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1981 AB Dick Tony Bettenhausen 200


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CART race number 7 of 11
Saturday, September 5, 1981 at Milwaukee Mile, West Allis, WI
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:41
Average speed: 118.013 mph
Pole speed: 135.89 mph
Cautions: 2 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 16774
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1981 CART results   /   1981 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 32   Tom Sneva Bignotti-CotterMarch / Cosworth20023265running18642
2 46   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth20018065running132
3 23   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth19913515running728
4 11   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth19811165running126
5 58   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth19710165running020
6 620   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1979265running516
7 740   Steve Krisiloff STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1948165running012
81155   Josele Garza Garza Racing   (Josele Garza)Penske / Cosworth1937165running010
92329   Billy Engelhart Beaudoin RacingMcLaren / Cosworth1913000running06
10105   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth1905965crash04
11 87   Bill Alsup AB DickPenske / Cosworth1905865running02
121331   Larry Dickson Machinists UnionPenske / Cosworth1895665running02
132428   Herm Johnson Menard Cashway LumberLightning / Chevrolet1862500running02
141416   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi VealLonghorn / Cosworth1865165running02
151964   Steve Chassey Jet EngineeringEagle / Chevrolet1855165running02
162135   Bob Lazier Montgomery WardMarch / Cosworth1824665crash02
171815   Bill Tempero Zamboni ElectricMcLaren / Chevrolet1784665running02
182266   Roger Rager McCray PlasteringWildcat / Chevrolet1494665brakes02
191212   Gary Bettenhausen Rhoades AviationWildcat / Cosworth1274665turbocharger02
201792   John Mahler Duke RacingPenske / Offy1174665timing gear02
212537   Scott Brayton Forsythe-BraytonPenske / Cosworth911500timing gear0 
221622   Dick Simon Vermont AmericanWatson / Offy804665turbocharger0 
23 932   Kevin Cogan O'Connell Racing   (Jerry O'Connell)Phoenix / Cosworth364665crash0 
241556   Tom Bigelow Genesee Beer   (Gohr Distributing Co.)Penske / Chevrolet334665crash0 
252038   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)Karl / Chevrolet14665ignition0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford111
  Tom Sneva2102101
  Rick Mears1031031
  Gordon Johncock1041085
  Tom Sneva10916557
  Bobby Unser1661727
  Tom Sneva17320028

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rick Mears 218    
2   Pancho Carter 145   -73  
3   Bill Alsup 124   -94  
4   Gordon Johncock 98   -120  
5   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 91   -127  
6   Johnny Rutherford 87   -131  
7   Tom Sneva 73   -145  
8   Bobby Unser 71   -147  
9   Al Unser 58   -160  
10   Scott Brayton 55   -163  
11   Bob Lazier 54   -164  
11   Tom Bigelow 54   -164  
13   Mario Andretti 46   -172  
14   Gary Bettenhausen 42   -176  
15   Michael Chandler 36   -182  
16   Dick Simon 33   -185  
17   Larry Dickson 32   -186  
18   Phil Caliva 27   -191  
19   Mike Mosley 26   -192  
20   Kevin Cogan 23   -195  
21   Josele Garza 21   -197