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1981 Season
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1981 Dutch GP
1980 Italian GP

1981 Italian GP

1981 Canadian GP
1982 Italian GP
 LII  Gran Premio d'Italia

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1981
Start time14:00
Event Italian GP
Circuit Monza
Event FormatRace of 52 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#13 of 15 in 1981
#355 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps52
Circuit Perimeter5800 m
Race Distance5800 × 52 = 301.600 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Showers
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers10
DebutantsOsella FA1C (Car Model)
MilestonesElf – 50th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Podium Finishes Carlos Reutemann (44)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (418),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (286),
3. Most Retirements Lotus (396),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (65),
5. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (65),
6. Most 3rd Place Finishes Carlos Reutemann (20),
7. Most 5th Place Finishes Ferrari (47),
8. Most Race Entries Lotus (916),
9. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (55),
10. Most 9th Place Qualifications Ferrari (42),
11. Most 12th Place Qualifications Lotus (42)

World Championship standings
1  Carlos Reutemann 49 up
2  NÚlson Piquet 46 up
3  Alain Prost 37 up
4  Alan Jones 37 
5  Jacques Laffite 34 up
6  Gilles Villeneuve 21 
7  John Watson 21 
8  Elio de Angelis 13 up
9  RenÚ Arnoux 11 up
10  Hector Rebaque 11 up
11  Riccardo Patrese 10 up
12  Eddie Cheever 10 up
13  Didier Pironi 9 
14  Nigel Mansell 5 
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mario Andretti 3 
17  Patrick Tambay 1 
  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Slim Borgudd 1 
  Eliseo Salazar 1 
1  Williams / Ford 86 
2  Brabham / Ford 57 
3  Renault / Renault 48 
4  Ligier / Matra 34 
5  Ferrari / Ferrari 30 
6  McLaren / Ford 22 
7  Lotus / Ford 18 
8  Arrows / Ford 10 
9  Tyrrell / Ford 10 
10  Ensign / Ford 5 
11  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
12  Theodore / Ford 1 
  ATS / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 16Car 2
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfTAG Williams Team
Driver Alain Prost RenÚ Arnoux Carlos Reutemann
Car Renault RE30 Renault RE30 Williams FW07C
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:26'33.8971'33.4671'37.528
Speed209.045 km/h223.394 km/h214.092 km/h