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1981 Grand Prix of the Netherlands


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Formula One race number 12 of 15
Sunday, August 30, 1981 at Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
72 laps on a 4.252 kilometer road course (306.1 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:40:22.43
Average Speed: 183.014 kph
Pole Time: 78.176 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 8.24 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 115   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF1721:40:22.4371
ret 216   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF121engine0
2 35   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV72+8.240
3 41   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07D / Ford Cosworth DFV72+35.501
ret 52   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV18crash0
ret 626   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8118crash0
ret 722   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179D / Alfa Romeo 126062crash0
ret 87   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV50ignition0
5 911   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+1 lap0
ret1029   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV16suspension0
ret1125   Patrick Tambay Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS811crash0
ret1228   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 0214crash0
dns138   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV0did not start0
ret1423   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179B / Alfa Romeo 126019tire0
4156   Hector Rebaque Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV71+1 lap0
ret1627   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 0210crash0
ret1712   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV1engine0
ret1832   Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1B / Ford Cosworth DFV29transmission0
ret1917   Derek Daly March Grand Prix TeamMarch 811 / Ford Cosworth DFV5suspension0
82033   Marc Surer Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV69+3 laps0
72130   Siegfried Stohr Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV69+3 laps0
ret223   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Team TyrrellTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFV46suspension0
10239   Slim Borgudd Team ATSATS HGS-1 / Ford Cosworth DFV68+4 laps0
62414   Eliseo Salazar Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV70+2 laps0
ret254   Michele Alboreto Team TyrrellTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFV68engine0

Fastest Lap: 187.061 kph by Alan Jones

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
26Brian Henton35Candy Toleman Motorsport
27Keke Rosberg20Fittipaldi Automotive
28Chico Serra21Fittipaldi Automotive
29Beppe Gabbiani31Osella Squadra Corse
30Derek Warwick36Candy Toleman Motorsport

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alain Prost12222
  Alan Jones23231
  Alain Prost247249

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Nelson Piquet 45    
2   Carlos Reutemann 45   0  
3   Jacques Laffite 34   -11  
4   Alan Jones 31   -14  
5   Alain Prost 28   -17  
6   Gilles Villeneuve 21   -24  
7   John Watson 21   -24  
8   Hector Rebaque 11   -34  
9   Rene Arnoux 11   -34  
10   Riccardo Patrese 10   -35  
11   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 10   -35  
12   Elio de Angelis 10   -35  
13   Didier Pironi 7   -38  
14   Nigel Mansell 5   -40  
15   Marc Surer 4   -41  
16   Mario Andretti 3   -42  
17   Slim Borgudd 1   -44  
18   Patrick Tambay 1   -44  
19   Eliseo Salazar 1   -44  
20   Andrea de Cesaris 1   -44