1979 Phoenix Champ Cars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
14
Laps
150
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 13m 3s

300

2

1

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 13m 8.76s

240

3

1

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

148 laps

210

4

14

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

148 laps

180

5

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

147 laps

150

6

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

146 laps

120

7

3

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

145 laps

90

8

1

Spike Gehlhausen

55

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth (Goodyear)

144 laps

75

9

6

Tom Bagley

11

Longhorn Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

144 laps

60

10

4

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

139 laps

45

11

1

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

138 laps

30

12

9

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

136 laps Spun

15

13

4

Herm Johnson

42

Mergard Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

130 laps

8

14

2

Vern Schuppan

34

Wysard Motor Co

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

96 laps Mechanical

8

15

6

Tim Richmond

35

Pat Santello

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

65 laps Oil leak

8

16

3

Larry Cannon

95

Cannon Racing Team

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

44 laps Oil pressure

8

17

9

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

11 laps Turbocharger

6

18

7

Joe Saldana

79

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

4 laps Piston

6

DNS

Dick Ferguson

59

Aero Electronics

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

0

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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