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1981 Belgian GP
1980 Monaco GP

1981 Monaco GP

1981 Spanish GP
1982 Monaco GP
 XXXIX  Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco

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

Details
DateSunday 31 May 1981
Start time14:00
Event Monaco GP
Circuit Monte Carlo
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 15 in 1981
#348 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter3312 m
Race Distance3312 × 76 = 251.712 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers20
Finishers7
Debutants
Lotus 87 (Car Model),    Renault RE30 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 15 – 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (283),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (415),
3. Most Retirements Lotus (392),
4. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (270),
5. Most Race Wins Ferrari (81),
6. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (68),
7. Most Races Led Ferrari (199),
8. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5625),
9. Most Race Entries Lotus (902),
10. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (89),
11. Most 4th Place Qualifications Carlos Reutemann (17)

World Championship standings
1  Carlos Reutemann 34 
2  Alan Jones 24 up
3  NÚlson Piquet 22 up
4  Gilles Villeneuve 12 up
5  Jacques Laffite 11 
6  Riccardo Patrese 10 up
7  Didier Pironi 5 up
8  Eddie Cheever 5 up
  Elio de Angelis 5 up
10  Nigel Mansell 4 up
  Alain Prost 4 up
12  Marc Surer 4 up
13  Mario Andretti 3 up
  Hector Rebaque 3 up
15  RenÚ Arnoux 2 up
16  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Patrick Tambay 1 
1  Williams / Ford 58 
2  Brabham / Ford 25 
3  Ferrari / Ferrari 17 up
4  Ligier / Matra 11 up
5  Arrows / Ford 10 up
6  Lotus / Ford 9 up
7  Renault / Renault 6 up
8  Tyrrell / Ford 5 up
9  Ensign / Ford 4 up
10  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 up
11  McLaren / Ford 1 
  Theodore / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 5Car 1
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACParmalat Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
Driver Gilles Villeneuve NÚlson Piquet Alan Jones
Car Ferrari 126CK Brabham BT49C Williams FW07C
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:54'23.381'25.7101'27.47
Speed132.029 km/h139.111 km/h136.312 km/h