1979 Trans-Am Series
|1979 Trans-Am Series|
The 1979 Trans-Am Series was the fourteenth running of the Sports Car Club of America's premier series. All races except for the Six Hours of Watkins Glen ran for approximately one hundred miles. For the first time in series history, the schedule included a round held outside the United States and Canada, with the first round being contested in Mexico.
|Round||Date||Circuit||Winning driver (TA2)||Winning vehicle (TA2)||Winning driver (TA1)||Winning vehicle (TA1)|
|1||May 6||Mexico City||John Paul||Porsche 935||Miguel Muñiz||Chevrolet Camaro|
|2||June 3||Westwood||John Paul||Porsche 935||Gary Carter||Chevrolet Corvette|
|3||July 7||Watkins Glen ‡|| Roy Woods
|Porsche 935|| Bob Tullius
|4||July 21||Road America||Peter Gregg||Porsche 935||Gene Bothello||Chevrolet Corvette|
|5||August 5||Watkins Glen||John Paul||Porsche 935||Bob Tullius||Triumph TR8|
|6||August 19||Mosport||John Paul||Porsche 935||Gene Bothello||Chevrolet Corvette|
|7||September 1||Trois-Rivières||John Paul||Porsche 935||Gene Bothello||Chevrolet Corvette|
|8||October 14||Laguna Seca||Peter Gregg||Porsche 935||Bob Tullius||Triumph TR8|
‡ - The Watkins Glen Six Hours was a round of the World Championship for Makes. Overall winner was an FIA Group 5 Porsche 935.
- See linked archive