1981 Phoenix Champ Cars

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Country
United States
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
150
Pole
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Johnny Rutherford

1

Chaparral Racing

Chaparral 2K-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 17m 8s

21

2

1

Bobby Unser

3

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1h 17m 30s

17

3

3

Tom Sneva

2

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

Phoenix 80-Cosworth (Goodyear)

149 laps

14

4

1

Rick Mears

6

Penske Racing

Penske PC9B-Cosworth (Goodyear)

147 laps

12

5

2

Bill Alsup

41

Alsup Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

145 laps

10

6

4

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

144 laps Fuel pump

8

7

1

Pancho Carter

5

Alex Foods Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

144 laps

6

8

6

Jerry Karl

38

Jerry Karl

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

144 laps

5

9

1

Geoff Brabham

54

Kraco Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

144 laps

4

10

2

Dick Simon

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Cosworth (Goodyear)

140 laps

3

11

7

Mario Andretti

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk8-Cosworth (Goodyear)

139 laps Fuel pump

2

12

1

Bob Lazier

35

Fletcher Racing Team

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

136 laps

1

13

7

Bob Frey

42

Tom Frantz

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

136 laps

1

14

4

Phil Krueger

89

Joe Hunt

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

133 laps

1

15

1

Scott Brayton

37

Brayton Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth (Goodyear)

127 laps

1

16

5

Jim Buick

26

Buick Racing

Eagle-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

53 laps Throttle cable

1

17

6

Al Unser

8

Longhorn Racing

Longhorn LR02-Cosworth (Goodyear)

38 laps Handling

1

18

3

Bill Tempero

15

Bill Tempero

McLaren M16E-Chevrolet (Goodyear)

30 laps Vibration

1

19

2

Jim McElreath

23

McElreath Racing

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

27 laps Engine

1

20

1

Larry Cannon

95

Kraco Racing

Wildcat-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

8 laps Piston

1

21

12

Josele Garza

55

Psachie-Garza Racing

Penske PC7-Cosworth (Goodyear)

1 laps Accident

0

22

Tom Frantz

96

Tom Frantz

Eagle-Offenhauser (Goodyear)

Turbocharger

0

Circuit - Phoenix

Country

United States

Location

Avondale, Arizona

Type

Paved oval

Length

1 (Miles)

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Tony Kanaan (Dallara DW12-Chevrolet), 19.7379s, 182.392 mph, Indycars, 2016

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