1982 Grand Prix of United States West
4 April - long Beach: 75.5 laps x 3.428 km = 258.807 km


 Pole Position: A de Cesaris Alfa Romeo 1 min:27.316s
 Fastest Lap: 135.862 km/h N Lauda Mclaren 1 min:30.831s

Results:

 1   N Lauda       McLaren     1 h 58m 25.318s
 2   K Rosberg     Williams    1 h 58m 39.978s
 3   R Patrese     Brabham     1 h 59m 44.461s
 4   M Alboreto    Tyrrell     1 h 59m 46.265s
 5   E de Angelis  Lotus       74
 6   J Watson      McLaren     74
 7   N Mansell     Lotus       73
 8   J Mass        March       73
 9   R Boesel      March       70
 10  S Borgudd     Tyrrell     68

DisQualifyied:

     G Villeneuve  Ferrari     75 irregular wing

Did Not Finish:

     E Cheever     Ligier      59 gearbox
     A de Cesaris  Alfa Romeo  33 accident
     B Henton      Arrows      32 accident
     R Guerrero    Ensign      27 accident
     J Laffite     Ligier      26 spin
     J-P Jarier    Osella      26 gearbox
     N Piquet      Brabham     25 accident
     D Daly        Theodore    23 accident
     M Andretti    Williams    19 accident/ rear suspension
     A Prost       Renault     10 brakes/ accident
     D Pironi      Ferrari      6 accident
     R Arnoux      Renault      5 accident
     B Giacomelli  Alfa Romeo   5 accident
     E Salazar     ATS          3 accident
     M Winkelhock  ATS          1 accident

Did Not Qualify:

     T Fabi        Toleman
     R Paletti     Osella
     C Serra       Fittipaldi
     M Baldi       Arrows

Did Not PreQualify:

     D Warwick     Toleman

Qualifiying Times:

1 22   A.de Cesaris     Alfa Romeo       1'27.316
2 8    Niki Lauda       McLaren/Ford     1'27.436
3 16   Rene Arnoux      Renault          1'27.763
4 15   Alain Prost      Renault          1'27.979
5 23   Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo       1'28.087
6 1    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Ford     1'28.276
7 27   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari          1'28.476
8 6    Keke Rosberg     Williams/Ford    1'28.576
9 28   Didier Pironi    Ferrari          1'28.680
10 31  J.P.Jarier       Osella/Ford      1'28.708
11 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford     1'28.885
12 3   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell/Ford     1'29.027
13 25  Eddie Cheever    Ligier/Matra     1'29.336
14 5   Mario Andretti   Williams/Ford    1'29.468
15 26  Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Matra     1'29.587
16 11  Elio de Angelis  Lotus/Ford       1'29.694
17 12  Nigel Mansell    Lotus/Ford       1'29.758
18 2   Riccardo Patrese Brabham/Ford     1'29.948
19 14  Roberto Guerrero Ensign/Ford      1'30.186
20 29  Brian Henton     Arrows/Ford      1'30.474
21 17  Jochen Mass      March/Ford       1'30.476
22 33  Derek Daly       Theodore/Ford    1'30.919
23 18  Raul Boesel      March/Ford       1'30.977
24 4   Slim Borgudd     Tyrrell/Ford     1'31.033
25 9   M.Winkelhock     ATS/Ford         1'31.593
26 10  Eliseo Salazar   ATS/Ford         1'31.825
 Not qualified 
27 36  Teo Fabi         Toleman/Hart     1'31.988
28 32  Riccardo Paletti Osella/Ford      1'32.146
29 20  Chico Serra      Fittipaldi/Ford  1'32.496
30 30  Mauro Baldi      Arrows/Ford      1'33.701
 Not pre-qualified 
31 35  Derek Warwick    Toleman/Hart


Note:

The start and finish lines were at different positions on the circuit.
The fraction of a lap is credited to the first lap leader