Formula 1 1981 British Grand Prix

data

1981-07-18
9
Silverstone Circuit
John Watson
René Arnoux

The 1981 British Grand Prix was won by John Watson of McLaren.
Despite being on pole position in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, René Arnoux could not convert this into a win.
Arnoux was forced to retire in lap 64 due to: Distributor.

The race in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was round 9 of 15 of the 1981 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 68 1:26:54.80 9
2 68 +40.65 6
3 67 +1 Lap 4
4 67 +1 Lap 3
5 67 +1 Lap 2
6 67 +1 Lap 1
7 66 +2 Laps 0
8 65 +3 Laps 0
9 64 Distributor 0
10 64 Engine 0
11 61 Out of fuel 0
59 Throttle 0
56 Suspension 0
25 Disqualified 0
17 Distributor 0
15 Clutch 0
13 Turbo 0
11 Tyre 0
8 Spun off 0
5 Transmission 0
4 Spun off 0
3 Collision 0
3 Spun off 0
1 Clutch 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 René Arnoux Renault
2 Alain Prost Renault
3 Nelson Piquet Brabham
4 Didier Pironi Ferrari
5 John Watson McLaren
6 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren
7 Alan Jones Williams
8 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
9 Carlos Reutemann Williams
10 Riccardo Patrese Arrows
11 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo
12 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo
13 Hector Rebaque Brabham
14 Jacques Laffite Ligier
14 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi
15 Patrick Tambay Ligier
17 Derek Daly March
18 Siegfried Stohr Arrows
19 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella
21 Slim Borgudd ATS
22 Elio de Angelis Team Lotus
23 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell
24 Marc Surer Theodore

1981 British Grand Prix

The 1981 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on 18 July 1981. John Watson won his first race for five years, and McLaren's first since James Hunt's victory at the 1977 Japanese Grand Prix. The race also marked the first victory for a carbon fibre composite monocoque F1 car, the McLaren MP4/1.


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