1978 Ontario Indycars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
80
Pole
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

1h 13m 42.33s

400

2

1

Tom Sneva

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

1h 13m 49.5s

320

3

2

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth

80 laps

280

4

5

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

80 laps

240

5

8

Larry Dickson

80

RP Racing

Penske PC5-Cosworth

79 laps

200

6

5

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

79 laps

160

7

10

Tom Bigelow

43

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser

78 laps

120

8

11

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

76 laps

100

9

2

Wally Dallenbach

6

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth

75 laps

80

10

6

Bobby Olivero

78

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

75 laps

60

11

4

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M24-Offenhauser

71 laps

40

12

6

Gary Bettenhausen

98

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

56 laps

20

13

10

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth

47 laps Valve

10

14

4

Steve Krisiloff

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser

41 laps Valve

10

15

13

Mario Andretti

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

35 laps Engine

10

16

7

Bobby Unser

48

All-American Racers

Lightning-Cosworth

25 laps Engine

10

17

3

Tom Bagley

22

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

24 laps Piston

8

18

6

Johnny Parsons jr

16

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

8 laps Upright

8

19

13

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser

7 laps Engine

8

20

1

Roger McCluskey

74

Hodgson Racing

Eagle 76-AMC

5 laps Valve

8

21

1

Jerry Karl

27

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

4 laps Oil pressure

6

22

2

Bob Harkey

99

Joe Hunt

Eagle-Offenhauser

2 laps Fuel pump

6

23

15

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

2 laps Engine

6

24

Chuck Gurney

57

Crower Engineering

Eagle-Offenhauser

Upright

6

Circuit - Ontario

Country

United States

Location

Ontario, California

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Pedro Rodriguez (BRM P160), 1m42.777, 111.852 mph, F1, 1971

First Race

1970 California 500

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