1981 San Marino Grand Prix

The 1981 San Marino Grand Prix was Round 4 of the 1981 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Imola, Italy on Sunday, 3 May 1981. Gilles Villeneuve started on pole position for Ferrari and Nelson Piquet was the race winner in the Brabham Ford. 

1981 San Marino Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
15Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordMichelin601:51:23.9701:51:23.970--1:48.8308162.87059
229Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordMichelin60+4.5801:51:28.550+4.580+4.5801:49.41610162.76096
32Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordMichelin60+6.3401:51:30.310+6.340+1.7601:49.75351162.72024
46Hector RebaqueMexicoBrabham FordMichelin60+22.8901:51:46.860+22.890+16.5501:49.18245162.320133
528Didier PironiFranceFerrariMichelin60+25.8701:51:49.840+25.870+2.9801:49.17010162.25062
68Andrea de CesarisItalyMcLaren FordMichelin60+1:06.611:52:30.580+1:06.610+40.7401:50.26034161.270141
727Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin60+1:41.971:53:05.940+1:41.970+35.3601:48.06446160.4301
816Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin59+1 lap1:51:38.6501 lap1 lap1:50.10314159.8103
914Marc SurerSwitzerlandEnsign FordMichelin59+1 lap1:52:57.6501 lap+1:19.0001:50.11649157.95021
107John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordMichelin58+2 laps1:51:29.2002 laps1 lap1:48.37747157.3207
1133Patrick TambayFranceTheodore FordMichelin58+2 laps1:51:29.7502 laps+0.5501:49.56848157.31016
121Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordMichelin58+2 laps1:53:22.8902 laps+1:53.1401:49.75534154.6908
1310Slim BorguddSwedenATS FordMichelin57+3 laps1:51:31.3603 laps1 lap1:50.88445154.56024
NC25Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceLigier MatraMichelin45+15 laps1:51:21.3101:51.49633122.20018
DNF17Eliseo SalazarChileMarch FordMichelin38Spun Off1:13:26.8001:51.83013156.46023
DNF4Michele AlboretoItalyTyrrell FordMichelin31Collision58:32.0231:50.9509160.15317
DNF32Beppe GabbianiItalyOsella HartMichelin31Collision58:32.5451:50.98515160.13020
DNF23Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoMichelin28Collision52:40.7201:51.23410160.73211
DNF3Eddie CheeverUnited StatesTyrrell FordMichelin28Collision52:41.5031:50.5919160.69319
DNF22Mario AndrettiUnited StatesAlfa RomeoMichelin26Gearbox51:16.7471:51.11013153.32512
DNF20Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordAvon14Engine27:33.0341:53.86514153.66615
DNF26Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraMichelin7Suspension11:22.7921:50.3436186.01210
DNF15Alain ProstFranceRenaultMichelin3Gearbox6:14.8821:57.3962145.1974
DNF31Miguel Angel GuerraArgentinaOsella HartMichelinAccident22
DNQ20Siegfried StohrItalyArrows FordMichelin
DNQ18Derek DalyIrelandMarch FordMichelin
DNQ9Jan LammersNetherlandsATS FordMichelin
DNQ21Chico SerraBrazilFittipaldi FordAvon
DNQ36Derek WarwickGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli
DNQ35Brian HentonGreat BritainToleman HartPirelli