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
RaceDateWinnerTeamLapsTime
1981 USA West F1 GPMarch 15Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams8001:50:41.330
1981 Brazilian F1 GPMarch 29Argentina Carlos Reutemann
United Kingdom Williams6202:00:23.660
1981 Argentine F1 GPApril 12Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham5301:34:32.740
1981 San Marino F1 GPMay 3Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham6001:51:23.970
1981 Belgian F1 GPMay 17Argentina Carlos Reutemann
United Kingdom Williams5401:16:31.610
1981 Monaco F1 GPMay 31Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari7601:54:23.380
1981 Spanish F1 GPJune 21Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari8001:46:35.010
1981 French F1 GPJuly 5France Alain Prost
France Renault8001:35:48.130
1981 British F1 GPJuly 18United Kingdom John Watson
United Kingdom McLaren6801:26:54.800
1981 German F1 GPAugust 2Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham4501:25:55.600
1981 Austrian F1 GPAugust 16France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier5301:27:36.470
1981 Dutch F1 GPAugust 30France Alain Prost
France Renault7201:40:22.430
1981 Italian F1 GPSeptember 13France Alain Prost
France Renault5201:26:36.897
1981 Canadian F1 GPSeptember 27France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier6302:01:25.200
1981 Caesars Palace F1 GPOctober 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

DriverGP1st2nd3rdPodPoleLapsFLPTS
Brazil Nelson Piquet1531374808150
France Alain Prost1532162566143
Argentina Carlos Reutemann1523272852249
Australia Alan Jones1523160827546
France Jacques Laffite1522371728144
Canada Gilles Villeneuve1520131542125
United Kingdom John Watson1512140809127
Italy Elio de Angelis1500000680014
Italy Riccardo Patrese1501121579010
France Didier Pironi150000065219
Italy Bruno Giacomelli150011071007
United States Mario Andretti150000071203
Mexico Hector Rebaque1400000597011
France René Arnoux1401014585111
United States Eddie Cheever1400000660010
United Kingdom Nigel Mansell140011049408
Italy Andrea de Cesaris140000044801
France Patrick Tambay140000051301
Switzerland Marc Surer130000066214
Italy Michele Alboreto100000046200
Chile Eliseo Salazar90000035501
Finland Keke Rosberg90000034800
France Jean-Pierre Jarier90000039100
Italy Siegfried Stohr90000027700
Ireland Derek Daly80000036000
Sweden Slim Borgudd70000032101
Brazil Chico Serra50000021400
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille30000013100
Netherlands Jan Lammers3000009200
Italy Beppe Gabbiani3000007900
Argentina Ricardo Zunino20000010800
Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani1000005000
Argentina Miguel Angel Guerra100000000
United Kingdom Brian Henton1000004900
United Kingdom Derek Warwick1000004300

1981 Formula 1 Constructors Championship Table

PosTeamCarUSWBRAARGSANBELMONSPAFREBRIGEROSTDUTITACANCAEPts
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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