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1981 Season
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1981 British GP
1980 German GP

1981 German GP

1981 Austrian GP
1982 German GP
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Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 2 August 1981
Start time14:00
Event German GP
Circuit Hockenheim
Event FormatRace of 45 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#10 of 15 in 1981
#352 (of all time)
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
Debutants
Tyrrell 011 (Car Model),    Williams FW07D (Car Model)
Milestones Alain Prost – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (393),
2. Most Race Entries Lotus (910),
3. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (84),
4. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (53),
5. Most 14th Place Qualifications Lotus (41),
6. Most 21st Place Qualifications March (23)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 15Car 1
EntrantParmalat Racing TeamEquipe Renault ElfTAG Williams Team
Driver NÚlson Piquet Alain Prost Alan Jones
Car Brabham BT49C Renault RE30 Williams 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