1981 Belgian Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Belgium
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
54
Pole
Fastest Lap
Reutemann, 1m 23.30s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Michelin)

1h 16m 31.61s

9

2

7

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

1h 17m 7.67s

6

3

7

Nigel Mansell

12

Team Essex Lotus

Lotus 81-Ford (Michelin)

1h 17m 15.3s

4

4

3

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

1h 17m 19.25s

3

5

9

Elio de Angelis

11

Team Essex Lotus

Lotus 81-Ford (Michelin)

1h 17m 20.81s

2

6

2

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

1h 17m 24.12s

1

7

2

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

1h 17m 33.27s

0

8

5

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

1h 18m 3.65s

0

9

8

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

1h 18m 7.19s

0

10

8

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

53 laps

0

11

4

Marc Surer

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Michelin)

52 laps

0

12

7

Michele Alboreto

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

52 laps

0

13

11

Piercarlo Ghinzani

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

50 laps

0

DNQ

Patrick Tambay

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Brian Henton

35

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Derek Warwick

36

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Slim Borgudd

9

Team ATS

ATS HGS1-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Eliseo Salazar

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Derek Daly

18

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Michelin)

0

R

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Avon)

10 laps Gear lever

0

R

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

29 laps Engine

0

R

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

2 laps Clutch

0

R

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Michelin)

19 laps Accident

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

35 laps Transmission

0

R

Siegfried Stohr

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Beppe Gabbiani

32

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

22 laps Engine

0

R

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Michelin)

10 laps Accident

0

R

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Michelin)

39 laps Accident

0

R

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren M29F-Ford (Michelin)

11 laps Gearbox

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Carlos Reutemann

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 22.28s

2

Nelson Piquet

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 23.13s

3

Didier Pironi

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 23.47s

4

Riccardo Patrese

Arrows Racing Team

1m 23.67s

5

John Watson

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 23.73s

6

Alan Jones

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 23.82s

7

Gilles Villeneuve

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 23.94s

8

Eddie Cheever

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 24.38s

9

Jacques Laffite

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 24.41s

10

Nigel Mansell

Team Essex Lotus

1m 24.44s

11

Keke Rosberg

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 24.46s

12

Alain Prost

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 24.63s

13

Siegfried Stohr

Arrows Racing Team

1m 24.66s

14

Elio de Angelis

Team Essex Lotus

1m 24.96s

15

Marc Surer

Ensign Racing

1m 25.19s

16

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 25.28s

17

Bruno Giacomelli

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 25.31s

18

Mario Andretti

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 25.56s

19

Michele Alboreto

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 25.91s

20

Chico Serra

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 25.93s

21

Hector Rebaque

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 26.52s

22

Beppe Gabbiani

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 26.69s

23

Andrea de Cesaris

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 26.95s

24

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 27.48s

25

Rene Arnoux

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 27.93s

26

Eliseo Salazar

March Grand Prix

1m 28.38s

27

Slim Borgudd

Team ATS

1m 28.98s

28

Patrick Tambay

Theodore Racing Team

1m 32.47s

29

Derek Warwick

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 35.97s

30

Brian Henton

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 36.37s

31

Derek Daly

March Grand Prix

Circuit - Zolder

Country

Belgium

Location

Heusden-Zolder, Limburg

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.648 (Miles)

Record

Rene Arnoux (Ferrari 126C4), 1m19.294, 120.221 mph, F1, 1984

First Race

1963 Zolder ETCC

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