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

1980 Phoenix Champ Cars

1980 Phoenix Champ Cars is 25th CART race. Passed at the Phoenix circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, Tom Sneva won this race. This was his 1st victory. Mario Andretti and Gary Bettenhausen also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 150 laps (241 km).

Previous race: 1980 Mexico City Champ Cars
Next race: 1981 Phoenix Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 Phoenix Champ Cars

1st victory for the Sugaripe Prune Racing Team team
1st victory for the Tom Sneva
8th podium for the Tom Sneva
3rd podium for the Mario Andretti
2nd podium for the Gary Bettenhausen

Phoenix 80 - 1980 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

Phoenix 80 - 1980 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

1980 Phoenix Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Tom Sneva 300 1h 30m 4s 0 Sugaripe Prune Racing Team
2 Mario Andretti 240 1h 30m 13.1s 0 Penske Racing
3 Gary Bettenhausen 210 146 laps 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
4 Sheldon Kinser 180 146 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
5 Dennis Firestone 150 145 laps 0 Scientific Drilling Controls Racing
6 Pete Halsmer 120 145 laps 0 Wysard Motor Co
7 Rick Mears 90 143 laps 0 Penske Racing
8 Herm Johnson 75 143 laps 0 Cliff-Menard Racing
9 Jerry Karl 60 130 laps Engine 0 William R Compton
10 Roger Rager 45 110 laps Transmission 0 Roger Rager
11 Bill Tempero 30 30 laps Gearbox 0 Bill Tempero
12 Billy Vukovich 15 97 laps Engine 0 Leader Card Racers
13 Johnny Rutherford 8 71 laps Mechanical 0 Chaparral Racing
14 Jerry Miller 8 65 laps Black flagged 0 Grant King Racers
15 Al Unser 8 54 laps Accident 0 Longhorn Racing
16 Tom Bagley 8 53 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
17 Billy Engelhart 6 53 laps Accident 0 Beaudoin Racing
18 Larry Cannon 6 50 laps Oil pressure 0 Kraco Racing
19 Pancho Carter 6 49 laps Oil system 0 Alex Foods Racing
20 Greg Leffler 6 26 laps Accident 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
21 Bill Alsup 5 23 laps Accident 0 Alsup Racing
22 Larry Dickson 5 22 laps Fuel pump 0 Machinists Union Racing
23 Jerry Sneva 5 8 laps Brakes 0 O'Hanlon Racing Team
24 Gordon Johncock 5 7 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
25 Dick Simon 3 1 laps Engine 0 Vollstedt Enterprises

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

Lightning ? 1980

Offenhauser

Wildcat Mk1

Offenhauser

Penske PC6

Cosworth

Orbitor Mk1

Cosworth

Phoenix 80

Cosworth

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Longhorn LR01

Cosworth

Lola T500

Cosworth TC

McLaren M24

Cosworth

King ? 1980

Chevrolet

Eagle ? 1980

Offenhauser

Vollstedt ? 1980

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1980

Chevrolet

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

IAM 001

Chevrolet

Watson ? 1980

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk3

Chevrolet

Penske PC9

Cosworth