1989 Indianapolis 500

The 1989 Indianapolis 500 was the 73rd running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”. The event was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana, United States on Sunday, 28 May 1989. Rick Mears started on pole position and Emerson Fittipaldi was the race winner.

1989 Indianapolis 500 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverChassisEngineTireStartedLapsTotal TimeLaps LedStatusAvg. SpeedPrize Money
120Emerson FittipaldiPenskeChevroletGoodyear32002:59:01.049158Running167.581$1,001,604
22Al Unser Jr.LolaChevroletGoodyear8198+2 laps5Accident$390,453
330Raul BoeselLolaJuddGoodyear91941Running$306,603
45Mario AndrettiLolaLolaGoodyear51931Running$193,853
514A.J. FoytLolaCosworthGoodyear101930Running$177,403
622Scott BraytonLolaBuickGoodyear61930Running$190,903
750Davy JonesLolaCosworthGoodyear311920Running$151,328
829Rich VoglerMarchCosworthGoodyear331920Running$153,203
969Bernard JourdainLolaCosworthGoodyear201910Running$150,153
103Scott PruettLolaJuddGoodyear171900Running$141,053
1165John JonesLolaCosworthGoodyear251890Running$134,103
1281Bill Vukovich IIILolaJuddGoodyear301860Running$147,203
1371Ludwig Heimrath, Jr.LolaJuddGoodyear181850Running$123,803
1433Rocky MoranMarchCosworthGoodyear281810Running$122,503
1510Derek DalyLolaJuddGoodyear241670Running$125,103
1656Tero PalmrothLolaCosworthGoodyear161650Spindle$122,803
176Michael AndrettiLolaChevroletGoodyear2116335Engine$164,353
1886Dominic DobsonLolaCosworthGoodyear291610Drive train$113,003
1915Jim CrawfordLolaBuickGoodyear41350Drive train$119,403
2012Didier TheysPenskeCosworthGoodyear191310Engine$111,503
219Arie LuyendykLolaCosworthGoodyear151230Engine$110,203
2224Pancho CarterLolaCosworthGoodyear321210Electrical$108,503
234Rick MearsPenskeChevroletGoodyear11130Engine$267,903
2425Al UnserPenskeChevroletGoodyear2680Clutch$132,903
2570John AndrettiLolaBuickGoodyear12610Engine$104,503
2618Bobby RahalLolaCosworthGoodyear7580Valve$103,703
277Tom SnevaLolaBuickGoodyear22550Pit fire$106,003
281Danny SullivanPenskeChevroletGoodyear26410Clutch$125,903
2928Randy LewisLolaCosworthGoodyear11240Wheel bearing$101,903
308Teo FabiMarchPorscheGoodyear13230Ignition$113,753
3191Gordon JohncockLolaBuickGoodyear23190Engine$103,703
3211Kevin CoganMarchCosworthGoodyear2720Accident$102,503
3399Gary BettenhausenLolaBuickGoodyear1400Bent valve$101,903