1981 Pau Grand Prix in Formula 2 at the Pau circuit. Full information

1981 Pau Grand Prix

1981 Pau Grand Prix is 173rd Formula 2 race. Passed at the Pau circuit. Michele Alboreto won the pole position, Geoff Lees won this race. This was his 1st victory. Thierry Boutsen and Piero Necchi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 73 laps (201 km).

Previous race: 1981 Mugello F2
Next race: 1981 Mediterranean Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Pau Grand Prix

2nd victory for the Ralt Racing team
1st victory for the Geoff Lees
2nd podium for the Geoff Lees
3rd podium for the Thierry Boutsen
4th podium for the Piero Necchi

1981 Pau Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 9 1h 33m 13.91s 0 Ralt Racing
2 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 6 1h 33m 14.43s 0 Marlboro Racing for Zolder
3 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 4 1h 34m 11.87s 0 Team Merzario
4 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 3 72 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
5 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 2 72 laps 0 Maurer Motorsport
6 Mike Thackwell Ralt RH6/81, #15 1 72 laps 0 Ralt Racing
7 Johnny Cecotto March 812, #22 0 72 laps 0 Marcus Hotz Racing
8 Stefan Johansson Toleman T850, #1 0 71 laps 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
9 Ricardo Londono-Bridge Toleman TG280, #44 0 70 laps 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
10 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 0 69 laps 0 Plygrange Racing
0 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 0 47 laps Engine 0 Onyx Race Engineering
0 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 0 44 laps Accident 0 Maurer Motorsport
0 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 0 39 laps Brakes 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 0 36 laps Brakes 0 Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
0 Christian Danner March 812, #5 0 15 laps Accident 0 March Engineering
0 Michele Alboreto Minardi FLY281, #10 0 3 laps Accident 0 Minardi Team
0 Kenneth Acheson Toleman T850, #2 0 2 laps Accident 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
0 Oscar Pedersoli Ralt RT2, #34 0 1 laps Accident 0 DVF Schafer Racing
0 Gianfranco March 812, #20 0 0 laps Accident 0 Team Merzario
0 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 0 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Loris Kessel Merzario M1, #21 0 0 laps Accident 0 Team Merzario
0 Jurg Lienhard March 802, #24 0 0 laps Brakes 0 Lista Racing Team
0 Roy Baker March 802, #33 0 0 laps Brakes 0 Roy Baker
0 Ray Mallock Ralt RT4, #36 0 0 laps Accident 0 Cliff Smith Racing
0 Harald Brutschin March 802, #38 0 0 laps Accident 0 Weigel Renntecnik
0 Bernd Brutschin March 802, #39 0 0 laps Engine 0 Weigel Renntecnik
0 Paul Smith March 802, #40 0 0 laps Accident 0 BMTR

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Pau Grand Prix on the Pau circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Michele Alboreto Minardi FLY281, #10 1m 13.07s Minardi Team
2 Kenneth Acheson Toleman T850, #2 1m 13.12s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
3 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 1m 13.12s Ralt Racing
4 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 1m 13.19s Marlboro Racing for Zolder
5 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 1m 13.25s Maurer Motorsport
6 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 1m 13.28s Maurer Motorsport
7 Stefan Johansson Toleman T850, #1 1m 13.72s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
8 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 1m 13.74s Onyx Race Engineering
9 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 1m 13.85s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
10 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 1m 14.02s Plygrange Racing
11 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 1m 14.04s Sanremo Racing
12 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 1m 14.1s Team Merzario
13 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 1m 14.28s Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
14 Oscar Pedersoli Ralt RT2, #34 1m 14.3s DVF Schafer Racing
15 Johnny Cecotto March 812, #22 1m 14.67s Marcus Hotz Racing
16 Mike Thackwell Ralt RH6/81, #15 1m 14.79s Ralt Racing
17 Christian Danner March 812, #5 1m 14.79s March Engineering
18 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 1m 15.23s Sanremo Racing
19 Gianfranco March 812, #20 1m 15.29s Team Merzario
20 Ricardo Londono-Bridge Toleman TG280, #44 1m 15.61s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
21 Ray Mallock Ralt RT4, #36 1m 15.87s Cliff Smith Racing
22 Harald Brutschin March 802, #38 1m 16.99s Weigel Renntecnik
23 Paul Smith March 802, #40 1m 17.87s BMTR
24 Bernd Brutschin March 802, #39 1m 18.11s Weigel Renntecnik
25 Loris Kessel Merzario M1, #21 Team Merzario
26 Jurg Lienhard March 802, #24 Lista Racing Team
27 Roy Baker March 802, #33 Roy Baker

List of all cars for the 1981 Pau Grand Prix on the Pau circuit

Ralt RT4

Hart