1981 Argentina Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Buenos Aires circuit. Full information

1981 Argentina Grand Prix

1981 Argentina Grand Prix is 345th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Buenos Aires circuit. Nelson Piquet won the pole position and this race. This was his 4th victory. Carlos Reutemann and Alain Prost also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 53 laps (316 km).

Previous race: 1981 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1981 San Marino Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Argentina Grand Prix

24th victory for the Brabham team
4th victory for the Nelson Piquet
8th podium for the Nelson Piquet
40th podium for the Carlos Reutemann
1st podium for the Alain Prost

Nelson Piquet - Winner of the 1981 Argentina Grand Prix

Nelson Piquet - Winner of the 1981 Argentina Grand Prix

1981 Argentina Grand Prix

1981 Argentina Grand Prix

Brabham BT49C - 1981 Argentina Grand Prix winner

Brabham BT49C - 1981 Argentina Grand Prix winner

1981 Argentina Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Nelson Piquet 9.00  1h 34m 32.74s  ( 200.731 km/h ) 53 Parmalat Racing Team
2 Carlos Reutemann 6.00  1h 34m 59.35s  ( +26.61s ) 53 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
3 Alain Prost 4.00  1h 35m 22.72s  ( +49.98s ) 53 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Alan Jones 3.00  1h 35m 40.62s  ( +1m 07.88s ) 53 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
5 René Arnoux 2.00  1h 36m 04.59s  ( +1m 31.85s ) 53 Equipe Renault Elf
6 Elio De Angelis 1.00   52 Team Essex Lotus
7 Riccardo Patrese 0   52 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
8 Mario Andretti 0   52 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 Siegfried Stohr 0   52 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
10 Bruno Giacomelli 0  Out of fuel 51 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
11 Andrea De Cesaris 0   51 Marlboro McLaren International
12 Jan Lammers 0   51 Team ATS
13 Ricardo Zunino 0  1 penalty lap 51 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Gilles Villeneuve 0  Transmission 40 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab John Watson 0  Crown wheel 36 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Engine 36 Theodore Racing Team
ab Hector Rebaque 0  Distributor 32 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Chico Serra 0  Gearbox 28 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Handling 19 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Marc Surer 0  Overheating 14 Ensign Racing
ab Keke Rosberg 0  Fuel pump 4 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Engine 3 Team Essex Lotus
ab Didier Pironi 0  Engine 3 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Clutch 1 Tyrrell Racing Team
nq Derek Daly 0     March Grand Prix Team
nq Eliseo Salazar 0     March Grand Prix Team
nq Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0     Equipe Talbot Gitanes
nq Miguel Angel Guerra 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Beppe Gabbiani 0     Osella Squadra Corse

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Argentina Grand Prix on the Buenos Aires circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Nelson Piquet 1'42''665 Parmalat Racing Team
2 Alain Prost 1'42''981 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Alan Jones 1'43''638 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
4 Carlos Reutemann 1'43''935 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
5 René Arnoux 1'43''997 Equipe Renault Elf
6 Hector Rebaque 1'44''100 Parmalat Racing Team
7 Gilles Villeneuve 1'44''132 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Keke Rosberg 1'44''191 Fittipaldi Automotive
9 Riccardo Patrese 1'45''008 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
10 Elio De Angelis 1'45''065 Team Essex Lotus
11 John Watson 1'45''073 Marlboro McLaren International
12 Didier Pironi 1'45''108 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
13 Eddie Cheever 1'45''117 Tyrrell Racing Team
14 Patrick Tambay 1'45''297 Theodore Racing Team
15 Nigel Mansell 1'45''369 Team Essex Lotus
16 Marc Surer 1'45''734 Ensign Racing
17 Mario Andretti 1'46''059 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
18 Andrea De Cesaris 1'46''387 Marlboro McLaren International
19 Siegfried Stohr 1'46''444 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
20 Chico Serra 1'46''706 Fittipaldi Automotive
21 Jacques Laffite 1'46''854 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
22 Bruno Giacomelli 1'46''918 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
23 Jan Lammers 1'47''174 Team ATS
24 Ricardo Zunino 1'47''464 Tyrrell Racing Team
25 Miguel Angel Guerra 1'47''609 Osella Squadra Corse
26 Beppe Gabbiani 1'48''121 Osella Squadra Corse
27 Derek Daly 1'48''191 March Grand Prix Team
28 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 1'49''581 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
29 Eliseo Salazar 1'51''086 March Grand Prix Team

List of all cars for the 1981 Argentina Grand Prix on the Buenos Aires circuit

Lotus 81B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TY01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126CK

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Fittipaldi F8C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N180B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29F

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 010

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179C

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Renault RE20B

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

ATS D4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS17

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

March 811

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0