1979 Trenton Champ Cars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
67
Pole
1979 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Bobby Unser

12

Penske Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

49m 50s

200

2

1

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

49m 51.5s

160

3

2

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

67 laps

140

4

3

Wally Dallenbach

40

Patrick Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

66 laps

120

5

1

Rick Mears

9

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

66 laps

100

6

2

Tom Sneva

1

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

66 laps

80

7

3

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

66 laps

60

8

Tom Bagley

11

Longhorn Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

65 laps

50

9

3

Steve Krisiloff

7

Fletcher Racing Team

Lightning-Cosworth (Goodyear)

64 laps

40

10

3

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

64 laps

30

11

4

John Mahler

92

Intercomp Racing

Bear-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

63 laps

20

12

5

Bill Alsup

41

WASP Racing

McLaren M16D-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

60 laps

10

13

4

Mike Mosley

36

All-American Racers

Eagle 79-Cosworth (Goodyear)

51 laps Engine

5

14

3

Lee Kunzman

21

Conquest Racing Team

Parnelli VPJ6C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

24 laps Engine

5

15

10

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

16 laps Valve

5

16

2

Larry Rice

35

Pat Santello

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

8 laps Handling

5

17

1

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

5 laps Engine

5

18

2

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Spike Gehlhausen

Eagle 79-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

Oil pressure

5

Circuit - Trenton

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United States

Location

Trenton, New Jersey

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.5 (Miles)

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