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1981 Grand Prix of Brazil


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Formula One race number 2 of 15
Sunday, March 29, 1981 at Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
42 laps on a 5.031 kilometer road course (211.3 kilometers)

Time of race: 2:00:23.66
Average Speed: 155.463 kph
Pole Time: 95.079 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 4.44 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret 922   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 12600crash0
ret 816   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20B / Renault-Gordini EF10crash0
nc143   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV49+13 laps0
51011   Elio de Angelis Team Essex LotusLotus 81B / Ford Cosworth DFV62+86.420
ret208   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren M29F / Ford Cosworth DFV9engine0
nc 623   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 126040+22 laps0
72325   Jean-Pierre Jarier Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8162+90.250
2 31   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV62+4.440
61626   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8162+86.830
111312   Nigel Mansell Team Essex LotusLotus 81B / Ford Cosworth DFV61+1 lap0
3 429   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV62+63.080
12 15   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV60+2 laps0
ret1728   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02119crash0
ret 515   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20B / Renault-Gordini EF120crash0
ret116   Hector Rebaque Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV22spun off0
1 22   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV622:00:23.6662
91220   Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F8C / Ford Cosworth DFV61+1 lap0
ret2221   Chico Serra Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F8C / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret2130   Siegfried Stohr Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV20crash0
41814   Marc Surer Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV62+77.030
101933   Patrick Tambay Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV61+1 lap0
ret 727   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02125turbo0
8157   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren M29C / Ford Cosworth DFV61+1 lap0
13244   Ricardo Zunino Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+5 laps0

Fastest Lap: 158.454 kph by Marc Surer

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Jan Lammers9Team ATS
26Beppe Gabbiani32Osella Squadra Corse
27Miguel Angel Guerra31Osella Squadra Corse
28Eliseo Salazar18March Grand Prix Team
29Ricardo Londono14Ensign Racing
30Derek Daly17March Grand Prix Team

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Carlos Reutemann16262

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alan Jones 15    
2   Carlos Reutemann 15   0  
3   Riccardo Patrese 4   -11  
4   Nelson Piquet 4   -11  
5   Marc Surer 3   -12  
6   Mario Andretti 3   -12  
7   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 2   -13  
8   Elio de Angelis 2   -13  
9   Patrick Tambay 1   -14  
10   Jacques Laffite 1   -14