1978 Atlanta Indycars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
10
Laps
100
Pole
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Rick Mears

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

1h 3m 43.95s

300

2

3

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth

100 laps

240

3

1

Bobby Unser

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Cosworth

100 laps

210

4

5

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

99 laps

180

5

5

Steve Krisiloff

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

99 laps

150

6

9

Tom Bagley

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

98 laps

120

7

1

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

98 laps

90

8

7

Tom Sneva

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

97 laps

75

9

4

Wally Dallenbach

6

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth

97 laps

60

10

6

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 73-Offenhauser

97 laps

45

11

5

Pancho Carter

8

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth

97 laps

30

12

6

Roger Rager

81

Wayne Woodward

Eagle-Offenhauser

96 laps

15

13

2

Jim McElreath

26

McElreath Racing

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

95 laps

8

14

2

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth

94 laps Out of fuel

8

15

6

Todd Gibson

75

Gibson Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

92 laps

8

16

1

Jerry Sneva

30

Thunder Racing

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

89 laps

8

17

3

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

78 laps

6

18

2

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

62 laps Handling

6

19

Al Loquasto

92

Vatis Enterprises

Eagle-Offenhauser

47 laps Transmission

6

20

13

Johnny Parsons jr

16

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

34 laps Accident

6

21

19

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

11 laps Engine

5

22

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

4 laps Overheating

5

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United States

Location

Hampton, Georgia

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.522 (Miles)

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1960 Atlanta NASCAR

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