1981 Germany Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Hockenheim circuit. Full information

1981 Germany Grand Prix poster

1981 Germany Grand Prix poster

1981 Germany Grand Prix

1981 Germany Grand Prix is 352nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Hockenheim circuit. Alain Prost won the pole position, Nelson Piquet won this race. This was his 6th victory. Alain Prost and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 45 laps (306 km).

Previous race: 1981 Britain Grand Prix
Next race: 1981 Austria Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Germany Grand Prix

26th victory for the Brabham team
6th victory for the Nelson Piquet
11th podium for the Nelson Piquet
3rd podium for the Alain Prost
24th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Nelson Piquet - Winner of the 1981 Germany Grand Prix

Nelson Piquet - Winner of the 1981 Germany Grand Prix

1981 Germany Grand Prix

1981 Germany Grand Prix

Brabham BT49C - 1981 Germany Grand Prix winner

Brabham BT49C - 1981 Germany Grand Prix winner

1981 Germany Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Nelson Piquet 9.00  1h 25m 55.60s  ( 213.325 km/h ) 45 Parmalat Racing Team
2 Alain Prost 6.00  1h 26m 07.12s  ( +11.52s ) 45 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Jacques Laffite 4.00  1h 27m 00.20s  ( +1m 04.60s ) 45 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
4 Hector Rebaque 3.00  1h 27m 35.29s  ( +1m 39.69s ) 45 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Eddie Cheever 2.00  1h 27m 46.12s  ( +1m 50.52s ) 45 Tyrrell Racing Team
6 John Watson 1.00   44 Marlboro McLaren International
7 Elio De Angelis 0   44 John Player Team Lotus
8 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   44 Osella Squadra Corse
9 Mario Andretti 0   44 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
10 Gilles Villeneuve 0   44 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
11 Alan Jones 0   44 TAG Williams Team
12 Siegfried Stohr 0   44 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
13 René Arnoux 0   44 Equipe Renault Elf
14 Marc Surer 0  Accident 43 Theodore Racing Team
15 Bruno Giacomelli 0   43 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
nc Eliseo Salazar 0   39 Ensign Racing
ab Slim Borgudd 0  Fuel injection 35 Team ATS
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Engine 27 TAG Williams Team
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Wheel bearing 27 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Engine 27 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Derek Daly 0  Steering 15 March Grand Prix Team
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Fuel leak 12 John Player Team Lotus
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Spin 4 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Didier Pironi 0  Engine 1 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nq Michele Alboreto 0     Tyrrell Racing Team
nq Keke Rosberg 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Chico Serra 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Beppe Gabbiani 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Brian Henton 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport
nq Derek Warwick 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Germany Grand Prix on the Hockenheim circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Alain Prost 1'47''50 Equipe Renault Elf
2 René Arnoux 1'47''96 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Carlos Reutemann 1'48''43 TAG Williams Team
4 Alan Jones 1'48''49 TAG Williams Team
5 Didier Pironi 1'49''00 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Nelson Piquet 1'49''03 Parmalat Racing Team
7 Jacques Laffite 1'49''28 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
8 Gilles Villeneuve 1'49''44 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 John Watson 1'49''52 Marlboro McLaren International
10 Andrea De Cesaris 1'49''58 Marlboro McLaren International
11 Patrick Tambay 1'50''00 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
12 Mario Andretti 1'50''64 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
13 Riccardo Patrese 1'50''65 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
14 Elio De Angelis 1'50''74 John Player Team Lotus
15 Nigel Mansell 1'50''86 John Player Team Lotus
16 Hector Rebaque 1'51''17 Parmalat Racing Team
17 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'52''19 Osella Squadra Corse
18 Eddie Cheever 1'52''19 Tyrrell Racing Team
19 Bruno Giacomelli 1'52''21 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
20 Slim Borgudd 1'52''54 Team ATS
21 Derek Daly 1'52''65 March Grand Prix Team
22 Marc Surer 1'52''85 Theodore Racing Team
23 Eliseo Salazar 1'53''16 Ensign Racing
24 Siegfried Stohr 1'53''19 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
25 Keke Rosberg 1'53''28 Fittipaldi Automotive
26 Brian Henton 1'53''31 Candy Toleman Motorsport
27 Beppe Gabbiani 1'53''39 Osella Squadra Corse
28 Derek Warwick 1'53''58 Candy Toleman Motorsport
29 Michele Alboreto 1'53''69 Tyrrell Racing Team
30 Chico Serra 1'54''89 Fittipaldi Automotive

List of all cars for the 1981 Germany Grand Prix on the Hockenheim circuit

Fittipaldi F8C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179D

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS17

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

Ensign N180B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 010

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Toleman TG181

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Lotus 87

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TY01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126CK

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

March 811

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE30

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0