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1980 Norton 200


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CART race number 6 of 12
Sunday, July 20, 1980 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
100 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:20:48
Average Speed: 148.515 mph
Pole Speed: 192.488 mph
Cautions: 4 for 19 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1980 CART results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 24   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth10021,850running62400
2 111   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth10016,150running29320
3 410   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth10012,000running0280
4 31   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1009,250running0240
5 720   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth998,250running5200
6129   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth997,250running4160
7 55   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth996,250running0120
8 840   Tom Bagley Kent Oil   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth985,250running0100
91546   Gary Bettenhausen Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Wildcat / DGS984,250running080
10 641   Bill Alsup Polaroid Time Zero   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth984,050running060
112443   Howdy Holmes Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Lola / Cosworth962,700running040
121935   Spike Gehlhausen Winton Sales   (Fletcher Racing)Penske / Cosworth963,750running020
132381   Dick Ferguson Gallas ChevyMcLaren / Chevrolet962,500running010
141118   Dennis Firestone Scientific Drilling   (Jack L. Rhoades)Penske / Cosworth963,250running010
15 938   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)McLaren / Chevrolet943,250running010
161024   Sheldon Kinser Leader Card   (Leader Card)Watson / Cosworth942,750running010
172565   Bill Tempero Wood Power Systems   (Bill Tempero)Eagle / Chevrolet921,500running08
18228   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Vollstedt Enterprises)Vollstedt / Offy782,750engine08
192137   John Martin J & J Enterprises   (Ross Davis)Wildcat / DGS772,750valves08
201495   Larry Cannon Kraco Car Stereo   (Larry Cannon)Wildcat / DGS452,750crash08
211625   Danny Ongais Interscope / Panasonic   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth292,750engine06
221351   Johnny Parsons Hopkins Racing   (Lindsey Hopkins)Lightning / Chevrolet132,750water line06
232059   Joe Saldana Dynamics, Inc.   (Hoffman Racing)Lightning / Offy132,750connecting rod06
241866   Roger Rager Advance Clean Sweep   (Roger Rager)Wildcat / Chevrolet92,750oil leak06
252682   Rick Muther Pacific Coast RacingPenske / Cosworth51,500steering04
261721   Tim Richmond UNO / Q95 Starcruiser   (Mach I Enterprises)Penske / Cosworth42,750crash04

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford13838
  Gordon Johncock39391
  Bobby Unser405011
  Johnny Rutherford51522
  Gordon Johncock53564
  Tom Sneva57604
  Bobby Unser61688
  Johnny Rutherford698214
  Bobby Unser839210
  Johnny Rutherford931008

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 3140    
2   Tom Sneva 2130   -1010  
3   Bobby Unser 1654   -1486  
4   Gordon Johncock 1530   -1610  
5   Pancho Carter 1358   -1782  
6   Bill Alsup 1050   -2090  
7   Rick Mears 1006   -2134  
8   Gary Bettenhausen 806   -2334  
9   Vern Schuppan 650   -2490  
10   Sheldon Kinser 355   -2785  
11   Danny Ongais 336   -2804  
12   Tom Bagley 320   -2820  
13   Howdy Holmes 306   -2834  
14   Spike Gehlhausen 265   -2875  
15   Roger Mears 260   -2880  
16   Tom Bigelow 250   -2890  
17   Larry Cannon 213   -2927  
18   Tim Richmond 209   -2931  
19   Gordon Smiley 170   -2970  
20   Billy Engelhart 170   -2970