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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 (150.0 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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 31   Johnny Rutherford Pennzoil   (Chaparral Racing)Chaparral / Cosworth15018,336running6821
181515   Bill Tempero Zamboni ElectricMcLaren / Chevrolet305,486vibration01
3 62   Tom Sneva Sugaripe PrunesPhoenix / Cosworth14911,136running114
6 220   Gordon Johncock STP Oil Treatment   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1447,386fuel pump08
101222   Dick Simon Vermont American   (Leader Card)Watson / Cosworth1406,086running03
191723   Jim McElreath McElreath Racing   (Jim McElreath)Eagle / Offy275,486engine01
162126   Jim Buick 4B Racing   (Jim Buick)Eagle / Chevrolet535,486throttle cable01
2 13   Bobby Unser Norton Spirit   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth15014,036running5017
121335   Bob Lazier Montgomery Ward   (Fletcher Racing)Penske / Cosworth1365,886running01
151637   Scott Brayton Brayton Racing   (Lee Brayton)Penske / Cosworth1275,586running01
81438   Jerry Karl Tonco Trailers   (William Compton)McLaren / Chevrolet1446,686running05
11 440   Mario Andretti Patrick Petroleum   (Pat Patrick)Wildcat / Cosworth1395,986fuel pump302
5 741   Bill Alsup Alsup Racing   (Bill Alsup)Penske / Cosworth1458,286running110
132042   Bob Frey Crossroads InnEagle / Offy1365,786running01
7 85   Pancho Carter Alex Foods   (Alex Morales)Penske / Cosworth1447,086running06
91054   Geoff Brabham Kraco Car StereoPenske / Cosworth1446,386running04
21 955   Josele Garza Banco MercantilPenske / Cosworth15,386crash0 
4 56   Rick Mears Gould Charge   (Roger Penske)Penske / Cosworth1479,086running012
17118   Al Unser Longhorn Racing   (Bobby Hillin)Longhorn / Cosworth385,486handling01
141889   Phil Krueger Joe Hunt Magneto   (Joe Hunt)Eagle / Chevrolet1335,686running01
201995   Larry Cannon Kraco Car StereoWildcat / Offy85,486piston01
222296   Tom Frantz Kraco Car StereoWildcat / Offy05,386turbocharger0 

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  
13   Bill Tempero 1   -20  
14   Jim McElreath 1   -20  
15   Bob Lazier 1   -20  
16   Larry Cannon 1   -20  
17   Bob Frey 1   -20  
18   Phil Krueger 1   -20  
19   Scott Brayton 1   -20  
20   Jim Buick 1   -20