1981 Netherlands Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Zandvoort circuit. Full information

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix is 354th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Zandvoort circuit. Alain Prost won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Nelson Piquet and Alan Jones also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 72 laps (306 km).

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

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

6th victory for the Renault team
2nd victory for the Alain Prost
4th podium for the Alain Prost
13th podium for the Nelson Piquet
22nd podium for the Alan Jones

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix

Renault RE30 - 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

Renault RE30 #15 - 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost Renault RE30, #15 9.00  1h 40m 22.43s  ( 183.002 km/h ) 72 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT49C, #5 6.00  1h 40m 30.67s  ( +08.24s ) 72 Parmalat Racing Team
3 Alan Jones Williams FW07C, #1 4.00  1h 40m 57.93s  ( +35.50s ) 72 TAG Williams Team
4 Hector Rebaque Brabham BT49C, #6 3.00   71 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Elio De Angelis Lotus 87, #11 2.00   71 John Player Team Lotus
6 Eliseo Salazar Ensign N180B, #14 1.00   70 Ensign Racing
7 Siegfried Stohr Arrows A3, #30 0   69 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
8 Marc Surer Theodore TY01, #33 0   69 Theodore Racing Team
9 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #4 0  Engine 68 Tyrrell Racing Team
10 Slim Borgudd ATS D5, #9 0   68 Team ATS
ab Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 179D, #22 0  Accident 62 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab John Watson McLaren MP4/1, #7 0  Electrics 50 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 011, #3 0  Accident 46 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella FA1B, #32 0  Gearbox 29 Osella Squadra Corse
ab René Arnoux Renault RE30, #16 0  Spin 21 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179C, #23 0  Accident 19 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Carlos Reutemann Williams FW07C, #2 0  Collision 18 TAG Williams Team
ab Jacques Laffite Ligier JS17, #26 0  Collision 18 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows A3, #29 0  Suspension 16 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Derek Daly March 811, #17 0  Suspension 5 March Grand Prix Team
ab Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK, #28 0  Steering 4 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Nigel Mansell Lotus 87, #12 0  Electrics 1 John Player Team Lotus
np Andrea De Cesaris McLaren MP4/1, #8 0  Accident   Marlboro McLaren International
nq Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi F8C, #20 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Chico Serra Fittipaldi F8C, #21 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Patrick Tambay Ligier JS17, #25 0  Collision 0 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK, #27 0  Collision 0 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nq Beppe Gabbiani Osella FA1B, #31 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Brian Henton Toleman TG181, #35 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport
nq Derek Warwick Toleman TG181, #36 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Alain Prost Renault RE30, #15 1'18''176 Equipe Renault Elf
2 René Arnoux Renault RE30, #16 1'18''255 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT49C, #5 1'18''652 Parmalat Racing Team
4 Alan Jones Williams FW07C, #1 1'18''672 TAG Williams Team
5 Carlos Reutemann Williams FW07C, #2 1'18''844 TAG Williams Team
6 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS17, #26 1'19''018 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
7 Mario Andretti Alfa Romeo 179D, #22 1'19''040 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
8 John Watson McLaren MP4/1, #7 1'19''312 Marlboro McLaren International
9 Elio De Angelis Lotus 87, #11 1'19''738 John Player Team Lotus
10 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A3, #29 1'19''864 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
11 Patrick Tambay Ligier JS17, #25 1'19''979 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
12 Didier Pironi Ferrari 126CK, #28 1'20''248 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
13 Andrea De Cesaris McLaren MP4/1, #8 1'20''377 Marlboro McLaren International
14 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179C, #23 1'20''384 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
15 Hector Rebaque Brabham BT49C, #6 1'20''547 Parmalat Racing Team
16 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 126CK, #27 1'20''595 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
17 Nigel Mansell Lotus 87, #12 1'20''663 John Player Team Lotus
18 Jean-Pierre Jarier Osella FA1B, #32 1'21''086 Osella Squadra Corse
19 Derek Daly March 811, #17 1'21''391 March Grand Prix Team
20 Marc Surer Theodore TY01, #33 1'21''454 Theodore Racing Team
21 Siegfried Stohr Arrows A3, #30 1'21''568 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
22 Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 011, #3 1'21''698 Tyrrell Racing Team
23 Slim Borgudd ATS D5, #9 1'21''760 Team ATS
24 Eliseo Salazar Ensign N180B, #14 1'22''024 Ensign Racing
25 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 011, #4 1'22''030 Tyrrell Racing Team
26 Brian Henton Toleman TG181, #35 1'22''226 Candy Toleman Motorsport
27 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi F8C, #20 1'23''518 Fittipaldi Automotive
28 Chico Serra Fittipaldi F8C, #21 1'23''613 Fittipaldi Automotive
29 Beppe Gabbiani Osella FA1B, #31 1'23''898 Osella Squadra Corse
30 Derek Warwick Toleman TG181, #36 1'24''028 Candy Toleman Motorsport

List of all cars for the 1981 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

McLaren MP4/1

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

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