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1981 British GP
1980 German GP

1981 German GP

1981 Austrian GP
1982 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 None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (393),
2. Most Race EntriesLotus (910),
3. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (84),
4. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (53),
5. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (41),
6. Most 21st Place QualificationsMarch (23)

Championships
1  Carlos Reutemann 43 
2  NÚlson Piquet 35 
3  Jacques Laffite 25 
up
4  Alan Jones 24 
down
5  Gilles Villeneuve 21 
down
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 
down
12  Didier Pironi 7 
down
13  Nigel Mansell 5 
down
14  RenÚ Arnoux 5 
down
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mario Andretti 3 
17  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Slim Borgudd 1 
  Patrick Tambay 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 
down
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
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