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1979 Oval Final


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IROC race number 5 of 5
Saturday, March 17, 1979 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
66 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (100.452 miles)

Time of race: 0:42:27
Average speed: 143.96 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 foot
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1979 IROC results   /   1979 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
2 15   Mario Andretti FIAChevrolet66 running
4 211   Cale Yarborough NASCARChevrolet66 running
3 312   Bobby Allison NASCARChevrolet66 running
8 44   Alan Jones FIAChevrolet64 running
9 56   Emerson Fittipaldi CARTChevrolet64 running
6 618   Gordon Johncock USACChevrolet65 running
1 77   Neil Bonnett NASCARChevrolet66 running
5 83   Tom Sneva CARTChevrolet66 running
7 98   Peter Gregg IMSAChevrolet65 running
11101   Donnie Allison NASCARChevrolet18 valve
10112   Al Unser USACChevrolet57 crash