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1981 Canadian GP

1981 Las Vegas GP

1982 South African GP
1982 Las Vegas GP
 I  Caesar's Palace Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 17 October 1981
Start time14:00
EventLas Vegas GP
CircuitLas Vegas
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race357
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter3650 m
Race Distance3650 × 75 = 273.750 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers13
Championship DebutantsLas Vegas (3650 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 9 - 250th Race Entry (Car Number)
Keke Rosberg - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
TAG Williams Team - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
TAG Williams Team - 1st Win (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (398),
2. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (93),
3. Most 10th Fastest LapsLotus (20),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (920),
5. Most Failures to QualifyMarch (50),
6. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (85)

Championships
1 NÚlson Piquet 50 
up
2 Carlos Reutemann 49 
down
3 Alan Jones 46 
up
4 Jacques Laffite 44 
down
5 Alain Prost 43 
down
6 John Watson 27 
same
7 Gilles Villeneuve 25 
same
8 Elio de Angelis 14 
same
9 RenÚ Arnoux 11 
same
10 Hector Rebaque 11 
same
11 Riccardo Patrese 10 
same
12 Eddie Cheever 10 
same
13 Didier Pironi 9 
same
14 Nigel Mansell 8 
same
15 Bruno Giacomelli 7 
up
16 Marc Surer 4 
down
17 Mario Andretti 3 
down
18 Patrick Tambay 1 
same
 Eliseo Salazar 1 
same
 Slim Borgudd 1 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
same
1 Williams / Ford 95 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 61 
same
3 Renault / Renault 54 
same
4 Ligier / Matra 44 
same
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 34 
same
6 McLaren / Ford 28 
same
7 Lotus / Ford 22 
same
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
same
9 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 10 
up
10 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
down
11 Ensign / Ford 5 
same
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 ATS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 2Car 28
EntrantTAG Williams TeamTAG Williams TeamScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverAlan JonesCarlos ReutemannDidier Pironi
CarWilliams FW07DWilliams FW07CFerrari 126CK
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 1.5 V6T
Time1:44'09.0771'17.8211'20.156
Speed157.703 km/h168.849 km/h163.930 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led