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1981 Grand Prix of San Marino


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Formula One race number 4 of 15
Sunday, May 3, 1981 at Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy
60 laps on a 5.040 kilometer road course (302.400 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:51:23.97
Average speed: 162.895 kph
Pole time: 94.523 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 4.58 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1981 Formula One results   /   1981 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 55   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV601:51:23.97149
2 929   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV60+4.5806
3 22   Carlos Reutemann TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV60+6.3404
4136   Hector Rebaque Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49C / Ford Cosworth DFV60+22.8903
5 628   Didier Pironi Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02160+25.87322
6148   Andrea de Cesaris Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren M29C / Ford Cosworth DFV60+66.6101
7 127   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 126CK / Ferrari 02160+101.97140
8 316   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20B / Renault-Gordini EF159+1 lap00
92114   Marc Surer Ensign RacingEnsign N180B / Ford Cosworth DFV59+1 lap00
10 77   John Watson Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4 / Ford Cosworth DFV58+2 laps00
111633   Patrick Tambay Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TY01 / Ford Cosworth DFV58+2 laps00
12 81   Alan Jones TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07C / Ford Cosworth DFV58+2 laps00
132410   Slim Borgudd Team ATSATS D4 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+3 laps00
nc1825   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS8145+15 laps00
ret2317   Eliseo Salazar March Grand Prix TeamMarch 811 / Ford Cosworth DFV38spun off00
ret174   Michele Alboreto Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV31crash00
ret2032   Beppe Gabbiani Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1B / Ford Cosworth DFV31crash00
ret1123   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 126028crash00
ret193   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Team TyrrellTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV28crash00
ret1222   Mario Andretti Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C / Alfa Romeo 126026gearbox00
ret1520   Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F8C / Ford Cosworth DFV14engine00
ret1026   Jacques Laffite Equipe Talbot GitanesLigier JS17 / Matra MS817suspension00
ret 415   Alain Prost Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20B / Renault-Gordini EF13gearbox00
ret2231   Miguel Angel Guerra Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1B / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash00

Fastest Lap: 167.901 kph by Gilles Villeneuve

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Siegfried Stohr30Arrows Racing Team
26Derek Daly18March Grand Prix Team
27Jan Lammers9Team ATS
28Chico Serra21Fittipaldi Automotive
29Derek Warwick36Candy Toleman Motorsport
30Brian Henton35Candy Toleman Motorsport

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gilles Villeneuve11414
  Didier Pironi154632
  Nelson Piquet476014

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carlos Reutemann 25    
2   Nelson Piquet 22   -3  
3   Alan Jones 18   -7  
4   Riccardo Patrese 10   -15  
5   Alain Prost 4   -21  
6   Elio de Angelis 3   -22  
6   Hector Rebaque 3   -22  
6   Marc Surer 3   -22  
6   Mario Andretti 3   -22  
10   Rene Arnoux 2   -23  
10   Didier Pironi 2   -23  
10   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 2   -23  
13   Patrick Tambay 1   -24  
13   Andrea de Cesaris 1   -24  
13   Jacques Laffite 1   -24