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1981 Labatt Grand Prix of Canada


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Formula One race number 14 of 15
Sunday, September 27, 1981 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec
63 laps on a 4.410 kilometer road course (277.8 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:01:25.21
Average Speed: 137.29 kph
Pole Time: 89.211 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 6.23 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
11026   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS81632:01:25.2051
2 97   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV63+6.230
31127   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02163+110.270
41523   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 126062+1 lap0
5 15   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV62+1 lap0
6 711   Elio de Angelis John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV62+1 lap0
71622   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179D / Alfa Romeo 126062+1 lap0
82017   Derek Daly March Grand Prix TeamMarch 811 / Ford Cosworth DFV61+2 laps0
91933   Marc Surer Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV61+2 laps0
10 22   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV60+3 laps0
11224   Michele Alboreto Team TyrrellTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+4 laps0
ret143   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Team TyrrellTyrrell 011 / Ford Cosworth DFV56engine0
ret138   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV51spun off0
ret 415   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF148crash6
ret 512   Nigel Mansell John Player Team LotusLotus 87 / Ford Cosworth DFV45crash0
ret219   Slim Borgudd Team ATSATS HGS-1 / Ford Cosworth DFV40spun off0
ret 66   Hector Rebaque Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV35spun off0
ret2332   Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1C / Ford Cosworth DFV26crash0
ret 31   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07D / Ford Cosworth DFV24handling6
ret1228   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02124ignition0
ret2414   Eliseo Salazar Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV8spun off0
ret1725   Patrick Tambay Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS816spun off0
ret1829   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV6spun off0
ret 816   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 / Renault-Gordini EF10crash0

Fastest Lap: 145.019 kph by John Watson

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Keke Rosberg20Fittipaldi Automotive
26Chico Serra21Fittipaldi Automotive
27Brian Henton35Candy Toleman Motorsport
28Jacques Villeneuve30Arrows Racing Team
29Derek Warwick36Candy Toleman Motorsport
30Beppe Gabbiani31Osella Squadra Corse

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Jones166
  Alain Prost7126
  Jacques Laffite136351

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carlos Reutemann 49    
2   Nelson Piquet 48   -1  
3   Jacques Laffite 43   -6  
4   Alan Jones 37   -12  
5   Alain Prost 37   -12  
6   John Watson 27   -22  
7   Gilles Villeneuve 25   -24  
8   Elio de Angelis 14   -35  
9   Rene Arnoux 11   -38  
10   Hector Rebaque 11   -38  
11   Riccardo Patrese 10   -39  
12   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 10   -39  
13   Didier Pironi 9   -40  
14   Nigel Mansell 5   -44  
15   Marc Surer 4   -45  
16   Mario Andretti 3   -46  
17   Bruno Giacomelli 3   -46  
18   Andrea de Cesaris 1   -48  
19   Slim Borgudd 1   -48  
20   Patrick Tambay 1   -48