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1981 Grand Prix of Monaco


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Formula One race number 6 of 15
Sunday, May 31, 1981 at Circuit de Monaco, Monaco
76 laps on a 3.312 kilometer street course (251.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:54:23.38
Average Speed: 132.035 kph
Pole Time: 85.71 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 39.91 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 227   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 021761:54:23.384
2 71   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV76+39.9119
3 826   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8176+89.240
41728   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02175+1 lap0
5153   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+2 laps0
61914   Marc Surer Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV74+2 laps0
71633   Patrick Tambay Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV72+4 laps0
ret 15   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV53spun off53
ret107   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV52engine0
ret204   Michele Alboreto Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV50crash0
ret1823   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 126050crash0
ret 915   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF145engine0
ret 42   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV33gearbox0
ret 611   Elio de Angelis Team Essex LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV32engine0
ret1316   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF132spun off0
ret 529   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV29gearbox0
ret 312   Nigel Mansell Team Essex LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV15suspension0
ret1430   Siegfried Stohr Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV14fuel system0
ret118   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret1222   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 12600crash0

Fastest Lap: 136.312 kph by Alan Jones

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
21Keke Rosberg20
22Jean-Pierre Jabouille25
23Hector Rebaque6
24Chico Serra21
25Piercarlo Ghinzani32
26Beppe Gabbiani31
27Slim Borgudd10
28Derek Daly18
29Eliseo Salazar17
30Brian Henton35
31Derek Warwick36

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Nelson Piquet15353
  Alan Jones547219
  Gilles Villeneuve73764

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carlos Reutemann 34    
2   Alan Jones 24   -10  
3   Nelson Piquet 22   -12  
4   Gilles Villeneuve 12   -22  
5   Jacques Laffite 11   -23  
6   Riccardo Patrese 10   -24  
7   Didier Pironi 5   -29  
8   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 5   -29  
9   Elio de Angelis 5   -29  
10   Alain Prost 4   -30  
11   Marc Surer 4   -30  
12   Nigel Mansell 4   -30  
13   Mario Andretti 3   -31  
14   Hector Rebaque 3   -31  
15   Rene Arnoux 2   -32  
16   Andrea de Cesaris 1   -33  
17   Patrick Tambay 1   -33