1981 Silverstone 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
205
Pole
Fastest Lap
Jordan, 1m 26.02s
1981 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

9

Harald Grohs

22

Dieter Schornstein

Porsche 935 (Dunlop)

6h

20

 

Walter Rohrl

       

20

 

Dieter Schornstein

       

20

2

14

Derek Bell

40

Emka Productions

BMW M1

203 laps

15

 

David Hobbs

       

15

 

Steve O'Rourke

       

15

3

2

Siegfried Brunn

7

Siegfried Brunn

Porsche 908/4

203 laps

12

 

Eddie Jordan

       

12

4

3

Giorgio Francia

56

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella PA9-BMW

200 laps

10

 

Lella Lombardi

       

10

5

4

Jurgen Laessig

24

Edgar Doren

Porsche 935-K3

199 laps

8

 

Edgar Doren

       

8

6

2

Bobby Rahal

39

Bob Akin Motor Racing

Porsche 935-K3

198 laps

6

 

Peter Lovett

       

6

 

Bob Akin

       

6

7

6

Giorgio Pianta

62

Jolly Club

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

195 laps

4

 

Giorgio Schon

       

4

 

Beppe Gabbiani

       

4

8

15

Win Percy

45

Mazdaspeed

Mazda RX-7 253i

195 laps

3

 

Yojiro Terada

       

3

9

19

Peter Zbinden

33

Formel Rennsport Club

Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

194 laps

2

 

Edi Kofel

       

2

 

Marco Vanoli

       

2

10

17

Jacques Guerin

25

Christian Bussi

Porsche 935

192 laps

1

 

Jean-Pierre Delauney

       

1

 

Christian Bussi

       

1

11

13

Richard Lloyd

32

GTi Engineering

Porsche 924 Carrera GTR

186 laps

0

 

Tony Dron

       

0

12

17

Jens Winther

65

Jens Winther

BMW 320i

185 laps

0

 

Lars-Viggo Jensen

       

0

13

20

ML Speer

44

Z&W Enterprises

Mazda RX-7

181 laps

0

 

Fred Stiff

       

0

 

Ray Ratcliff

       

0

14

18

Neil Crang

31

Angelo Pallavicini

Porsche 934

181 laps

0

 

Angelo Pallavicini

       

0

15

19

Bruce Stapleton

36

Morris Stapleton Motors

Morgan Plus 4

177 laps

0

 

Richard Down

       

0

16

2

Nick Mason

54

Dorset Racing

Lola T297-Ford

176 laps

0

 

Nick Faure

       

0

 

Peter Clark

       

0

DNS

Jean-Michel Martin

9

Alain de Cadenet

De Cadenet LM-Ford

0

 

Philippe Martin

       

0

 

Alain de Cadenet

       

0

DNS

Ian Harrower

29

ADA Engineering

Triumph TR7

0

 

John Brindley

       

0

DNS

Richard Jenvey

63

Morfe Racing

Lotus Esprit S1

0

 

Lawrie Hickman

       

0

DNQ

John Markey

38

John Markey

American Motors Spirit

0

 

David Palmer

       

0

NC

Barrie Williams

52

GTP International

Chevron B31-Ford

141 laps Not classified

0

 

Richard Jones

       

0

R

Simon Phillips

41

Simon Phillips

Ferrari 512BB

162 laps Retired

0

 

Mike Salmon

       

0

 

Steve Earle

       

0

R

Dudley Wood

21

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 935-K3

101 laps Retired

0

 

John C Cooper

       

0

 

Ray Mallock

       

0

R

Roland Binder

51

Rolf Gotz

Toj SC205-BMW

124 laps Retired

0

 

Rolf Gotz

       

0

R

Bobby Bell

42

Modena Engineering

Ferrari 512BB

94 laps Retired

0

 

Richard Bond

       

0

 

Steve Griswold

       

0

R

Andy Rouse

30

Richard Cleare

Porsche 934

142 laps Retired

0

 

Richard Cleare

       

0

R

Eddie Cheever

28

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

156 laps Retired

0

 

Riccardo Patrese

       

0

R

Piercarlo Ghinzani

60

Martini Racing (Lancia)

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

3 laps Retired

0

 

Andrea de Cesaris

       

0

R

Mike Wilds

58

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

Porsche 935-L1

177 laps Retired

0

 

Jan Lundgardh

       

0

R

Hans Heyer

35

Team GS Sport

BMW M1

116 laps Retired

0

 

Hans-Joachim Stuck

       

0

R

Preston Henn

27

Preston Henn

Porsche 935-K3

143 laps Retired

0

 

Adrian Yates-Smith

       

0

R

Martino Finotto

18

Carma FF

Ferrari 308GTB

95 laps Retired

0

 

Carlo Facetti

       

0

R

Tiff Needell

10

Ian Bracey

Ibec 308LM-Ford

25 laps Retired

0

 

Vivian Candy

       

0

 

Ian Bracey

       

0

R

David Mercer

55

David Mercer

Vogue SP2-Ford

2 laps Retired

0

 

Mike Chittenden

       

0

R

Guy Edwards

1

Lola Cars

Lola T600-Ford

94 laps Retired

0

 

Emilio de Villota

       

0

R

Volkert Merl

5

Joest Racing

Porsche 908/80 (Dunlop)

Accident

0

 

Reinhold Joest

       

0

 

Jochen Mass

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Reinhold Joest

Joest Racing

1m 21.32s

1

Jochen Mass

Joest Racing

1m 21.32s

1

Volkert Merl

Joest Racing

1m 21.32s

2

Emilio de Villota

Lola Cars

1m 22.62s

2

Guy Edwards

Lola Cars

1m 22.62s

3

Eddie Cheever

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 23.42s

3

Riccardo Patrese

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 23.42s

4

Bobby Rahal

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 23.75s

4

Peter Lovett

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 23.75s

4

Bob Akin

Bob Akin Motor Racing

1m 23.75s

5

Eddie Jordan

Siegfried Brunn

1m 24.77s

5

Siegfried Brunn

Siegfried Brunn

1m 24.77s

6

Martino Finotto

Carma FF

1m 24.88s

6

Carlo Facetti

Carma FF

1m 24.88s

7

Giorgio Francia

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 25.35s

7

Lella Lombardi

Osella Squadra Corse

1m 25.35s

8

Vivian Candy

Ian Bracey

1m 25.82s

8

Ian Bracey

Ian Bracey

1m 25.82s

8

Tiff Needell

Ian Bracey

1m 25.82s

9

Jurgen Laessig

Edgar Doren

1m 26.69s

9

Edgar Doren

Edgar Doren

1m 26.69s

10

Walter Rohrl

Dieter Schornstein

1m 26.81s

10

Harald Grohs

Dieter Schornstein

1m 26.81s

10

Dieter Schornstein

Dieter Schornstein

1m 26.81s

11

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 26.86s

11

Andrea de Cesaris

Martini Racing (Lancia)

1m 26.86s

12

Alain de Cadenet

Alain de Cadenet

1m 27s

12

Jean-Michel Martin

Alain de Cadenet

1m 27s

12

Philippe Martin

Alain de Cadenet

1m 27s

13

Beppe Gabbiani

Jolly Club

1m 27.08s

13

Giorgio Schon

Jolly Club

1m 27.08s

13

Giorgio Pianta

Jolly Club

1m 27.08s

14

Rolf Gotz

Rolf Gotz

1m 27.73s

14

Roland Binder

Rolf Gotz

1m 27.73s

15

John C Cooper

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 28.17s

15

Dudley Wood

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 28.17s

15

Ray Mallock

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 28.17s

16

Steve O'Rourke

Emka Productions

1m 28.24s

16

David Hobbs

Emka Productions

1m 28.24s

16

Derek Bell

Emka Productions

1m 28.24s

17

Hans-Joachim Stuck

Team GS Sport

1m 29s

17

Hans Heyer

Team GS Sport

1m 29s

18

Nick Faure

Dorset Racing

1m 31.24s

18

Nick Mason

Dorset Racing

1m 31.24s

18

Peter Clark

Dorset Racing

1m 31.24s

19

Preston Henn

Preston Henn

1m 31.93s

19

Adrian Yates-Smith

Preston Henn

1m 31.93s

20

Mike Chittenden

David Mercer

1m 32.26s

20

David Mercer

David Mercer

1m 32.26s

21

Richard Jones

GTP International

1m 32.9s

21

Barrie Williams

GTP International

1m 32.9s

22

Mike Wilds

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

1m 32.97s

22

Jan Lundgardh

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

1m 32.97s

23

Yojiro Terada

Mazdaspeed

1m 33.18s

23

Win Percy

Mazdaspeed

1m 33.18s

24

Richard Lloyd

GTi Engineering

1m 35.84s

24

Tony Dron

GTi Engineering

1m 35.84s

25

Mike Salmon

Simon Phillips

1m 36.24s

25

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

1m 36.24s

25

Steve Earle

Simon Phillips

1m 36.24s

26

Richard Jenvey

Morfe Racing

1m 36.28s

26

Lawrie Hickman

Morfe Racing

1m 36.28s

27

Jean-Pierre Delauney

Christian Bussi

1m 36.48s

27

Jacques Guerin

Christian Bussi

1m 36.48s

27

Christian Bussi

Christian Bussi

1m 36.48s

28

Peter Zbinden

Formel Rennsport Club

1m 37.2s

28

Marco Vanoli

Formel Rennsport Club

1m 37.2s

28

Edi Kofel

Formel Rennsport Club

1m 37.2s

29

Lars-Viggo Jensen

Jens Winther

1m 38.66s

29

Jens Winther

Jens Winther

1m 38.66s

30

Andy Rouse

Richard Cleare

1m 38.74s

30

Richard Cleare

Richard Cleare

1m 38.74s

31

Steve Griswold

Modena Engineering

1m 39.2s

31

Bobby Bell

Modena Engineering

1m 39.2s

31

Richard Bond

Modena Engineering

1m 39.2s

32

Neil Crang

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 42.04s

32

Angelo Pallavicini

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 42.04s

33

Ray Ratcliff

Z&W Enterprises

1m 42.19s

33

Fred Stiff

Z&W Enterprises

1m 42.19s

33

ML Speer

Z&W Enterprises

1m 42.19s

34

Richard Down

Morris Stapleton Motors

1m 42.85s

34

Bruce Stapleton

Morris Stapleton Motors

1m 42.85s

35

Ian Harrower

ADA Engineering

1m 44.77s

35

John Brindley

ADA Engineering

1m 44.77s

36

David Palmer

John Markey

1m 51.94s

36

John Markey

John Markey

1m 51.94s

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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