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1979 USAC Qualifier


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IROC race number 2 of 5
Saturday, September 16, 1978 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
50 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 0:40:03
Average speed: 152.901 mph
Pole speed: 155.106 mph
Cautions: 1 for 6 laps
Margin of victory: 3 feet
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1979 IROC results   /   1979 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 61   A.J. Foyt USACChevrolet50 running
2 13   Al Unser USACChevrolet50 running
3 37   Gordon Johncock USACChevrolet50 running
4 56   Tom Sneva CARTChevrolet50 running
5 22   Danny Ongais CARTChevrolet50 running
6 88   Johnny Rutherford USACChevrolet2 crash
7 44   Rick Mears CARTChevrolet2 crash
8 711   Bobby Unser USACChevrolet2 crash

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
276   #4,8,11 accident turn 4 
85043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 22.0 laps