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1981 Grand Prix of Austria


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Formula One race number 11 of 15
Sunday, August 16, 1981 at Osterreichring, Knittelfeld, Austria
53 laps on a 5.942 kilometer road course (314.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:27:36.47
Average Speed: 215.715 kph
Pole Time: 92.018 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 5.17 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 426   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS81531:27:36.4715
2 116   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF153+5.1712
3 75   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV53+7.340
4 61   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07D / Ford Cosworth DFV53+12.040
5 52   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV53+31.850
6127   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+91.140
7 911   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+1 lap0
8188   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+1 lap0
9 828   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02152+1 lap0
101432   Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1B / Ford Cosworth DFV51+2 laps0
111917   Derek Daly March Grand Prix TeamMarch 811 / Ford Cosworth DFV47+6 laps0
ret1322   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179D / Alfa Romeo 126046engine0
ret219   Slim Borgudd Team ATSATS HGS-2 / Ford Cosworth DFV44brakes0
ret1029   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine0
ret2014   Eliseo Salazar Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV43oil pressure0
ret224   Michele Alboreto Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV40gearbox0
ret1623   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179B / Alfa Romeo 126035fire0
ret156   Hector Rebaque Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV32clutch0
ret2430   Siegfried Stohr Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV27overheating0
ret 215   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF126suspension25
ret1725   Patrick Tambay Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8126engine0
ret1112   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV23engine0
ret 327   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02111crash1
ret2333   Marc Surer Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV0distributor0

Fastest Lap: 219.127 kph by Jacques Laffite

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Eddie Cheever, Jr.3
26Derek Warwick36
27Brian Henton35
28Beppe Gabbiani31

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gilles Villeneuve111
  Alain Prost22625
  Rene Arnoux273812
  Jacques Laffite395315

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carlos Reutemann 45    
2   Nelson Piquet 39   -6  
3   Jacques Laffite 34   -11  
4   Alan Jones 27   -18  
5   Gilles Villeneuve 21   -24  
6   John Watson 21   -24  
7   Alain Prost 19   -26  
8   Rene Arnoux 11   -34  
9   Riccardo Patrese 10   -35  
10   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 10   -35  
11   Hector Rebaque 8   -37  
12   Elio de Angelis 8   -37  
13   Didier Pironi 7   -38  
14   Nigel Mansell 5   -40  
15   Marc Surer 4   -41  
16   Mario Andretti 3   -42  
17   Andrea de Cesaris 1   -44  
18   Slim Borgudd 1   -44  
19   Patrick Tambay 1   -44