1981 Atlanta Champ Cars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
3
Laps
83
Pole
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Rick Mears

6

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

51m 29s

20

2

1

Johnny Rutherford

1

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

51m 32s

18

3

Mario Andretti

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

83 laps

14

4

2

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

83 laps

12

5

1

Pancho Carter

5

Alex Foods Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

83 laps

10

6

1

Al Unser

8

Longhorn Racing

Longhorn LR02-Cosworth (Goodyear)

83 laps

8

7

4

Tony Bettenhausen jr

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

McLaren M24B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

6

8

Bill Alsup

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

5

9

1

Scott Brayton

37

Forsythe Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

82 laps

4

10

4

Larry Dickson

31

Machinists Union Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

3

11

1

Larry Cannon

99

Kraco Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

2

12

5

Josele Garza

55

Psachie-Garza Racing

Penske PC9-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

1

13

11

Bobby Unser

3

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

81 laps

1

14

5

Spike Gehlhausen

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Cosworth (Goodyear)

80 laps

1

15

7

Bill Tempero

15

Bill Tempero

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

75 laps

1

16

7

Kevin Cogan

32

Jerry O'Connell Racing

Phoenix 80-Cosworth (Goodyear)

72 laps Piston

1

17

6

Bob Lazier

35

Fletcher Racing Team

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

72 laps

1

18

3

Dennis Firestone

12

Rhoades Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

37 laps Accident

1

19

1

Phil Caliva

47

Intersec Security

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

21 laps Electrics

1

20

1

Jim Buick

86

Buick Racing

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

17 laps Vibration

1

21

8

Jerry Karl

38

Jerry Karl

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

12 laps Accident

0

22

4

Herm Johnson

28

Team Menard

Lightning-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

11 laps Accident

0

23

7

Steve Chassey

64

Jet Engineering

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

5 laps Engine

0

DNQ

Ross Davis

77

Davis Racing

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

0

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Location

Hampton, Georgia

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Paved oval

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