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 Grand Prix. 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 Grand Prix: 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 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 - 1981 Italy Grand Prix winner

1981 Italy Grand Prix results

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

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

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

Lotus 87

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179C

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Toleman TG181

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Brabham BT49C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Fittipaldi F8C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 011

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179D

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Williams FW07C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 811

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 126CK

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Theodore TY01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE30

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ensign N180B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS17

Matra MS81 V12 3.0