1979 USAC National Championship Trail

A. J. Foyt - Champion

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
3/25/79 Datsun Twin 200 Ontario 200 PO A. J. Foyt
4/8/79 Coors 200 TWS 200 PO A. J. Foyt
5/28/79 International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis 500 PO Rick Mears
6/10/79 Rex Mays Classic Milwaukee 150 PO A. J. Foyt
6/24/79 Music 500 at Pocono Presented by Musicland and Sam Goody Pocono 500 PO A. J. Foyt
7/29/79 Lubrilon Grand Prix TWS 200 PO A. J. Foyt
8/12/79 Tony Bettenhausen 200 Milwaukee 200 PO Roger McCluskey

 

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 A. J. Foyt 7 0 5 1 0 0 0 5 3320
2 Billy Vukovich, Jr. 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1770
3 Tom Bigelow 7 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1305
4 Larry Dickson 6 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1225
5 Gary Bettenhausen 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1008
6 Jim McElreath 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 975
7 Jerry Sneva 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 851
8 Dick Simon 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 766
9 Roger McCluskey 6 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 716
10 Sheldon Kinser 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 673
11 Cliff Hucul 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 653
12 Howdy Holmes 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 600
13 Johnny Parsons 6 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 598
14 George Snider 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 361
15 Janet Guthrie 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 225
16 Frank Weiss 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 218
17 Tony Bettenhausen, Jr. 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 185
18 Dana Carter 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 165
19 Phil Threshie 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 153
20 Al Loquasto 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 150
21 Todd Gibson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 130
22 Jerry Karl 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 113
23 Herm Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 100
24 Eldon Rasmussen 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 85
25 Jerry Miller 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 80
26 Roger Rager 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 65
27 Dick Ferguson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 48
28 John Martin 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 30
29 Bob Harkey 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 23
30 Bill Puterbaugh 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 16
31 Ken Nichols 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 10
32 Jan Sneva 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 8
NR Rick Mears 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
NR Mike Mosley 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
NR Danny Ongais 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Bobby Unser 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
NR Gordon Johncock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Tom Bagley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Spike Gehlhausen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
NR Steve Krisiloff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR Salt Walther 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Tom Sneva 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Joe Saldana 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Johnny Rutherford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0
NR Larry Rice 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Pancho Carter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
NR Vern Schuppan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0
NR Al Unser 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0
NR John Mahler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0
NR Wally Dallenbach 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 0
NR Lee Kunzman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0
NR Bill Alsup 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Neil Bonnett 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Earle Canavan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Larry Cannon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Bill Engelhart 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Ed Finley 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Woody Fisher 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Tom Frantz 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Hurley Haywood 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Hurtubise 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Larry McCoy 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jan Opperman 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Jim Putnam 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Billy Scott 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Blaine Sneva 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
 
Debuts Farewells
Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.
Neil Bonnett
Earle Canavan
Dana Carter
Dick Ferguson
Hurley Haywood
Howdy Holmes
Herm Johnson
Jerry Miller
Jim Putnam
Blaine Sneva
Jan Sneva
Ed Finley
Woody Fisher
Todd Gibson
Roger McCluskey
Larry McCoy
Ken Nichols
Jan Opperman
Jim Putnam
Eldon Rasmussen
Blaine Sneva

 

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