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1981 San Marino GP
1980 Belgian GP

1981 Belgian GP

1981 Monaco GP
1982 Belgian GP
 XXXIX  Grote Prijs van Belgie


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 17 May 1981
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitZolder
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
Race6 of 16
Championship race347
Circuit
Laps54
Circuit Perimeter4262 m
Race Distance4262 × 70 = 298.340 km (scheduled)
4262 × 54 = 230.148 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Wet
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers24
Finishers13
Championship DebutantsPiercarlo Ghinzani (Driver)
MilestonesCar 26 - 250th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo - 250th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Didier Pironi - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Equipe Talbot Gitanes - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jacques Laffite - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
March Grand Prix Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro McLaren International - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Michelin - 20th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Michelin - 20th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Michelin - 20th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Parmalat Racing Team - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Tyrrell Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Unipart - 20th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Fastest Laps in a SeasonElio de Angelis (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (281),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (413),
3. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (67),
4. Most 8th Place FinishesFerrari (41),
5. Most Consecutive Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCarlos Reutemann (15),
6. Most Consecutive Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCarlos Reutemann (15),
7. Most Races LedFerrari (198),
8. Most Laps LedFerrari (5621),
9. Most Race EntriesLotus (900),
10. Most Failures to QualifyMarch (49),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (83),
12. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (53),
13. Most 10th Place QualificationsLotus (39),
14. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (40)

Championships
1 Carlos Reutemann 34 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 22 
same
3 Alan Jones 18 
same
4 Riccardo Patrese 10 
same
5 Jacques Laffite 7 
up
6 Elio de Angelis 5 
up
7 Nigel Mansell 4 
up
 Alain Prost 4 
down
9 Marc Surer 3 
down
 Hector Rebaque 3 
down
 Gilles Villeneuve 3 
up
 Mario Andretti 3 
down
13 Eddie Cheever 3 
down
14 Didier Pironi 2 
down
 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
16 Patrick Tambay 1 
down
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
down
1 Williams / Ford 52 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 25 
same
3 Arrows / Ford 10 
same
4 Lotus / Ford 9 
up
5 Ligier / Matra 7 
up
6 Renault / Renault 6 
down
7 Ferrari / Ferrari 5 
up
8 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
down
 Ensign / Ford 3 
down
10 Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
11 McLaren / Ford 1 
down
 Theodore / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 2
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
DriverCarlos ReutemannCarlos ReutemannCarlos Reutemann
CarWilliams FW07CWilliams FW07CWilliams FW07C
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:16'31.611'22.281'23.30
Speed180.445 km/h186.475 km/h184.192 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led