October 17, 1981 Caesar's Palace | Lap distance 3.650 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 FW07D Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 75 1:44'09.077   2 1'17.995 6 1'21.642 (14)
2 6 15 Alain Prost (FRA) Renault RE30 Renault EF1 Michelin 75 1:44'29.125 +20.048 5 1'18.433 4 1'21.249 (41)
3 4 23 Bruno Giacomelli (ITA) Alfa Romeo 179C Alfa Romeo 1260 Michelin 75 1:44'29.505 +20.428 8 1'18.792 7 1'21.748 (54)
4 3 12 Nigel Mansell (GBR) Team Lotus 87 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 75 1:44'56.550 +47.473 9 1'19.044 10 1'22.477 (65)
5 2 5 Nelson Piquet (BRA) Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 75 1:45'25.515 +1'16.438 4 1'18.161 11 1'22.679 (31)
6 1 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS17 Matra MS81 Michelin 75 1:45'27.252 +1'18.175 12 1'19.167 5 1'21.337 (73)
7   7 John Watson (GBR) McLaren MP4-1 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 75 1:45'27.574 +1'18.497 6 1'18.617 3 1'21.178 (32)
8   2 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Williams FW07C Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 74 1:44'29.241 +1 lap 1 1'17.821 12 1'22.916 (11)
9   28 Didier Pironi (FRA) Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 126C Michelin 73 1:45'09.607 +2 laps 18 1'19.899 1 1'20.156 (49)
10   20 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV Pirelli 73 1:45'17.554 +2 laps 20 1'20.729 17 1'24.370 (15)
11   29 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV Pirelli 71 1:45'13.377 +4 laps 11 1'19.152 9 1'21.969 (49)
12   8 Andrea de Cesaris (ITA) McLaren MP4-1 Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 69 1:45'17.281 +6 laps 14 1'19.217 2 1'20.302 (29)
13   4 Michele Alboreto (ITA) Tyrrell 011 Ford Cosworth DFV Avon 67 1:36'14.555 +8 laps 17 1'19.774 14 1'23.231 (25)
Not classified
--   14 Eliseo Salazar (CHI) Ensign N180B Ford Cosworth DFV Avon 61 1:45'19.736   24 1'21.629 18 1'24.606 (50)
Retirement
gearbox 36 Derek Warwick (GBR) Toleman TG181 Hart 415T Pirelli 43 1:02'44.576   22 1'21.294 20 1'25.104 (36)
suspension 22 Mario Andretti (USA) Alfa Romeo 179C Alfa Romeo 1260 Michelin 29 40'33.059   10 1'19.068 8 1'21.883 (28)
throttle 6 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 20 29'19.369   16 1'19.571 13 1'23.012 (19)
suspension 33 Marc Surer (SUI) Theodore TY01 Ford Cosworth DFV Avon 19 30'08.514   23 1'21.430 21 1'26.133 (12)
engine 3 Eddie Cheever (USA) Tyrrell 011 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 10 14'32.874   19 1'20.475 19 1'24.619 (8)
electrical 16 René Arnoux (FRA) Renault RE30 Renault EF1 Michelin 10 14'43.301   13 1'19.197 16 1'23.473 (5)
accident 25 Patrick Tambay (FRA) Ligier JS17 Matra MS81 Michelin 2 3'02.696   7 1'18.681      
water leak 11 Elio de Angelis (ITA) Team Lotus 87 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 2 3'22.696   15 1'19.562      
transmission 32 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Osella FA1C Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin 0     21 1'20.781      
Disqualified
--   27 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 126C Michelin 22 30'49.652   3 1'18.060 15 1'23.267 (8)
Not qualified
--   9 Slim Borgudd (SWE) ATS HGS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Avon         1'21.665      
--   21 Chico Serra (BRA) Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV Pirelli         1'21.672      
--   17 Derek Daly (IRL) March 811 Ford Cosworth DFV Avon         1'21.824      
--   30 Jacques Villeneuve snr (CAN) Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV Pirelli         1'22.822      
--   35 Brian Henton (GBR) Toleman TG181 Hart 415T Pirelli         1'22.960      
--   31 Beppe Gabbiani (ITA) Osella FA1B Ford Cosworth DFV Michelin         1'26.634