1981 Brazilian Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Brazil
Circuit
Round
2
Laps
62
Pole
Fastest Lap
Surer, 1m 54.302s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Michelin)

2h 23.66s

9

2

1

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Michelin)

2h 28.1s

6

3

1

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

2h 1m 26.74s

4

4

14

Marc Surer

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Michelin)

2h 1m 40.69s

3

5

5

Elio de Angelis

11

Team Essex Lotus

Lotus 81-Ford (Michelin)

2h 1m 50.08s

2

6

10

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

2h 1m 50.49s

1

7

16

Jean-Pierre Jarier

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

2h 1m 53.91s

0

8

7

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren M29F-Ford (Michelin)

61 laps

0

9

3

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

61 laps

0

10

9

Patrick Tambay

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Michelin)

61 laps

0

11

2

Nigel Mansell

12

Team Essex Lotus

Lotus 81-Ford (Michelin)

61 laps

0

12

11

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Michelin)

60 laps

0

13

11

Ricardo Zunino

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

57 laps

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

32

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Miguel Angel Guerra

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Jan Lammers

9

Team ATS

ATS D4-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNP

Derek Daly

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Eliseo Salazar

18

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

0

NC

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

49 laps Not classified

0

R

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE20B (Michelin)

20 laps Accident

0

R

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE20B (Michelin)

Accident

0

R

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Michelin)

22 laps Suspension

0

R

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

Accident

0

R

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

25 laps Turbo wastegate

0

R

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

19 laps Accident

0

R

Siegfried Stohr

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

20 laps Accident

0

R

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren M29F-Ford (Michelin)

9 laps Electrics

0

R

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

40 laps Electrics

0

R

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

Accident

0

Circuit - Rio de Janeiro

Country

Brazil

Location

Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.126 (Miles)

Record

Riccardo Patrese (Williams FW12C-Renault), 1m32.507, 121.652 mph, F1, 1989

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