FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1981 Round 15 Las Vegas

The 1981 Las Vegas Grand Prix was Round 15 of the 1981 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, United States on Sunday, 17 October 1981. Carlos Reutemann started on pole position in the Williams Ford and his team-mate Alan Jones was the race winner. 

1981 Las Vegas Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
11Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear751:44:09.0771:44:09.077--1:21.64214157.70329
215Alain ProstFranceRenaultMichelin75+20.0481:44:29.125+20.048+20.0481:21.24941157.19856
323Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin75+20.4281:44:29.505+20.428+0.3801:21.74854157.18984
412Nigel MansellGreat BritainLotus FordGoodyear75+47.4731:44:56.550+47.473+27.0451:22.47765156.51493
55Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear75+1:16.4381:45:25.515+1:16.438+28.9651:22.67931155.79742
626Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraMichelin75+1:18.1751:45:27.252+1:18.175+1.7371:21.33773155.754121
77John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordMichelin75+1:18.4971:45:27.574+1:18.497+0.3221:21.17832155.7466
82Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordGoodyear74+1 lap1:44:29.2411 lap1 lap1:22.91611155.1001
928Didier PironiFranceFerrariMichelin73+2 laps1:45:09.6072 laps1 lap1:20.15649152.02518
1020Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordPirelli73+2 laps1:45:17.5542 laps+7.9471:24.37015151.83420
1129Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordPirelli71+4 laps1:45:13.3774 laps2 laps1:21.96949147.77111
128Andrea de CesarisItalyMcLaren FordMichelin69+6 laps1:45:17.2816 laps2 laps1:20.30229143.52014
134Michele AlboretoItalyTyrrell FordAvon67Engine1:36:14.5558 laps2 laps1:23.23125152.45817
NC14Eliseo SalazarChileEnsign FordAvon61+14 laps1:45:19.7361:24.60650126.83124
DNF36Derek WarwickGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli43Gearbox1:02:44.5761:25.10436150.08822
DNF22Mario AndrettiUnited StatesAlfa RomeoMichelin29Suspension40:33.0591:21.88328156.61710
DSQ27Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin22Disqualified30:49.6521:23.2678156.2883
DNF6Hector RebaqueMexicoBrabham FordGoodyear20Throttle29:19.3691:23.01219149.37116
DNF33Marc SurerSwitzerlandTheodore FordAvon19Suspension30:08.5141:26.13312138.04723
DNF3Eddie CheeverUnited StatesTyrrell FordGoodyear10Engine14:32.8741:24.6198150.53719
DNF16Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin10Electrical14:43.3011:23.4735148.76013
DNF25Patrick TambayFranceLigier MatraMichelin2Accident3:02.696143.8457
DNF11Elio de AngelisItalyLotus FordGoodyear2Water Leak3:22.696129.65215
DNF32Jean-Pierre JarierFranceOsella HartMichelinTransmission21
DNQ9Slim BorguddSwedenATS FordAvon
DNQ21Chico SerraBrazilFittipaldi FordPirelli
DNQ17Derek DalyIrelandMarch FordAvon
DNQ30Jacques VilleneuveCanadaArrows FordPirelli
DNQ35Brian HentonGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli
DNQ31Beppe GabbianiItalyOsella HartMichelin