1992 Daikyo IndyCar Grand Prix

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Australia   1992 Surfers Paradise
Race details
Race 1 of 16 in the 1992 IndyCar season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date 22 March, 1992
Official name 1992 Daikyo IndyCar Grand Prix
Location Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
Course Temporary Street Circuit
2.794 mi / 4.496 km
Distance 65 laps, 181.610 mi / 292.240 km
Pole position
Driver United States Al Unser, Jr. Newman-Haas Racing
Time 1:38.744
Podium
First Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro Team Penske
Second United States Rick Mears Marlboro Team Penske
Third United States Bobby Rahal Rahal-Hogan Racing

The 1992 Daikyo IndyCar Grand Prix was the opening round of the 1992 CART World Series season, held on 22 March 1992 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Queensland, Australia.

Qualifying results[edit]

Pos Nat Name Team Car Time
1 United States Al Unser, Jr. Galles-Kraco Racing Galmer G92 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 1:38.744
2 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Lola T91/00 Ford XB Cosworth
3 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro Team Penske Penske PC21-92 Chevrolet-Ilmor B
4 United States Bobby Rahal Rahal-Hogan Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
5 United States Rick Mears Marlboro Team Penske Penske PC21-92 Chevrolet-Ilmor B
6 United States Mario Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Lola T91/00 Ford XB Cosworth
7 United States Eddie Cheever Chip Ganassi Racing Lola T91/00 Ford XB Cosworth
8 United States Scott Pruett Truesports Truesports 92C Chevrolet-Ilmor A
9 Canada Scott Goodyear Walker Motorsport Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
10 United States Danny Sullivan Galles-Kraco Racing Galmer G92 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
11 United States John Andretti Racing Team VDS Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
12 United States Scott Brayton Dick Simon Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
13 Switzerland Gregor Foitek Gilmore Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
14 United States Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. Bettenhausen Racing Penske PC20-91 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
15 Italy Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Racing Lola T90/00 Buick
16 United States Ted Prappas P.I.G. Enterprises Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
17 United States Jimmy Vasser Hayhoe Racing Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A
18 Belgium Eric Bachelart Dale Coyne Racing Lola T90/00 Cosworth DFS
19 Philippines Jovy Marcelo Euromotorsport Lola T91/00 Cosworth DFS
20 United States Buddy Lazier Leader Cards Racing Lola T90/00 Buick
21 Canada Ross Bentley Dale Coyne Racing Lola T90/00 Cosworth DFS
22 Italy Nicola Marozzo Euromotorsport Lola T91/00 Cosworth DFS
23 United States A. J. Foyt Walker Motorsport Lola T90/00 Cosworth DFS
DNQ Japan Hiro Matsushita Dick Simon Racing Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Marlboro Team Penske 65 2:20:32.477 3 20
2 4 United States Rick Mears Marlboro Team Penske 65 +2.8 secs 5 16
3 12 United States Bobby Rahal Rahal-Hogan Racing 65 4 14
4 3 United States Al Unser, Jr. Galles-Kraco Racing 65 1 13
5 18 United States Danny Sullivan Galles-Kraco Racing 65 10 10
6 8 United States John Andretti Racing Team VDS 65 11 8
7 2 United States Mario Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 65 6 6
8 9 United States Eddie Cheever Chip Ganassi Racing 64 + 1 lap 7 5
9 15 Canada Scott Goodyear Walker Motorsport 63 + 2 laps 9 4
10 31 United States Ted Prappas P.I.G. Enterprises 62 + 3 laps 16 3
11 39 Canada Ross Bentley Dale Coyne Racing 61 + 4 laps 21 2
12 30 Italy Fabrizio Barbazza Arciero Racing 61 + 4 laps 15 1
13 16 United States Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. Bettenhausen Racing 60 + 5 laps 14
14 50 Philippines Jovy Marcelo Euromotorsport 54 + 11 laps 19
15 47 United States Jimmy Vasser Hayhoe Racing 48 Electrical 17
16 21 United States Buddy Lazier Leader Cards Racing 47 + 18 laps 20
17 1 United States Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 41 Broken header 2 1
18 10 United States Scott Pruett Truesports 23 Transmission 8
19 42 Italy Nicola Marozzo Euromotorsport 22 Electrical 22
20 22 United States Scott Brayton Dick Simon Racing 22 Transmission 12
21 14 Switzerland Gregor Foitek Gilmore Racing 19 Puncture 13
22 19 Belgium Eric Bachelart Dale Coyne Racing 16 Oil pressure 18
23 17 United States A. J. Foyt Walker Motorsport 2 Withdrawn 23
DNS 11 Japan Hiro Matsushita Dick Simon Racing Wrecked in practice

Notes[edit]

  • Average Speed 77.561 mph

External links[edit]


Previous race:
Indy Car Indycar World Series
1992 season
Next race:
1992 Valvoline 200
Previous race:
1991 Gold Coast IndyCar Grand Prix
1992 Daikyo IndyCar Grand Prix Next race:
1993 Australian FAI IndyCar Grand Prix


Coordinates: 27°59′17.9″S 153°25′42.1″E / 27.988306°S 153.428361°E / -27.988306; 153.428361