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1979 Gould Twin Dixie 125 #1


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CART race number 2 of 14
Sunday, April 22, 1979 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
82 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (124.8 miles)

Time of race: 0:47:28
Average Speed: 157.758 mph
Pole Speed: 201.693 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1979 CART results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
161741   Bill Alsup WASP Racing   (Bill Alsup)McLaren / Offy42 overheating05
81611   Tom Bagley Kent Oil   (Bobby Hillin)Penske / Cosworth81 running063
91310   Pancho Carter Alex XLNT Foods   (Alex Morales)Lightning / Cosworth81 running050
11 640   Wally Dallenbach Patrick Racing   (Pat Patrick)Lightning / Cosworth79 running025
181019   Spike Gehlhausen Sta-On Car Glaze   (Carl Gehlhausen)Eagle / Offy12 transmission05
4 220   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Penske / Cosworth82 running32150
15127   Steve Krisiloff Frosty Acres   (Fletcher Racing)Lightning / Cosworth53 transmission05
2 921   Lee Kunzman Conqueste Racing TeamParnelli / Cosworth82 running12200
5119   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth82 running0125
17 336   Mike Mosley Theodore Racing   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Cosworth20 gearbox05
14 425   Danny Ongais Interscope / Panasonic   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth56 fuel line05
1 14   Johnny Rutherford Budweiser   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Cosworth82 running30250
131569   Joe Saldana Snyder Industries   (Hoffman Racing)Lightning / Offy58 fire05
121834   Vern Schuppan Wysard Motors   (Herb Wysard)Wildcat / Offy75 running013
3 51   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth82 running7175
6 72   Al Unser Pennzoil   (Chaparral Cars)Lola / Cosworth82 running0100
7 812   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth82 running175
101477   Salt Walther Dayton-Walther   (Walmotors)Penske / Cosworth80 running038

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford11010
  Gordon Johncock114232
  Johnny Rutherford436018
  Bobby Unser61611
  Tom Sneva62687
  Lee Kunzman698012
  Johnny Rutherford81822

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 460    
2   Gordon Johncock 450   -10  
3   Rick Mears 365   -95  
4   Al Unser 280   -180  
5   Lee Kunzman 260   -200  
6   Bobby Unser 225   -235  
7   Tom Sneva 181   -279  
8   Tom Bagley 138   -322  
9   Mike Mosley 125   -335  
10   Wally Dallenbach 115   -345  
11   Pancho Carter 56   -404  
12   Salt Walther 53   -407  
13   Larry Rice 45   -415  
14   Bill Alsup 35   -425  
15   Vern Schuppan 18   -442  
16   Danny Ongais 13   -447  
17   Steve Krisiloff 13   -447  
18   Joe Saldana 13   -447  
19   Spike Gehlhausen 11   -449  
20   Tom Frantz 8   -452