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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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 #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 40m 46s 0 Penske Racing
2 Wally Dallenbach Penske PC6, #40 160 40m 52s 0 Patrick Racing
3 Johnny Rutherford McLaren M24B, #4 140 67 laps 0 Team McLaren
4 Tom Bagley Penske PC6, #11 120 67 laps 0 Longhorn Racing
5 Gordon Johncock Penske PC6, #20 100 66 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 80 66 laps 0 Interscope Racing
7 Rick Mears Penske PC6, #9 60 66 laps 0 Penske Racing
8 Pancho Carter Lightning ? 1979, #10 50 65 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
9 Bill Alsup McLaren M16D, #41 40 62 laps 0 WASP Racing
10 Larry Rice Lightning ? 1979, #35 30 60 laps 0 Pat Santello
11 John Mahler Bear ? 1979, #92 20 60 laps 0 Intercomp Racing
12 Al Unser Chaparral 2K, #2 10 52 laps Uv joint 0 Chaparral Racing
13 Spike Gehlhausen Eagle 79, #19 5 52 laps Oil line 0 Spike Gehlhausen
14 Steve Krisiloff Lightning ? 1979, #7 5 50 laps Oil leak 0 Fletcher Racing Team
15 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #1 5 41 laps Suspension 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
16 Joe Saldana Lightning ? 1979, #69 5 2 laps Clutch 0 Hoffman Racing
0 Mike Mosley Eagle 79, #36 0 0 All-American Racers
0 Lee Kunzman Parnelli VPJ6C, #21 0 0 Conquest Racing Team

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

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

Lightning ? 1979

Offenhauser

Bear ? 1979

Offenhauser

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth