racing
16 Tero Palmroth 2m 48.065s Gohr Racing
17 Scott Pruett 2m 48.26s Truesports
18 Ludwig Heimrath jr 2m 48.32s Hemelgarn Racing
19 Didier Theys 2m 48.919s Arciero Racing
20 Bernard Jourdain 2m 48.931s Andale Racing
21 Michael Andretti 2m 44.553s Newman-Haas Racing
22 Tom Sneva 2m 44.838s Vince Granatelli Racing
23 Gordon Johncock 2m 47.386s Hemelgarn Racing
24 Derek Daly 2m 49.622s Raynor Motorsports
25 John Jones 2m 48.202s Protofab Racing
26 Danny Sullivan 2m 46.646s Penske Racing
27 Kevin Cogan 2m 47.778s Machinists Union Racing
28 Rocky Moran 2m 48.058s Gilmore Racing Team
29 Dominic Dobson 2m 48.547s Bayside Motorsports
30 Bill Vukovich III 2m 46.13s Hemelgarn Racing
31 Davy Jones 2m 48.005s Euromotorsport
32 Pancho Carter 2m 48.171s Leader Card Racers
33 Rich Vogler 2m 48.825s Machinists Union Racing
34 Johnny Rutherford Team Menard
35 Phil Krueger US Engineering

List of all cars for the 1989 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Penske PC17

Cosworth

March 89P

Porsche

March 88C

Cosworth

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

Lola T89/00

Cosworth

Penske PC18

Chevrolet

March 86C

Chevrolet stockblock

March 86C

Cosworth

Lola T89/00

Chevrolet

Lola T88/00

Cosworth

March 87C

Cosworth