1981 F1 Championship Standings

See all 1981 F1 results for each race, driver and team.

Here you can find the 1981 F1 teams overview, we also have all other F1 results since 1950.

1981 F1 Championship Overview

1981 F1 World Championship
RaceDateWinning DriverTeamLapsTime
USA West Grand Prix resultMarch 15Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams8001:50:41.330
Brazilian Grand Prix resultMarch 29Argentina Carlos Reutemann
United Kingdom Williams6202:00:23.660
Argentine Grand Prix resultApril 12Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham5301:34:32.740
San Marino Grand Prix resultMay 3Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham6001:51:23.970
Belgian Grand Prix resultMay 17Argentina Carlos Reutemann
United Kingdom Williams5401:16:31.610
Monaco Grand Prix resultMay 31Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari7601:54:23.380
Spanish Grand Prix resultJune 21Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari8001:46:35.010
French Grand Prix resultJuly 5France Alain Prost
France Renault8001:35:48.130
British Grand Prix resultJuly 18United Kingdom John Watson
United Kingdom McLaren6801:26:54.800
German Grand Prix resultAugust 2Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham4501:25:55.600
Austrian Grand Prix resultAugust 16France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier5301:27:36.470
Dutch Grand Prix resultAugust 30France Alain Prost
France Renault7201:40:22.430
Italian Grand Prix resultSeptember 13France Alain Prost
France Renault5201:26:36.897
Canadian Grand Prix resultSeptember 27France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier6302:01:25.200
Caesars Palace Grand Prix resultOctober 17Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams7501:44:09.077

1981 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

PosDriverUSWBRAARGSANBELMONSPAFREBRIGEROSTDUTITACANCAEPts
1Brazil Nelson Piquet3121*1DNFDNFDNF3DNF13265550
2Argentina Carlos Reutemann21231*DNF4102DNF5DNF3*10849
3Australia Alan Jones1*2412DNF2*7*17DNF11*43*2DNF146
4France Jacques LaffiteDNF6DNFDNF232DNF331*DNFDNF1644
5France Alain ProstDNFDNF3DNFDNFDNFDNF1*DNF2DNF11DNF243
6United Kingdom John WatsonDNF8DNF107DNF32166DNFDNF2*727
7Canada Gilles VilleneuveDNFDNFDNF7*411DNFDNF10DNFDNFDNF3DSQ25
8Italy Elio de AngelisDNF56WD5DNF56DSQ77546DNF14
9France René Arnoux8DNF58DNQDNF949*132DNFDNFDNFDNF11
10Mexico Hector RebaqueDNFDNFDNF4DNFDNQDNF954DNF4DNFDNFDNF11
11Italy Riccardo PatreseDNF372DNFDNFDNF1410DNFDNFDNFDNFDNF1110
12United States Eddie Cheever5NCDNFDNF65NC1345DNQDNFDNF12DNF10
13France Didier PironiDNFDNFDNF584155DNFDNF9DNF5DNF9*9
14United Kingdom Nigel MansellDNF11DNFWD3DNF67DNQDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF48
15Italy Bruno GiacomelliDNFNC10DNF9DNF1015DNF15DNFDNF8437
16Switzerland Marc SurerDNF4*DNF9116 121114DNF8DNQ9DNF4
17United States Mario Andretti4DNF8DNF10DNF88DNF9DNFDNFDNF7DNF3
18France Patrick Tambay610DNF11DNQ713DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF1
19Sweden Slim Borgudd   13DNQDNQDNQDNQ6DNFDNF10DNFDNFDNQ1
20Chile Eliseo SalazarDNQDNQDNQDNFDNQDNQ14DNFDNQNCDNF6DNFDNFNC1
21Italy Andrea de CesarisDNFDNF116DNFDNFDNF11DNFDNF8DNS7DNF121
22Canada Jacques Villeneuve Sr.             DNQDNQ0
23Brazil Chico Serra7DNFDNFDNQDNFDNQ11DNSDNQDNQ DNQDNQDNQDNQ0
24Italy Siegfried StohrDNQDNF9DNQDNFDNFDNFDNQDNF12DNF7DNQ  0
25Argentina Ricardo Zunino 1313            0
26Colombia Ricardo Londoño DNP             0
27Italy Beppe GabbianiDNFDNQDNQDNFDNFDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ0
28Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani    13DNQ         0
29United Kingdom Brian Henton   DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ10DNQDNQ0
30Ireland Derek DalyDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ16DNF7DNF11DNFDNF8DNQ0
31France Jean-Pierre Jabouille  DNQNCDNFDNQDNF        0
32Argentina Miguel Angel GuerraDNQDNQDNQDNF           0
33Italy Michele Alboreto   DNF12DNFDNQ16DNFDNQDNF9DNF11130
34United Kingdom Derek Warwick   DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNF0
35United States Kevin CoganDNQ              0
36Finland Keke RosbergDNF9DNFDNFDNFDNQ12DNFDNFDNQ DNQDNQDNQ100
37Italy Giorgio Francia      DNQ        0
38France Jean-Pierre JarierDNF7      8810DNF9DNFDNF0
39Netherlands Jan LammersDNFDNQ12DNF           0

1981 F1 results distribution of points: 1st = 9, 2nd = 6, 3rd = 4, 4th = 3, 5th = 2, 6th = 1 point
* = this driver has driven the fastest lap of the race.

DNQ = Did Not Qualify, DNS = Did Not Start, Ret = Retired, DSQ = Disqualified, NC = Not Classified

1981 F1 Drivers Statistics Table

DriverRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestLeadPoints
Brazil Nelson Piquet15313748081050
France Alain Prost15321625661043
Argentina Carlos Reutemann15232728522049
Australia Alan Jones15231608275046
France Jacques Laffite15223717281044
Canada Gilles Villeneuve15201315421025
United Kingdom John Watson15121408091027
Italy Elio de Angelis15000006800014
Italy Riccardo Patrese15011215790010
France Didier Pironi1500000652109
Italy Bruno Giacomelli1500110710007
United States Mario Andretti1500000712003
France René Arnoux14010145851011
Mexico Hector Rebaque14000005970011
United States Eddie Cheever14000006600010
United Kingdom Nigel Mansell1400110494008
Italy Andrea de Cesaris1400000448001
France Patrick Tambay1400000513001
Switzerland Marc Surer1300000662104
Italy Michele Alboreto1000000462000
Chile Eliseo Salazar900000355001
Italy Siegfried Stohr900000277000
Finland Keke Rosberg900000348000
France Jean-Pierre Jarier900000391000
Ireland Derek Daly800000360000
Sweden Slim Borgudd700000321001
Brazil Chico Serra500000214000
Netherlands Jan Lammers30000092000
Italy Beppe Gabbiani30000079000
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille300000131000
Argentina Ricardo Zunino200000108000
United Kingdom Derek Warwick10000043000
Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani10000050000
Argentina Miguel Angel Guerra1000000000
United Kingdom Brian Henton10000049000

1981 Formula 1 Constructors Championship Table

PosTeamCar NoUSWBRAARGSANBELMONSPAFREBRIGEROSTDUTITACANCAEPts
1United Kingdom Williams112412DNF2717DNF11432DNF195
221231DNF4102DNF5DNF3108
2United Kingdom Brabham531211DNFDNFDNF3DNF13265561
6DNFDNFDNF4DNFDNQDNF954DNF4DNFDNFDNF
3France Renault15DNFDNF3DNFDNFDNFDNF1DNF2DNF11DNF254
168DNF58DNQDNF949132DNFDNFDNFDNF
4France Ligier25DNF7DNQNCDNFDNQDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF44
26DNF6DNFDNF232DNF331DNFDNF16
5Italy Ferrari27DNFDNFDNF7411DNFDNF10DNFDNFDNF3DSQ34
28DNFDNFDNF584155DNFDNF9DNF5DNF9
6United Kingdom McLaren7DNF8DNF107DNF32166DNFDNF2728
8DNFDNF116DNFDNFDNF11DNFDNF8DNS7DNF12
7United Kingdom Team Lotus11DNF56WD5DNF56DSQ77546DNF22
12DNF11DNFWD3DNF67DNQDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF4
8United Kingdom Arrows29DNF372DNFDNFDNF1410DNFDNFDNFDNFDNF1110
30DNQDNF9DNQDNFDNFDNFDNQDNF12DNF7DNQDNQDNQ
9United Kingdom Tyrrell35NCDNFDNF65NC1345DNQDNFDNF12DNF10
4DNQ1313DNF12DNFDNQ16DNFDNQDNF9DNF1113
10Switzerland Alfa Romeo224DNF8DNF10DNF88DNF9DNFDNFDNF7DNF10
23DNFNC10DNF9DNF1015DNF15DNFDNF843
11United Kingdom Ensign14DNFDNPDNF911614DNFDNQNCDNF6DNFDNFNC5
12Hong Kong Theodore33610DNF11DNQ713121114DNF8DNQ9DNF1
13Germany ATS9DNFDNQ12DNFDNQ DNQDNQ6DNFDNF10DNFDNFDNQ1
10   13 DNQ         
14Italy Osella18 DNQ             0
31DNQDNQDNQDNF13DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ
32DNFDNQDNQDNFDNFDNQDNQ 8810DNF9DNFDNF
15United Kingdom Toleman35   DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ10DNQDNQ0
36   DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNF
16Brazil Fittipaldi20DNF9DNFDNFDNFDNQ12DNFDNFDNQ DNQDNQDNQ100
217DNFDNFDNQDNFDNQ11DNSDNQDNQ DNQDNQDNQDNQ
17United Kingdom March17DNQDNQDNQDNFDNQDNQ16DNF7DNF11DNFDNF8DNQ0
18DNQ DNQDNQDNQDNQ         

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