1981 Las Vegas Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
15
Laps
75
Pole
Fastest Lap
Pironi, 1m 20.156s
1981 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 44m 9.077s

9

2

3

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

1h 44m 29.125s

6

3

5

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

1h 44m 29.505s

4

4

5

Nigel Mansell

12

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 44m 56.55s

3

5

1

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 45m 25.515s

2

6

6

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

1h 45m 27.252s

1

7

1

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

1h 45m 27.574s

0

8

7

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

74 laps

0

9

9

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

73 laps

0

10

10

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Pirelli)

73 laps

0

11

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

71 laps

0

12

2

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

69 laps

0

DNQ

Slim Borgudd

9

Team ATS

ATS HGS1-Ford (Avon)

0

DNQ

Derek Daly

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Avon)

0

DNQ

Brian Henton

35

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Jacques Villeneuve

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Pirelli)

0

R

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

29 laps Suspension

0

R

Eliseo Salazar

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Avon)

61 laps Brakes

0

R

Elio de Angelis

11

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

2 laps Water leak

0

R

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 011-Ford (Goodyear)

10 laps Engine

0

R

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

22 laps Fuel injection

0

R

Patrick Tambay

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

2 laps Accident

0

R

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

10 laps Electrics

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jarier

32

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1C-Ford (Michelin)

Transmission

0

R

Marc Surer

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Avon)

19 laps Suspension

0

R

Derek Warwick

36

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

43 laps Gearbox

0

R

Michele Alboreto

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 011-Ford (Avon)

67 laps Engine

0

R

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

20 laps Spun

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Carlos Reutemann

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 17.821s

2

Alan Jones

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 17.995s

3

Gilles Villeneuve

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 18.06s

4

Nelson Piquet

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 18.161s

5

Alain Prost

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 18.433s

6

John Watson

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 18.617s

7

Patrick Tambay

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 18.681s

8

Bruno Giacomelli

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 18.792s

9

Nigel Mansell

John Player Team Lotus

1m 19.044s

10

Mario Andretti

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 19.068s

11

Riccardo Patrese

Arrows Racing Team

1m 19.152s

12

Jacques Laffite

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 19.167s

13

Rene Arnoux

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 19.197s

14

Andrea de Cesaris

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 19.217s

15

Elio de Angelis

John Player Team Lotus

1m 19.562s

16

Hector Rebaque

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 19.571s

17

Michele Alboreto

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 19.774s

18

Didier Pironi

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 19.899s

19

Eddie Cheever

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 20.475s

20

Keke Rosberg

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 20.729s

21

Jean-Pierre Jarier

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 20.781s

22

Derek Warwick

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 21.294s

23

Marc Surer

Theodore Racing Team

1m 21.43s

24

Eliseo Salazar

Ensign Racing

1m 21.629s

25

Slim Borgudd

Team ATS

1m 21.665s

26

Chico Serra

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 21.672s

27

Derek Daly

March Grand Prix

1m 21.824s

28

Jacques Villeneuve

Arrows Racing Team

1m 22.822s

29

Brian Henton

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 22.96s

30

Beppe Gabbiani

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 26.634s

Circuit - Caesars Palace

Country

United States

Location

Las Vegas, Nevada

Type

Temporary road course

Length

2.268 (Miles)

Record

Michele Alboreto (Tyrrell 011-Ford), 1m19.639, 102.523 mph, F1, 1982

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