1981 Atlanta Champ Cars Race 1 in CART at the Atlanta circuit. Full information

1981 Atlanta Champ Cars

1981 Atlanta Champ Cars is 29th CART race. Passed at the Atlanta circuit. Rick Mears won the pole position and this race. This was his 5th victory. Mario Andretti and Johnny Rutherford also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 83 laps (203 km).

Previous race: 1981 Milwaukee Champ Cars
Next race: 1981 Atlanta Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Atlanta Champ Cars

17th victory for the Penske Racing team
5th victory for the Rick Mears
15th podium for the Rick Mears
7th podium for the Mario Andretti
16th podium for the Johnny Rutherford

Penske PC9B - 1981 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

Penske PC9B #6 - 1981 Atlanta Champ Cars winner

List of all cars for the 1981 Atlanta Champ Cars on the Atlanta circuit

McLaren M24B

Cosworth

Eagle ? 1981

Chevrolet

Penske PC9B

Cosworth

Penske PC9

Cosworth

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Longhorn LR02

Cosworth

Wildcat Mk8

Cosworth

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Wildcat ? 1981

Offenhauser

Watson ? 1981

Cosworth

Phoenix 80

Cosworth