1978 Pocono 500 - Round 8

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
200
Pole
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

9

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth

3h 30m 52.78s

1000

2

1

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth

200 laps

800

3

1

Tom Sneva

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

200 laps

700

4

8

Wally Dallenbach

6

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth

198 laps

600

5

9

Larry Dickson

80

RP Racing

Penske PC5-Cosworth

196 laps Cylinder head

500

6

10

George Snider

84

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

196 laps

400

7

15

Mike Mosley

78

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

193 laps

300

8

4

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

190 laps Engine

250

9

20

Al Loquasto

92

Vatis Enterprises

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

189 laps

200

10

1

Pancho Carter

8

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth

188 laps Gearbox

150

11

12

Larry Cannon

85

Fiore Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser

188 laps Engine

100

12

15

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

185 laps

50

13

5

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M24-Cosworth

175 laps Transmission

25

14

9

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

165 laps Piston

25

15

3

Tom Bigelow

43

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser

161 laps

25

16

8

Jerry Sneva

30

Thunder Racing

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

159 laps Turbocharger

25

17

2

Cliff Hucul

29

Longhorn Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser

158 laps Fuel pump

20

18

10

Jerry Karl

38

Bentzel Construction

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

149 laps Engine

20

19

18

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

130 laps Transmission

20

20

13

Bobby Unser

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Cosworth

116 laps Suspension

20

21

4

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 73-Offenhauser

112 laps Valve

15

22

11

Johnny Parsons jr

16

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

83 laps Overheating

15

23

17

Mario Andretti

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

73 laps Gearbox

15

24

8

Phil Threshie

87

Fiore Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

63 laps Engine

15

25

Jim McElreath

26

McElreath Racing

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

58 laps Accident

10

26

11

Tom Bagley

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

55 laps Accident

10

27

1

Bubby Jones

18

Longhorn Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

52 laps Turbocharger

10

28

3

Billy Vukovich

81

Wayne Woodward

Eagle-Offenhauser

52 laps Piston

10

29

1

Gary Bettenhausen

98

JC Agajanian

King-Offenhauser

46 laps Stalled

5

30

9

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

36 laps Piston

5

31

11

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

34 laps Valve

5

32

19

Steve Krisiloff

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

13 laps Accident

5

33

Lee Kunzman

90

Art Sugai

Fox-Offenhauser

1 laps Oil pressure

5

Circuit - Pocono

Country

United States

Location

Blakeslee, Pennsylvania

Type

Paved oval

Length

2.5 (Miles)

Record

Ryan Briscoe (Dallara DW12-Chevrolet), 40.9009s, 220.045 mph, Indycars, 2014

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