1982 Atlanta Champ Cars in CART at the Atlanta circuit. Full information

1982 Atlanta Champ Cars

1982 Atlanta Champ Cars is 39th CART race. Passed at the Atlanta circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position and this race. This was his 11th victory. Gordon Johncock and Danny Sullivan also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 132 laps (323 km).

Previous race: 1982 Phoenix Champ Cars
Next race: 1982 Indianapolis 500

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1982 Atlanta Champ Cars

23rd victory for the Penske Racing team
11th victory for the Rick Mears
23rd podium for the Rick Mears
12th podium for the Gordon Johncock
1st podium for the Danny Sullivan

Penske PC10 - 1982 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

Penske PC10 - 1982 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

1982 Atlanta Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Rick Mears 44 1h 13m 10s 0 Penske Racing
2 Gordon Johncock 32 1h 13m 17.69s 0 Patrick Racing
3 Danny Sullivan 28 125 laps 0 Forsythe-Brown Racing
4 Roger Mears 24 125 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
5 Bill Alsup 20 121 laps 0 Alsup Racing
6 Herm Johnson 16 115 laps 0 Team Menard
7 Jim Hickman 12 107 laps 0 Rattlesnake Racing
8 Al Unser 10 106 laps Fire 0 Longhorn Racing
9 Gordon Smiley 8 97 laps Radiator 0 Fletcher Racing Team
10 Pancho Carter 6 93 laps Overheating 0 Alex Foods Racing
11 Mario Andretti 4 88 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
12 Phil Krueger 2 68 laps Ignition 0 Joe Hunt
13 Hector Rebaque 2 67 laps Engine 0 Forsythe Racing
14 Pat Bedard 2 59 laps Oil pump 0 Brayton Racing
15 Geoff Brabham 2 50 laps Gearbox 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
16 Josele Garza 2 50 laps Engine 0 Garza Racing
17 Tom Sneva 2 43 laps Accident 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
18 Kevin Cogan 2 27 laps Wheel bearing 0 Penske Racing
19 Tony Bettenhausen jr 2 14 laps Oil pressure 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports

List of all cars for the 1982 Atlanta Champ Cars on the Atlanta circuit

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Watson ? 1982

Cosworth

March 82C

Cosworth

March 81C

Cosworth

Orbitor Mk1

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Eagle 74

Chevrolet

Penske PC9C

Cosworth

Penske PC10

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk8

Cosworth

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Longhorn LR03

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk8B

Cosworth

Eagle 81

Chevrolet