1979 Michigan Champ Cars - Round 8

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
63
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

17

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

48m 40s

250

2

18

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

63 laps

200

3

10

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

63 laps

175

4

3

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

63 laps

150

5

1

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

62 laps

125

6

Tom Bagley

11

Longhorn Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

62 laps

100

7

1

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

60 laps

75

8

2

Joe Saldana

59

Hoffman Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

59 laps

63

9

10

Al Loquasto

39

Spike Gehlhausen

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

44 laps

50

10

5

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

42 laps Engine

38

11

8

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

39 laps Suspension

25

12

5

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

38 laps Accident

13

13

4

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

38 laps Engine

5

14

7

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

20 laps Engine

5

15

3

John Mahler

92

Intercomp Racing

Bear-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

20 laps Engine

5

16

5

Tom Frantz

18

Tom Frantz

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

14 laps Engine

5

17

3

Lee Kunzman

21

Conquest Racing Team

Parnelli VPJ6C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

4 laps Transmission

5

18

2

Steve Krisiloff

7

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth (Goodyear)

4 laps Engine

5

19

4

Dick Ferguson

79

Aero Electronics

Spyder-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

2 laps Piston

5

20

18

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

2 laps Fuel pump

5

21

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Spike Gehlhausen

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

1 laps Piston

4

DNS

Vern Schuppan

34

Wysard Motor Co

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

0

DNS

Tim Richmond

69

Robert J Schultz & Associates

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

0

DNP

Larry Cannon

95

Cannon Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

0

Circuit - Michigan

Country

United States

Location

Cambridge Township, Michigan

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

Record

Adrian Fernandez (Lola T96/00-Honda), 30.767s, 234.019 mph, Champ Cars, 1996

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