FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1981 Round 09 Great Britain

The 1981 British Grand Prix was Round 9 of the 1981 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Silverstone, United Kingdom on Sunday, 18 July 1981. René Arnoux started on pole position for Renault and John Watson was the race winner in the McLaren Ford. 

1981 British Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
17John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordMichelin681:26:54.801:26:54.801--1:15.32559221.50659
22Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordGoodyear68+40.6521:27:35.453+40.652+40.6521:15.89352219.79396
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraMichelin67+1 lap1:27:34.1771 lap1 lap1:17.03462216.613144
43Eddie CheeverUnited StatesTyrrell FordMichelin67+1 lap1:27:34.3531 lap+0.1761:17.18648216.606233
56Hector RebaqueMexicoBrabham FordGoodyear67+1 lap1:27:53.5171 lap+19.1641:15.84858215.819132
69Slim BorguddSwedenATS FordAvon67+1 lap1:28:03.5841 lap+10.0671:17.44555215.407211
717Derek DalyIrelandMarch FordAvon66+2 laps1:27:14.7062 laps1 lap1:16.51146214.17417
832Jean-Pierre JarierFranceOsella HartMichelin65+3 laps1:27:04.8033 laps1 lap1:17.64345211.32820
916Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin64Distributor1:21:53.3164 laps1 lap1:15.06750221.2691
1029Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordPirelli64Engine1:22:41.8564 laps+48.5401:16.11645219.10410
1133Marc SurerSwitzerlandTheodore FordAvon61Out of Fuel1:19:53.5007 laps3 laps1:17.07745216.16824
DNF22Mario AndrettiUnited StatesAlfa RomeoMichelin59Throttle1:16:42.8021:17.16627217.74311
DNF20Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordMichelin56Suspension1:15:15.3601:18.40151210.67414
DSQ11Elio de AngelisItalyLotus FordGoodyear25Disqualified33:04.0151:17.12823214.04722
DNF15Alain ProstFranceRenaultMichelin17Distributor21:46.5161:15.1964221.0292
DNF25Patrick TambayFranceLigier MatraMichelin15Clutch24:46.5771:18.2327171.40315
DNF28Didier PironiFranceFerrariMichelin13Turbo17:01.3621:17.4444216.2114
DNF5Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear11Tyre14:07.5031:15.33810220.4783
DNF23Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin5Transmission6:41.0921:17.7923211.75812
DNF27Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin4Spun Off5:33.1461:17.7083203.9588
DNF1Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear3Collision3:59.2951:17.2053212.9627
DNF8Andrea de CesarisItalyMcLaren FordMichelin3Spun Off4:00.3211:16.8853212.0536
DNF4Michele AlboretoItalyTyrrell FordMichelin1Clutch2:49.4582:49.4581100.24219
DNF30Siegfried StohrItalyArrows FordPirelliSpun Off18
DNQ21Chico SerraBrazilFittipaldi FordMichelin
DNQ35Brian HentonGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli
DNQ12Nigel MansellGreat BritainLotus FordGoodyear
DNQ14Eliseo SalazarChileEnsign FordAvon
DNQ36Derek WarwickGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli
DNQ31Beppe GabbianiItalyOsella HartMichelin