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1981 Argentine Grand Prix

Round
3/15
Date
Apr 12, 1981 at 00:00
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:34:32.740 1st 53 9
2 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams +26.610 4th 53 6
3 #15 Alain Prost Renault +49.980 2nd 53 4
4 #1 Alan Jones Williams +1:07.880 3rd 53 3
5 #16 René Arnoux Renault +1:31.850 5th 53 2
6 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus +1 lap 10th 52 1
7 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows +1 lap 9th 52
8 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo +1 lap 17th 52
9 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows +1 lap 19th 52
10 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo Out of fuel 22nd 51
11 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren +2 laps 18th 51
12 #9 Jan Lammers ATS +2 laps 23rd 51
13 #4 Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell +2 laps 24th 51
DNF #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Transmission 7th 40
DNF #33 Patrick Tambay Theodore Oil leak 14th 36
DNF #7 John Watson McLaren Transmission 11th 36
DNF #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham Electrical 6th 32
DNF #21 Chico Serra Fittipaldi Gearbox 20th 28
DNF #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier Handling 21st 19
DNF #14 Marc Surer Ensign Engine 16th 14
DNF #20 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi Fuel system 8th 4
DNF #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus Engine 15th 3
DNF #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari Engine 12th 3
DNF #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell Clutch 13th 1
DNQ #31 Miguel Ángel Guerra Osella
DNQ #32 Beppe Gabbiani Osella
DNQ #17 Derek Daly March
DNQ #25 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ligier
DNQ #18 Eliseo Salazar March
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:42.665
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:42.981 +0.316
3 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:43.638 +0.973
4 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:43.935 +1.270
5 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:43.997 +1.332
6 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:44.100 +1.435
7 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:44.132 +1.467
8 #20 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:44.191 +1.526
9 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:45.008 +2.343
10 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:45.065 +2.400
11 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:45.073 +2.408
12 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:45.108 +2.443
13 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:45.117 +2.452
14 #33 Patrick Tambay Theodore 1:45.297 +2.632
15 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:45.369 +2.704
16 #14 Marc Surer Ensign 1:45.734 +3.069
17 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:46.059 +3.394
18 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1:46.387 +3.722
19 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:46.444 +3.779
20 #21 Chico Serra Fittipaldi 1:46.706 +4.041
21 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:46.854 +4.189
22 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:46.918 +4.253
23 #9 Jan Lammers ATS 1:47.174 +4.509
24 #4 Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell 1:47.464 +4.799
25 #31 Miguel Ángel Guerra Osella 1:47.609 +4.944
26 #32 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:48.121 +5.456
27 #17 Derek Daly March 1:48.191 +5.526
28 #25 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ligier 1:49.581 +6.916
29 #18 Eliseo Salazar March 1:51.086 +8.421
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:43.638
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:43.748 +0.110
3 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:44.080 +0.442
4 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:44.094 +0.456
5 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:44.100 +0.462
6 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:44.132 +0.494
7 #20 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:44.191 +0.553
8 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:44.364 +0.726
9 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:45.065 +1.427
10 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:45.202 +1.564
11 #33 Patrick Tambay Theodore 1:45.297 +1.659
12 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:45.357 +1.719
13 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:45.357 +1.719
14 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:45.599 +1.961
15 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:45.790 +2.152
16 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:46.059 +2.421
17 #14 Marc Surer Ensign 1:46.188 +2.550
18 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:46.444 +2.806
19 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1:46.663 +3.025
20 #21 Chico Serra Fittipaldi 1:46.706 +3.068
21 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:46.918 +3.280
22 #9 Jan Lammers ATS 1:47.576 +3.938
23 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:47.594 +3.956
24 #4 Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell 1:48.143 +4.505
25 #32 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:48.203 +4.565
26 #31 Miguel Ángel Guerra Osella 1:48.571 +4.933
27 #17 Derek Daly March 1:49.571 +5.933
28 #25 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ligier 1:50.226 +6.588
29 #18 Eliseo Salazar March 1:51.086 +7.448
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:42.665
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:42.981 +0.316
3 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:43.935 +1.270
4 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:43.997 +1.332
5 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:44.236 +1.571
6 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:44.662 +1.997
7 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:44.712 +2.047
8 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:45.008 +2.343
9 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:45.073 +2.408
10 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:45.108 +2.443
11 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:45.117 +2.452
12 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:45.252 +2.587
13 #20 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:45.273 +2.608
14 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:45.369 +2.704
15 #14 Marc Surer Ensign 1:45.734 +3.069
16 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:46.329 +3.664
17 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1:46.387 +3.722
18 #21 Chico Serra Fittipaldi 1:46.743 +4.078
19 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:46.854 +4.189
20 #33 Patrick Tambay Theodore 1:46.872 +4.207
21 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:47.109 +4.444
22 #9 Jan Lammers ATS 1:47.174 +4.509
23 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:47.342 +4.677
24 #4 Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell 1:47.464 +4.799
25 #31 Miguel Ángel Guerra Osella 1:47.609 +4.944
26 #32 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:48.121 +5.456
27 #17 Derek Daly March 1:48.191 +5.526
28 #25 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ligier 1:49.581 +6.916
29 #18 Eliseo Salazar March
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:45.287 6

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1 3 21
2 Alan Jones Williams 1 2 18 -3
3 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1 2 13 -8
4 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 1 4 -17
5 Alain Prost Renault 0 1 4 -17
6 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 0 0 3 -18
7 Marc Surer Ensign 0 0 3 -18
8 Elio de Angelis Lotus 0 0 3 -18
9 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 0 0 2 -19
10 René Arnoux Renault 0 0 2 -19
11 Patrick Tambay Theodore 0 0 1 -20
12 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 0 1 -20
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Williams Ford 2 5 39
2 Brabham Ford 1 2 13 -26
3 Renault Renault 0 1 6 -33
4 Arrows Ford 0 1 4 -35
5 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 0 0 3 -36
6 Ensign Ford 0 0 3 -36
7 Lotus Ford 0 0 3 -36
8 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 2 -37
9 Theodore Ford 0 0 1 -38
10 Ligier Matra 0 0 1 -38

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Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1998 #3 Michael Schumacher Mika Häkkinen Eddie Irvine 1:28.179 - Alexander Wurz David Coulthard
1997 #3 Jacques Villeneuve Eddie Irvine Ralf Schumacher 1:27.981 - Gerhard Berger Jacques Villeneuve
1996 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Jean Alesi 1:29.413 - Jean Alesi Damon Hill
1995 #5 Damon Hill Jean Alesi Michael Schumacher 1:30.522 - Michael Schumacher David Coulthard
1980 #27 Alan Jones Nelson Piquet Keke Rosberg 1:50.450 - Alan Jones Alan Jones
1979 #26 Jacques Laffite Carlos Reutemann John Watson 1:46.910 - Jacques Laffite Jacques Laffite
1978 #5 Mario Andretti Niki Lauda Patrick Depailler 1:49.760 - Gilles Villeneuve Mario Andretti
1977 #20 Jody Scheckter Carlos Pace Carlos Reutemann 1:51.060 - James Hunt James Hunt
1975 #1 Emerson Fittipaldi James Hunt Carlos Reutemann 1:50.910 - James Hunt Jean-Pierre Jarier
1974 #6 Denny Hulme Niki Lauda Clay Regazzoni 1:52.100 - Clay Regazzoni Ronnie Peterson
1973 #2 Emerson Fittipaldi François Cevert Jackie Stewart 1:11.220 - Emerson Fittipaldi Clay Regazzoni
1972 #21 Jackie Stewart Denny Hulme Jacky Ickx 1:13.660 - Jackie Stewart Carlos Reutemann
1960 #16 Bruce McLaren Cliff Allison Maurice Trintignant 1:38.900 - Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
1958 #14 Stirling Moss Luigi Musso Mike Hawthorn 1:41.800 - Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
1957 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio Jean Behra Carlos Menditéguy 1:44.700 - Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
1956 #34 Luigi Musso Jean Behra Mike Hawthorn 1:45.300 - Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
1955 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio José Froilán González Nino Farina 1:48.300 - Juan Manuel Fangio José Froilán González
1954 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio Nino Farina José Froilán González 1:48.200 - José Froilán González Nino Farina
1953 #10 Alberto Ascari Luigi Villoresi José Froilán González 1:48.400 - Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
The 1981 Argentine Grand Prix started Apr 12, 1981 on Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nelson Piquet started from pole position with Alain Prost next to him. Alan Jones started from third place.

In 1 hour, 34 minutes and 32 seconds Nelson Piquet finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Carlos Reutemann in second and Alain Prost in third place.

After the 1981 Argentine Grand Prix, Carlos Reutemann is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 21 points. Reutemann is 3 points ahead of Alan Jones.