Parting shot: 1981 British Grand Prix

The McLaren team waits expectantly on the pitwall as John Watson heads to the Silverstone finish line for the team's first victory in four years


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July 18, 1981

Silverstone, UK

McLaren crew Tyler Alexander (seated), Teddy Mayer (left), Ron Dennis (centre), Creighton Brown (crouching) and driver Andrea de Cesaris (right) await John Watson’s victory at the British Grand Prix. It was McLaren’s first Formula 1 World Championship victory since James Hunt at Fuji in 1977.