FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1981 Round 02 Brazil

The 1981 Brazilian Grand Prix was Round 2 of the 1981 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, 29 March 1981. Nelson Piquet started on pole position in the Brabham Ford and Carlos Reutemann was the race winner in the Williams Ford. 

1981 Brazilian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
12Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordMichelin622:00:23.6602:00:23.660--1:54.78061155.45029
21Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordMichelin62+4.4402:00:28.100+4.440+4.4401:55.21054155.35036
329Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordMichelin62+1:03.0802:01:26.740+1:03.080+58.6401:56.1009154.10044
414Marc SurerSwitzerlandEnsign FordMichelin62+1:17.0302:01:40.690+1:17.030+13.9501:54.30236153.810183
511Elio de AngelisItalyLotus FordMichelin62+1:26.4202:01:50.080+1:26.420+9.3901:56.27046153.610102
626Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraMichelin62+1:26.8302:01:50.490+1:26.830+0.4101:54.50037153.600161
725Jean-Pierre JarierFranceLigier MatraMichelin62+1:30.2502:01:53.910+1:30.250+3.4201:55.85038153.53023
87John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordMichelin61+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:56.9502915
920Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordMichelin61+1 lap1 lap1:57.340812
1033Patrick TambayFranceTheodore FordMichelin61+1 lap1 lap1:56.7101519
1112Nigel MansellGreat BritainLotus FordMichelin61+1 lap1 lap1:57.1201013
125Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordMichelin60+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:54.670311
134Ricardo ZuninoArgentinaTyrrell FordMichelin57+5 laps5 laps3 laps2:00.3503924
NC3Eddie CheeverUnited StatesTyrrell FordMichelin49+13 laps1:59.1903414
NC23Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin40+22 laps1:56.730406
DNF27Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin25Turbo1:57.42087
DNF6Hector RebaqueMexicoBrabham FordMichelin22Spun Off1:57.2701411
DNF15Alain ProstFranceRenaultMichelin20Collision1:57.120145
DNF30Siegfried StohrItalyArrows FordMichelin20Accident2:03.4201221
DNF28Didier PironiFranceFerrariMichelin19Collision2:00.4401517
DNF8Andrea de CesarisItalyMcLaren FordMichelin9Engine1:58.870720
DNF16Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelinCollision8
DNF22Mario AndrettiUnited StatesAlfa RomeoMichelinCollision9
DNF21Chico SerraBrazilFittipaldi FordMichelinCollision22