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1981 Italian GP
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 XX  Grand Prix Labatt du Canada


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

Details
DateSunday 27 September 1981
Start time14:00
EventCanadian GP
CircuitMontréal
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race356
Circuit
Laps63
Circuit Perimeter4410 m
Race Distance4410 × 70 = 308.700 km (scheduled)
4410 × 63 = 277.830 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Rain
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsJacques Villeneuve (Snr) (Driver)
MilestonesBrian Henton - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Elf - 50th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
March Grand Prix Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro McLaren International - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Unipart - 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place QualificationsMarch (26)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (419),
2. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (272),
3. Most RetirementsLotus (397),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (287),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (84),
6. Most Race EntriesLotus (918),
7. Most 23rd Place Qualifications Jean-Pierre Jarier (7)

Championships
1  Carlos Reutemann 49 
2  Nélson Piquet 48 
3  Jacques Laffite 43 
up
4  Alain Prost 37 
down
5  Alan Jones 37 
down
6  John Watson 27 
up
7  Gilles Villeneuve 25 
down
8  Elio de Angelis 14 
9  René Arnoux 11 
10  Hector Rebaque 11 
11  Riccardo Patrese 10 
12  Eddie Cheever 10 
13  Didier Pironi 9 
14  Nigel Mansell 5 
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mario Andretti 3 
  Bruno Giacomelli 3 
up
18  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
down
  Slim Borgudd 1 
down
  Patrick Tambay 1 
down
  Eliseo Salazar 1 
down
1 Williams / Ford 86 
2 Brabham / Ford 59 
3 Renault / Renault 48 
4 Ligier / Matra 43 
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 34 
6 McLaren / Ford 28 
7 Lotus / Ford 19 
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
9 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
10 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 6 
up
11 Ensign / Ford 5 
down
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
 ATS / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 26Car 5Car 7
EntrantEquipe Talbot GitanesParmalat Racing TeamMarlboro McLaren International
Driver Jacques Laffite Nélson Piquet John Watson
CarLigier JS17Brabham BT49CMcLaren MP4/1
EngineMatra 3.0 V12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time2:01'25.201'29.2111'49.475
Speed137.290 km/h177.960 km/h145.019 km/h


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