1981 Donington F2 in Formula 2 at the Donington Park circuit. Full information

1981 Donington F2

1981 Donington F2 is 176th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Donington Park circuit. Manfred Winkelhock won the pole position, Geoff Lees won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Corrado Fabi and Manfred Winkelhock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 70 laps (220 km).

Previous race: 1981 Spa F2
Next race: 1981 Misano F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Donington F2

4th victory for the Ralt Racing team
3rd victory for the Geoff Lees
4th podium for the Geoff Lees
4th podium for the Corrado Fabi
5th podium for the Manfred Winkelhock

1981 Donington F2 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 9 1h 16m 49.82s 0 Ralt Racing
2 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 6 1h 17m 0.58s 0 Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
3 Manfred Winkelhock Maurer MM81, #2 4 1h 17m 18.58s 0 Maurer Motorsport
4 Stefan Johansson Toleman TG280B, #1 3 1h 17m 41.1s 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
5 Mike Thackwell Ralt RH6/81, #15 2 1h 17m 45.49s 0 Ralt Racing
6 Johnny Cecotto March 812, #22 1 1h 17m 54.78s 0 Marcus Hotz Racing
7 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 0 69 laps 0 Maurer Motorsport
8 Huub Rothengatter March 802, #24 0 69 laps 0 Lista Racing Team
9 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 0 69 laps 0 Plygrange Racing
10 Paolo Barilla Minardi FLY281, #9 0 69 laps 0 Minardi Team
11 Tiff Needell AGS JH18, #8 0 69 laps 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
12 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 0 69 laps 0 Marlboro Racing for Zolder
13 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 0 69 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
14 Christian Danner March 812, #5 0 69 laps 0 March Engineering
15 Keiji Matsumoto March 802, #23 0 68 laps 0 Marcus Hotz Racing
16 Fredy Schnarwiler Toleman T850, #18 0 68 laps 0 Formel Rennsport Club
17 Paul Smith March 802, #40 0 68 laps 0 BMTR
18 Kim Mather March 792, #31 0 65 laps 0 Kim Mather
19 Loris Kessel March 812, #20 0 64 laps 0 Team Merzario
0 Jo Gartner Toleman TG280, #30 0 51 laps Engine 0 Jo Gartner Racing
0 Guido Dacco Minardi GM75, #28 0 48 laps Retired 0 Guido Dacco
0 Sewi Hopfer Toleman TG280, #27 0 44 laps Handling 0 Sewi Hopfer Racing
0 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 0 42 laps Electrics 0 Team Merzario
0 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 0 29 laps Engine 0 Onyx Race Engineering
0 Ray Mallock Ralt RT4, #36 0 14 laps Stub axle 0 Cliff Smith Racing
0 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 0 9 laps Nosecone 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 0 1 laps Rocker arm 0 Maurer Motorsport
0 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 0 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Ricardo Londono-Bridge Toleman TG280, #44 0 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
0 Roy Baker March 802, #33 0 0 laps Engine 0 Roy Baker
0 Brian Robinson Chevron B48, #48 0 0 laps Electrics 0 Grange Performance Cars

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Donington F2 on the Donington Park circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Manfred Winkelhock Maurer MM81, #2 1m 2.74s Maurer Motorsport
2 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 1m 3.06s Maurer Motorsport
3 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 1m 3.08s Ralt Racing
4 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 1m 3.41s Maurer Motorsport
5 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 1m 3.41s Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
6 Johnny Cecotto March 812, #22 1m 3.8s Marcus Hotz Racing
7 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 1m 3.88s Marlboro Racing for Zolder
8 Stefan Johansson Toleman TG280B, #1 1m 3.95s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
9 Mike Thackwell Ralt RH6/81, #15 1m 4.02s Ralt Racing
10 Huub Rothengatter March 802, #24 1m 4.12s Lista Racing Team
11 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 1m 4.16s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
12 Jo Gartner Toleman TG280, #30 1m 4.52s Jo Gartner Racing
13 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 1m 4.71s Sanremo Racing
14 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 1m 4.74s Plygrange Racing
15 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 1m 4.94s Onyx Race Engineering
16 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 1m 4.97s Team Merzario
17 Keiji Matsumoto March 802, #23 1m 5s Marcus Hotz Racing
18 Paolo Barilla Minardi FLY281, #9 1m 5.06s Minardi Team
19 Christian Danner March 812, #5 1m 5.08s March Engineering
20 Paul Smith March 802, #40 1m 5.28s BMTR
21 Fredy Schnarwiler Toleman T850, #18 1m 5.28s Formel Rennsport Club
22 Ray Mallock Ralt RT4, #36 1m 5.31s Cliff Smith Racing
23 Ricardo Londono-Bridge Toleman TG280, #44 1m 5.35s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
24 Sewi Hopfer Toleman TG280, #27 1m 5.38s Sewi Hopfer Racing
25 Tiff Needell AGS JH18, #8 1m 5.39s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
26 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 1m 5.5s Sanremo Racing
27 Loris Kessel March 812, #20 1m 5.56s Team Merzario
28 Kim Mather March 792, #31 1m 7.2s Kim Mather
29 Guido Dacco Minardi GM75, #28 1m 7.65s Guido Dacco
30 Brian Robinson Chevron B48, #48 1m 9.37s Grange Performance Cars
31 Roy Baker March 802, #33 1m 13.25s Roy Baker

List of all cars for the 1981 Donington F2 on the Donington Park circuit

Ralt RT4

Hart