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

1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars

1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars is 16th CART race. Passed at the Milwaukee circuit. Gordon Johncock won the pole position, Bobby Unser won this race. This was his 7th victory. Johnny Rutherford and Gordon Johncock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 150 laps (249 km).

Previous race: 1980 Indianapolis 500
Next race: 1980 Pocono 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars

9th victory for the Penske Racing team
7th victory for the Bobby Unser
10th podium for the Bobby Unser
8th podium for the Johnny Rutherford
7th podium for the Gordon Johncock

Penske PC9 - 1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars winner

Penske PC9 #11 - 1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars winner

1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 300 1h 19m 48.36s 0 Penske Racing
2 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 240 1h 19m 54.87s 0 Chaparral Racing
3 Gordon Johncock Phoenix 80, #20 210 150 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 180 147 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
5 Rick Mears Penske PC9, #1 150 147 laps 0 Penske Racing
6 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #9 120 146 laps 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
7 Cliff Hucul McLaren M24, #81 90 145 laps 0 O'Hanlon Racing Team
8 Jerry Sneva Orbitor Mk1, #7 75 145 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
9 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 60 145 laps 0 Alsup Racing
10 Billy Engelhart McLaren M24, #29 45 144 laps 0 Beaudoin Racing
11 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 30 144 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
12 Gary Bettenhausen Wildcat Mk2, #46 15 143 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
13 Dick Simon Vollstedt ? 1980, #8 8 143 laps 0 Vollstedt Enterprises
14 Jerry Karl McLaren M16E, #38 8 141 laps 0 William R Compton
15 Howdy Holmes Lola T500, #43 8 141 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
16 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #65 8 141 laps 0 Bill Tempero
17 Herm Johnson Lightning ? 1980, #28 6 136 laps 0 Cliff-Menard Racing
18 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #82 6 127 laps 0 Pacific Coast Racing
19 Billie Harvey King ? 1980, #97 6 126 laps 0 Grant King Racers
20 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 6 117 laps Engine 0 Longhorn Racing
21 Billy Vukovich Watson ? 1980, #2 5 109 laps Suspension 0 Leader Card Racers
22 Phil Threshie IAM 001, #30 5 106 laps Vibration 0 Machinists Union Racing
23 Tom Bagley Phoenix 80, #40 5 82 laps Differential 0 Patrick Racing
24 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 5 34 laps Engine 0 Interscope Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1980 Milwaukee Champ Cars on the Milwaukee circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Gordon Johncock Phoenix 80, #20 27.377s Patrick Racing
2 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 27.51s Chaparral Racing
3 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 27.55s Longhorn Racing
4 Rick Mears Penske PC9, #1 27.59s Penske Racing
5 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 27.7s Penske Racing
6 Tom Bagley Phoenix 80, #40 28.02s Patrick Racing
7 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 28.05s Alsup Racing
8 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 28.22s Alex Foods Racing
9 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #9 28.37s Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
10 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #65 28.85s Bill Tempero
11 Jerry Karl McLaren M16E, #38 28.96s William R Compton
12 Cliff Hucul McLaren M24, #81 29.03s O'Hanlon Racing Team
13 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 29.25s Leader Card Racers
14 Billy Vukovich Watson ? 1980, #2 29.2s Leader Card Racers
15 Jerry Sneva Orbitor Mk1, #7 29.27s Armstrong Mould Racing Team
16 Gary Bettenhausen Wildcat Mk2, #46 29.45s Armstrong Mould Racing Team
17 Danny Ongais Parnelli VPJ6B, #25 29.46s Interscope Racing
18 Billy Engelhart McLaren M24, #29 29.48s Beaudoin Racing
19 Billie Harvey King ? 1980, #97 29.53s Grant King Racers
20 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #82 29.59s Pacific Coast Racing
21 Howdy Holmes Lola T500, #43 29.61s Armstrong Mould Racing Team
22 Herm Johnson Lightning ? 1980, #28 29.62s Cliff-Menard Racing
23 Dick Simon Vollstedt ? 1980, #8 29.62s Vollstedt Enterprises
24 Phil Threshie IAM 001, #30 29.94s Machinists Union Racing

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

Parnelli VPJ6B

Cosworth

Watson ? 1980

Cosworth

Vollstedt ? 1980

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1980

Chevrolet

Watson ? 1980

Offenhauser

Lola T500

Cosworth TC

March ? 1980

Chevrolet

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Orbitor Mk1

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk2

Offenhauser

Phoenix 80

Cosworth

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Lightning ? 1980

Offenhauser

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

King ? 1980

Chevrolet

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Eagle ? 1980

Offenhauser

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Longhorn LR01

Cosworth

Antares ? 1980

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

IAM 001

Chevrolet