1979 Atlanta Champ Cars - Round 13

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
13
Laps
100
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

50m 9s

300

2

8

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

99 laps Out of fuel

240

3

2

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

99 laps

210

4

5

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

99 laps

180

5

2

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

97 laps

150

6

10

Joe Saldana

79

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

90 laps

120

7

4

Herm Johnson

42

Mergard Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

90 laps

90

8

1

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

88 laps

75

9

4

Frank Weiss

50

Intercomp Racing

Manta-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

86 laps

60

10

4

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

79 laps

45

11

6

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

75 laps Engine

30

12

Larry Cannon

95

Cannon Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

54 laps Oil leak

15

13

2

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

52 laps Engine

8

14

8

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

47 laps Rear axle

8

15

11

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

29 laps Magneto

8

16

8

Spike Gehlhausen

55

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth (Goodyear)

8 laps Suspension

8

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United States

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Hampton, Georgia

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Paved oval

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1.522 (Miles)

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