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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 Rosberg20Fittipaldi Automotive
22Jean-Pierre Jabouille25Equipe Talbot Gitanes
23Hector Rebaque6Parmalat Racing Team
24Chico Serra21Fittipaldi Automotive
25Piercarlo Ghinzani32Osella Squadra Corse
26Beppe Gabbiani31Osella Squadra Corse
27Slim Borgudd10Team ATS
28Derek Daly18March Grand Prix Team
29Eliseo Salazar17March Grand Prix Team
30Brian Henton35Candy Toleman Motorsport
31Derek Warwick36Candy Toleman Motorsport

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   Elio de Angelis 5   -29  
8   Didier Pironi 5   -29  
9   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 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