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1981 Kraco Car Stereo 150


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CART race number 1 of 11
Sunday, March 22, 1981 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:17:08
Average speed: 116.681 mph
Pole speed: 143.055 mph
Cautions: 5 for 28 laps
Margin of victory: 22 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1981 CART results   /   1981 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 31   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth15018336running6821
2 13   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth15014036running5017
3 62   Tom Sneva Sugaripe PrunesPhoenix / Cosworth14911136running114
4 56   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1479086running012
5 741   Bill Alsup Alsup Racing   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth1458286running110
6 220   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1447386fuel pump08
7 85   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth1447086running06
81438   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)McLaren / Chevrolet1446686running05
91054   Geoff Brabham Kraco Car StereoPenske / Cosworth1446386running04
101222   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Leader Card)Watson / Cosworth1406086running03
11 440   Mario Andretti Patrick Petroleum   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1395986fuel pump302
121335   Bob Lazier Montgomery Ward   (Fletcher Racing)Penske / Cosworth1365886running01
132042   Bob Frey Crossroads InnEagle / Offy1365786running01
141889   Phil Krueger Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Eagle / Chevrolet1335686running01
151637   Scott Brayton Brayton Racing   (Lee Brayton)Penske / Cosworth1275586running01
162126   Jim Buick 4B Racing   (Jim Buick)Eagle / Chevrolet535486throttle cable01
17118   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth385486handling01
181515   Bill Tempero Zamboni ElectricMcLaren / Chevrolet305486vibration01
191723   Jim McElreath McElreath Racing   (Jim McElreath)Eagle / Offy275486engine01
201995   Larry Cannon Kraco Car StereoWildcat / Offy85486piston01
21 955   Josele Garza Banco MercantilPenske / Cosworth15386crash0 
222296   Tom Frantz Kraco Car StereoWildcat / Offy05386turbocharger0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Unser14343
  Bill Alsup44441
  Mario Andretti457430
  Johnny Rutherford759016
  Tom Sneva91911
  Bobby Unser92987
  Johnny Rutherford9915052

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 21    
2   Bobby Unser 17   -4  
3   Tom Sneva 14   -7  
4   Rick Mears 12   -9  
5   Bill Alsup 10   -11  
6   Gordon Johncock 8   -13  
7   Pancho Carter 6   -15  
8   Jerry Karl 5   -16  
9   Geoff Brabham 4   -17  
10   Dick Simon 3   -18  
11   Mario Andretti 2   -19  
12   Al Unser 1   -20  
12   Bob Lazier 1   -20  
12   Bill Tempero 1   -20  
12   Bob Frey 1   -20  
12   Jim McElreath 1   -20  
12   Phil Krueger 1   -20  
12   Larry Cannon 1   -20  
12   Scott Brayton 1   -20  
12   Jim Buick 1   -20