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

1981 Netherlands Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost 9.00  1h 40m 22.43s  ( 183.002 km/h ) 72 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Nelson Piquet 6.00  1h 40m 30.67s  ( +08.24s ) 72 Parmalat Racing Team
3 Alan Jones 4.00  1h 40m 57.93s  ( +35.50s ) 72 TAG Williams Team
4 Hector Rebaque 3.00   71 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Elio De Angelis 2.00   71 John Player Team Lotus
6 Eliseo Salazar 1.00   70 Ensign Racing
7 Siegfried Stohr 0   69 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
8 Marc Surer 0   69 Theodore Racing Team
9 Michele Alboreto 0  Engine 68 Tyrrell Racing Team
10 Slim Borgudd 0   68 Team ATS
ab Mario Andretti 0  Accident 62 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab John Watson 0  Electrics 50 Marlboro McLaren International
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Accident 46 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Gearbox 29 Osella Squadra Corse
ab René Arnoux 0  Spin 21 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Accident 19 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Collision 18 TAG Williams Team
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Collision 18 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Suspension 16 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Derek Daly 0  Suspension 5 March Grand Prix Team
ab Didier Pironi 0  Steering 4 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Electrics 1 John Player Team Lotus
np Andrea De Cesaris 0  Accident   Marlboro McLaren International
nq Keke Rosberg 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Chico Serra 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Collision 0 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Gilles Villeneuve 0  Collision 0 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
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 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

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

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

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

Arrows A3

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

Tyrrell 011

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

Theodore TY01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 87

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren MP4/1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179C

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Osella FA1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0