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CART race number 12 of 12
Saturday, November 8, 1980 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:30:04
Average speed: 99.925 mph
Pole speed: 142.891 mph
Cautions: 6 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 9 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1980 CART results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 69   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)Phoenix / Cosworth15016100running95300
2 112   Mario Andretti AB Dick / Pacemaker   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth15011450running1240
31646   Gary Bettenhausen Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Orbiter / Cosworth1468000running0210
41724   Sheldon Kinser Genesee Beer   (Leader Card)Watson / Cosworth1466250running0180
51418   Dennis Firestone Scientific Drilling   (Jack L. Rhoades)Penske / Cosworth1455650running0150
62434   Pete Halsmer Wysard Motors   (Herb Wysard)McLaren / Cosworth1453400running0120
7 51   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1434350running090
81828   Herm Johnson Cliff Industries   (Cliff-Menard)Lightning / Offy1433950running075
91938   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)Karl / Chevrolet1303650engine060
102166   Roger Rager Roger's Pub   (Roger Rager)Wildcat / Chevrolet1103500transmission045
112365   Bill Tempero Zamboni Electric   (Bill Tempero)Eagle / Chevrolet1042000gearbox030
12 82   Billy Vukovich, Jr. Leader Card Racing   (Leader Card)Watson / Offy973150engine015
13 24   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth713050crash378
142297   Jerry Miller Del Ray Marine   (Grant King)King / Chevrolet652950black flagged08
15 45   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth542850crash178
16 940   Tom Bagley Kent Oil   (Pat Patrick)Phoenix / Cosworth532750crash08
171329   Billy Engelhart Beaudoin RacingMcLaren / Cosworth532750crash06
182595   Larry Cannon Kraco Car Stereo   (Larry Cannon)Wildcat / DGS501500oil pressure06
19 310   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth492750oil seal06
201143   Greg Leffler Armstrong Moulding   (Sherman Armstrong)Lola / Cosworth262750crash06
211041   Bill Alsup Alsup Racing   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth232750crash05
222030   Larry Dickson I.A.M. / Machinists Union   (Arizona Racing Associates)IAM / Chevrolet222750pump drive05
231581   Jerry Sneva O'Hanlon RacingMcLaren / Cosworth82750brakes05
24 720   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Phoenix / Cosworth72750crash05
25128   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Vollstedt Enterprises)Vollstedt / Offy12750engine03

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Larry RiceRhoades
Bobby Unser11Norton Spirit
Josele Garza55Psachie-Garza
Michel Jourdain85Shade Tree Racing

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford13737
  Al Unser385417
  Tom Sneva5510046
  Mario Andretti1011011
  Tom Sneva10215049

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 4723    
2   Bobby Unser 3714   -1009  
3   Tom Sneva 2930   -1793  
4   Rick Mears 2866   -1857  
5   Pancho Carter 1855   -2868  
6   Gordon Johncock 1572   -3151  
7   Bill Alsup 1214   -3509  
8   Al Unser 1153   -3570  
9   Gary Bettenhausen 1057   -3666  
10   Vern Schuppan 806   -3917  
11   Tom Bagley 794   -3929  
12   Dennis Firestone 743   -3980  
13   Sheldon Kinser 697   -4026  
14   Tom Gloy 680   -4043  
15   Danny Ongais 601   -4122  
16   Mario Andretti 580   -4143  
17   Spike Gehlhausen 473   -4250  
18   Roger Rager 381   -4342  
19   Rick Muther 356   -4367  
20   Bill Tempero 331   -4392