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1979 Road Racing Final


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IROC race number 4 of 5
Sunday, October 15, 1978 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
30 laps on a 2.540 mile road course (76.2 miles)

Time of race: 0:45:24
Average Speed: 100.688 mph
Pole Speed: 102.917 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: .985 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1979 IROC results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
6 14   Gordon Johncock USACChevrolet30 running27
1 712   Mario Andretti FIAChevrolet30 running3
2 55   Cale Yarborough NASCARChevrolet30 running0
3 32   Bobby Allison NASCARChevrolet30 running0
4 615   Alan Jones FIAChevrolet30 running0
5 417   Emerson Fittipaldi CARTChevrolet30 running0
7117   Neil Bonnett NASCARChevrolet30 running0
8 96   Tom Sneva CARTChevrolet30 running0
9 23   Peter Gregg IMSAChevrolet30 running0
101210   Donnie Allison NASCARChevrolet30 running0
11 814   Al Unser USACChevrolet25 engine0
121018   A.J. Foyt USACChevrolet18 handling0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12424  
25273   #14 blown engine turn 1 
28303  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.0%             Average green flag run: 13.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gordon Johncock12727
  Mario Andretti28303