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. 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
Race Start: 10th June 1979

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 #12 - 1979 Trenton Champ Cars winner

1979 Trenton Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bobby Unser Penske PC7, #12 200 49m 50s 0 Penske Racing
2 Al Unser Chaparral 2K, #2 160 49m 51.5s 0 Chaparral Racing
3 Gordon Johncock Penske PC6, #20 140 67 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Wally Dallenbach Penske PC6, #40 120 66 laps 0 Patrick Racing
5 Rick Mears Penske PC6, #9 100 66 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #1 80 66 laps 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
7 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 60 66 laps 0 Interscope Racing
8 Tom Bagley Penske PC6, #11 50 65 laps 0 Longhorn Racing
9 Steve Krisiloff Lightning ? 1979, #7 40 64 laps 0 Fletcher Racing Team
10 Pancho Carter Lightning ? 1979, #10 30 64 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
11 John Mahler Bear ? 1979, #92 20 63 laps 0 Intercomp Racing
12 Bill Alsup McLaren M16D, #41 10 60 laps 0 WASP Racing
13 Mike Mosley Eagle 79, #36 5 51 laps Engine 0 All-American Racers
14 Lee Kunzman Parnelli VPJ6C, #21 5 24 laps Engine 0 Conquest Racing Team
15 Johnny Rutherford McLaren M24B, #4 5 16 laps Valve 0 Team McLaren
16 Larry Rice Lightning ? 1979, #35 5 8 laps Handling 0 Pat Santello
17 Joe Saldana, Spike Gehlhausen Lightning ? 1979, #69 5 5 laps Engine 0 Hoffman Racing

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

Bear ? 1979

Offenhauser

Parnelli VPJ6C

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

McLaren M24B

Cosworth

McLaren M16D

Offenhauser

Lightning ? 1979

Offenhauser

Eagle 79

Cosworth

Eagle 79

Offenhauser

Penske PC7

Cosworth