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1979 Trenton Twin Indy #2


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CART race number 6 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: 0:40:46
Average Speed: 147.914 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1979 CART results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 112   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth67 running62200
15 61   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth41 suspension05
14 97   Steve Krisiloff Frosty Acres   (Fletcher Racing)Lightning / Cosworth50 oil leak05
131619   Spike Gehlhausen Sta-On Car Glaze   (Carl Gehlhausen)Eagle / Offy52 oil line05
12 22   Al Unser Pennzoil   (Chaparral Cars)Chaparral / Cosworth52 universal joint010
111192   John Mahler IntercompBear / DGS60 running020
101435   Larry Rice S & M ElectricLightning / Offy60 running030
91241   Bill Alsup Tinsley Manufacturing   (Bill Alsup)McLaren / Offy62 running040
81010   Pancho Carter Alex XLNT Foods   (Alex Morales)Lightning / Offy65 running550
7 512   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth66 running060
6 725   Danny Ongais Interscope Racing   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth66 running080
5 320   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Penske / Cosworth66 running0100
4 811   Tom Bagley Dairy Queen / Kent Oil   (Bobby Hillin)Penske / Cosworth67 running0120
3134   Johnny Rutherford Budweiser   (Bruce McLaren)McLaren / Cosworth67 running0140
2 440   Wally Dallenbach Foreman Industries   (Pat Patrick)Penske / Cosworth67 running0160
161569   Joe Saldana Snyder Industries   (Hoffman Racing)Lightning / Offy2 lost power05

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser12626
  Pancho Carter27315
  Bobby Unser326736

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 1725    
2   Bobby Unser 1275   -450  
3   Gordon Johncock 1140   -585  
4   Johnny Rutherford 875   -850  
5   Danny Ongais 853   -872  
6   Mike Mosley 835   -890  
7   Al Unser 640   -1085  
8   Tom Bagley 583   -1142  
9   Wally Dallenbach 468   -1257  
10   Tom Sneva 416   -1309  
11   Lee Kunzman 275   -1450  
12   Pancho Carter 181   -1544  
13   Spike Gehlhausen 176   -1549  
14   Steve Krisiloff 158   -1567  
15   Salt Walther 141   -1584  
16   Larry Rice 105   -1620  
17   Bill Alsup 90   -1635  
18   John Mahler 56   -1669  
19   Joe Saldana 53   -1672  
20   Vern Schuppan 46   -1679