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1985 Detroit News 200 CART PPG Indy Car World Series.jpg
Held on September 22, 1985 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI
100 L, 200 M, 321.9 KM - Scheduled Distance

FEATURE RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 3 Bobby Rahal Budweiser March / Cosworth 100 70 running 22
2 7 5 Rick Mears Pennzoil Z-7 March / Cosworth 100 0 running 16
3 6 98 Ed Pimm Skoal Bandit Eagle / Cosworth 100 0 running 14
4 9 18 Kevin Cogan Kraco, Wolff Systems March / Cosworth 99 15 running 12
5 12 2 Tom Sneva Skoal Bandit Eagle / Cosworth 99 4 running 10
6 25 55 Josele Garza Schaefer March / Cosworth 99 0 running 8
7 13 25 Danny Ongais Interscope Racing March / Cosworth 99 0 running 6
8 23 4 Danny Sullivan Miller American March / Cosworth 99 0 running 5
9 14 21 Johnny Rutherford Vermont American March / Cosworth 98 0 running 4
10 4 6 Pancho Carter Valvoline, Buick Hawk March / Cosworth 98 0 running 3
11 11 59 Pete Halsmer Scot Lad Foods March / Cosworth 98 0 running 2
12 18 11 Al Unser Gould Charge March / Cosworth 98 0 running 1
13 10 40 Emerson Fittipaldi 7-Eleven, STP March / Cosworth 98 0 running 0
14 24 56 Steve Chassey Genesee Beer March / Chevrolet 96 0 running 0
15 20 61 Arie Luyendyk Provimi Veal Lola / Cosworth 96 0 running 0
16 22 7 Geoff Brabham Coors Light March / Cosworth 95 0 running 0
17 21 12 Bill Whittington Arciero Racing March / Cosworth 95 0 running 0
18 19 33 Howdy Holmes Jiffy Mixes Lola / Cosworth 95 0 running 0
19 16 22 Dick Simon Break Free March / Cosworth 94 0 running 0
20 4 20 Don Whittington STP Oil Treatment March / Cosworth 86 0 accident 0
21 2 1 Mario Andretti Beatrice Lola / Cosworth 71 0 transmission 0
22 15 37 Scott Brayton Dreisbach & Sons March / Cosworth 70 0 accident 0
23 8 30 Al Unser, Jr. Domino's Pizza Lola / Cosworth 61 0 engine 0
24 17 9 Roberto Guerrero True Value, Master Mechanic March / Cosworth 53 0 header 0
25 5 99 Michael Andretti Electrolux, Kraco March / Cosworth 22 11 electrical 0
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify: Dale Coyne; Gary Bettenhausen; Dennis Firestone

Time of Race: 1h:13:19
Starting Lineup Set By: Time Trials
Fast Qualifier: Bobby Rahal
Preliminary Feature Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{PrelimWinners}}}|{{{PrelimWinners}}}]]
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
Qualifier Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{QualWinners}}}|{{{QualWinners}}}]]
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Scramble Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ScrambleWinners}}}|{{{ScrambleWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory: 0.71 seconds
Average Speed: 163.647 mph
Cautions: 2 for 17 laps - Laps 72-82 #37 accident turn 4, Laps 88-93 #20 accident turn 3
Lead Changes: 6 among 4 drivers - Michael Andretti 1-11, Bobby Rahal 12-16, Kevin Cogan 17-31, Rahal 32-36, Tom Sneva 37-40, Rahal 41-100
Fastest Lap: Unknown/Unentered