1981 Italy Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Monza circuit. Full information

1981 Italy Grand Prix poster

1981 Italy Grand Prix poster

1981 Italy Grand Prix

1981 Italy Grand Prix is 355th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Monza circuit. René Arnoux won the pole position, Alain Prost won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Alan Jones and Carlos Reutemann also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 52 laps (302 km).

Previous race: 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next race: 1981 Canada Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Italy Grand Prix

7th victory for the Renault team
3rd victory for the Alain Prost
5th podium for the Alain Prost
23rd podium for the Alan Jones
44th podium for the Carlos Reutemann

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1981 Italy Grand Prix

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1981 Italy Grand Prix

1981 Italy Grand Prix

1981 Italy Grand Prix

Renault RE30 - 1981 Italy Grand Prix winner

Renault RE30 #15 - 1981 Italy Grand Prix winner

1981 Italy Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost Renault RE30, #15 9.00  1h 26m 33.897s  ( 209.045 km/h ) 52 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Alan Jones Williams FW07C, #1 6.00  1h 26m 56.072s  ( +22.175s ) 52 TAG Williams Team
3 Carlos Reutemann Williams FW07C, #2 4.00  1h 27m 24.484s  ( +50.587s ) 52 TAG Williams Team
4 Elio De Angelis Lotus 87, #11 3.00  1h 28m 06.799s  ( +1m 32.902s ) 52 John Player Team Lotus
5 Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK, #28 2.00  1h 28m 08.419s  ( +1m 34.522s ) 52 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT49C, #5 1.00  Engine 51 Parmalat Racing Team
7 Andrea De Cesaris McLaren MP4/1, #8 0  Accident 51 Marlboro McLaren International
8 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179C, #23 0   50 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella FA1C, #32 0   50 Osella Squadra Corse
10 Brian Henton Toleman TG181, #35 0   49 Candy Toleman Motorsport
ab Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 179D, #22 0  Transmission 41 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Derek Daly March 811, #17 0  Gearbox 37 March Grand Prix Team
ab Patrick Tambay Ligier JS17, #25 0  Puncture 22 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Nigel Mansell Lotus 87, #12 0  Handling 21 John Player Team Lotus
ab John Watson McLaren MP4/1, #7 0  Accident 19 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows A3, #29 0  Gearbox 19 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #4 0  Accident 16 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Eliseo Salazar Ensign N180B, #14 0  Tyre 13 Ensign Racing
ab René Arnoux Renault RE30, #16 0  Accident 12 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 011, #3 0  Spin 11 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Jacques Laffite Ligier JS17, #26 0  Puncture 11 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Slim Borgudd ATS D5, #9 0  Spin 10 Team ATS
ab Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK, #27 0  Turbo 6 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Hector Rebaque Brabham BT49C, #6 0  Ignition 0 Parmalat Racing Team
nq Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi F8C, #20 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Chico Serra Fittipaldi F8C, #21 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
f Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 179C, #24 0  Not present   Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
nq Siegfried Stohr Arrows A3, #30 0     Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
nq Beppe Gabbiani Osella FA1B, #31 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Marc Surer Theodore TY01, #33 0     Theodore Racing Team
nq Derek Warwick Toleman TG181, #36 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 René Arnoux Renault RE30, #16 1'33''467 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Carlos Reutemann Williams FW07C, #2 1'34''140 TAG Williams Team
3 Alain Prost Renault RE30, #15 1'34''374 Equipe Renault Elf
4 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS17, #26 1'35''062 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
5 Alan Jones Williams FW07C, #1 1'35''359 TAG Williams Team
6 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT49C, #5 1'35''449 Parmalat Racing Team
7 John Watson McLaren MP4/1, #7 1'35''557 Marlboro McLaren International
8 Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK, #28 1'35''596 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK, #27 1'35''627 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179C, #23 1'35''946 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
11 Elio De Angelis Lotus 87, #11 1'36''158 John Player Team Lotus
12 Nigel Mansell Lotus 87, #12 1'36''210 John Player Team Lotus
13 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 179D, #22 1'36''296 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
14 Hector Rebaque Brabham BT49C, #6 1'36''472 Parmalat Racing Team
15 Patrick Tambay Ligier JS17, #25 1'36''515 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
16 Andrea De Cesaris McLaren MP4/1, #8 1'37''019 Marlboro McLaren International
17 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 011, #3 1'37''160 Tyrrell Racing Team
18 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella FA1C, #32 1'37''264 Osella Squadra Corse
19 Derek Daly March 811, #17 1'37''309 March Grand Prix Team
20 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A3, #29 1'37''355 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
21 Slim Borgudd ATS D5, #9 1'37''807 Team ATS
22 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #4 1'37''912 Tyrrell Racing Team
23 Brian Henton Toleman TG181, #35 1'38''012 Candy Toleman Motorsport
24 Eliseo Salazar Ensign N180B, #14 1'38''053 Ensign Racing
25 Marc Surer Theodore TY01, #33 1'38''114 Theodore Racing Team
26 Beppe Gabbiani Osella FA1B, #31 1'38''474 Osella Squadra Corse
27 Derek Warwick Toleman TG181, #36 1'39''279 Candy Toleman Motorsport
28 Siegfried Stohr Arrows A3, #30 1'39''713 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
29 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi F8C, #20 1'40''345 Fittipaldi Automotive
30 Chico Serra Fittipaldi F8C, #21 1'40''437 Fittipaldi Automotive
0 Mauro Baldi Alfa Romeo 179C, #24 0 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo

List of all cars for the 1981 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Osella FA1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS17

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

March 811

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49C

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

Fittipaldi F8C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1C

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

Alfa Romeo 179C

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Ensign N180B

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