1979 Phoenix Champ Cars - Round 1

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
150
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

7

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 15m 23.016s

300

2

3

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 15m 24s

240

3

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

150 laps

210

4

6

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth (Goodyear)

150 laps

180

5

4

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

149 laps

150

6

1

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

148 laps

120

7

1

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk3-Cosworth (Goodyear)

147 laps

90

8

1

Tom Bagley

11

Longhorn Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

145 laps

75

9

8

Lee Kunzman

21

Conquest Racing Team

Parnelli VPJ6C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

143 laps

60

10

9

Larry Rice

35

Pat Santello

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

143 laps

45

11

10

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

141 laps

30

12

3

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

139 laps

15

13

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

139 laps

8

14

4

Tom Frantz

28

Tom Frantz

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

139 laps

8

15

11

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

128 laps Engine

8

16

5

Steve Krisiloff

7

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth (Goodyear)

63 laps Gearbox

8

17

15

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

43 laps Engine

6

18

4

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Spike Gehlhausen

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

12 laps Water pipe

6

19

3

John Mahler

92

Intercomp Racing

Bear-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

12 laps Engine

6

20

8

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

7 laps Gearbox

6

21

1

Vern Schuppan

34

Wysard Motor Co

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

2 laps Uv joint

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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