1982 IndyCar season

1982 IndyCar season

Template:American Championship Car season The 1982 IndyCar season, the fourth in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 11 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on March 28 and concluding at the same location on November 6. The PPG Indy Car World Series Drivers' Champion was Rick Mears. Rookie of the Year was Bobby Rahal.

Though it was not officially part of the CART calendar, most of the teams and drivers also competed at the USAC-sanctioned 66th Indianapolis 500. Gordon Johncock was victorious at Indy.

Grands Prix

Rd Race Name Circuit City/Location Date
1 Kraco Car Stereo 150 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona March 28
2 Stoh's 200 Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Georgia May 1
3 Gould-Rex Mays 150 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin June 13
4 Budweiser Cleveland 500 Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland, Ohio July 4
5 Norton-Michigan 500 Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan July 18
6 Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin August 1
7 Domino's Pizza Pocono 500 Pocono International Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania August 15
8 AirCal 500 Riverside International Raceway Riverside, California August 29
9 Road America 200 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin September 19
10 Detroit News Grand Prix Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan September 26
11 Miller High Life 150 Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona November 6

Race results

Rd Name Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 United States Kraco Car Stereo 150 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Rick Mears Report
2 United States Stoh's 200 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Rick Mears Report
3 United States Gould-Rex Mays 150 United States Gordon Johncock Unknown United States Gordon Johncock Report
4 United States Budweiser Cleveland 500 United States Kevin Cogan Unknown United States Bobby Rahal Report
5 United States Norton-Michigan 500 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Gordon Johncock Report
6 United States Tony Bettenhausen 200 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Tom Sneva Report
7 United States Domino's Pizza Pocono 500 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Rick Mears Report
8 United States AirCal 500 United States Kevin Cogan Unknown United States Rick Mears Report
9 United States Road America 200 United States Rick Mears Unknown Mexico Hector Rebaque Report
10 United States Detroit News Grand Prix United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Bobby Rahal Report
11 United States Miller High Life 150 United States Rick Mears Unknown United States Tom Sneva Report

References

See also

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