1979 Trenton Champ Cars Race 2 in CART at the Trenton circuit. Full information

1979 Trenton Champ Cars

1979 Trenton Champ Cars is 5th CART race. Passed at the Trenton circuit. Bobby Unser won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Wally Dallenbach and Johnny Rutherford also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 67 laps (162 km).

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Next race: 1979 Michigan 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
1st podium for the Wally Dallenbach
4th podium for the Johnny Rutherford

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 40m 46s 0 Penske Racing
2 Wally Dallenbach 160 40m 52s 0 Patrick Racing
3 Johnny Rutherford 140 67 laps 0 Team McLaren
4 Tom Bagley 120 67 laps 0 Longhorn Racing
5 Gordon Johncock 100 66 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Danny Ongais 80 66 laps 0 Interscope Racing
7 Rick Mears 60 66 laps 0 Penske Racing
8 Pancho Carter 50 65 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
9 Bill Alsup 40 62 laps 0 WASP Racing
10 Larry Rice 30 60 laps 0 Pat Santello
11 John Mahler 20 60 laps 0 Intercomp Racing
12 Al Unser 10 52 laps Uv joint 0 Chaparral Racing
13 Spike Gehlhausen 5 52 laps Oil line 0 Spike Gehlhausen
14 Steve Krisiloff 5 50 laps Oil leak 0 Fletcher Racing Team
15 Tom Sneva 5 41 laps Suspension 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
16 Joe Saldana 5 2 laps Clutch 0 Hoffman Racing
0 Mike Mosley 0 0 All-American Racers
0 Lee Kunzman 0 0 Conquest Racing Team

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