Sunday 25 may 1980

64th INDY 500

BOX SCORE
Time of Race : 3 h 29 m 59 s 56
Average Speed : 142,862
Cautions : 13 for 65 laps
Margin of Victory :  29 s 92
Fastest Lap : Johnny RUTHERFORD 190.074 (47 s 35) on lap 149
Purse for the Winner : 318.820 $
Total Purse : 1.490.335 $
Pace car : Pontiac Trans-Am (driven by Johnnie PARSONS)
                                       
01-Johnny Rutherford (Chaparral Racing) 200 laps.jpg
01-Johnny Rutherford
(Chaparral Racing)
200 laps
02-Tom Sneva (Jerry O'Connell Racing) 200 laps.jpg
02-Tom Sneva
(Jerry O'Connell Racing)
200 laps
03-Gary Bettenhausen (Sherman Armstrong Racing) 200 laps.jpg
03-Gary Bettenhausen
(Sherman Armstrong Racing)
200 laps
04-Gordon Johncock (Patrick Racing Team) 200 laps.jpg
04-Gordon Johncock
(Patrick Racing Team)
200 laps
05-Rick Mears (Penske Racing) 199 laps.jpg
05-Rick Mears
(Penske Racing)
199 laps
06-Pancho Carter (Sherman Armstrong Racing) 199 laps.jpg
06-Pancho Carter
(Sherman Armstrong Racing)
199 laps
07-Danny Ongais (Interscope Racing) 199 laps.jpg
07-Danny Ongais
(Interscope Racing)
199 laps
08-Tom Bigelow (Sherman Armstrong Raing) 198 laps.jpg
08-Tom Bigelow
(Sherman Armstrong Raing)
198 laps
09- (R) Tim Richmond (Mach I Racing) 197 laps OUT of FUEL.jpg
09- (R) Tim Richmond
(Mach I Racing)
197 laps
OUT of FUEL
10- (R) Greg Leffler (Sherman Armstrong Racing) 197 laps.jpg
10- (R) Greg Leffler
(Sherman Armstrong Racing)
197 laps
11- (R) Billy Engelhart (Beaudoin Racing) 193 laps.jpg
11- (R) Billy Engelhart
(Beaudoin Racing)
193 laps
12-Billy Vukovich (Leader Cards) 192 laps.jpg
12-Billy Vukovich
(Leader Cards)
192 laps
13- (R) Don Whittington (Whittington Brothers) 178 laps.jpg
13- (R) Don Whittington
(Whittington Brothers)
178 laps
14-AJ Foyt (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 173 laps VALVE.jpg
14-AJ Foyt
(AJ Foyt Enterprises)
173 laps
VALVE
15-George Snider (AJ Foyt Enterprises) 169 laps ENGINE.jpg
15-George Snider
(AJ Foyt Enterprises)
169 laps
ENGINE
16- (R) Dennis Firestone (Jack Rhoades Racing) 137 laps TRANSMISSION.jpg
16- (R) Dennis Firestone
(Jack Rhoades Racing)
137 laps
TRANSMISSION
17-Jerry Sneva (Sherman Armstrong Racing) 130 laps CRASH.jpg
17-Jerry Sneva
(Sherman Armstrong Racing)
130 laps
CRASH
18- (R) Hurley Haywood (Lindsey Hopkins Racing) 127 laps TURBO.jpg
18- (R) Hurley Haywood
(Lindsey Hopkins Racing)
127 laps
TURBO
19-Bobby Unser (Penske Racing) 126 laps IGNITION.jpg
19-Bobby Unser
(Penske Racing)
126 laps
IGNITION
20-Mario Andretti (Penske Racing) 71 laps ENGINE.jpg
20-Mario Andretti
(Penske Racing)
71 laps
ENGINE
21-Jerry Karl (William Compton Racing) 64 laps CLUTCH.jpg
21-Jerry Karl
(William Compton Racing)
64 laps
CLUTCH
22-Dick Simon (Vollstedt Enterprises) 58 laps LOST WHEEL.jpg
22-Dick Simon
(Vollstedt Enterprises)
58 laps
LOST WHEEL
23- (R) Roger Rager (Gall & Roger Rager) 54 laps CRASH.jpg
23- (R) Roger Rager
(Gall & Roger Rager)
54 laps
CRASH
24-Jim McElreath (McElreath Racing) 54 laps CRASH.jpg
24-Jim McElreath
(McElreath Racing)
54 laps
CRASH
25- (R) Gordon Smiley (Patrick Racing Team) 47 laps TURBO.jpg
25- (R) Gordon Smiley
(Patrick Racing Team)
47 laps
TURBO
26-Johnny Parsons (Lindsey Hopkins Racing) 44 laps PISTON.jpg
26-Johnny Parsons
(Lindsey Hopkins Racing)
44 laps
PISTON
27-Al Unser (Longhorn Racing) 33 laps TURBO.jpg
27-Al Unser
(Longhorn Racing)
33 laps
TURBO
28-Tom Bagley (Patrick Racing Team) 29 laps PUMP DRIVE.jpg
28-Tom Bagley
(Patrick Racing Team)
29 laps
PUMP DRIVE
29-Spike Gehlhausen (Fletcher Racing Team) 20 laps CRASH.jpg
29-Spike Gehlhausen
(Fletcher Racing Team)
20 laps
CRASH
30- (R) Bill Whittington (Whittington Brothers) 9 laps CRASH.jpg
30- (R) Bill Whittington
(Whittington Brothers)
9 laps
CRASH
31- (R) Dick Ferguson (Sanett Racing) 9 laps CRASH.jpg
31- (R) Dick Ferguson
(Sanett Racing)
9 laps
CRASH
32-Mike Mosley (Theodore Racing) 5 laps GASKET.jpg
32-Mike Mosley
(Theodore Racing)
5 laps
GASKET
33-Larry Cannon (Kraco Enterprises) 2 laps CAMSHAFT.jpg
33-Larry Cannon
(Kraco Enterprises)
2 laps
CAMSHAFT


Laps Leaders :

Johnny  RUTHERFORD   119 laps
Bobby  UNSER   26 laps
Tom  SNEVA   16 laps
Gordon  JOHNCOCK   11 laps
Mario  ANDRETTI   10 laps
Rick  MEARS   9 laps
Pancho  CARTER   5 laps
Roger  RAGER   2 laps
George  SNIDER   1 lap
Tim  RICHMOND   1 lap

Rookie of the year :

Tim  RICHMOND