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1981 Austrian Grand Prix

Round
11/15
Date
Aug 16, 1981 at 00:00
Location
Spielberg, Austria
Circuit
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:27:36.470 4th 53 9
2 #16 René Arnoux Renault +5.170 1st 53 6
3 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham +7.340 7th 53 4
4 #1 Alan Jones Williams +12.040 6th 53 3
5 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams +31.850 5th 53 2
6 #7 John Watson McLaren +1:31.140 12th 53 1
7 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus +1 lap 9th 52
8 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren +1 lap 18th 52
9 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari +1 lap 8th 52
10 #32 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella +2 laps 14th 51
11 #17 Derek Daly March +6 laps 19th 47
DNF #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo Engine 13th 46
DNF #9 Slim Borgudd ATS Brakes 21st 44
DNF #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Engine 10th 43
DNF #14 Eliseo Salazar Ensign Oil pressure 20th 43
DNF #4 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell Gearbox 22nd 40
DNF #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo Fire 16th 35
DNF #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham Clutch 15th 31
DNF #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows Overheating 24th 27
DNF #15 Alain Prost Renault Suspension 2nd 26
DNF #25 Patrick Tambay Ligier Engine 17th 26
DNF #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus Engine 11th 23
DNF #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Accident 3rd 11
DNF #33 Marc Surer Theodore Distributor 23rd 0
DNQ #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell
DNQ #36 Derek Warwick Toleman
DNQ #35 Brian Henton Toleman
DNQ #31 Beppe Gabbiani Osella
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:32.018
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:32.321 +0.303
3 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:33.334 +1.316
4 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:34.398 +2.380
5 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:34.531 +2.513
6 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:34.654 +2.636
7 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:34.871 +2.853
8 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:35.037 +3.019
9 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:35.294 +3.276
10 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:35.442 +3.424
11 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:35.569 +3.551
12 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:35.977 +3.959
13 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:36.079 +4.061
14 #32 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella 1:36.117 +4.099
15 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:36.150 +4.132
16 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:36.216 +4.198
17 #25 Patrick Tambay Ligier 1:36.233 +4.215
18 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1:36.657 +4.639
19 #17 Derek Daly March 1:37.230 +5.212
20 #14 Eliseo Salazar Ensign 1:37.631 +5.613
21 #9 Slim Borgudd ATS 1:37.709 +5.691
22 #4 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 1:38.084 +6.066
23 #33 Marc Surer Theodore 1:38.522 +6.504
24 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:38.546 +6.528
25 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:38.583 +6.565
26 #36 Derek Warwick Toleman 1:38.593 +6.575
27 #35 Brian Henton Toleman 1:38.691 +6.673
28 #31 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:41.198 +9.180
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:32.018
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:32.321 +0.303
3 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:34.398 +2.380
4 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:34.999 +2.981
5 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:35.037 +3.019
6 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:35.150 +3.132
7 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:35.442 +3.424
8 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:35.519 +3.501
9 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:35.569 +3.551
10 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:35.633 +3.615
11 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:35.858 +3.840
12 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:35.977 +3.959
13 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:36.079 +4.061
14 #32 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella 1:36.117 +4.099
15 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:36.150 +4.132
16 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:36.216 +4.198
17 #25 Patrick Tambay Ligier 1:36.443 +4.425
18 #17 Derek Daly March 1:37.230 +5.212
19 #14 Eliseo Salazar Ensign 1:37.631 +5.613
20 #9 Slim Borgudd ATS 1:37.709 +5.691
21 #4 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 1:38.084 +6.066
22 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:38.546 +6.528
23 #36 Derek Warwick Toleman 1:38.593 +6.575
24 #35 Brian Henton Toleman 1:38.691 +6.673
25 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:39.351 +7.333
26 #33 Marc Surer Theodore 1:44.262 +12.244
29 #31 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:46.079 +14.061
30 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:32.682
2 #15 Alain Prost Renault 1:32.978 +0.296
3 #27 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:33.334 +0.652
4 #2 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:34.531 +1.849
5 #1 Alan Jones Williams 1:34.654 +1.972
6 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:34.871 +2.189
7 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:35.002 +2.320
8 #11 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:35.294 +2.612
9 #28 Didier Pironi Ferrari 1:35.346 +2.664
10 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:35.912 +3.230
11 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:36.007 +3.325
12 #25 Patrick Tambay Ligier 1:36.233 +3.551
13 #6 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 1:36.511 +3.829
14 #22 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 1:36.560 +3.878
15 #8 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1:36.657 +3.975
16 #12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 1:36.688 +4.006
17 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:37.637 +4.955
18 #17 Derek Daly March 1:37.777 +5.095
19 #32 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella 1:38.004 +5.322
20 #14 Eliseo Salazar Ensign 1:38.273 +5.591
21 #33 Marc Surer Theodore 1:38.522 +5.840
22 #9 Slim Borgudd ATS 1:38.529 +5.847
23 #3 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 1:38.583 +5.901
24 #30 Siegfried Stohr Arrows 1:38.616 +5.934
25 #4 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 1:39.374 +6.692
26 #35 Brian Henton Toleman 1:39.987 +7.305
27 #36 Derek Warwick Toleman 1:40.391 +7.709
28 #31 Beppe Gabbiani Osella 1:41.198 +8.516
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:37.620 47

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Carlos Reutemann Williams 2 6 45
2 Nelson Piquet Brabham 3 6 39 -6
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1 6 34 -11
4 Alan Jones Williams 1 3 27 -18
5 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 2 2 21 -24
6 John Watson McLaren 1 3 21 -24
7 Alain Prost Renault 1 3 19 -26
8 René Arnoux Renault 0 1 11 -34
9 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 2 10 -35
10 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 0 0 10 -35
11 Héctor Rebaque Brabham 0 0 8 -37
12 Elio de Angelis Lotus 0 0 8 -37
13 Didier Pironi Ferrari 0 0 7 -38
14 Nigel Mansell Lotus 0 1 5 -40
15 Marc Surer Theodore 0 0 4 -41
16 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 0 0 3 -42
17 Patrick Tambay Ligier 0 0 1 -44
18 Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 0 0 1 -44
19 Slim Borgudd ATS 0 0 1 -44
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Williams Ford 3 9 72
2 Brabham Ford 3 6 47 -25
3 Ligier Matra 1 6 34 -38
4 Renault Renault 1 4 30 -42
5 Ferrari Ferrari 2 2 28 -44
6 McLaren Ford 1 3 22 -50
7 Lotus Ford 0 1 13 -59
8 Arrows Ford 0 2 10 -62
9 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 10 -62
10 Ensign Ford 0 0 4 -68
11 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 0 0 3 -69
12 Theodore Ford 0 0 1 -71
13 ATS Ford 0 0 1 -71

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The 1981 Austrian Grand Prix started Aug 16, 1981 on Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. René Arnoux started from pole position with Alain Prost next to him. Gilles Villeneuve started from third place.

In 1 hour, 27 minutes and 36 seconds Jacques Laffite finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with René Arnoux in second and Nelson Piquet in third place.

After the 1981 Austrian Grand Prix, Carlos Reutemann is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 45 points. Reutemann is 6 points ahead of Nelson Piquet.