1979 Trans-Am Series

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1979 Trans-Am Series
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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.[1] 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.

Results[2][edit]

Round Date Circuit Winning driver (TA2) Winning vehicle (TA2) Winning driver (TA1) Winning vehicle (TA1)
1 May 6 Mexico Mexico City United States John Paul Porsche 935 Mexico Miguel Muñiz Chevrolet Camaro
2 June 3 Canada Westwood United States John Paul Porsche 935 United States Gary Carter Chevrolet Corvette
3 July 7 United States Watkins Glen United States Roy Woods
United States Bob Akin
Porsche 935 United States Bob Tullius
United States Brian Fuerstenau
Triumph TR8
4 July 21 United States Road America United States Peter Gregg Porsche 935 United States Gene Bothello Chevrolet Corvette
5 August 5 United States Watkins Glen United States John Paul Porsche 935 United States Bob Tullius Triumph TR8
6 August 19 Canada Mosport United States John Paul Porsche 935 United States Gene Bothello Chevrolet Corvette
7 September 1 Canada Trois-Rivières United States John Paul Porsche 935 United States Gene Bothello Chevrolet Corvette
8 October 14 United States Laguna Seca United States Peter Gregg Porsche 935 United States 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ See linked archive
  2. ^ [1]