1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars in CART at the Mid-Ohio circuit. Full information

1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars

1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars is 18th CART race. Passed at the Mid-Ohio circuit. Al Unser won the pole position, Johnny Rutherford won this race. This was his 5th victory. Gordon Johncock and Bill Alsup also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 65 laps (251 km).

Previous race: 1980 Pocono 500
Next race: 1980 Michigan Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars

4th victory for the Chaparral Racing team
5th victory for the Johnny Rutherford
10th podium for the Johnny Rutherford
8th podium for the Gordon Johncock
1st podium for the Bill Alsup

Chaparral 2K - 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars winner

Chaparral 2K #4 - 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars winner

1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 300 1h 48m 4.93s 0 Chaparral Racing
2 Gordon Johncock Phoenix 80, #20 240 1h 48m 27.98s 0 Patrick Racing
3 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 210 64 laps 0 Alsup Racing
4 Roger Mears King ? 1980, #86 180 63 laps 0 Grant King Racers
5 Vern Schuppan Wildcat Mk2, #34 150 61 laps 0 Wysard Motor Co
6 Tom Gloy Penske PC6, #61 120 60 laps 0 Penske Racing
7 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 90 58 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
8 Roger Rager Wildcat Mk3, #66 75 57 laps 0 Roger Rager
9 Rick Mears Penske PC9, #1 60 53 laps Accident 0 Penske Racing
10 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #82 45 46 laps Accident 0 Pacific Coast Racing
11 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #9 30 42 laps Accident 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
12 Phil Caliva McLaren M16C, #47 15 32 laps Clutch 0 Alsup Racing
13 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 8 27 laps Suspension 0 Longhorn Racing
14 Howdy Holmes Orbitor Mk1, #43 8 24 laps Stalled 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
15 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 8 13 laps Valve 0 Penske Racing
16 John Martin Wildcat Mk1, #36 8 13 laps Oil pressure 0 J&J Enterprises
17 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #65 6 12 laps Fuel feed 0 Bill Tempero
18 Jerry Karl McLaren M16E, #38 6 10 laps Stalled 0 William R Compton
19 John Mahler Penske PC6, #92 6 8 laps Cylinder block 0 Intercomp Racing
20 Gary Bettenhausen Wildcat Mk2, #46 6 2 laps Engine 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
21 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 5 Ignition 0 Interscope Racing
22 Tim Richmond Penske PC7, #21 5 Accident 0 MACH 1 Racing
23 John Wood Eagle 80, #42 5 Accident 0 Mergard Racing
24 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 5 Engine 0 Leader Card Racers

Qualifying Results for the 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars on the Mid-Ohio circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 1m 24.87s Longhorn Racing
2 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 1m 25.73s Penske Racing
3 Rick Mears Penske PC9, #1 1m 26.04s Penske Racing
4 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 1m 26.47s Chaparral Racing
5 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 1m 26.56s Interscope Racing
6 Gordon Johncock Phoenix 80, #20 1m 28.2s Patrick Racing
7 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 1m 28.61s Alsup Racing
8 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #9 1m 29.26s Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
9 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 1m 29.88s Alex Foods Racing
10 Howdy Holmes Orbitor Mk1, #43 1m 30.07s Armstrong Mould Racing Team
11 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #65 1m 31.51s Bill Tempero
12 Vern Schuppan Wildcat Mk2, #34 1m 32.55s Wysard Motor Co
13 John Martin Wildcat Mk1, #36 1m 33s J&J Enterprises
14 Jerry Karl McLaren M16E, #38 1m 33.62s William R Compton
15 Tom Gloy Penske PC6, #61 1m 34.18s Penske Racing
16 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #82 1m 34.58s Pacific Coast Racing
17 Roger Rager Wildcat Mk3, #66 1m 34.82s Roger Rager
18 Roger Mears King ? 1980, #86 1m 35.15s Grant King Racers
19 Tim Richmond Penske PC7, #21 1m 35.34s MACH 1 Racing
20 Phil Caliva McLaren M16C, #47 1m 35.55s Alsup Racing
21 John Mahler Penske PC6, #92 1m 35.84s Intercomp Racing
22 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 1m 36.43s Leader Card Racers
23 John Wood Eagle 80, #42 1m 51.21s Mergard Racing
24 Gary Bettenhausen Wildcat Mk2, #46 2m 5.64s Armstrong Mould Racing Team

List of all cars for the 1980 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars on the Mid-Ohio circuit

McLaren M16C

Offenhauser

Eagle 80

Offenhauser

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Offenhauser

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Phoenix 80

Cosworth

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Longhorn LR01

Cosworth

Watson ? 1980

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth

Orbitor Mk1

Cosworth

Vollstedt ? 1980

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1980

Chevrolet

Lightning ? 1980

Offenhauser

Penske PC7

Cosworth

McLaren M24

Cosworth

King ? 1980

Chevrolet

Wildcat Mk2

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk3

Chevrolet

Penske PC9

Cosworth