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1980 Primera Copa Mexico 150


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CART race number 11 of 12
Sunday, October 26, 1980 at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
60 laps on a 2.480 mile road course (148.800 miles)

Time of race: 1:16:43
Average speed: 116.376 mph
Pole speed: 124.278 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 7 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1980 CART results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 21   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth6021350running28300
2 111   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth6016200running19240
3 55   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth6012550running13210
4109   Tom Sneva Sugaripe Prunes   (Jerry O'Connell)McLaren / Cosworth599000running0180
51218   Dennis Firestone Scientific Drilling   (Jack L. Rhoades)Penske / Cosworth577000running0150
61926   Jim McElreath McElreath Racing   (Jim McElreath)Eagle / Offy556500running0120
71724   Sheldon Kinser Genesee Beer   (Leader Card)Watson / Cosworth555500running090
81565   Bill Tempero Zamboni Electric   (Bill Tempero)Eagle / Chevrolet515000running075
92595   Larry Cannon Kraco Car Stereo   (Larry Cannon)Wildcat / DGS504500running060
10 77   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth494200crash045
112366   Roger Rager Agencio Heriberto Acosta   (Roger Rager)Wildcat / Chevrolet374000oil leak030
121138   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)Karl / Chevrolet363700piston015
132292   John Mahler Ovaciones   (Intercomp)Penske / Offy233500engine08
141328   Herm Johnson Cliff Industries / Menard   (Cliff-Menard)Lightning / Offy123300oil leak08
151688   Daniel Muniz Pronosticos DeportivosWildcat / Cosworth123200engine08
16 441   Bill Alsup Alsup Racing   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth103100transmission08
172191   Juan Carlos Bolanos OvacionesEagle / Offy93000engine06
18 940   Tom Bagley Kent Oil   (Pat Patrick)Phoenix / Cosworth92900engine06
19 620   Gordon Johncock North American Van Lines   (Pat Patrick)Phoenix / Cosworth72800engine06
202085   Michel Jourdain Shade Tree RacingEagle / Offy52700oil line06
212447   Phil Caliva Intersec Security   (Bill Alsup)McLaren / Offy32600valve05
22 810   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth22500valve05
23148   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Vollstedt Enterprises)Vollstedt / Offy12400piston05
24 325   Danny Ongais Interscope / Panasonic   (Ted Field)Parnelli / Cosworth02300crash05
251881   Spike Gehlhausen O'Hanlon RacingMcLaren / Cosworth02200hub03

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Gordon Smiley

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser199
  Rick Mears102112
  Bobby Unser22221
  Al Unser233513
  Bobby Unser36438
  Rick Mears44452
  Bobby Unser46461
  Rick Mears476014

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 4715    
2   Bobby Unser 3714   -1001  
3   Rick Mears 2776   -1939  
4   Tom Sneva 2630   -2085  
5   Pancho Carter 1849   -2866  
6   Gordon Johncock 1567   -3148  
7   Bill Alsup 1209   -3506  
8   Al Unser 1145   -3570  
9   Gary Bettenhausen 847   -3868  
10   Vern Schuppan 806   -3909  
11   Tom Bagley 786   -3929  
12   Tom Gloy 680   -4035  
13   Danny Ongais 601   -4114  
14   Dennis Firestone 593   -4122  
15   Sheldon Kinser 517   -4198  
16   Spike Gehlhausen 473   -4242  
17   Rick Muther 356   -4359  
18   Mario Andretti 340   -4375  
19   Roger Rager 336   -4379  
20   Dick Ferguson 315   -4400  
21   Howdy Holmes 314   -4401