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1981 Dutch GP
1980 Italian GP

1981 Italian GP

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


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

Details
DateSunday 13 September 1981
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 52 laps
Race14 of 16
Championship race355
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
Championship DebutantsOsella FA1C (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 7 - 250th Race Entry (Car Number)
Candy Toleman Motorsport - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Derek Warwick - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Elf - 50th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Equipe Talbot Gitanes - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Hart - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Marlboro McLaren International - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
McLaren - 500th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Michele Alboreto - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Slim Borgudd - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Theodore - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Toleman - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Tyrrell Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Podium Finishes Carlos Reutemann (44)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (396),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (418),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (286),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (65),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (65),
6. Most 3rd Place Finishes Carlos Reutemann (20),
7. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (47),
8. Most Race EntriesLotus (916),
9. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (55),
10. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (42),
11. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (42)

Championships
1  Carlos Reutemann 49 
up
2  NÚlson Piquet 46 
down
3  Alain Prost 37 
up
4  Alan Jones 37 
5  Jacques Laffite 34 
down
6  Gilles Villeneuve 21 
7  John Watson 21 
8  Elio de Angelis 13 
up
9  RenÚ Arnoux 11 
down
10  Hector Rebaque 11 
down
11  Riccardo Patrese 10 
down
12  Eddie Cheever 10 
down
13  Didier Pironi 9 
14  Nigel Mansell 5 
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mario Andretti 3 
17  Eliseo Salazar 1 
  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Slim Borgudd 1 
  Patrick Tambay 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
CarRenault RE30Renault RE30Williams 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


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