March 15, 1981 Long Beach Street Circuit | Lap distance 3.251 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 1 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW07C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 80 1:50'41.33   2 1'19.408 1 1'20.901 (31)
2 6 2 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Williams FW07C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 80 1:50'50.52 +9.19 3 1'20.149 2 1'20.910 (31)
3 4 5 Nelson Piquet (BRA) Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 80 1:51'16.25 +34.92 4 1'20.289 6 1'21.830 (69)
4 3 22 Mario Andretti (USA) Alfa Romeo 179C Alfa Romeo 1260 Michelin 80 1:51'30.64 +49.31 6 1'20.476 5 1'21.790 (66)
5 2 3 Eddie Cheever (USA) Tyrrell 010 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 80 1:51'48.03 +1'06.70 8 1'20.643 8 1'22.230 (36)
6 1 33 Patrick Tambay (FRA) Theodore TY01 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 79   +1 lap 17 1'21.298 4 1'21.750 (49)
7   21 Chico Serra (BRA) Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 78   +2 laps 18 1'21.409 19 1'23.090 (19)
8   16 René Arnoux (FRA) Renault RE20B Renault EF1 Michelin 77   +3 laps 20 1'21.540 12 1'22.540 (34)
Retirement
fuel system 14 Marc Surer (SUI) Ensign N180B Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 70     19 1'21.522 16 1'22.770 (50)
fuel system 28 Didier Pironi (FRA) Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 126C Michelin 67     11 1'20.909 8 1'22.230 (26)
fuel pump 25 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Ligier JS17 Matra MS81 Michelin 64     10 1'20.787 18 1'22.900 (41)
accident 6 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 49     15 1'21.000 14 1'22.680 (49)
collision 23 Bruno Giacomelli (ITA) Alfa Romeo 179C Alfa Romeo 1260 Michelin 41     9 1'20.664 11 1'22.410 (37)
collision 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS17 Matra MS81 Michelin 41     12 1'20.925 7 1'22.080 (33)
engine 20 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 41     16 1'21.001 17 1'22.880 (25)
collision 9 Jan Lammers (NED) ATS D4 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 41     21 1'21.758 10 1'22.330 (29)
fuel system 29 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 33     1 1'19.399 3 1'21.420 (14)
accident 32 Beppe Gabbiani (ITA) Osella FA1B Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 26     24 1'22.213 22 1'25.190 (14)
accident 12 Nigel Mansell (GBR) Team Lotus 81 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 25     7 1'20.573 15 1'22.750 (19)
halfshaft 27 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 126C Michelin 17     5 1'20.462 12 1'22.540 (15)
brakes 7 John Watson (GBR) McLaren M29F Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 16     23 1'22.183 21 1'24.550 (15)
accident 11 Elio de Angelis (ITA) Team Lotus 81 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 13     13 1'20.928 20 1'23.320 (8)
collision 15 Alain Prost (FRA) Renault RE20B Renault EF1 Michelin 0     14 1'20.980      
collision 8 Andrea de Cesaris (ITA) McLaren M29F Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 0     22 1'22.028      
Not qualified
--   4 Kevin Cogan (USA) Tyrrell 010 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'22.284      
--   17 Derek Daly (IRL) March 811 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'22.356      
--   31 Miguel Angel Guerra (ARG) Osella FA1B Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'22.673      
--   30 Siegfried Stohr (ITA) Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'23.504      
--   18 Eliseo Salazar (CHI) March 811 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'24.383