1981 Italian Grand Prix


Entry list Qualifying results Starting grid
Fastest Laps Classification Lap Leaders


Race details

Official Race Name LII Gran Premio d'Italia
Date Sunday, 13 September 1981
Local Start Time 14:00 h
Event Italian GP
Circuit Monza
Round 13 of 15
Entries 30
Qualifiers 24
Finishers 10
Race distance 5800 m 52 laps = 301.600 km
Pole position Left
First corner Right
Track direction Clockwise
Weather Overcast, Mild, Showers



Entry List

Car
No.
Entrant Driver Car Engine Tyres Lubricant
1
TAG Williams Team Alan Jones Williams FW07D Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Mobil
2
TAG Williams Team Carlos Reutemann Williams FW07C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Mobil
3
Tyrrell Racing Team Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 011 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Valvoline
4
Tyrrell Racing Team Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Valvoline
5
Parmalat Racing Team Nélson Piquet Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Elf
6
Parmalat Racing Team Hector Rebaque Brabham BT49C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear Elf
7
Marlboro McLaren International John Watson McLaren MP4/1 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Michelin Unipart
8
Marlboro McLaren International Andrea de Cesaris McLaren MP4/1 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Michelin Unipart
9
Team ATS Slim Borgudd ATS HGS Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Avon Shell
11
John Player Team Lotus Elio de Angelis Lotus 87 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear -
12
John Player Team Lotus Nigel Mansell Lotus 87 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Goodyear -
14
Ensign Racing Eliseo Salazar Ensign N180B Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Avon Valvoline
15
Equipe Renault Elf Alain Prost Renault RE30 Renault 1.5 V6T Michelin Elf
16
Equipe Renault Elf René Arnoux Renault RE30 Renault 1.5 V6TMichelin Elf
17
March Grand Prix Team Derek Daly March 811 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Avon -
20
Fittipaldi Automotive Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Pirelli Valvoline
21
Fittipaldi Automotive Chico Serra Fittipaldi F8C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Pirelli Valvoline
22
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 179D Alfa Romeo 3.0 V12Michelin Agip
23
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179C Alfa Romeo 3.0 V12Michelin Agip
25
Equipe Talbot Gitanes Patrick Tambay Ligier JS17 Matra 3.0 V12Michelin Elf
26
Equipe Talbot Gitanes Jacques Laffite Ligier JS17 Matra 3.0 V12Michelin Elf
27
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 1.5 V6TMichelin Agip
28
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK Ferrari 1.5 V6TMichelin Agip
29
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team Riccardo Patrese Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Pirelli Valvoline
30
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team Siegfried Stohr Arrows A3 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Pirelli Valvoline
31
Osella Squadra Corse Beppe Gabbiani Osella FA1B Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Michelin -
32
Osella Squadra Corse Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella FA1C Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Michelin -
33
Theodore Racing Team Marc Surer Theodore TY01 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Avon Valvoline
35
Candy Toleman Motorsport Brian Henton Toleman TG181 Hart 1.5 L4TPirelli BP
36
Candy Toleman Motorsport Derek Warwick Toleman TG181 Hart 1.5 L4TPirelli BP


Qualification

Pos. Car
No.
Driver Car / Engine Time Gap Percentage Speed
(km/h)
1
16
René Arnoux Renault / Renault
1'33.467
- 100.0% 223.394
2
2
Carlos Reutemann Williams / Ford
1'34.140
0.673 100.7% 221.797
3
15
Alain Prost Renault / Renault
1'34.374
0.907 101.0% 221.247
4
26
Jacques Laffite Ligier / Matra
1'35.062
1.595 101.7% 219.646
5
1
Alan Jones Williams / Ford
1'35.359
1.892 102.0% 218.962
6
5
Nélson Piquet Brabham / Ford
1'35.449
1.982 102.1% 218.756
7
7
John Watson McLaren / Ford
1'35.557
2.090 102.2% 218.508
8
28
Didier Pironi Ferrari / Ferrari
1'35.596
2.129 102.3% 218.419
9
27
Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari / Ferrari
1'35.627
2.160 102.3% 218.348
10
23
Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
1'35.946
2.479 102.7% 217.622
11
11
Elio de Angelis Lotus / Ford
1'36.158
2.691 102.9% 217.143
12
12
Nigel Mansell Lotus / Ford
1'36.210
2.743 102.9% 217.025
13
22
Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
1'36.296
2.829 103.0% 216.831
14
6
Hector Rebaque Brabham / Ford
1'36.472
3.005 103.2% 216.436
15
25
Patrick Tambay Ligier / Matra
1'36.515
3.048 103.3% 216.339
16
8
Andrea de Cesaris McLaren / Ford
1'37.019
3.552 103.8% 215.216
17
3
Eddie Cheever Tyrrell / Ford
1'37.160
3.693 104.0% 214.903
18
32
Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella / Ford
1'37.264
3.797 104.1% 214.673
19
17
Derek Daly March / Ford
1'37.309
3.842 104.1% 214.574
20
29
Riccardo Patrese Arrows / Ford
1'37.355
3.888 104.2% 214.473
21
9
Slim Borgudd ATS / Ford
1'37.807
4.340 104.6% 213.482
22
4
Michele Alboreto Tyrrell / Ford
1'37.912
4.445 104.8% 213.253
23
35
Brian Henton Toleman / Hart
1'38.012
4.545 104.9% 213.035
24
14
Eliseo Salazar Ensign / Ford
1'38.053
4.586 104.9% 212.946
dnq
33
Marc Surer Theodore / Ford
1'38.114
4.647 105.0% 212.814
dnq
31
Beppe Gabbiani Osella / Ford
1'38.474
5.007 105.4% 212.036
dnq
36
Derek Warwick Toleman / Hart
1'39.279
5.812 106.2% 210.316
dnq
30
Siegfried Stohr Arrows / Ford
1'39.713
6.246 106.7% 209.401
dnq
20
Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi / Ford
1'40.345
6.878 107.4% 208.082
dnq
21
Chico Serra Fittipaldi / Ford
1'40.437
6.970 107.5% 207.892


Starting grid

1

René Arnoux
Renault / Renault
1'33.467

2

Carlos Reutemann
Williams / Ford
1'34.140
3

Alain Prost
Renault / Renault
1'34.374

4

Jacques Laffite
Ligier / Matra
1'35.062
5

Alan Jones
Williams / Ford
1'35.359

6

Nélson Piquet
Brabham / Ford
1'35.449
7

John Watson
McLaren / Ford
1'35.557

8

Didier Pironi
Ferrari / Ferrari
1'35.596
9

Gilles Villeneuve
Ferrari / Ferrari
1'35.627

10

Bruno Giacomelli
Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
1'35.946
11

Elio de Angelis
Lotus / Ford
1'36.158

12

Nigel Mansell
Lotus / Ford
1'36.210
13

Mario Andretti
Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
1'36.296

14

Hector Rebaque
Brabham / Ford
1'36.472
15

Patrick Tambay
Ligier / Matra
1'36.515

16

Andrea de Cesaris
McLaren / Ford
1'37.019
17

Eddie Cheever
Tyrrell / Ford
1'37.160

18

Jean-Pierre Jarier
Osella / Ford
1'37.264
19

Derek Daly
March / Ford
1'37.309

20

Riccardo Patrese
Arrows / Ford
1'37.355
21

Slim Borgudd
ATS / Ford
1'37.807

22

Michele Alboreto
Tyrrell / Ford
1'37.912
23

Brian Henton
Toleman / Hart
1'38.012

24

Eliseo Salazar
Ensign / Ford
1'38.053


Fastest Laps

Pos. Car
No.
Driver Car / Engine Lap Time Gap Percentage Speed
(km/h)
1
2
Carlos Reutemann Williams / Ford
48
1'37.528 - 100.0% 214.092
2
1
Alan Jones Williams / Ford
47
1'37.536 0.008 100.0% 214.075
3
5
Nélson Piquet Brabham / Ford
45
1'37.590 0.062 100.1% 213.956
4
15
Alain Prost Renault / Renault
9
1'37.702 0.174 100.2% 213.711
5
16
René Arnoux Renault / Renault
8
1'37.886 0.358 100.4% 213.309
6
23
Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
48
1'37.893 0.365 100.4% 213.294
7
11
Elio de Angelis Lotus / Ford
31
1'38.498 0.970 101.0% 211.984
8
26
Jacques Laffite Ligier / Matra
5
1'38.532 1.004 101.0% 211.911
9
25
Patrick Tambay Ligier / Matra
9
1'38.575 1.047 101.1% 211.818
10
17
Derek Daly March / Ford
8
1'39.139 1.611 101.7% 210.613
11
7
John Watson McLaren / Ford
8
1'39.386 1.858 101.9% 210.090
12
8
Andrea de Cesaris McLaren / Ford
32
1'39.401 1.873 101.9% 210.058
13
22
Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
30
1'39.585 2.057 102.1% 209.670
14
28
Didier Pironi Ferrari / Ferrari
9
1'39.652 2.124 102.2% 209.529
15
27
Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari / Ferrari
3
1'39.814 2.286 102.3% 209.189
16
29
Riccardo Patrese Arrows / Ford
7
1'40.045 2.517 102.6% 208.706
17
14
Eliseo Salazar Ensign / Ford
7
1'40.131 2.603 102.7% 208.527
18
3
Eddie Cheever Tyrrell / Ford
7
1'40.165 2.637 102.7% 208.456
19
12
Nigel Mansell Lotus / Ford
4
1'40.257 2.729 102.8% 208.265
20
4
Michele Alboreto Tyrrell / Ford
7
1'40.620 3.092 103.2% 207.513
21
9
Slim Borgudd ATS / Ford
4
1'41.117 3.589 103.7% 206.493
22
32
Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella / Ford
3
1'41.835 4.307 104.4% 205.038
23
35
Brian Henton Toleman / Hart
3
1'43.825 6.297 106.5% 201.108
24
6
Hector Rebaque Brabham / Ford
1
4'28.329 2'50.801 275.1% 77.815


Classification

Pos. Car
No.
Driver Car / Engine Laps Time Gap/
Retirement
Speed
(km/h)
1
15
Alain Prost Renault / Renault
52
1:26'33.897 - 209.045
2
1
Alan Jones Williams / Ford
52
1:26'56.072 22.175 208.157
3
2
Carlos Reutemann Williams / Ford
52
1:27'24.484 50.587 207.029
4
11
Elio de Angelis Lotus / Ford
52
1:28'06.799 1'32.902 205.372
5
28
Didier Pironi Ferrari / Ferrari
52
1:28'08.419 1'34.522 205.309
6
5
Nélson Piquet Brabham / Ford
51
1:25'35.857 Engine 207.342
7
8
Andrea de Cesaris McLaren / Ford
51
1:26'25.320 Puncture 205.364
8
23
Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
50
1:26'35.778 2 Laps 200.932
9
32
Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella / Ford
50
1:27'32.931 2 Laps 198.746
10
35
Brian Henton Toleman / Hart
49
1:28'12.032 3 Laps 193.332
ret
22
Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo
40
1:07'46.666 Engine 205.377
ret
17
Derek Daly March / Ford
36
1:02'54.402 Gearbox 199.152
ret
25
Patrick Tambay Ligier / Matra
22
37'15.263 Puncture 205.506
ret
12
Nigel Mansell Lotus / Ford
21
36'11.363 Suspension 201.938
ret
7
John Watson McLaren / Ford
19
32'16.493 Accident 204.865
ret
29
Riccardo Patrese Arrows / Ford
18
31'34.510 Gearbox 198.384
ret
4
Michele Alboreto Tyrrell / Ford
17
32'16.952 Accident 183.257
ret
14
Eliseo Salazar Ensign / Ford
13
22'40.021 Spun off 199.585
ret
16
René Arnoux Renault / Renault
12
28'02.002 Spun off 148.965
ret
26
Jacques Laffite Ligier / Matra
11
18'42.586 Puncture 204.599
ret
3
Eddie Cheever Tyrrell / Ford
11
19'03.016 Spun off 200.942
ret
9
Slim Borgudd ATS / Ford
10
17'21.989 Spun off 200.386
ret
27
Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari / Ferrari
5
8'35.255 Engine 202.618
ret
6
Hector Rebaque Brabham / Ford
1
4'28.329 Electrical 77.815


Lap Leaders

Pos. Car
No.
Driver Car / Engine Laps Led Percentage
1
15
Alain Prost Renault / Renault
52
100%

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