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1981 Austrian GP
1980 Dutch GP

1981 Dutch GP

1981 Italian GP
1982 Dutch GP
 XXVIII  Grote Prijs van Nederland


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

Details
DateSunday 30 August 1981
Start time14:00
EventDutch GP
CircuitZandvoort
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race13 of 16
Championship race354
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4252 m
Race Distance4252 × 72 = 306.144 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers25
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesAlain Prost - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Avon - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Equipe Renault Elf - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marc Surer - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
RenÚ Arnoux - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Renault - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Renault - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Fastest LapsMario Andretti (8),
2. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a SeasonJohn Watson (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (395),
2. Most 13th Fastest LapsLotus (19),
3. Most 22nd Fastest LapsLotus (11),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (914),
5. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (35)

Championships
1 NÚlson Piquet 45 
up
2 Carlos Reutemann 45 
down
3 Jacques Laffite 34 
same
4 Alan Jones 31 
same
5 Alain Prost 28 
up
6 Gilles Villeneuve 21 
down
7 John Watson 21 
down
8 RenÚ Arnoux 11 
same
9 Hector Rebaque 11 
up
10 Riccardo Patrese 10 
down
11 Eddie Cheever 10 
down
12 Elio de Angelis 10 
same
13 Didier Pironi 7 
same
14 Nigel Mansell 5 
same
15 Marc Surer 4 
same
16 Mario Andretti 3 
same
17 Patrick Tambay 1 
same
 Eliseo Salazar 1 
up
 Slim Borgudd 1 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
same
1 Williams / Ford 76 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 56 
same
3 Renault / Renault 39 
up
4 Ligier / Matra 34 
down
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
same
6 McLaren / Ford 22 
same
7 Lotus / Ford 15 
same
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
same
10 Ensign / Ford 5 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
same
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 ATS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 15Car 1
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfTAG Williams Team
DriverAlain ProstAlain ProstAlan Jones
CarRenault RE30Renault RE30Williams FW07D
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'22.431'18.1761'21.83
Speed183.002 km/h195.804 km/h187.061 km/h


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