1982 USA West Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1982 USA West Grand Prix poster

1982 USA West Grand Prix poster

1982 USA West Grand Prix

1982 USA West Grand Prix is 360th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Andrea De Cesaris won the pole position, Niki Lauda won this race. This was his 18th victory. Keke Rosberg and Riccardo Patrese also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (259 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1982 Brazil Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1982 San Marino Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1982 USA West Grand Prix

26th victory for the McLaren team
18th victory for the Niki Lauda
40th podium for the Niki Lauda
2nd podium for the Keke Rosberg
5th podium for the Riccardo Patrese

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1982 USA West Grand Prix

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1982 USA West Grand Prix

1982 USA West Grand Prix

1982 USA West Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/1B - 1982 USA West Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/1B - 1982 USA West Grand Prix winner

1982 USA West Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Niki Lauda 9.00  1h 58m 25.318s  ( 131.131 km/h ) 75 Marlboro McLaren International
2 Keke Rosberg 6.00  1h 58m 39.978s  ( +14.660s ) 75 TAG Williams Team
3 Riccardo Patrese 4.00  1h 59m 44.461s  ( +1m 19.143s ) 75 Parmalat Racing Team
4 Michele Alboreto 3.00  1h 59m 46.265s  ( +1m 20.947s ) 75 Team Tyrrell
5 Elio De Angelis 2.00   74 John Player Team Lotus
6 John Watson 1.00   74 Marlboro McLaren International
7 Nigel Mansell 0   73 John Player Team Lotus
8 Jochen Mass 0   73 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
9 Raul Boesel 0   70 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
10 Slim Borgudd 0   68 Team Tyrrell
dsq Gilles Villeneuve 0  Wing infringement 1h 59m 29.606s  ( +1m 04.288s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Gearbox 59 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Accident 33 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Brian Henton 0  Accident 32 Arrows Racing Team
ab Roberto Guerrero 0  Accident 27 Ensign Racing
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Spin 26 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Transmission 26 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Accident 25 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Derek Daly 0  Accident 23 Theodore Racing Team
ab Mario Andretti 0  Suspension 19 TAG Williams Team
ab Alain Prost 0  Accident 10 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Didier Pironi 0  Accident 6 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab René Arnoux 0  Collision 5 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Collision 5 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Eliseo Salazar 0  Accident 3 Team ATS
ab Manfred Winkelhock 0  Collision 1 Team ATS
nq Chico Serra 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Mauro Baldi 0     Arrows Racing Team
nq Riccardo Paletti 0     Osella Squadra Corse
npq Derek Warwick 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport
nq Teo Fabi 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport

Qualifying Results for the 1982 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Andrea De Cesaris 1'27''316 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
2 Niki Lauda 1'27''436 Marlboro McLaren International
3 René Arnoux 1'27''763 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Alain Prost 1'27''979 Equipe Renault Elf
5 Bruno Giacomelli 1'28''087 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
6 Nelson Piquet 1'28''276 Parmalat Racing Team
7 Gilles Villeneuve 1'28''476 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Keke Rosberg 1'28''576 TAG Williams Team
9 Didier Pironi 1'28''680 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'28''708 Osella Squadra Corse
11 John Watson 1'28''885 Marlboro McLaren International
12 Michele Alboreto 1'29''027 Team Tyrrell
13 Eddie Cheever 1'29''336 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
14 Mario Andretti 1'29''468 TAG Williams Team
15 Jacques Laffite 1'29''587 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
16 Elio De Angelis 1'29''694 John Player Team Lotus
17 Nigel Mansell 1'29''758 John Player Team Lotus
18 Riccardo Patrese 1'29''948 Parmalat Racing Team
19 Roberto Guerrero 1'30''186 Ensign Racing
20 Brian Henton 1'30''474 Arrows Racing Team
21 Jochen Mass 1'30''476 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
22 Derek Daly 1'30''919 Theodore Racing Team
23 Raul Boesel 1'30''977 Rothmans March Grand Prix Team
24 Slim Borgudd 1'31''033 Team Tyrrell
25 Manfred Winkelhock 1'31''593 Team ATS
26 Eliseo Salazar 1'31''825 Team ATS
27 Teo Fabi 1'31''988 Candy Toleman Motorsport
28 Riccardo Paletti 1'32''146 Osella Squadra Corse
29 Chico Serra 1'32''496 Fittipaldi Automotive
30 Mauro Baldi 1'33''701 Arrows Racing Team
31 Derek Warwick 1'37''264 Candy Toleman Motorsport

List of all cars for the 1982 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Ferrari 126C2

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Brabham BT49D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N181

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 182

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Toleman TG181C

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Ligier JS17B

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

Brabham BT49C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 91

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TY02

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 821

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Fittipaldi F8D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE30B

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5