Home

1981 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Participations Matrix
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

Profiles
o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

History
o  Previous Seasons
o  Drivers' Championships
o  Constructors' Championships
o  Race Results
o  All-Time Calendar

Statistics
o  Data Search
o  Side-by-Side Comparisons

Other
o  Acknowledgments
o  Links
www.ChicaneF1.com
1981 Belgian GP
1980 Monaco GP

1981 Monaco GP

1981 Spanish GP
1982 Monaco GP
 XXXIX  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco


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

Details
DateSunday 31 May 1981
Start time14:00
EventMonaco GP
CircuitMonte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
Race7 of 16
Championship race348
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter3312 m
Race Distance3312 × 76 = 251.712 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers20
Finishers7
Championship Debutants
Lotus 87 (Car Model),    Renault RE30 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 15 - 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 27 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Car 36 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alan Jones - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Brabham - 25th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Marc Surer - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Osella Squadra Corse - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Osella - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Team ATS - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Fastest LapsLotus (20),
2. Most 8th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLotus (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (283),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (392),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (415),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (270),
5. Most Race WinsFerrari (81),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (68),
7. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (28),
8. Most 8th Fastest Laps in a SeasonElio de Angelis (4),
9. Most Races LedFerrari (199),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (5625),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (902),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (89),
13. Most 4th Place QualificationsCarlos Reutemann (17)

Championships
1 Carlos Reutemann 34 
same
2 Alan Jones 24 
up
3 NÚlson Piquet 22 
down
4 Gilles Villeneuve 12 
up
5 Jacques Laffite 11 
same
6 Riccardo Patrese 10 
down
7 Didier Pironi 5 
up
8 Eddie Cheever 5 
up
 Elio de Angelis 5 
down
10 Nigel Mansell 4 
down
 Alain Prost 4 
down
12 Marc Surer 4 
down
13 Hector Rebaque 3 
down
 Mario Andretti 3 
down
15 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
16 Patrick Tambay 1 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 1 
same
1 Williams / Ford 58 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 25 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 17 
up
4 Ligier / Matra 11 
up
5 Arrows / Ford 10 
down
6 Lotus / Ford 9 
down
7 Renault / Renault 6 
down
8 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
up
9 Ensign / Ford 4 
down
10 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
down
11 McLaren / Ford 1 
same
 Theodore / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 5Car 1
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACParmalat Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
DriverGilles VilleneuveNÚlson PiquetAlan Jones
CarFerrari 126CKBrabham BT49CWilliams FW07C
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:54'23.381'25.7101'27.47
Speed132.029 km/h139.111 km/h136.312 km/h


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