1979 Texas Indycars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
100
Pole
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Parnelli VPJ6C-Cosworth

1h 13m 38.96s

400

2

Tom Bigelow

32

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Lola T500B-Cosworth

100 laps

320

3

2

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

99 laps

280

4

4

Roger McCluskey

44

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Lola T500B-Cosworth

99 laps

240

5

1

Gary Bettenhausen

46

Armstrong Mould Racing Team

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

98 laps

200

6

5

Billy Vukovich

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

97 laps

160

7

3

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

93 laps

120

8

6

Phil Threshie

23

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Cosworth

90 laps

100

9

3

Jim McElreath

26

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

81 laps Turbocharger

80

10

6

Dana Carter

93

Shade Tree Racing

Marathon-Cosworth

42 laps Suspension

60

11

8

Larry Dickson

80

RP Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

32 laps Fuel system

40

12

1

Jerry Sneva

81

Shade Tree Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser

28 laps Oil cooler

20

13

1

Tony Bettenhausen jr

86

Robert LaWarre

McLaren-Offenhauser

18 laps Fuel starvation

10

14

7

Jerry Karl

38

William R Compton

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser

16 laps Piston

10

15

6

Roger Rager

66

Roger Rager

Eagle-Cosworth

15 laps Valve

10

16

1

Cliff Hucul

29

Hucul Racing

McLaren-Offenhauser

1 laps Piston

10

Circuit - Texas World Speedway

Country

United States

Location

College Station, Texas

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

First Race

1969 Texas Can-Am

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