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USAC National Championship 1980 standings

Championship points standings for the USAC National Championship 1980

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
2.Flag Tom SnevaSugaripe PruneMcLaren 77 (Cosworth)
McLaren (Cosworth)


1970
4.Flag Gordon JohncockPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Wildcat (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)




1330
7.Flag Rick MearsPenske PC-7 (Cosworth TC)
Penske PC-9 (Cosworth TC)


766
11.Flag Danny OngaisInterscope RacingParnelli (Cosworth)
430
12.Flag Howdy HolmesLola (Cosworth)
Orbiter (Cosworth)


266
14.Flag Tom BigelowLola (Cosworth)
250
17.Flag Larry CannonKrakoWildcat (Offenhauser TC)
Wildcat (DGS)


205
17.Flag Tim RichmondPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
205
19.Flag Billy EngelhartBeaudoin RacingMcLaren (Cosworth)
170
19.Flag Gordon SmileyPat Patrick Racing, ValvolinePenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
Phoenix (Cosworth)


170
21.Flag Lee KunzmanO'Hanlon RacingMcLaren (Cosworth)
150
21.Flag Greg LefflerArmstrongLola (Cosworth)
Lola (Cosworth)


150
23.Flag Tom GloyTeam PenskePenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
120
23.Flag Jerry SnevaOrbiter (Cosworth)
Lola (Cosworth)


120
25.Flag Herm JohnsonLightning (Offenhauser)
116
26.Flag Dick FergusonAmsoilPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
105
28.Flag Cliff HuculO'Hanlon Racing McLaren (Cosworth)
90
30.Flag Jan SnevaAntares (Offenhauser)
60
31.Flag Rick MutherPacific Coast RacingPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
57
32.Flag Jerry KarlTonco TrailerGerhardt (Chevrolet)
McLaren (Chevrolet)


54
33.Flag Phil CalivaAlsup RacingMcLaren (Offenhauser)
50
35.Flag A.J. FoytGilmore Racing Parnelli (Cosworth)
45
36.Flag Ron ShumanStanton RacingPenske PC-6 (Cosworth)
40
37.Flag Mario AndrettiPenske PC-9 (Cosworth)
40
38.Flag Dick SimonVollstedt (Offenhauser)
38
40.Flag John MartinJ & J Enterprises Wildcat (Cosworth)
Wildcat (DGS)


28
41.Flag Mike MosleyTheodore Racing, All American Racers Eagle (Cosworth)
Eagle (Chevrolet)


28
42.Flag John WoodEagle (Offenhauser)
25
43.Flag Don WhittingtonSun Systems Penske (Cosworth)
25
44.Flag George SniderGilmore Racing Parnelli (Cosworth)
25
45.Flag Jim McElreathMcElreath RacingPenske PC-7 (Cosworth TC)
King (Chevrolet)


25
46.Flag Bill TemperoEagle (Chevrolet)
22
47.Flag Hurley HaywoodLightning (Chevrolet)
20
48.Flag Joe SaldanaPenske PC-7 (Cosworth)
Lightning (Offenhauser)


19
49.Flag Phil ThreshieI. A. M./Machinists Union IAM (Donovan)
15
50.Flag Johnny Parsons Jr.Wynn'sLightning (Offenhauser)
10
51.Flag Pete HalsmerWildcat (Offenhauser)
8
52.Flag John MahlerPenske PC-6 (Offenhauser)
6
55.Flag Bill WhittingtonParnelli (Cosworth)
5
56.Flag Al LoquastoPacific Coast Racing Lightning (Offenhauser)
5
Driver
Number
Youngest driverFlag Tim Richmond
25 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Jim McElreath
52 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
97.5%U.S.A.Flag Rick Muther, Rick Mears, Mario Andretti, Gordon Johncock, Tom Sneva, 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, George Snider, Hurley Haywood, Phil Threshie, Bill Whittington, Al Loquasto39
2.5%CanadaFlag Cliff Hucul1

Individual driver statistics for the 1980 USAC National Championship

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Andretti, MarioFlag 40 y/o00000
Bigelow, TomFlag 40 y/o00000
Caliva, PhilFlag 35 y/o00000
Cannon, LarryFlag 43 y/o00000
Engelhart, BillyFlag 38 y/o00000
Ferguson, DickFlag 31 y/o00000
Foyt, A.J.Flag 45 y/o00000
Gloy, TomFlag 33 y/o00000
Halsmer, PeteFlag 36 y/o00000
Haywood, HurleyFlag 32 y/o00000
Holmes, HowdyFlag 32 y/o00000
Hucul, CliffFlag 31 y/o00000
Johncock, GordonFlag 43 y/o00000
Johnson, HermFlag 27 y/o00000
Karl, JerryFlag 39 y/o00000
Kunzman, LeeFlag 35 y/o00000
Leffler, GregFlag 28 y/o00000
Loquasto, AlFlag 40 y/o00000
Mahler, JohnFlag 43 y/o00000
Martin, JohnFlag 41 y/o00000
McElreath, JimFlag 52 y/o00000
Mears, RickFlag 28 y/o00000
Mosley, MikeFlag 33 y/o00000
Muther, RickFlag 44 y/o00000
Ongais, DannyFlag 38 y/o00000
Parsons Jr., JohnnyFlag 35 y/o00000
Richmond, TimFlag 25 y/o00000
Saldana, JoeFlag 35 y/o00000
Shuman, RonFlag 27 y/o00000
Simon, DickFlag 46 y/o00000
Smiley, GordonFlag 34 y/o00000
Sneva, JanFlag 26 y/o00000
Sneva, JerryFlag 31 y/o00000
Sneva, TomFlag 32 y/o00000
Snider, GeorgeFlag 39 y/o00000
Tempero, BillFlag 36 y/o00000
Threshie, PhilFlag 27 y/o00000
Whittington, BillFlag 30 y/o00000
Whittington, DonFlag 34 y/o00000
Wood, JohnFlag 28 y/o00000
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