1980 Mexico City Champ Cars

Race Winner
Country
Mexico
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
60
Pole
1980 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Rick Mears

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC9-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 16m 43s

300

2

1

Bobby Unser

11

Penske Racing

Penske PC9-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 16m 50s

240

3

2

Al Unser

5

Longhorn Racing

Longhorn LR01-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 17m 34s

210

4

6

Tom Sneva

9

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

59 laps

180

5

7

Dennis Firestone

18

Scientific Drilling Controls Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

57 laps

150

6

13

Jim McElreath

16

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

55 laps

120

7

10

Sheldon Kinser

24

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Cosworth (Goodyear)

55 laps

90

8

7

Bill Tempero

65

Bill Tempero

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

51 laps

75

9

16

Larry Cannon

95

Kraco Racing

Wildcat Mk1-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

50 laps

60

10

3

Johnny Rutherford

7

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

49 laps Accident

45

11

12

Roger Rager

66

Roger Rager

Wildcat Mk3-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

37 laps Oil leak

30

12

1

Jerry Karl

38

William R Compton

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

36 laps Engine

15

13

9

John Mahler

92

Intercomp Racing

Penske PC6-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

23 laps Engine

8

14

1

Herm Johnson

28

Cliff-Menard Racing

Lightning-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

12 laps Oil leak

8

15

1

Daniel Muniz

88

Daniel Muniz

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

12 laps Engine

8

16

12

Bill Alsup

41

Alsup Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

10 laps Transmission

8

17

4

Juan Carlos Bolanos

91

Intercomp Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

9 laps Engine

6

18

9

Tom Bagley

40

Patrick Racing

Phoenix 80-Cosworth (Goodyear)

9 laps Engine

6

19

13

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Phoenix 80-Cosworth (Goodyear)

7 laps Engine

6

20

Michel Jourdain

85

Shade Tree Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

5 laps Oil line

6

21

3

Phil Caliva

47

Alsup Racing

McLaren M16C-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

3 laps Valve

5

22

14

Pancho Carter

10

Alex Foods Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

2 laps Valve

5

23

9

Dick Simon

8

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

1 laps Engine

5

24

21

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

Accident

5

25

7

Spike Gehlhausen

81

O'Hanlon Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth (Goodyear)

Broken hub

3

DNS

Gordon Smiley

35

Fletcher Racing Team

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

0

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Location

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Type

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