1981 Canadian Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Canada
Circuit
Round
14
Laps
63
Pole
Fastest Lap
Watson, 1m 49.475s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

9

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

2h 1m 25.205s

9

2

7

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

2h 1m 31.438s

6

3

8

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

2h 3m 15.48s

4

4

11

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

62 laps

3

5

4

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

62 laps

2

6

1

Elio de Angelis

11

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

62 laps

1

7

9

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179C (Michelin)

62 laps

0

8

12

Derek Daly

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Avon)

61 laps

0

9

10

Marc Surer

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Avon)

61 laps

0

10

8

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

60 laps

0

11

11

Michele Alboreto

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 011-Ford (Avon)

59 laps

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

Jacques Villeneuve

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Pirelli)

0

R

Nigel Mansell

12

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Goodyear)

45 laps Accident

0

R

Eliseo Salazar

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Avon)

8 laps Spun

0

R

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

48 laps Accident

0

R

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

Accident

0

R

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

24 laps Handling

0

R

Patrick Tambay

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

6 laps Spun

0

R

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

24 laps Engine

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Pirelli)

6 laps Spun

0

R

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 011-Ford (Goodyear)

56 laps Engine

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jarier

32

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1C-Ford (Michelin)

26 laps Accident

0

R

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

35 laps Spun

0

R

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

51 laps Spun

0

R

Slim Borgudd

9

Team ATS

ATS HGS1-Ford (Avon)

39 laps Spun

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Nelson Piquet

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 29.211s

2

Carlos Reutemann

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 29.359s

3

Alan Jones

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

1m 29.728s

4

Alain Prost

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 29.908s

5

Nigel Mansell

John Player Team Lotus

1m 29.997s

6

Hector Rebaque

Parmalat Racing Team

1m 30.182s

7

Elio de Angelis

John Player Team Lotus

1m 30.231s

8

Rene Arnoux

Equipe Renault Elf

1m 30.232s

9

John Watson

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 30.566s

10

Jacques Laffite

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 30.705s

11

Gilles Villeneuve

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 31.115s

12

Didier Pironi

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 31.35s

13

Andrea de Cesaris

Marlboro McLaren International

1m 31.507s

14

Eddie Cheever

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 31.547s

15

Bruno Giacomelli

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 31.6s

16

Mario Andretti

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

1m 31.74s

17

Patrick Tambay

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

1m 31.747s

18

Riccardo Patrese

Arrows Racing Team

1m 31.969s

19

Marc Surer

Theodore Racing Team

1m 32.253s

20

Derek Daly

March Grand Prix

1m 32.305s

21

Slim Borgudd

Team ATS

1m 32.652s

22

Michele Alboreto

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

1m 32.709s

23

Jean-Pierre Jarier

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 33.432s

24

Eliseo Salazar

Ensign Racing

1m 33.848s

25

Keke Rosberg

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 34.31s

26

Chico Serra

Fittipaldi Automotive

1m 36.546s

27

Brian Henton

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 36.648s

28

Jacques Villeneuve

Arrows Racing Team

1m 36.72s

29

Derek Warwick

Candy Toleman Motorsport

1m 36.999s

30

Beppe Gabbiani

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 37.493s

Circuit - Montreal

Country

Canada

Location

Montreal, Quebec

Type

Temporary road course

Length

2.74 (Miles)

Record

Nelson Piquet (Williams FW11-Honda), 1m25.443, 115.446 mph, F1, 1986

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