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

1982 Riverside Champ Cars

1982 Riverside Champ Cars is 46th CART race. Passed at the Riverside circuit. Kevin Cogan won the pole position, Rick Mears won this race. This was his 13th victory. Tom Sneva and Johnny Rutherford also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 95 laps (505 km).

Previous race: 1982 Pocono 500
Next race: 1982 Road America Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1982 Riverside Champ Cars

25th victory for the Penske Racing team
13th victory for the Rick Mears
27th podium for the Rick Mears
13th podium for the Tom Sneva
18th podium for the Johnny Rutherford

Penske PC10 - 1982 Riverside Champ Cars winner

Penske PC10 - 1982 Riverside Champ Cars winner

1982 Riverside Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Rick Mears 63 2h 42m 14s 0 Penske Racing
2 Tom Sneva 48 2h 43m 20s 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
3 Johnny Rutherford 42 93 laps 0 Chaparral Racing
4 Roger Mears 36 90 laps 0 Machinists Union Racing
5 Al Unser jr 30 86 laps Fuel feed 0 Forsythe Racing
6 Greg Leffler 24 78 laps Valve 0 Jet Engineering
7 Dick Simon 18 66 laps Accident 0 Leader Card Racers
8 Bill Alsup 15 64 laps Engine 0 Alsup Racing
9 Michael Chandler 12 55 laps Engine 0 Bill Freeman Racing
10 Kevin Cogan 12 50 laps Engine 0 Penske Racing
11 Chris Kneifel 6 50 laps Overheating 0 Metametrix
12 Jerry Karl 3 46 laps Turbocharger 0 McCray Racing
13 Josele Garza 3 46 laps Engine 0 Garza Racing
14 Bill Tempero 3 41 laps Transmission 0 Bill Tempero
15 Bobby Rahal 3 39 laps Cv joint 0 Truesports
16 Howdy Holmes 3 39 laps Engine 0 Shierson Racing
17 Al Unser 3 39 laps Engine 0 Longhorn Racing
18 Tony Bettenhausen jr 3 26 laps Engine 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
19 Pancho Carter 3 25 laps Engine 0 Alex Foods Racing
20 Hector Rebaque 3 22 laps Accident 0 Forsythe Racing
21 Dick Ferguson 0 22 laps Transmission 0 Joe Hunt
22 Herm Johnson 0 15 laps Overheating 0 Team Menard
23 Mario Andretti 0 11 laps Transmission 0 Patrick Racing
24 Pete Halsmer 0 10 laps Engine 0 Arciero Racing
25 Johnny Parsons jr 0 8 laps Transmission 0 Wysard Motor Co
26 Gordon Johncock 0 7 laps Transmission 0 Patrick Racing
27 Vern Schuppan 0 6 laps Engine 0 Kraco Racing
28 Geoff Brabham 0 Engine 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1982 Riverside Champ Cars on the Riverside circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Kevin Cogan 1m 30.365s Penske Racing
2 Mario Andretti 1m 30.963s Patrick Racing
3 Bobby Rahal 1m 31.536s Truesports
4 Rick Mears 1m 31.609s Penske Racing
5 Gordon Johncock 1m 31.979s Patrick Racing
6 Geoff Brabham 1m 32.369s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
7 Al Unser 1m 32.466s Longhorn Racing
8 Pete Halsmer 1m 33.133s Arciero Racing
9 Michael Chandler 1m 33.311s Bill Freeman Racing
10 Al Unser jr 1m 33.655s Forsythe Racing
11 Howdy Holmes 1m 34.079s Shierson Racing
12 Vern Schuppan 1m 34.417s Kraco Racing
13 Tom Sneva 1m 35.324s Bignotti-Cotter Racing
14 Hector Rebaque 1m 35.341s Forsythe Racing
15 Herm Johnson 1m 35.984s Team Menard
16 Johnny Rutherford 1m 36.284s Chaparral Racing
17 Chris Kneifel 1m 36.29s Metametrix
18 Pancho Carter 1m 37.534s Alex Foods Racing
19 Tony Bettenhausen jr 1m 37.623s Bettenhausen Motorsports
20 Josele Garza 1m 38.908s Garza Racing
21 Greg Leffler 1m 40.001s Jet Engineering
22 Johnny Parsons jr 1m 40.812s Wysard Motor Co
23 Dick Ferguson 1m 41.327s Joe Hunt
24 Dick Simon 1m 41.527s Leader Card Racers
25 Bill Tempero 1m 41.681s Bill Tempero
26 Jerry Karl 1m 41.683s McCray Racing
27 Roger Mears 1m 41.862s Machinists Union Racing
28 Bill Alsup 1m 44.609s Alsup Racing

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

Eagle 81

Chevrolet

Phantom ? 1982

Chevrolet

Eagle 82

Cosworth

Longhorn LR01

Chevrolet

Wildcat Mk8B

Cosworth

Penske PC7

Chevrolet

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Longhorn LR03B

Cosworth

Watson ? 1982

Cosworth

March 82C

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Chevrolet

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Eagle 74

Chevrolet

Eagle 82

Chevrolet

Penske PC10

Cosworth