1980 Can-Am season

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   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
2 Mid-Ohio   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
3 Mosport   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
4 Watkins Glen   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
5 Road America   Al Holbert   Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet
6 Brainerd   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
7 Trois-Rivières   Patrick Tambay   Carl A. Haas Racing Team Lola-Chevrolet
8 Road Atlanta   Geoff Brabham   Racing Team VDS Lola-Chevrolet
9 Laguna Seca   Al Unser, Sr.   Brad Frisselle Racing Frissbee-Chevrolet
10 Riverside   Al Holbert   Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet

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