1978 Phoenix Indycars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
150
Pole
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

1h 17m 4.98s

300

2

10

Steve Krisiloff

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

148 laps

240

3

11

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

148 laps

210

4

18

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

148 laps

180

5

2

Rick Mears

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

147 laps

150

6

19

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

144 laps

120

7

9

Cliff Hucul

29

Longhorn Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser

144 laps

90

8

12

Tom Bagley

22

Leader Card Racers

Eagle-Offenhauser

141 laps

75

9

10

Bobby Olivero

78

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

139 laps

60

10

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth

137 laps Out of fuel

45

11

12

Jerry Karl

87

Fiore Racing

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

133 laps Engine

30

12

11

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

127 laps Clutch

15

13

5

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M24-Offenhauser

125 laps Oil leak

8

14

5

Wally Dallenbach

6

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth

124 laps Out of fuel

8

15

2

Tom Bigelow

43

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser

107 laps Accident

8

16

11

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth

83 laps Valve

8

17

13

Larry Dickson

80

RP Racing

McLaren-Cosworth

81 laps Engine

6

18

10

Bobby Unser

48

All-American Racers

Lightning-Cosworth

80 laps Fuel system

6

19

4

Roger McCluskey

74

Hodgson Racing

Eagle 76-AMC

47 laps Fuel leak

6

20

14

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

44 laps Engine

6

21

4

Gary Bettenhausen

98

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

24 laps Engine

5

22

19

Tom Sneva

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

12 laps Spun

5

Circuit - Phoenix

Country

United States

Location

Avondale, Arizona

Type

Paved oval

Length

1 (Miles)

Record

Tony Kanaan (Dallara DW12-Chevrolet), 19.7379s, 182.392 mph, Indycars, 2016

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