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1980 Red Roof Inns 150


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 5 of 5
Sunday, July 13, 1980 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH
65 laps on a 2.400 mile road course (156.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:48:04
Average Speed: 86.601 mph
Pole Speed: 101.803 mph
Cautions: 2 for 9 laps
Margin of Victory: 23.05 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1980 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 44   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth6522,177running19300
2 620   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Phoenix / Cosworth6516,428running2240
3 741   Bill Alsup Polaroid Time Zero   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth6412,240running0210
41897   Roger Mears Agajanian-Giuffre   (Grant King)King / Chevy639,203running0180
51234   Vern Schuppan Wysard Motors   (Herb Wysard)Wildcat / DGS617,765running0150
61561   Tom Gloy Lane Sports   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth606,515running0120
7 910   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth585,890running090
81766   Roger Rager Advance Clean Sweep   (Roger Rager)Wildcat / Chevy575,265running075
9 31   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth534,765crash3260
101682   Rick Muther Pacific Coast RacingPenske / Cosworth464,515crash045
11 89   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prune   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth424,265crash030
122047   Phil Caliva Alsup Racing   (Bill Alsup)McLaren / Offy324,015clutch015
13 15   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth273,765suspension08
141043   Howdy Holmes Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Orbiter / Cosworth243,515stalled08
15 211   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth133,265valve128
161337   John Martin J & J Enterprises   (Ross Davis)Wildcat / DGS133,015oil pressure08
171165   Bill Tempero Wood Power Systems   (Bill Tempero)Eagle / Chevy122,890fuel vent06
181438   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)McLaren / Chevy102,765stalled06
192192   John Mahler Parts Washer Service   (Intercomp)Eagle / Offy82,640engine block06
202446   Gary Bettenhausen Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Wildcat / DGS22,515engine06
211921   Tim Richmond Interscope / Panasonic   (Mach I Enterprises)Penske / Cosworth02,390crash05
222342   John Wood UNO / Q95 Starcruiser   (Don Mergard)Eagle / Offy02,265crash05
23 525   Danny Ongais Mergard Enterprises   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth02,202ignition05
242224   Sheldon Kinser Genesee Beer   (Ralph Wilke)Watson / Cosworth02,140engine05

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dick Simon8Vermont American
Tom Bagley40Kent Oil
Joe Saldana59Hoffman Racing
Lee Kunzman75O'Hanlon Racing
Larry Cannon95Kraco Car Stereo
Tony Bettenhausen Jr.98Agajanian-Giuffre

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14747  
48525   #9 spun turn 3 
53542  
55584   #1,82 accident turn 1 
59657  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.8%             Average green flag run: 18.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser11212
  Rick Mears132412
  Gordon Johncock25262
  Rick Mears274620
  Johnny Rutherford476519