1981 Phoenix Champ Cars Race 2 in CART at the Phoenix circuit. Full information

1981 Phoenix Champ Cars

1981 Phoenix Champ Cars is 37th CART race. Passed at the Phoenix circuit. Bobby Unser won the pole position, Tom Sneva won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Bobby Unser and Gordon Johncock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 150 laps (241 km).

Previous race: 1981 Mexico City Champ Cars
Next race: 1982 Phoenix Champ Cars

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Phoenix Champ Cars

2nd victory for the Bignotti-Cotter Racing team
3rd victory for the Tom Sneva
11th podium for the Tom Sneva
21st podium for the Bobby Unser
11th podium for the Gordon Johncock

March 81C - 1981 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

March 81C #2 - 1981 Phoenix Champ Cars winner

1981 Phoenix Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Tom Sneva March 81C, #2 21 1h 20m 10s 0 Bignotti-Cotter Racing
2 Bobby Unser Penske PC9B, #3 17 1h 20m 11s 0 Penske Racing
3 Gordon Johncock Wildcat Mk8, #20 14 150 laps 0 Patrick Racing
4 Mario Andretti Wildcat Mk8, #40 12 150 laps 0 Patrick Racing
5 Pancho Carter Penske PC7, #5 10 148 laps 0 Alex Foods Racing
6 Josele Garza Penske PC9, #55 8 148 laps 0 Psachie-Garza Racing
7 Dick Ferguson Penske PC7, #99 6 148 laps 0 Kraco Racing
8 Rick Mears Penske PC9B, #6 5 145 laps 0 Penske Racing
9 Herm Johnson Eagle ? 1981, #28 4 144 laps 0 Team Menard
10 Gordon Smiley Wildcat Mk8, #12 3 144 laps 0 Patrick Racing
11 Tom Bigelow Penske PC7, #56 2 143 laps 0 Gohr Racing
12 Jerry Sneva Vollstedt ? 1981, #17 1 143 laps 0 Leader Card Racers
13 Bob Lazier March 81C, #35 1 143 laps 0 Fletcher Racing Team
14 Chip Mead Eagle ? 1981, #49 1 142 laps 0 Space Racing
15 Vern Schuppan McLaren M24B, #33 1 139 laps 0 Theodore Racing Team
16 Phil Krueger Eagle ? 1981, #89 1 126 laps 0 Joe Hunt
17 Bill Alsup Penske PC7, #7 1 116 laps Fuel pump 0 Penske Racing
18 Johnny Parsons jr Eagle ? 1981, #34 1 116 laps Piston 0 Wysard Motor Co
19 Tony Bettenhausen jr McLaren M24B, #16 1 111 laps Gearbox 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
20 Dick Simon Watson ? 1981, #22 1 101 laps Accident 0 Leader Card Racers
21 Johnny Rutherford Chaparral 2K, #1 0 31 laps Fire 0 Chaparral Racing
22 Al Unser Longhorn LR02, #8 0 29 laps Ignition 0 Longhorn Racing
23 Greg Leffler Armstrong ? 1981, #43 0 25 laps Engine 0 Armstrong Mould Racing Team
24 Mike Mosley Eagle 81, #48 0 11 laps Gearbox 0 All-American Racers

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

Penske PC7

Chevrolet

Longhorn LR02

Cosworth

Watson ? 1981

Cosworth

McLaren M16E

Chevrolet

Vollstedt ? 1981

Offenhauser

Penske PC7

Cosworth

Riley ? 1981

Chevrolet

Wildcat ? 1981

Chevrolet

Wildcat ? 1981

Offenhauser

Eagle ? 1981

Offenhauser

Penske PC9B

Cosworth

McLaren M24B

Cosworth

King ? 1981

Chevrolet

Penske PC6

Cosworth

March 81C

Cosworth

Eagle 81

Chevrolet

Eagle ? 1981

Chevrolet

Wildcat Mk8

Cosworth

Penske PC6

Chevrolet

Penske PC9

Cosworth

McLaren ? 1981

Chevrolet

Chaparral 2K

Cosworth

Eagle ? 1981

Cosworth