1980 Michigan Champ Cars Race 1 in CART at the Michigan circuit. Full information

1980 Michigan Champ Cars

1980 Michigan Champ Cars is 19th CART race. Passed at the Michigan circuit. Bobby Unser won the pole position, Johnny Rutherford won this race. This was his 6th victory. Bobby Unser and Pancho Carter also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 100 laps (322 km).

Previous race: 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars
Next race: 1980 Watkins Glen Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 Michigan Champ Cars

5th victory for the Chaparral Racing team
6th victory for the Johnny Rutherford
11th podium for the Johnny Rutherford
12th podium for the Bobby Unser
1st podium for the Pancho Carter

Chaparral 2K - 1980 Michigan Champ Cars winner

Chaparral 2K - 1980 Michigan Champ Cars winner

1980 Michigan Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnny Rutherford 400 1h 20m 48s 0 Chaparral Racing
2 Bobby Unser 320 1h 21m 1.25s 0 Penske Racing
3 Pancho Carter 280 1h 21m 6.2s 0 Alex Foods Racing
4 Rick Mears 240 1h 21m 17s 0 Penske Racing
5 Gordon Johncock 200 99 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Tom Sneva 160 99 laps 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
7 Al Unser 120 99 laps 0 Longhorn Racing
8 Tom Bagley 100 98 laps 0 Patrick Racing
9 Gary Bettenhausen 80 98 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
10 Bill Alsup 60 98 laps 0 Alsup Racing
11 Howdy Holmes 40 96 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
12 Spike Gehlhausen 20 96 laps 0 Fletcher Racing Team
13 Dick Ferguson 10 96 laps 0 O'Hanlon Racing Team
14 Dennis Firestone 10 96 laps 0 Scientific Drilling Controls Racing
15 Jerry Karl 10 94 laps 0 William R Compton
16 Sheldon Kinser 10 94 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
17 Bill Tempero 8 92 laps 0 Bill Tempero
18 Dick Simon 8 78 laps Engine 0 Vollstedt Enterprises
19 John Martin 8 77 laps Valve 0 J&J Enterprises
20 Larry Cannon 8 45 laps Accident 0 Kraco Racing
21 Danny Ongais 6 29 laps Engine 0 Interscope Racing
22 Johnny Parsons jr 6 13 laps Water pipe 0 Lindsey Hopkins Racing
23 Joe Saldana 6 13 laps Con rod 0 Hoffman Racing
24 Roger Rager 6 9 laps Oil leak 0 Roger Rager
25 Rick Muther 4 5 laps Steering 0 Pacific Coast Racing
26 Tim Richmond 4 4 laps Accident 0 MACH 1 Racing

List of all cars for the 1980 Michigan Champ Cars on the Michigan circuit

Longhorn LR01

Cosworth

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Watson ? 1980

Cosworth

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Eagle ? 1980

Chevrolet

Wildcat Mk4

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth

McLaren M24

Chevrolet

Vollstedt ? 1980

Offenhauser

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Lightning ? 1980

Offenhauser

Lola T500

Cosworth TC

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk2

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk3

Chevrolet