1981 French Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
80
Pole
Fastest Lap
Prost, 1m 09.14s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Alain Prost

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

1h 35m 48.13s

9

2

John Watson

7

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

1h 35m 50.42s

6

3

1

Nelson Piquet

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 36m 12.35s

4

4

3

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE30 (Michelin)

1h 36m 30.43s

3

5

9

Didier Pironi

28

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

79 laps

2

6

2

Elio de Angelis

11

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Michelin)

79 laps

1

7

6

Nigel Mansell

12

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 87-Ford (Michelin)

79 laps

0

8

2

Mario Andretti

22

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179B (Michelin)

79 laps

0

9

6

Hector Rebaque

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49C-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

10

3

Carlos Reutemann

2

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

11

6

Andrea de Cesaris

8

Marlboro McLaren International

McLaren MP4/1-Ford (Michelin)

78 laps

0

12

9

Marc Surer

33

Theodore Racing Team

Theodore TY01-Ford (Michelin)

78 laps

0

13

6

Eddie Cheever

3

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

77 laps

0

14

4

Riccardo Patrese

29

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

77 laps

0

15

3

Bruno Giacomelli

23

Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo 179B (Michelin)

77 laps

0

16

7

Michele Alboreto

4

Tyrrell Racing Organisation

Tyrrell 010-Ford (Michelin)

77 laps

0

17

8

Alan Jones

1

Albilad-Williams Racing Team

Williams FW07C-Ford (Goodyear)

76 laps

0

DNS

Chico Serra

21

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Siegfried Stohr

30

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A3-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Slim Borgudd

9

Team ATS

ATS HGS1-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

31

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA1B-Ford (Michelin)

0

DNQ

Derek Warwick

36

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Brian Henton

35

Candy Toleman Motorsport

Toleman TG181-Hart (Pirelli)

0

R

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

57 laps Suspension

0

R

Patrick Tambay

25

Equipe Talbot Gitanes

Ligier JS17-Matra (Michelin)

30 laps Wheel bearing

0

R

Derek Daly

17

March Grand Prix

March 811-Ford (Avon)

55 laps Engine

0

R

Eliseo Salazar

14

Ensign Racing

Ensign N180B-Ford (Avon)

6 laps Suspension

0

R

Gilles Villeneuve

27

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 126CK (Michelin)

41 laps Electrics

0

R

Keke Rosberg

20

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F8C-Ford (Michelin)

11 laps Cross member

0

Circuit - Dijon-Prenois

Country

France

Location

Prenois, Burgundy

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.361 (Miles)

Record

Klaus Zwart (Jaguar R5-Cosworth), 1m04.876, 131.013 mph, Boss GP, 2012

First Race

1973 Dijon 1000Kms

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