1981 Can-Am season

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1981 Can-Am season
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The 1981 Can Am series season was the fourteenth running of the Sports Car Club of America's prototype-based series, and the fifth running of the revived series. Geoff Brabham was declared champion, despite only winning two races. Chevrolet again dominated the season. The dominant chassis manufacturers were March, Lola, Holbert, Frissbee, and VDS. IndyCar drivers Al Unser and Bobby Rahal also podiumed at Road America[1] and Mosport,[2] respectively.

The two liter class went to Jim Trueman in his Ralt.

Results[3][edit]

Round Circuit Winning driver Team Car
1 Mosport Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March-Chevrolet
2 Mid-Ohio Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March-Chevrolet
3 Watkins Glen United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet
4 Road America Australia Geoff Brabham Belgium Racing Team VDS Lola-Chevrolet
5 Edmonton Australia Geoff Brabham Belgium Racing Team VDS VDS-Chevrolet
6 Trois-Rivières United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet
7 Mosport Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March-Chevrolet
8 Riverside United States Al Holbert United States Holbert Racing Holbert-Chevrolet
9 Laguna Seca Italy Teo Fabi United States Paul Newman Racing March-Chevrolet
10 Caesars Palace United States Danny Sullivan United States Garvin Brown Racing Frissbee-Chevrolet

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