1989 Phoenix Champ Cars in CART at the Phoenix circuit. Full information

1989 Phoenix Champ Cars

1989 Phoenix Champ Cars is 141st CART race. Passed at the Phoenix circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position and this race. Al Unser, Jr. and Danny Sullivan also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (322 km).

Previous race: 1988 Miami Champ Cars
Next race: 1989 Long Beach Grand Prix
Race Start: 9th April 1989

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Phoenix Champ Cars

43rd victory for the Penske Racing team
20th victory for the Rick Mears
53rd podium for the Rick Mears
27th podium for the Al Unser, Jr.
27th podium for the Danny Sullivan

Penske PC18 - 1989 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

Penske PC18 #4 - 1989 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

1989 Phoenix Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 22 1h 35m 9.205s 0 Penske Racing
2 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T89/00, #2 16 199 laps 0 Galles Racing
3 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 14 199 laps 0 Penske Racing
4 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 12 199 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
5 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC17, #20 10 199 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 8 198 laps 0 Porsche Motorsports
7 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 6 195 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
8 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 5 195 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
9 Ludwig Heimrath jr Lola T89/00, #71 4 193 laps 0 Hemelgarn Racing
10 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 3 191 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
11 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 2 189 laps 0 Truesports
12 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 1 189 laps 0 Raynor Motorsports
13 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 0 186 laps 0 Teamkar International
14 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 0 184 laps 0 Shierson Racing
15 Scott Brayton Lola T89/00, #22 0 145 laps Engine 0 Dick Simon Racing
16 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 0 135 laps Fire 0 Protofab Racing
17 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 0 111 laps Vibration 0 Dick Simon Racing
18 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 0 83 laps Accident 0 Kraco Racing
19 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 0 80 laps Accident 0 Andale Racing
20 Didier Theys Penske PC17, #12 0 63 laps Accident 0 Arciero Racing
21 Jean-Pierre Frey Lola T88/00, #50 0 47 laps Black flagged 0 Euromotorsport
22 AJ Foyt jr Lola T89/00, #14 0 42 laps Exhausts 0 Gilmore Racing Team
23 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 0 30 laps Accident 0 Bayside Motorsports
24 Guido Dacco Lola T88/00, #19 0 23 laps Oil leak 0 Dale Coyne Racing
0 Steve Saleen, Tom Sneva March 88C, #59 0 0 Vince Granatelli Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Phoenix Champ Cars on the Phoenix circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rick Mears Penske PC18, #4 21.617s Penske Racing
2 Danny Sullivan Penske PC18, #1 21.956s Penske Racing
3 Dominic Dobson Lola T88/00, #86 22.232s Bayside Motorsports
4 Mario Andretti Lola T89/00, #5 22.237s Newman-Haas Racing
5 Bobby Rahal Lola T89/00, #18 22.303s Kraco Racing
6 Al Unser, Jr. Lola T89/00, #2 22.305s Galles Racing
7 Michael Andretti Lola T89/00, #6 22.443s Newman-Haas Racing
8 Teo Fabi March 89P, #8 22.469s Porsche Motorsports
9 Raul Boesel Lola T89/00, #30 22.522s Shierson Racing
10 Emerson Fittipaldi Penske PC17, #20 22.556s Patrick Racing
11 Scott Brayton Lola T89/00, #22 22.601s Dick Simon Racing
12 Arie Luyendyk Lola T89/00, #7 22.672s Dick Simon Racing
13 Pancho Carter Lola T89/00, #29 23.064s Leader Card Racers
14 Kevin Cogan March 88C, #11 23.097s Machinists Union Racing
15 John Jones Lola T89/00, #65 23.101s Protofab Racing
16 Tom Sneva Lola T88/00, #9 23.156s Vince Granatelli Racing
17 Derek Daly Lola T89/00, #10 23.206s Raynor Motorsports
18 Scott Pruett Lola T89/00, #3 23.244s Truesports
19 AJ Foyt jr Lola T89/00, #14 23.285s Gilmore Racing Team
20 Randy Lewis Lola T89/00, #28 23.404s Teamkar International
21 Didier Theys Penske PC17, #12 23.498s Arciero Racing
22 Ludwig Heimrath jr Lola T89/00, #71 23.572s Hemelgarn Racing
23 Bernard Jourdain Lola T89/00, #69 23.698s Andale Racing
24 Jean-Pierre Frey Lola T88/00, #50 24.794s Euromotorsport
25 Guido Dacco, Steve Saleen Lola T88/00, #19 24.846s Dale Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1989 Phoenix Champ Cars on the Phoenix circuit

Lola T88/00

Cosworth

Penske PC17

Chevrolet

Penske PC18

Chevrolet

March 89P

Porsche

March 88C

Cosworth

Lola T89/00

Chevrolet

Lola T89/00

Cosworth

Penske PC17

Cosworth