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1981 British GP
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1981 German GP

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

Details
DateSunday 2 August 1981
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitHockenheim
Event FormatRace of 45 laps
Race11 of 16
Championship race352
Circuit
Laps45
Circuit Perimeter6789 m
Race Distance6789 × 45 = 305.505 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Tyrrell 011 (Car Model),    Williams FW07D (Car Model)
MilestonesAlain Prost - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Alfa Romeo - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Avon - 20th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Chico Serra - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Eliseo Salazar - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Ensign Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Equipe Talbot Gitanes - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro McLaren International - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Michelin - 25th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 500th Race Entry (Entrant)
Siegfried Stohr - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Theodore Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Tyrrell Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Valvoline - 250th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Fastest LapsBrabham (21),
2. Most 11th Fastest LapsLotus (16),
3. Most 18th Fastest LapsMario Andretti (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (393),
2. Most 15th Fastest LapsLotus (18),
3. Most Race EntriesLotus (910),
4. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (84),
5. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (53),
6. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (41),
7. Most 21st Place QualificationsMarch (23)

Championships
1 Carlos Reutemann 43 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 35 
same
3 Jacques Laffite 25 
up
4 Alan Jones 24 
down
5 Gilles Villeneuve 21 
down
6 John Watson 20 
same
7 Alain Prost 19 
same
8 Riccardo Patrese 10 
same
9 Eddie Cheever 10 
same
10 Hector Rebaque 8 
up
11 Elio de Angelis 8 
down
12 Didier Pironi 7 
down
13 Nigel Mansell 5 
down
14 RenÚ Arnoux 5 
down
15 Marc Surer 4 
same
16 Mario Andretti 3 
same
17 Patrick Tambay 1 
same
 Slim Borgudd 1 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
same
1 Williams / Ford 67 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 43 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
same
4 Ligier / Matra 25 
same
5 Renault / Renault 24 
up
6 McLaren / Ford 21 
down
7 Lotus / Ford 13 
same
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
same
10 Ensign / Ford 4 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
same
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
same
 ATS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 15Car 1
EntrantParmalat Racing TeamEquipe Renault ElfTAG Williams Team
DriverNÚlson PiquetAlain ProstAlan Jones
CarBrabham BT49CRenault RE30Williams FW07D
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Renault 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:25'55.601'47.501'52.42
Speed213.325 km/h227.353 km/h217.403 km/h


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