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1981 French GP
1980 British GP

1981 British GP

1981 German GP
1982 British GP
 XXXIV  Marlboro British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 19 July 1981
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race10 of 16
Championship race351
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4719 m
Race Distance4719 × 68 = 320.892 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsBrabham BT50 (Car Model)
MilestonesATS - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Fittipaldi Automotive - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro McLaren International - 1st Win (Entrant)
McLaren - 25th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Mobil - 75th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Unipart - 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most DisqualificationsLotus (7),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresCarlos Reutemann (63),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresCarlos Reutemann (63),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (908),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (79),
6. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (52)

Championships
1 Carlos Reutemann 43 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 26 
same
3 Alan Jones 24 
same
4 Gilles Villeneuve 21 
same
5 Jacques Laffite 21 
same
6 John Watson 19 
up
7 Alain Prost 13 
down
8 Riccardo Patrese 10 
down
9 Eddie Cheever 8 
up
10 Elio de Angelis 8 
down
11 Didier Pironi 7 
down
12 Nigel Mansell 5 
down
13 Hector Rebaque 5 
up
 RenÚ Arnoux 5 
down
15 Marc Surer 4 
down
16 Mario Andretti 3 
down
17 Patrick Tambay 1 
same
 Slim Borgudd 1 
up
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
same
1 Williams / Ford 67 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 31 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
same
4 Ligier / Matra 21 
up
5 McLaren / Ford 20 
up
6 Renault / Renault 18 
down
7 Lotus / Ford 13 
down
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 8 
same
10 Ensign / Ford 4 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
same
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 ATS / Ford 1 
up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 16Car 16
EntrantMarlboro McLaren InternationalEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault Elf
DriverJohn WatsonRenÚ ArnouxRenÚ Arnoux
CarMcLaren MP4/1Renault RE30Renault RE30
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Renault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:26'54.801'11.0001'15.06
Speed221.526 km/h239.273 km/h226.331 km/h


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