1980 Ontario Champ Cars in CART at the Ontario circuit. Full information

1980 Ontario Champ Cars

1980 Ontario Champ Cars is 14th CART race. Passed at the Ontario circuit. Johnny Rutherford won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. Tom Sneva and Gordon Johncock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 80 laps (322 km).

Previous race: 1979 Phoenix Champ Cars
Next race: 1980 Indianapolis 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 Ontario Champ Cars

2nd victory for the Chaparral Racing team
3rd victory for the Johnny Rutherford
6th podium for the Johnny Rutherford
5th podium for the Tom Sneva
6th podium for the Gordon Johncock

Chaparral 2K - 1980 Ontario Champ Cars winner

Chaparral 2K #4 - 1980 Ontario Champ Cars winner

1980 Ontario Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 400 1h 14m 4s 0 Chaparral Racing
2 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #7 320 79 laps 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
3 Gordon Johncock Wildcat Mk4, #20 280 79 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Spike Gehlhausen Penske PC7, #55 240 78 laps 0 Fletcher Racing Team
5 Tom Bagley Penske PC6, #40 200 77 laps 0 Patrick Racing
6 Gordon Smiley Penske PC6, #60 160 77 laps 0 Patrick Racing
7 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 120 77 laps 0 Alsup Racing
8 Dick Ferguson Penske PC6, #23 100 75 laps 0 Sanett Racing
9 Roger Mears McLaren M24, #72 80 74 laps 0 Hodgson Racing
10 Jan Sneva Antares ? 1980, #50 60 71 laps 0 BFM Enterprises
11 Ron Shuman Penske PC6, #75 40 71 laps Spun 0 Stanton Racing
12 John Wood Eagle 80, #42 20 68 laps 0 Mergard Racing
13 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 10 58 laps Overheating 0 Leader Card Racers
14 Herm Johnson Lightning ? 1980, #28 10 51 laps Engine 0 Cliff-Menard Racing
15 Phil Caliva McLaren M16C, #47 10 51 laps Ignition 0 Alsup Racing
16 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 10 45 laps Transmission 0 Longhorn Racing
17 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #15 8 42 laps Fuel pump 0 Bill Tempero
18 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 8 39 laps Fuel pump 0 Alex Foods Racing
19 Mike Mosley Eagle 80, #48 8 36 laps Cylinder head 0 All-American Racers
20 Pete Halsmer Wildcat Mk2, #34 8 33 laps Engine 0 Wysard Motor Co
21 Rick Mears Penske PC7, #1 6 24 laps Fire 0 Penske Racing
22 Ross Davis Wildcat Mk1, #22 6 19 laps Fuel 0 J&J Enterprises
23 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 6 14 laps Radiator 0 Penske Racing
24 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #38 6 14 laps Oil pressure 0 Pacific Coast Racing
25 Joe Saldana Penske PC7, #69 4 3 laps Turbocharger 0 Hoffman Racing

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

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #4 45.731s Chaparral Racing
2 Bobby Unser Penske PC9, #11 46.518s Penske Racing
3 Al Unser Longhorn LR01, #5 46.587s Longhorn Racing
4 Rick Mears Penske PC7, #1 46.588s Penske Racing
5 Tom Sneva McLaren M24, #7 46.64s Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
6 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #10 47.194s Alex Foods Racing
7 Tom Bagley Penske PC6, #40 47.478s Patrick Racing
8 Gordon Johncock Wildcat Mk4, #20 47.982s Patrick Racing
9 Spike Gehlhausen Penske PC7, #55 48.091s Fletcher Racing Team
10 Joe Saldana Penske PC7, #69 48.299s Hoffman Racing
11 Mike Mosley Eagle 80, #48 48.493s All-American Racers
12 Roger Mears McLaren M24, #72 49.579s Hodgson Racing
13 Gordon Smiley Penske PC6, #60 49.659s Patrick Racing
14 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #41 49.883s Alsup Racing
15 Rick Muther Penske PC6, #38 50.517s Pacific Coast Racing
16 Dick Ferguson Penske PC6, #23 50.988s Sanett Racing
17 Bill Tempero Eagle ? 1980, #15 51.751s Bill Tempero
18 Phil Caliva McLaren M16C, #47 51.79s Alsup Racing
19 Sheldon Kinser Watson ? 1980, #24 52.913s Leader Card Racers
20 Pete Halsmer Wildcat Mk2, #34 53.216s Wysard Motor Co
21 Herm Johnson Lightning ? 1980, #28 54.032s Cliff-Menard Racing
22 Ron Shuman Penske PC6, #75 54.287s Stanton Racing
23 Jan Sneva Antares ? 1980, #50 55.104s BFM Enterprises
24 Ross Davis Wildcat Mk1, #22 55.186s J&J Enterprises
25 John Wood Eagle 80, #42 56.385s Mergard Racing

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

Penske PC7

Cosworth

McLaren M24

Cosworth

Parnelli VPJ6C

Cosworth

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Longhorn LR01

Cosworth

Watson ? 1980

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk4

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk2

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1980

Chevrolet

Lightning ? 1980

Offenhauser

Antares ? 1980

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Eagle 80

Cosworth

McLaren M16C

Offenhauser

Eagle 80

Offenhauser