1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Caesars Palace circuit. Full information

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix poster

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix poster

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix is 373rd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Caesars Palace circuit. Alain Prost won the pole position, Michele Alboreto won this race. This was his 1st victory. John Watson and Eddie Cheever also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (274 km).

Previous race: 1982 Italy Grand Prix
Next race: 1983 Brazil Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix

22nd victory for the Tyrrell team
1st victory for the Michele Alboreto
2nd podium for the Michele Alboreto
17th podium for the John Watson
3rd podium for the Eddie Cheever

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix

Tyrrell 011 - 1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix winner

Tyrrell 011 - 1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix winner

1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Michele Alboreto 9.00  1h 41m 56.888s  ( 161.111 km/h ) 75 Team Tyrrell
2 John Watson 6.00  1h 42m 24.180s  ( +27.292s ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
3 Eddie Cheever 4.00  1h 42m 53.338s  ( +56.450s ) 75 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
4 Alain Prost 3.00  1h 43m 05.536s  ( +1m 08.648s ) 75 Equipe Renault Elf
5 Keke Rosberg 2.00  1h 43m 08.263s  ( +1m 11.375s ) 75 TAG Williams Team
6 Derek Daly 1.00   74 TAG Williams Team
7 Marc Surer 0   74 Arrows Racing Team
8 Brian Henton 0   74 Team Tyrrell
9 Andrea De Cesaris 0   73 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
10 Bruno Giacomelli 0   73 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
11 Mauro Baldi 0   73 Arrows Racing Team
12 Rupert Keegan 0   73 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
13 Raul Boesel 0   69 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
nc Manfred Winkelhock 0   62 Team ATS
ab Niki Lauda 0  Overheating 53 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Tommy Byrne 0  Spin 39 Theodore Racing Team
ab Derek Warwick 0  Spark plug 32 Toleman Group Motorsport
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Engine 28 John Player Team Lotus
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Spark plug 26 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Mario Andretti 0  Suspension 26 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab René Arnoux 0  Engine 20 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Clutch 17 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Collision 8 John Player Team Lotus
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Ignition 5 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
nq Eliseo Salazar 0     Team ATS
np Roberto Guerrero 0  Engine   Ensign Racing
nq Chico Serra 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
np Patrick Tambay 0  Driver unfit   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
np Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Accident   Osella Squadra Corse
nq Teo Fabi 0     Toleman Group Motorsport

Qualifying Results for the 1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix on the Caesars Palace circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Alain Prost 1'16''356 Equipe Renault Elf
2 René Arnoux 1'16''786 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Michele Alboreto 1'17''646 Team Tyrrell
4 Eddie Cheever 1'17''683 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
5 Riccardo Patrese 1'17''772 Parmalat Racing Team
6 Keke Rosberg 1'17''886 TAG Williams Team
7 Mario Andretti 1'17''921 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Patrick Tambay 1'17''958 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 John Watson 1'17''986 Marlboro McLaren International
10 Derek Warwick 1'18''012 Toleman Group Motorsport
11 Jacques Laffite 1'18''056 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
12 Nelson Piquet 1'18''275 Parmalat Racing Team
13 Niki Lauda 1'18''333 Marlboro McLaren International
14 Derek Daly 1'18''418 TAG Williams Team
15 Roberto Guerrero 1'18''496 Ensign Racing
16 Bruno Giacomelli 1'18''622 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
17 Marc Surer 1'18''734 Arrows Racing Team
18 Andrea De Cesaris 1'18''761 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
19 Brian Henton 1'18''765 Team Tyrrell
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'19''222 Osella Squadra Corse
21 Elio De Angelis 1'19''302 John Player Team Lotus
22 Nigel Mansell 1'19''439 John Player Team Lotus
23 Manfred Winkelhock 1'19''767 Team ATS
24 Mauro Baldi 1'20''271 Arrows Racing Team
25 Raul Boesel 1'20''766 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
26 Rupert Keegan 1'21''180 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
27 Tommy Byrne 1'21''555 Theodore Racing Team
28 Teo Fabi 1'21''569 Toleman Group Motorsport
29 Eliseo Salazar 1'21''583 Team ATS
30 Chico Serra 1'22''387 Fittipaldi Automotive

List of all cars for the 1982 Las Vegas Grand Prix on the Caesars Palace circuit

Williams FW08

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Toleman TG183

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Theodore TY02

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126C2

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Fittipaldi F9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N181

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT50

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Toleman TG181C

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Arrows A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 182

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Renault RE30B

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS19

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

March 821

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 91

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0