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The 1992 Molson Indy Toronto was the ninth round of the 1992 CART World Series season, held on July 19, 1992 at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2]

Canada 1992 Toronto
Race details
Race 9 of 16 in the 1992 IndyCar season
DateJuly 19, 1992
Official name1992 Molson Indy Toronto
LocationExhibition Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CourseTemporary Street Circuit
1.780 mi / 2.781 km
Distance103 laps
183.3 mi / 286.4 km
WeatherMainly clear with temperatures reaching up to 23 °C (73 °F)[1]
Pole position
DriverBobby Rahal (Rahal-Hogan Racing)
Podium
FirstMichael Andretti (Newman-Haas Racing)
SecondBobby Rahal (Rahal-Hogan Racing)
ThirdDanny Sullivan (Galles-Kraco Racing)

Contents

ResultsEdit

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

Qualifying resultsEdit

Pos Nat Name Team Car Qual
1   Bobby Rahal W Rahal-Hogan Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 108.505
2   Emerson Fittipaldi W Team Penske Penske PC21-92 Chevrolet-Ilmor B 108.416
3   Michael Andretti W Newman-Haas Racing Lola T92/00 Ford XB Cosworth 108.390
4   Paul Tracy Team Penske Penske PC21-92 Chevrolet-Ilmor B 107.958
5   Mario Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Lola T92/00 Ford XB Cosworth 107.862
6   Danny Sullivan Galles-Kraco Racing Galmer G92 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.717
7   Raul Boesel Dick Simon Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.519
8   Scott Pruett Truesports Truesports 92C Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.509
9   John Andretti Racing Team VDS Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.368
10   Al Unser, Jr. W Galles-Kraco Racing Galmer G92 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.263
11   Scott Goodyear Walker Motorsport Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 107.041
12   Eddie Cheever Chip Ganassi Racing Lola T92/00 Ford XB Cosworth 106.814
13   Stefan Johansson R Bettenhausen Racing Penske PC20-92 Chevrolet-Ilmor B 106.571
14   Scott Brayton Dick Simon Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 106.044
15   Robby Gordon R Chip Ganassi Racing Lola T92/00 Ford XB Cosworth 105.899
16   Brian Till R RAL Group Truesports 91C Judd 105.769
17   Ted Prappas P.I.G. Enterprises Lola T91/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 105.646
18   Christian Danner R EEI Lola T91/00 Cosworth DFS 104.822
19   Jimmy Vasser R P.I.G. Enterprises Lola T91/00 Cosworth DFS 104.521
20   Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing Lola T91/00 Buick 103.849
21   Jon Beekhuis Gilmore Racing Lola T92/00 Chevrolet-Ilmor A 102.576
22   Ross Bentley Edge Superior Lola T90/00 Buick 100.757
23   Jeff Wood Arciero Racing Lola T91/00 Buick 100.690
24   Vinicio Salmi R Euromotorsport Lola T91/00 Cosworth DFS 96.494
25   Éric Bachelart R Dale Coyne Racing Lola T90/00 Cosworth DFS no speed

Starting GridEdit

Row Inside Outside
1   12Bobby Rahal W   5Emerson Fittipaldi W
2   1Michael Andretti W   4Paul Tracy
3   2Mario Andretti   18Danny Sullivan
4   23Raul Boesel   10Scott Pruett
5   8John Andretti   3Al Unser, Jr. W
6   15Scott Goodyear   9Eddie Cheever
7   16Stefan Johansson R   22Scott Brayton
8   6Robby Gordon R   24Brian Till R
9   31Ted Prappas   50Christian Danner R
10   47Jimmy Vasser R   21Buddy Lazier
11   14Jon Beekhuis   39Ross Bentley
12   30Jeff Wood   42Vinicio Salmi R
13   19Éric Bachelart R

Race resultsEdit

FP SP No. Driver Qual C E Laps Status Team Pts
1 3 1   Michael Andretti W 108.390 L F 103 97.898 mph Newman-Haas Racing 21
2 1 12   Bobby Rahal W 108.505 L Ch 103 +20.833 seconds Rahal-Hogan Racing 17
3 6 18   Danny Sullivan 107.717 G Ch 102 Flagged Galles-Kraco Racing 14
4 5 2   Mario Andretti 107.862 L F 102 Flagged Newman-Haas Racing 12
5 9 8   John Andretti 107.368 L Ch 102 Flagged Racing Team VDS 10
6 11 15   Scott Goodyear 107.041 L Ch 101 Flagged Walker Motorsport 8
7 10 3   Al Unser, Jr. W 107.263 G Ch 101 Flagged Galles-Kraco Racing 6
8 15 6   Robby Gordon R 105.899 L F 100 Flagged Chip Ganassi Racing 5
9 12 9   Eddie Cheever 106.814 L F 99 Engine Chip Ganassi Racing 4
10 16 24   Brian Till R 105.769 T J 99 Flagged RAL Group 3
11 13 16   Stefan Johansson R 106.571 P Ch 98 Flagged Bettenhausen Racing 2
12 19 47   Jimmy Vasser R 104.521 L Co 98 Flagged P.I.G. Enterprises 1
13 23 30   Jeff Wood 100.690 L B 95 Flagged Arciero Racing
14 22 39   Ross Bentley 100.757 L B 94 Flagged Edge Superior
15 20 21   Buddy Lazier 103.849 L B 91 Flagged Hemelgarn Racing
16 18 50   Christian Danner R 104.822 L Co 87 Engine EEI
17 14 22   Scott Brayton 106.044 L Ch 67 Engine Dick Simon Racing
18 21 14   Jon Beekhuis 102.576 L Ch 64 Rear wing Gilmore Racing
19 2 5   Emerson Fittipaldi W 108.416 P Ch 61 Electrical Team Penske
20 24 42   Vinicio Salmi R 96.494 L Co 40 Electrical Euromotorsport
21 4 4   Paul Tracy 107.958 P Ch 38 Gearbox Team Penske
22 7 23   Raul Boesel 107.519 L Ch 28 Gearbox Dick Simon Racing
23 17 31   Ted Prappas 105.646 L Ch 18 Engine P.I.G. Enterprises
24 25 19   Éric Bachelart R no speed L Co 8 Crash T3 Dale Coyne Racing
25 8 10   Scott Pruett 107.509 T Ch 3 Crash T3 Truesports

*C Chassis: G=Galmer, L=Lola, P=Penske, T=TrueSports

*E Engine: B=Buick, Ch=Ilmor-Chevrolet, Co=Cosworth, F=Ford J=Judd

All cars utilized Goodyear tires.

Race statisticsEdit

Notes
  • Time of race 1:52:21.00

Point Scoring System:

  • Points are awarded based on each driver's resulting place (regardless of whether the car is running at the end of the race):
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Points 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Bonus Points:

  • 1 For Pole Position
  • 1 For Leading The Most Laps Of The Race

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included.

MediaEdit

TelevisionEdit

The race was carried on same day tape delay flag-to-flag coverage in the United States on ABC Sports and live flag-to-flag coverage in Canada on CBC Sports.

ABC
Booth Announcers Pit reporters
Announcer Paul Page Jack Arute
Gary Gerould
Color Sam Posey
Bobby Unser

RadioEdit

The race was broadcast on radio by the IMS Radio Network.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1992 Molson Indy Toronto weather information". Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ "1992 Molson Indy Toronto". racing-reference.info. racing-reference.info. 19 July 1992. Retrieved 29 September 2016.

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