1989 Monterey Grand Prix in CART at the Laguna Seca circuit. Full information

1989 Monterey Grand Prix

1989 Monterey Grand Prix is 155th CART race. Passed at the Laguna Seca circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position and this race. This was his 22nd victory. Mario Andretti and Al Unser jr also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 84 laps (299 km).

Previous race: 1989 Nazareth Champ Cars
Next race: 1990 Phoenix Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Monterey Grand Prix

47th victory for the Penske Racing team
22nd victory for the Rick Mears
58th podium for the Rick Mears
51st podium for the Mario Andretti
31st podium for the Al Unser jr

Penske PC18 - 1989 Monterey Grand Prix winner

Penske PC18 #4 - 1989 Monterey Grand Prix winner

1989 Monterey Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 22 1h 58m 29.341s 0 Penske Racing
2 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 16 1h 58m 31.187s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
3 Al Unser jr Lola T89/00, #2 14 84 laps 0 Galles Racing
4 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 12 84 laps 0 Truesports
5 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC18, #20 10 84 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 8 84 laps 0 Kraco Racing
7 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 6 84 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
8 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 5 84 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
9 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 4 83 laps 0 Dick Simon Racing
10 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 3 83 laps 0 Shierson Racing
11 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 2 82 laps 0 Bayside Motorsports
12 John Andretti Lola T88/00, #70 1 81 laps 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
13 Steve Saleen March 88C, #59 0 79 laps 0 Saleen Autosport
14 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 0 79 laps 0 Penske Racing
15 Jon Beekhuis Lola T87/00, #16 0 62 laps Gearbox 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
16 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 0 58 laps Mechanical 0 Teamkar International
17 Didier Theys Lola T88/00, #9 0 56 laps Clutch 0 Vince Granatelli Racing
18 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 0 49 laps Oil line 0 Raynor Motorsports
19 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 0 48 laps Accident 0 Porsche Motorsports
20 Scott Brayton Lola T89/00, #22 0 37 laps Cv joint 0 Dick Simon Racing
21 Fabrizio Barbazza Penske PC17, #12 0 34 laps Gearbox 0 Arciero Racing
22 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 0 29 laps Gearbox 0 Protofab Racing
23 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 0 28 laps Cooling system 0 Andale Racing
24 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 0 26 laps Gearbox 0 Leader Card Racers
25 Roberto Guerrero March 89CE, #21 0 23 laps Spun 0 Alex Morales Autosports
26 Guido Dacco Lola T88/00, #50 0 9 laps Engine 0 Euromotorsport
27 Ken Johnson Lola T88/00, #19 0 6 laps Engine 0 Dale Coyne Racing
0 Rocky Moran Lola T89/00, #14 0 0 Gilmore Racing Team

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 1m 12.348s Penske Racing
2 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 1m 12.704s Penske Racing
3 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 1m 12.808s Porsche Motorsports
4 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 1m 12.921s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 1m 13.206s Kraco Racing
6 Al Unser jr Lola T89/00, #2 1m 13.228s Galles Racing
7 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC18, #20 1m 13.277s Patrick Racing
8 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 1m 13.524s Newman-Haas Racing
9 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 1m 13.64s Truesports
10 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 1m 14.339s Raynor Motorsports
11 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 1m 14.393s Dick Simon Racing
12 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 1m 14.959s Shierson Racing
13 Didier Theys Lola T88/00, #9 1m 15.216s Vince Granatelli Racing
14 Scott Brayton Lola T89/00, #22 1m 15.328s Dick Simon Racing
15 Fabrizio Barbazza Penske PC17, #12 1m 15.336s Arciero Racing
16 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 1m 15.658s Protofab Racing
17 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 1m 15.779s Bayside Motorsports
18 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 1m 15.832s Teamkar International
19 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 1m 15.994s Machinists Union Racing
20 Rocky Moran Lola T89/00, #14 1m 16.434s Gilmore Racing Team
21 Roberto Guerrero March 89CE, #21 1m 16.522s Alex Morales Autosports
22 John Andretti Lola T88/00, #70 1m 16.961s Vince Granatelli Racing
23 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 1m 16.999s Leader Card Racers
24 Steve Saleen March 88C, #59 1m 17.439s Saleen Autosport
25 Ken Johnson Lola T88/00, #19 1m 17.468s Dale Coyne Racing
26 Guido Dacco Lola T88/00, #50 1m 17.686s Euromotorsport
27 Jon Beekhuis Lola T87/00, #16 1m 17.839s Bettenhausen Motorsports
28 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 1m 19.651s Andale Racing

List of all cars for the 1989 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Penske PC18

Chevrolet

March 88C

Cosworth

March 87C

Cosworth

Lola T89/00

Chevrolet

Lola T87/00

Cosworth

Penske PC17

Cosworth

March 89P

Porsche

Lola T88/00

Cosworth

March 89CE

Alfa Romeo

Lola T89/00

Cosworth