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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

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSaturday 17 October 1981
Start time14:00
Event Las Vegas GP
Circuit Las Vegas
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#15 of 15 in 1981
#357 (of all time)
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
Debutants
Las Vegas GP (Event),    Las Vegas (Circuit)
MilestonesTAG Williams Team – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
TAG Williams Team – 1st Win (Entrant)
 Keke Rosberg – 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (398),
2. Most Fastest Laps Ferrari (93),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (920),
4. Most Failures to Qualify March (50),
5. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (85)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 2Car 28
EntrantTAG Williams TeamTAG Williams TeamScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Alan Jones Carlos Reutemann Didier Pironi
Car Williams FW07D Williams FW07C Ferrari 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