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The 5 most iconic US Grand Prix

The 5 most iconic US Grand Prix

4. 1981 US Grand Prix

Gilles Villeneuve coming cloase to the barriers at the US Grand Prix which held at Long Beach, California. Credits - MotorsportRetro
Gilles Villeneuve coming close to the barriers at the US Grand Prix which was held at Long Beach, California. Credits – Motorsport Retro

The 1981 US Grand Prix West was held at Long Beach, California. After a winter of controversy and legal battles, it was Alan Jones who came out on top and finished nine seconds ahead of teammate Carlos Reutemann in his Williams-Ford. Nelson Piquet in his Brabham-Ford finished nearly thirty five seconds behind the duo in third after having lost a shot to challenge the leaders as he got stuck behind Pironi.

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