1981 British Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
9
Laps
68
Pole
Fastest Lap
Arnoux, 1m 15.067s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

4

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

1h 26m 54.8s

9

2

7

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 27m 35.45s

6

3

11

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

67 laps

4

4

19

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

67 laps

3

5

8

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

67 laps

2

6

15

Slim Borgudd

9

Team ATS

ATS HGS1-Ford (Avon)

67 laps

1

7

10

Derek Daly

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Avon)

66 laps

0

8

12

Jean-Pierre Jarier

32

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

65 laps

0

9

8

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

64 laps Engine

0

10

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

64 laps Engine

0

11

13

Marc Surer

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Avon)

61 laps Fuel pressure

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

Beppe Gabbiani

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

Black flagged

0

DNQ

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

0

DSQ

Elio de Angelis

11

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

25 laps Black flagged

0

DNQ

Nigel Mansell

12

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Eliseo Salazar

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Avon)

0

R

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

17 laps Engine

0

R

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

3 laps Accident

0

R

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

56 laps Suspension

0

R

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

59 laps Throttle linkage

0

R

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

5 laps Gearbox

0

R

Patrick Tambay

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

15 laps Ignition

0

R

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

4 laps Accident

0

R

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

13 laps Engine

0

R

Siegfried Stohr

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

Accident

0

R

Michele Alboreto

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

Clutch

0

R

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

11 laps Accident

0

R

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

3 laps Accident

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Rene Arnoux

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 11s

2

Alain Prost

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 11.046s

3

Nelson Piquet

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 11.952s

4

Didier Pironi

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 12.644s

5

John Watson

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 12.712s

6

Andrea de Cesaris

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 12.728s

7

Alan Jones

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 12.998s

8

Gilles Villeneuve

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 13.311s

9

Carlos Reutemann

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 13.371s

10

Riccardo Patrese

Arrows Racing Team

1m 13.762s

11

Mario Andretti

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 13.928s

12

Bruno Giacomelli

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 14.119s

13

Hector Rebaque

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 14.542s

14

Jacques Laffite

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 14.798s

15

Patrick Tambay

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 14.976s

16

Keke Rosberg

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 15.165s

17

Derek Daly

March Grand Prix

1m 15.189s

18

Siegfried Stohr

Arrows Racing Team

1m 15.304s

19

Michele Alboreto

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 15.85s

20

Jean-Pierre Jarier

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 15.898s

21

Slim Borgudd

Team ATS

1m 15.959s

22

Elio de Angelis

John Player Team Lotus

1m 15.971s

23

Eddie Cheever

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 16.099s

24

Marc Surer

Theodore Racing Team

1m 16.155s

25

Chico Serra

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 16.36s

26

Brian Henton

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 16.388s

27

Nigel Mansell

John Player Team Lotus

1m 16.432s

28

Eliseo Salazar

Ensign Racing

1m 16.694s

29

Derek Warwick

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 16.891s

30

Beppe Gabbiani

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 17.784s

Circuit - Silverstone

Country

Britain

Location

Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.932 (Miles)

Record

Alain Prost (McLaren MP4/2B-TAG Porsche), 1m09.886, 151.035 mph, F1, 1985

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