1981 Spain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Jarama circuit. Full information

1981 Spain Grand Prix poster

1981 Spain Grand Prix poster

1981 Spain Grand Prix

1981 Spain Grand Prix is 349th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Jarama circuit. Jacques Laffite won the pole position, Gilles Villeneuve won this race. This was his 6th victory. Jacques Laffite and John Watson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 80 laps (265 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1981 Monaco Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1981 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Spain Grand Prix

82nd victory for the Ferrari team
6th victory for the Gilles Villeneuve
11th podium for the Gilles Villeneuve
22nd podium for the Jacques Laffite
9th podium for the John Watson

Gilles Villeneuve - Winner of the 1981 Spain Grand Prix

Gilles Villeneuve - Winner of the 1981 Spain Grand Prix

1981 Spain Grand Prix

1981 Spain Grand Prix

Ferrari 126CK - 1981 Spain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 126CK - 1981 Spain Grand Prix winner

1981 Spain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Gilles Villeneuve 9.00  1h 46m 35.019s  ( 149.156 km/h ) 80 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Jacques Laffite 6.00  1h 46m 35.230s  ( +00.211s ) 80 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
3 John Watson 4.00  1h 46m 35.590s  ( +00.571s ) 80 Marlboro McLaren International
4 Carlos Reutemann 3.00  1h 46m 36.020s  ( +01.001s ) 80 TAG Williams Team
5 Elio De Angelis 2.00  1h 46m 36.250s  ( +01.231s ) 80 John Player Team Lotus
6 Nigel Mansell 1.00  1h 47m 03.590s  ( +28.571s ) 80 John Player Team Lotus
7 Alan Jones 0  1h 47m 31.590s  ( +56.571s ) 80 TAG Williams Team
8 Mario Andretti 0  1h 47m 35.810s  ( +1m 00.791s ) 80 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 René Arnoux 0  1h 47m 42.090s  ( +1m 07.071s ) 80 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Bruno Giacomelli 0  1h 47m 48.660s  ( +1m 13.641s ) 80 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
11 Chico Serra 0   79 Fittipaldi Automotive
12 Keke Rosberg 0   78 Fittipaldi Automotive
13 Patrick Tambay 0   78 Theodore Racing Team
14 Eliseo Salazar 0   77 Ensign Racing
15 Didier Pironi 0   76 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
16 Derek Daly 0   75 March Grand Prix Team
nc Eddie Cheever 0   61 Tyrrell Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Brakes 52 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
ab Hector Rebaque 0  Clutch 46 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Accident 43 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Siegfried Stohr 0  Engine 43 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Alain Prost 0  Accident 28 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Engine 21 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Spin 9 Marlboro McLaren International
nq Michele Alboreto 0     Tyrrell Racing Team
nq Slim Borgudd 0     Team ATS
nq Beppe Gabbiani 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Giorgio Francia 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Brian Henton 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport
nq Derek Warwick 0     Candy Toleman Motorsport
exc Emilio De Villota 0  Registration denied   Equipe Banco Occidental

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Jacques Laffite 1'13''754 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
2 Alan Jones 1'14''024 TAG Williams Team
3 Carlos Reutemann 1'14''342 TAG Williams Team
4 John Watson 1'14''657 Marlboro McLaren International
5 Alain Prost 1'14''669 Equipe Renault Elf
6 Bruno Giacomelli 1'14''897 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
7 Gilles Villeneuve 1'14''987 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Mario Andretti 1'15''159 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
9 Nelson Piquet 1'15''355 Parmalat Racing Team
10 Elio De Angelis 1'15''399 John Player Team Lotus
11 Nigel Mansell 1'15''562 John Player Team Lotus
12 Riccardo Patrese 1'15''627 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
13 Didier Pironi 1'15''715 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 Andrea De Cesaris 1'15''850 Marlboro McLaren International
15 Keke Rosberg 1'15''924 Fittipaldi Automotive
16 Patrick Tambay 1'16''355 Theodore Racing Team
17 René Arnoux 1'16''406 Equipe Renault Elf
18 Hector Rebaque 1'16''527 Parmalat Racing Team
19 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 1'16''559 Equipe Talbot Gitanes
20 Eddie Cheever 1'16''641 Tyrrell Racing Team
21 Chico Serra 1'16''782 Fittipaldi Automotive
22 Derek Daly 1'16''979 March Grand Prix Team
23 Siegfried Stohr 1'17''294 Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team
24 Eliseo Salazar 1'17''822 Ensign Racing
25 Michele Alboreto 1'17''943 Tyrrell Racing Team
26 Beppe Gabbiani 1'18''169 Osella Squadra Corse
27 Slim Borgudd 1'18''263 Team ATS
28 Brian Henton 1'18''340 Candy Toleman Motorsport
29 Derek Warwick 1'18''872 Candy Toleman Motorsport
30 Giorgio Francia 1'19''586 Osella Squadra Corse
0 Emilio De Villota 0 Equipe Banco Occidental

List of all cars for the 1981 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

Ferrari 126CK

Ferrari 021 V6 t 1.5

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Toleman TG181

Hart 415T L4 t 1.5

Tyrrell 010

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 811

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TY01

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE30

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Williams FW07C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N180B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS17

Matra MS81 V12 3.0

Osella FA1B

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

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Fittipaldi F8C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0