1981 Michigan Champ Cars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
74
Pole
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Rick Mears

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 10m 30s

21

2

1

Mario Andretti

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

17

3

7

Al Unser

8

Longhorn Racing

Eagle 81-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

14

4

2

Bill Alsup

41

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

12

5

17

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

10

6

5

Dick Ferguson

99

Kraco Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

8

7

5

Bobby Unser

3

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

74 laps

6

8

5

Larry Dickson

31

Machinists Union Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

73 laps

5

9

8

Tom Bigelow

56

Gohr Racing

Penske PC7-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

73 laps

4

10

5

Tony Bettenhausen jr

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Phoenix 80-Cosworth (Goodyear)

73 laps

3

11

5

Jim McElreath

23

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

72 laps

2

12

11

Steve Chassey

64

Jet Engineering

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

71 laps

1

13

1

Bob Lazier

35

Fletcher Racing Team

March 81C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

71 laps

1

14

6

Billy Vukovich

42

Rattlesnake Racing

Watson-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

71 laps

1

15

11

Bill Tempero

15

Bill Tempero

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

70 laps

1

16

8

Ross Davis

77

Davis Racing

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

67 laps

1

17

10

Steve Krisiloff

7

Ohio Racing Associates

Longhorn LR02-Cosworth (Goodyear)

62 laps

1

18

13

Pancho Carter

5

Alex Foods Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

59 laps Accident

1

19

2

Tom Sneva

2

Bignotti-Cotter Racing

March 81C-Cosworth (Goodyear)

43 laps Accident

1

20

16

Johnny Rutherford

4

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

34 laps Piston

1

21

3

Roger Rager

66

Roger Rager

Wildcat-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

20 laps Suspension

0

22

3

Cliff Hucul

57

Hucul Racing

McLaren-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

19 laps Oil leak

0

23

14

Josele Garza

55

Psachie-Garza Racing

Penske PC9-Cosworth (Goodyear)

2 laps Oil leak

0

24

12

Scott Brayton

37

Forsythe Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

2 laps Accident

0

25

6

Dick Simon

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

Clutch

0

26

18

Mike Mosley

48

All-American Racers

Eagle 81-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

Gearbox

0

Circuit - Michigan

Country

United States

Location

Cambridge Township, Michigan

Type

Paved oval

Length

2 (Miles)

Record

Adrian Fernandez (Lola T96/00-Honda), 30.767s, 234.019 mph, Champ Cars, 1996

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