1979 Trenton Champ Cars Race 1 in CART at the Trenton circuit. Full information

1979 Trenton Champ Cars

1979 Trenton Champ Cars is 4th CART race. Passed at the Trenton circuit. Gordon Johncock won the pole position, Bobby Unser won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Al Unser and Gordon Johncock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 67 laps (162 km).

Previous race: 1979 Atlanta Champ Cars
Next race: 1979 Trenton Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Trenton Champ Cars

2nd victory for the Penske Racing team
2nd victory for the Bobby Unser
2nd podium for the Bobby Unser
2nd podium for the Al Unser
2nd podium for the Gordon Johncock

Penske PC7 - 1979 Trenton Champ Cars winner

Penske PC7 - 1979 Trenton Champ Cars winner

1979 Trenton Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Bobby Unser 200 49m 50s 0 Penske Racing
2 Al Unser 160 49m 51.5s 0 Chaparral Racing
3 Gordon Johncock 140 67 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Wally Dallenbach 120 66 laps 0 Patrick Racing
5 Rick Mears 100 66 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Tom Sneva 80 66 laps 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
7 Danny Ongais 60 66 laps 0 Interscope Racing
8 Tom Bagley 50 65 laps 0 Longhorn Racing
9 Steve Krisiloff 40 64 laps 0 Fletcher Racing Team
10 Pancho Carter 30 64 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
11 John Mahler 20 63 laps 0 Intercomp Racing
12 Bill Alsup 10 60 laps 0 WASP Racing
13 Mike Mosley 5 51 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
14 Lee Kunzman 5 24 laps Engine 0 Conquest Racing Team
15 Johnny Rutherford 5 16 laps Valve 0 Team McLaren
16 Larry Rice 5 8 laps Handling 0 Pat Santello
17 Joe Saldana 5 5 laps Engine 0 Hoffman Racing
18 Spike Gehlhausen 5 Oil pressure 0 Spike Gehlhausen

List of all cars for the 1979 Trenton Champ Cars on the Trenton circuit

Lightning ? 1979

Offenhauser

Bear ? 1979

Offenhauser

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Cosworth

McLaren M16D

Offenhauser

Penske PC7

Cosworth

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Eagle 79

Cosworth

Parnelli VPJ6C

Cosworth

McLaren M24B

Cosworth

Eagle 79

Offenhauser

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth