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1981 Kraco Twin 125 #2


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CART race number 4 of 11
Sunday, June 28, 1981 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
83 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (126.326 miles)

Time of race: 0:45:20
Average speed: 167.073 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 1 for 12 laps
Margin of victory: 1.7 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1981 CART results   /   1981 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 16   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth8315052running6221
2 340   Mario Andretti STP / Patrick Petroleum   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth8312302running016
3 21   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth839352running2114
4 420   Gordon Johncock STP / Patrick Petroleum   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth837927running012
5 55   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth837252running010
6133   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth836627running08
7 68   Al Unser Valvoline / Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth826002running06
8 87   Bill Alsup AB DickPenske / Cosworth815377running05
91735   Bob Lazier Montgomery WardPenske / Cosworth814752running04
10 937   Scott Brayton Forsythe IndustriesPenske / Cosworth814627running03
11 716   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Provimi VealMcLaren / Cosworth804564running02
121031   Larry Dickson Machinists UnionPenske / Cosworth794439running01
131422   Spike Gehlhausen Vermont AmericanWatson / Cosworth784439running01
141515   Bill Tempero Zamboni ElectricMcLaren / Chevrolet754127running01
151647   Phil Caliva CHC / IntersecMcLaren / Chevrolet744127running01
161886   Jim Buick 4B RacingEagle / Chevrolet743814running01
172195   Herm Johnson Kraco Car StereoWildcat / Offy623814running01
181255   Josele Garza Psachie / GarzaPenske / Cosworth383814engine01
192077   Ross Davis Davis RacingWildcat / Offy293814crash01
201199   Larry Cannon Kraco Car StereoPenske / Cosworth203814oil pressure01
211938   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)Karl / Chevrolet153814handling0 
222275   Steve Chassey Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Lightning / Cosworth23814universal joint0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDDennis Firestone12Rhoades RacingWildcat / Cosworth

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Rutherford12121
  Rick Mears228362

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Johnny Rutherford 61    
2   Rick Mears 53   -8  
3   Mario Andretti 46   -15  
4   Gordon Johncock 34   -27  
5   Pancho Carter 27   -34  
6   Bobby Unser 26   -35  
6   Tom Sneva 26   -35  
8   Al Unser 25   -36  
9   Mike Mosley 21   -40  
10   Bill Alsup 20   -41  
11   Kevin Cogan 17   -44  
12   Scott Brayton 10   -51  
13   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 9   -52  
13   Dick Simon 9   -52  
15   Larry Dickson 7   -54  
15   Bob Lazier 7   -54  
17   Jerry Karl 5   -56  
17   Billy Engelhart 5   -56  
17   Larry Cannon 5   -56  
20   Geoff Brabham 4   -57