IROC XVI

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1992 International Race of Champions season
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Ricky Rudd (seen in 1998), the IROC XVI champion

The sixteenth year of IROC competition took place in 1992. IROC XVI was the third year the Dodge Daytona was used in competition, and continued the format introduced in IROC VIII. Race one took place on the Daytona International Speedway, race two took place at Talladega Superspeedway, and races three and four ran at Michigan International Speedway. Ricky Rudd won the series championship, and took home $175,000 for his efforts.

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Points Winnings Series
1 United States Ricky Rudd 68.5 $175,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
2 United States Dale Earnhardt 63 $65,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
3 United States Al Unser, Jr. 59 $55,000 CART
4 United States Rusty Wallace 47 $50,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States Harry Gant 46.5 $45,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
6 Australia Geoff Brabham 46 $40,000 IMSA Camel GT
7 United States Davey Allison1 42 $40,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
8 United States Davy Jones 33 $40,000 IMSA Camel GT
9 United States Scott Pruett2 27 $40,000 CART
10 United States Hurley Haywood2 27 $40,000 IMSA Camel GT
11 United States Pete Halsmer 22 $40,000 IMSA Camel GT
12 Netherlands Arie Luyendyk 21 $40,000 CART

Race results[edit]

Daytona International Speedway, Race One[edit]

  1. Dale Earnhardt
  2. Ricky Rudd3
  3. Harry Gant3
  4. Davey Allison
  5. Hurley Haywood
  6. Al Unser, Jr.
  7. Geoff Brabham
  8. Rusty Wallace
  9. Davey Jones
  10. Arie Luyendyk
  11. Pete Halsmer
  12. Scott Pruett

Talladega Superspeedway, Race Two[edit]

  1. Davey Allison
  2. Dale Earnhardt
  3. Ricky Rudd
  4. Davy Jones
  5. Harry Gant
  6. Rusty Wallace
  7. Al Unser, Jr.
  8. Hurley Haywood
  9. Geoff Brabham
  10. Scott Pruett
  11. Arie Luyendyk
  12. Pete Halsmer4

Michigan International Speedway, Race Three[edit]

  1. Geoff Brabham
  2. Rusty Wallace
  3. Ricky Rudd
  4. Harry Gant
  5. Dale Earnhardt
  6. Al Unser, Jr.
  7. Davy Jones
  8. Pete Halsmer
  9. Hurley Haywood
  10. Scott Pruett
  11. Arie Luyendyk
  12. Davey Allison5

Michigan International Speedway, Race Four[edit]

  1. Al Unser, Jr.
  2. Ricky Rudd
  3. Rusty Wallace
  4. Scott Pruett
  5. Dale Earnhardt
  6. Harry Gant
  7. Pete Halsmer
  8. Davy Jones
  9. Geoff Brabham
  10. Arie Luyendyk
  11. Hurley Haywood
  12. Davey Allison5

Notes[edit]

  1. Davey Allison withdrew from the series due to injury after the first two races.
  2. Scott Pruett and Hurley Haywood tied for ninth place in the final championship standings, but the position was awarded to Pruett due to a higher finishing position in the final race
  3. Second place between Harry Gant and Ricky Rudd was a dead heat
  4. Pete Halsmer did not start race two due to injury, and received last place points.
  5. Davey Allison withdrew from the series due to injury after the first two races, and was awarded last place points for the final two races.

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