Caesar's Palace Grand Prix III
Caesar's Palace
1.125 Mile Street Course
178 Laps/200.25 Miles
October 8, 1983

Finish Start Driver Car # Sponsor/Name Chassis Engine Laps Status

Points

1 3 Mario Andretti 3 Newman-Haas Budweiser Lola T-700 Cosworth TC 178 2:17:48 87.182 21
2 1 John Paul, Jr. 12 VDS Penske PC-10 Cosworth TC 178 2:17:50 87.170 17
3 10 Chip Ganassi 60 STP Oil Treatment Wildcat 9B Cosworth TC 177 Flagged 14
4 9 Al Unser 7 Hertz Penske PC-10B Cosworth TC 177 Flagged 12
5 6 Pete Halsmer 66 Arciero Racing Penske PC-10 Cosworth TC 177 Flagged 10
6 5 Pancho Carter 21 Alex Foods Pinata March 82C Cosworth TC 176 Flagged 8
7 24 Roger Mears 9 Machinists Union Penske PC-10 Cosworth TC 175 Flagged 6
8 17 Chris Kneifel 72 C. F. I. Primus Cosworth TC 175 Flagged 5
9 7 Bobby Rahal 2 Red Roof Inns/Cribari March 83C Chevy 173 Flagged 4
10 11 Al Unser, Jr. 17 Coors Light Eagle 83 Cosworth TC 171 Spun out 3
11 14 Josele Garza 55 Schlitz/Machinists Union Penske PC-10 Cosworth TC 170 Broken suspension 2
12 20 Steve Chassey 56 Genesee Beer Wagon Eagle 82 Cosworth TC 168 Flagged 1
13 16 Rick Mears 1 Pennzoil Penske PC-10B Cosworth TC 166 Flagged
14 19 Dick Simon 22 Vermont American March 83C Cosworth TC 159 Transmission
15 26 Tom Sneva 5 Texaco Star March 83C Cosworth TC 150 Fire
16 25 Kevin Cogan 6 Master Mechanic/Caesar's March 83C Cosworth TC 132 Wrecked
17 22 Howdy Holmes 30 Domino's Pizza March 83C Cosworth TC 95 Engine
18 4 Derek Daly 90 Provimi Veal March 83C Cosworth TC 93 Broken drive line
19 15 Michael Andretti 99 Kraco Car Stereo March 83C Cosworth TC 74 Broken gearbox
20 8 Geoff Brabham 18 Kraco Car Stereo March 83P Cosworth TC 66 Lost brakes
21 12 Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. 10 Provimi Veal March 83C Cosworth TC 49 Exhaust shield
22 13 Jeff Wood 98 Landmark Oil Explorations Eagle 82 Chevy 49 Coil
23 18 Desiré Wilson 34 Wysard/Kreepy Krauly March 83C Cosworth TC 31 Engine fire
24 23 Johnny Rutherford 40 Sea Ray Boats Wildcat 9B Cosworth TC 23 Gearbox
25 2 Teo Fabi 33 Forsythe/Skoal Bandit March 83C Cosworth TC 18 Throttle cable
26 21 Scott Brayton 37 SME Cement/Dreisbach March 83C Cosworth TC 6 Broken suspension
                   
-- -- Tom Klausler 48 Mercedes Leasing Schkee DB-6 Chevy -- DQ, rear wing
-- -- Bobby Rahal 2 Red Roof Inns/Cribari March 83C Cosworth TC -- Wrecked practice
-- -- Bob Ward 47 Arizona International Traveler Eagle 82 Cosworth TC -- DNS, too slow

Lap Leaders Total Laps
Mario Andretti 112 19-30, 64, 78-170, 173-178
Pancho Carter 24 40-63
John Paul, Jr. 22 1-18, 31, 77, 171-172
Kevin Cogan 12 65-76
Bobby Rahal 8 32-39

 

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