United States Grand Prix West

Formula 1 Grand Prix

33°46′01″N 118°11′22″W / 33.766914°N 118.189328°W / 33.766914; -118.189328

United States Grand Prix West
Long Beach Grand Prix
Race information
Number of times held8
First held1976
Last held1983
Most wins (drivers)No repeat winners
Most wins (constructors)Italy Ferrari (3)
Circuit length3.275 km (2.04 mi)
Race length245.625 km (152.62 mi)
Last race (1983)
Pole position
Fastest lap

The United States Grand Prix West was a Formula One motor race held at street circuit in Long Beach, California. It was a Formula 5000 race in 1975, and a F1 world championship event from 1976 to 1983. After 1983 the event became the Long Beach Grand Prix of the CART series.

Winners of the United States Grand Prix West change

See also Grand Prix of Long Beach

Repeat winners (constructors) change

Wins Constructor Years won
3   Ferrari 1976, 1978, 1979
2   McLaren 1982, 1983

Repeat winners (engine manufacturers) change

Wins Manufacturers Years won
5   Ford* 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
3   Ferrari 1976, 1978, 1979

* Built by   Cosworth, engine program funded by Ford

By year change

  • All races were held on the same circuit on various layouts.
Year Driver Constructor Report
1976   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari Report
1977   Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
1978   Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Report
1979   Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Report
1980   Nelson Piquet Brabham-Ford Report
1981   Alan Jones Williams-Ford Report
1982   Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford Report
1983   John Watson McLaren-Ford Report

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