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PPG Indy Car World Series 1980 standings

Championship points standings for the PPG Indy Car World Series 1980

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Johnny RutherfordChaparral Cars Inc.Chaparral (Cosworth)
4723
2.Flag Bobby UnserTeam PenskePenske PC-9 (Cosworth)
3714
3.Flag Tom SnevaSugaripe PruneMcLaren (Cosworth)
McLaren 77 (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)




2930
4.Flag Rick MearsTeam PenskePenske PC-7 (Cosworrth)
Penske PC-9 (Cosworth)


2866
5.Flag Pancho Carter
1855
6.Flag Gordon JohncockWildcat (Cosworth)
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)




1572
7.Flag Bill AlsupAlsup RacingPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
1214
8.Flag Al Unser
1153
9.Flag Gary BettenhausenWildcat (DGS)
Wildcat (Offenhauser)
Orbiter (Cosworth)




1057
10.Flag Vern SchuppanWildcat (DGS)
Wildcat (Offenhauser)
McLaren (Cosworth)




806
11.Flag Tom BagleyPhoenix (Cosworth)
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Wildcat (Cosworth)




794
12.Flag Dennis FirestoneRhoades RacingPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
743
13.Flag Sheldon KinserWatson (Offenhauser)
Watson (Cosworth)


697
14.Flag Tom GloyTeam PenskePenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
680
15.Flag Danny OngaisInterscope RacingParnelli (Cosworth)
601
16.Flag Mario AndrettiPenske RacingPenske PC-9 (Cosworth)
580
17.Flag Spike GehlhausenPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
McLaren (Cosworth)


473
18.Flag Roger RagerWildcat (Chevrolet)
381
19.Flag Rick MutherPacific Coast RacingPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
356
20.Flag Bill TemperoEagle (Chevrolet)
331
21.Flag Dick FergusonAmsoilMcLaren (Chevrolet)
Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
McLaren (Cosworth)




315
22.Flag Howdy HolmesLola (Cosworth)
Orbiter (Cosworth)


314
23.Flag Larry CannonKrakoWildcat (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (DGS)


299
24.Flag Herm JohnsonLightning (Offenhauser)
272
24.Flag Roger Mears
272
26.Flag Tom BigelowLola (Cosworth)
260
27.Flag Billy EngelhartBeaudoin RacingMcLaren (Cosworth)
246
28.Flag Jim McElreathMcElreath RacingPenske PC-7 (Cosworth TC)
King (Chevrolet)
Eagle (Offenhauser)




240
29.Flag Jerry KarlTonco TrailerMcLaren (Chevrolet)
Gerhardt (Chevrolet)
Karl (Chevrolet)




215
30.Flag Tim RichmondPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
209
31.Flag Dick SimonVollstedt (Offenhauser)
185
32.Flag Greg LefflerArmstrongLola (Cosworth)
184
33.Flag Gordon SmileyPat Patrick Racing, ValvolinePenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)
Penske PC-7 (Cosworth)




176
34.Flag Lee KunzmanO'Hanlon RacingMcLaren (Cosworth)
150
35.Flag Jerry SnevaLola (Cosworth)
Orbiter (Cosworth)
McLaren (Cosworth)




149
36.Flag Pete HalsmerWildcat (Offenhauser)
McLaren (Cosworth)


128
37.Flag Billy (William John) Vukovich JrWatson (Offenhauser)
Watson (Cosworth)
Eagle (Offenhauser)




96
38.Flag Cliff HuculO'Hanlon Racing McLaren (Cosworth)
90
39.Flag Phil CalivaAlsup RacingMcLaren (Offenhauser)
70
40.Flag Jan SnevaAntares (Offenhauser)
60
41.Flag John MartinJ & J Enterprises Wildcat (Cosworth)
Wildcat (DGS)


56
41.Flag Mike MosleyTheodore Racing, All American Racers Eagle (Cosworth)
Eagle (Chevrolet)
Penske PC-7 (Cosworth)




56
43.Flag Joe SaldanaPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
Lightning (Offenhauser)


50
44.Flag A.J. FoytGilmore RacingParnelli (Cosworth)
45
45.Flag Ron ShumanStanton RacingPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
40
46.Flag Johnny Parsons Jr.Wynn's, Hopkins RacingLightning (Offenhauser)
Lightning (Chevrolet)
Lightning (Cosworth)




36
47.Flag John MahlerPenske PC-6 (Offenhauser)
35
48.Flag Michael ChandlerNational EngineeringMcLaren (Cosworth)
25
48.Flag George SniderGilmore Racing Parnelli (Cosworth)
25
48.Flag Don WhittingtonSun SystemsPenske (Cosworth)
25
48.Flag John WoodEagle (Offenhauser)
25
52.Flag Hurley HaywoodLightning (Chevrolet)
20
53.Flag Phil ThreshieI. A. M./Machinists Union IAM (Donovan)
15
54.Flag Larry DicksonI. A. M./Machinist Union IAM (Chevrolet)
10
55.Flag Jerry W. MillerDel Ray MarineKing 76 (Chevrolet)
8
55.Flag Daniel MuñizPronosticos DeportivosPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
8
57.Flag Juan Carlos BolañosOvacionesEagle (Offenhauser)
6
57.Flag Ross DavisThe Enterprise Wildcat (Offenhauser)
6
57.Flag Bob FreyHoffman RacingEagle (Offenhauser)
6
57.Flag Billie HarveyDel Ray MarineKing (Chevrolet)
6
57.Flag Michel JourdainShade Tree Racing Eagle (Offenhauser)
6
57.Flag Salt WaltherWalmotor Penske PC-6 (Cosworth)
6
63.Flag Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.
5
63.Flag Jeff HeywoodPacific Coast Racing Lightning (Offenhauser)
5
63.Flag Al LoquastoPacific Coast Racing Lightning (Offenhauser)
5
63.Flag Chip Mead Eagle (Offenhauser)
5
63.Flag Bill WhittingtonParnelli (Cosworth)
5
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Johnny Rutherford
5
Most pole positionsFlag Bobby Unser
4
Most podium positionsFlag Johnny Rutherford
8
Flag Bobby Unser
8
Most podium positions without a winFlag Gordon Johncock
3
Youngest driverFlag Michael Chandler
22 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Jim McElreath
52 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
92.5%U.S.A.Flag George Snider, Al Unser, Mario Andretti, Rick Mears, Gordon Johncock, Tom Sneva, Roger Mears, Tony Bettenhausen, Jr., Bill Alsup, Pancho Carter, Johnny Rutherford, Bobby Unser, Billy (William John) Vukovich Jr, Gary Bettenhausen, Tom Bagley, Dennis Firestone, Sheldon Kinser, Spike Gehlhausen, Roger Rager, Rick Muther, Tom Gloy, Danny Ongais, Bill Tempero, Dick Ferguson, Howdy Holmes, Larry Cannon, Herm Johnson, Tom Bigelow, Billy Engelhart, Jim McElreath, Jerry Karl, Tim Richmond, Dick Simon, Greg Leffler, Gordon Smiley, Lee Kunzman, Jerry Sneva, Pete Halsmer, Phil Caliva, Jan Sneva, John Martin, Mike Mosley, Joe Saldana, A.J. Foyt, Ron Shuman, Johnny Parsons Jr., John Mahler, John Wood, Don Whittington, Michael Chandler, Hurley Haywood, Phil Threshie, Larry Dickson, Jerry W. Miller, Bob Frey, Salt Walther, Billie Harvey, Ross Davis, Chip Mead, Bill Whittington, Al Loquasto, Jeff Heywood62
4.5%MexicoFlag Michel Jourdain, Daniel Muñiz, Juan Carlos Bolaños3
1.5%CanadaFlag Cliff Hucul1
1.5%AustraliaFlag Vern Schuppan1

Individual driver statistics for the 1980 PPG Indy Car World Series

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Alsup, BillFlag 41 y/o11010
Andretti, MarioFlag 40 y/o4122
Bagley, TomFlag 40 y/o11000
Bettenhausen, GaryFlag 38 y/o9020
Bettenhausen, Jr., TonyFlag 28 y/o1000
Bigelow, TomFlag 40 y/o2000
Bolaños, Juan CarlosFlag 33 y/o1000
Caliva, PhilFlag 35 y/o5000
Cannon, LarryFlag 43 y/o7000
Carter, PanchoFlag 30 y/o12010
Chandler, MichaelFlag 22 y/o1000
Davis, RossFlag 30 y/o1000
Dickson, LarryFlag 41 y/o2000
Engelhart, BillyFlag 38 y/o6000
Ferguson, DickFlag 31 y/o4000
Firestone, DennisFlag 35 y/o6000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 45 y/o2000
Frey, BobFlag 29 y/o1000
Gehlhausen, SpikeFlag 25 y/o6000
Gloy, TomFlag 33 y/o3000
Halsmer, PeteFlag 36 y/o2000
Harvey, BillieFlag 29 y/o1000
Haywood, HurleyFlag 32 y/o1000
Heywood, JeffFlag 28 y/o1000
Holmes, HowdyFlag 32 y/o5000
Hucul, CliffFlag 31 y/o1000
Johncock, GordonFlag 43 y/o11031
Johnson, HermFlag 27 y/o8000
Jourdain, MichelFlag 32 y/o1000
Karl, JerryFlag 39 y/o10000
Kinser, SheldonFlag 37 y/o11000
Kunzman, LeeFlag 35 y/o1000
Leffler, GregFlag 28 y/o4000
Loquasto, AlFlag 40 y/o1000
Mahler, JohnFlag 43 y/o5000
Martin, JohnFlag 41 y/o5000
McElreath, JimFlag 52 y/o5000
Mead, ChipFlag 30 y/o1000
Mears, RickFlag 28 y/o12150
Mears, RogerFlag 33 y/o4000
Miller, Jerry W.Flag 37 y/o1000
Mosley, MikeFlag 33 y/o5000
Muñiz, DanielFlag 33 y/o1000
Muther, RickFlag 44 y/o6000
Ongais, DannyFlag 38 y/o9010
Parsons Jr., JohnnyFlag 35 y/o4000
Rager, RogerFlag 31 y/o8000
Richmond, TimFlag 25 y/o3000
Rutherford, JohnnyFlag 42 y/o12583
Saldana, JoeFlag 35 y/o5000
Schuppan, VernFlag 37 y/o4000
Shuman, RonFlag 27 y/o1000
Simon, DickFlag 46 y/o9000
Smiley, GordonFlag 34 y/o3000
Sneva, JanFlag 26 y/o1000
Sneva, JerryFlag 31 y/o7000
Sneva, TomFlag 32 y/o12140
Snider, GeorgeFlag 39 y/o1000
Tempero, BillFlag 36 y/o10000
Threshie, PhilFlag 27 y/o2000
Unser, AlFlag 41 y/o12012
Unser, BobbyFlag 46 y/o11484
Vukovich Jr, Billy (William John)Flag 36 y/o7000
Walther, SaltFlag 32 y/o1000
Whittington, BillFlag 30 y/o1000
Whittington, DonFlag 34 y/o1000
Wood, JohnFlag 28 y/o2000
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