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1981 CART PPG Indy Car World Series

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Races  11
Drivers' champion  Rick Mears
Manufacturers' Cup  Cosworth
Start date  1981
Race  11
End date  October 31
Constructors' Cup  Penske
Nations' Cup  United States
Rookie of the year  Bob Lazier
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Similar  1986 CART PPG Indy Car, 1992 PPG Indy Car World Ser, 1991 CART PPG Indy Car, 1989 CART PPG Indy Car, 1983–84 USAC Champio

The 1981 CART PPG Indy Car World Series season, the third in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 11 races, beginning in Avondale, Arizona on March 22 and concluding at the same location on October 31. The PPG Indy Car World Series Drivers' Champion was Rick Mears. Rookie of the Year was Bob Lazier. After the disagreement with the USAC during the previous season, the 65th Indianapolis 500 was not part of the Series, however no competing race was scheduled and most CART teams and drivers did take part.

Drivers and constructors

The following teams and drivers competed for the 1981 CART World Series.


1981 CART PPG Indy Car World Series Wikipedia

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