1979 Texas Indycars - Round 2

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
100
Pole
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

1h 32m 36.63s

400

2

6

Gary Bettenhausen

46

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

1h 32m 40s

320

3

11

Larry Dickson

30

Thunder Racing

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser

98 laps

280

4

Cliff Hucul

29

Hucul Racing

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser

98 laps

240

5

10

George Snider

45

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Lola T500B-Cosworth

97 laps

200

6

4

Billy Vukovich

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

96 laps

160

7

2

Todd Gibson

75

Gibson Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

94 laps

120

8

1

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

86 laps Valve

100

9

2

Tony Bettenhausen jr

26

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Chevrolet

81 laps Engine

80

10

3

Jerry Karl

38

William R Compton

McLaren M16B-Offenhauser

76 laps Oil pressure

60

11

1

Dick Ferguson

81

Thunder Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

59 laps Fuel system

40

12

9

Tom Bigelow

43

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Lola T500B-Cosworth

28 laps Accident

20

13

4

Jerry Sneva

57

Crower Engineering

Eagle-Chevrolet

22 laps Piston

10

14

8

Jim McElreath

23

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

19 laps Puncture

10

15

1

Eldon Rasmussen

58

Rasmussen Racing

Rascar-Ford

11 laps Valve

10

16

14

Johnny Parsons jr

15

Lindsey Hopkins Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser

3 laps

10

Circuit - Texas World Speedway

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United States

Location

College Station, Texas

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

First Race

1969 Texas Can-Am

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