IROC XII

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1988 International Race of Champions
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Al Unser, Jr. (seen in 2011), the IROC XII champion

The twelfth year of IROC competition took place in 1988. IROC XII saw the use of the Chevrolet Camaro in all races, and continued the format introduced in IROC VIII. Race one took place on the Daytona International Speedway, race two took place at Riverside International Raceway, race three ran at Michigan International Speedway, and race four concluded the year at Watkins Glen International. Al Unser, Jr. won his second championship, and took home $211,900 for his efforts.

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

Position Driver Points Winnings Series
1 United States Al Unser, Jr. 66 $211,900 CART
2 United States Terry Labonte 55 $95,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
3 United States Scott Pruett 51 $72,900 SCCA Trans-Am Series
4 United States Bill Elliott 46 $58,900 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States Dale Earnhardt1 45 $51,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
6 United States Geoff Bodine1 45 $49,500 NASCAR Winston Cup
7 United States Al Holbert 39 $35,000 IMSA Camel GT
8 United States Al Unser 38 $34,000 CART
9 United States Chip Robinson 36 $38,000 IMSA Camel GT
10 United States Chris Cord 26 $32,000 IMSA Camel GT
11 United States Bobby Rahal 24 $31,000 CART
12 Colombia Roberto Guerrero 19 $30,400 CART

Race results[edit]

Daytona International Speedway, Race One[edit]

  1. Bill Elliott
  2. Dale Earnhardt
  3. Terry Labonte
  4. Al Unser, Jr.
  5. Geoff Bodine
  6. Al Unser
  7. Al Holbert
  8. Scott Pruett
  9. Chris Cord
  10. Bobby Rahal
  11. Chip Robinson
  12. Roberto Guerrero

Riverside International Raceway, Race Two[edit]

  1. Scott Pruett
  2. Chip Robinson
  3. Al Unser, Jr.
  4. Terry Labonte
  5. Al Holbert
  6. Al Unser
  7. Chris Cord
  8. Bobby Rahal
  9. Geoff Bodine
  10. Bill Elliott
  11. Roberto Guerrero
  12. Dale Earnhardt

Michigan International Speedway, Race Three[edit]

  1. Geoff Bodine
  2. Dale Earnhardt
  3. Al Unser, Jr.
  4. Terry Labonte
  5. Al Unser
  6. Al Holbert
  7. Bill Elliott
  8. Bobby Rahal
  9. Scott Pruett
  10. Roberto Guerrero
  11. Chip Robinson
  12. Chris Cord

Watkins Glen International, Race Four[edit]

  1. Al Unser, Jr.
  2. Terry Labonte
  3. Scott Pruett
  4. Al Holbert
  5. Al Unser
  6. Chris Cord
  7. Dale Earnhardt
  8. Bill Elliott
  9. Chip Robinson
  10. Bobby Rahal
  11. Roberto Guerrero
  12. Geoff Bodine

Notes[edit]

  1. Dale Earnhardt and Geoff Bodine tied for fifth place in the championship standings, but Earnhardt was awarded the position due to a higher finishing position in the final race.

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