1979 Atlanta Champ Cars - Round 3

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
3
Laps
82
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

45m 40s

250

2

3

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

200

3

3

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

175

4

3

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

150

5

2

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

125

6

8

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

100

7

1

Tom Bagley

11

Longhorn Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

75

8

3

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

80 laps

63

9

5

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

80 laps

50

10

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

79 laps

38

11

2

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

78 laps

25

12

Vern Schuppan

34

Wysard Motor Co

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

74 laps Out of fuel

13

13

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

72 laps

5

14

4

Larry Rice

35

Pat Santello

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

62 laps

5

15

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

52 laps Overheating

5

16

1

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Spike Gehlhausen

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

13 laps Oil leak

5

17

1

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

3 laps Engine

5

18

16

Lee Kunzman

21

Conquest Racing Team

Parnelli VPJ6C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

3 laps Gearbox

5

Circuit - Atlanta

Country

United States

Location

Hampton, Georgia

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.522 (Miles)

First Race

1960 Atlanta NASCAR

3,169

Championships

View

13,969

Results

View

16,067

Drivers

View

9,348

Teams

View

865

Circuits

View