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1979 Trenton Twin Indy #1


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CART race number 5 of 14
Sunday, June 10, 1979 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
67 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (100.5 miles)

Time of race: 0:46:30
Average Speed: 129.677 mph
Pole Speed: 172.298 mph
Cautions: 5 for 20 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1979 CART results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
13 936   Mike Mosley Theodore Racing   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Cosworth51 engine05
141121   Lee Kunzman Conqueste Racing TeamParnelli / Cosworth24 engine05
171869   Joe Saldana Snyder Industries   (Hoffman Racing)Lightning / Offy5 engine05
161435   Larry Rice S & M ElectricLightning / Offy8 handling05
181619   Spike Gehlhausen Sta-On Car Glaze   (Carl Gehlhausen)Eagle / Offy0 oil pressure05
1 212   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth67 running23200
2 32   Al Unser Pennzoil   (Chaparral Cars)Chaparral / Cosworth67 running0160
3 120   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Penske / Cosworth67 running44140
4 740   Wally Dallenbach Foreman Industries   (Pat Patrick)Penske / Cosworth66 running0120
5 69   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth66 running0100
6 41   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth66 running080
71025   Danny Ongais Interscope Racing   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth66 running060
8 811   Tom Bagley Dairy Queen / Kent Oil   (Bobby Hillin)Penske / Cosworth65 running050
9127   Steve Krisiloff Frosty Acres / Winton Sales   (Fletcher Racing)Lightning / Cosworth64 running040
101310   Pancho Carter Alex XLNT Foods   (Alex Morales)Lightning / Offy64 running030
111592   John Mahler IntercompBear / DGS63 running020
121741   Bill Alsup Tinsley Manufacturing   (Bill Alsup)McLaren / Offy60 running010
15 54   Johnny Rutherford Budweiser   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Cosworth16 valve05

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock14444
  Bobby Unser456723

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 1665    
2   Bobby Unser 1075   -590  
3   Gordon Johncock 1040   -625  
4   Mike Mosley 835   -830  
5   Danny Ongais 773   -892  
6   Johnny Rutherford 735   -930  
7   Al Unser 630   -1035  
8   Tom Bagley 463   -1202  
9   Tom Sneva 411   -1254  
10   Wally Dallenbach 308   -1357  
11   Lee Kunzman 275   -1390  
12   Spike Gehlhausen 171   -1494  
13   Steve Krisiloff 153   -1512  
14   Salt Walther 141   -1524  
15   Pancho Carter 131   -1534  
16   Larry Rice 75   -1590  
17   Bill Alsup 50   -1615  
18   Joe Saldana 48   -1617  
19   Vern Schuppan 46   -1619  
20   John Mahler 36   -1629