1980 Can-Am season

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1980 Can-Am season
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The 1980 Can Am Series season was the thirteenth running of the Sports Car Club of America's prototype based series and the fourth running of the revived series. Patrick Tambay was declared champion,[1] winning six of the ten rounds and finishing third at Riverside.[2] Chevrolet again swept the season. Lola, Holbert, and Prophet were the dominant chassis suppliers, with Intrepid finishing second at Watkins Glen[3] and Frissbee finishing first at Laguna Seca.

The two liter class went to Gary Gove in his Ralt RT2.

Results[4][edit]

Round Circuit Winning driver Team Car
1 Sears Point France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
2 Mid-Ohio France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
3 Mosport France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
4 Watkins Glen France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
5 Road America United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet
6 Brainerd France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
7 Trois-Rivières France Patrick Tambay United States Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
8 Road Atlanta Australia Geoff Brabham Belgium Racing Team VDS Lola-Chevrolet
9 Laguna Seca United States Al Unser, Sr. United States Brad Frisselle Racing Frissbee-Chevrolet
10 Riverside United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet

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