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

1981 Rome Grand Prix

1981 Rome Grand Prix is 171st Formula 2 race. Passed at the Vallelunga circuit. Eje Elgh won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. Stefan Johansson and Thierry Boutsen also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 65 laps (208 km).

Previous race: 1981 Eifelrennen
Next race: 1981 Mugello F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1981 Rome Grand Prix

2nd victory for the Maurer Motorsport team
2nd victory for the Eje Elgh
6th podium for the Eje Elgh
2nd podium for the Stefan Johansson
2nd podium for the Thierry Boutsen

1981 Rome Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 9 1h 16m 1.14s 0 Maurer Motorsport
2 Stefan Johansson Toleman T850, #1 6 1h 16m 4.42s 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
3 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 4 1h 16m 7.74s 0 Marlboro Racing for Zolder
4 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 3 1h 16m 13.19s 0 Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
5 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 2 1h 16m 24.13s 0 Ralt Racing
6 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 1 1h 16m 53.09s 0 Onyx Race Engineering
7 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 0 1h 17m 0.76s 0 Sanremo Racing
8 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 0 64 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
9 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 0 63 laps 0 Plygrange Racing
10 Kenneth Acheson Toleman T850, #2 0 63 laps 0 Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
11 Sewi Hopfer Toleman TG280, #27 0 62 laps 0 Sewi Hopfer Racing
12 Guido Dacco Minardi GM75, #28 0 62 laps 0 Guido Dacco
0 Paul Smith March 802, #40 0 52 laps Out of fuel 0 BMTR
0 Fredy Schnarwiler Toleman T850, #18 0 39 laps Retired 0 Formel Rennsport Club
0 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 0 38 laps Gearbox 0 Maurer Motorsport
0 Johnny Cecotto Minardi FLY281, #9 0 21 laps Fuel feed 0 Minardi Team
0 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 0 9 laps Accident 0 Team Merzario
0 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 0 7 laps Engine 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Michele Alboreto Minardi FLY281, #10 0 7 laps Accident 0 Minardi Team
0 Jurg Lienhard March 802, #24 0 1 laps Accident 0 Lista Racing Team
0 Harald Brutschin March 802, #38 0 1 laps Accident 0 Weigel Renntecnik
0 Christian Danner March 812, #5 0 0 laps Spun 0 March Engineering
0 Gianfranco March 812, #20 0 0 laps Spun 0 Team Merzario
0 Marco Brand Merzario M1, #21 0 0 laps Out of fuel 0 Team Merzario
0 Oscar Pedersoli Ralt RT2, #34 0 0 laps Gearbox 0 DVF Schafer Racing
0 Bernd Brutschin March 802, #39 0 0 laps Accident 0 Weigel Renntecnik
0 Piero Nappi Ralt RT2, #56 0 0 laps Fuel feed 0 Scuderia Vesuvio

Qualifying Results for the 1981 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Eje Elgh Maurer MM81, #16 1m 7.79s Maurer Motorsport
2 Corrado Fabi March 812, #3 1m 8.82s Roloil Marlboro Racing Team
3 Richard Dallest AGS JH18, #8 1m 8.12s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
4 Stefan Johansson Toleman T850, #1 1m 8.49s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
5 Michele Alboreto Minardi FLY281, #10 1m 8.52s Minardi Team
6 Thierry Boutsen March 812, #4 1m 8.53s Marlboro Racing for Zolder
7 Roberto Guerrero Maurer MM81, #17 1m 8.61s Maurer Motorsport
8 Guido Pardini Toleman T850, #11 1m 8.77s Sanremo Racing
9 Geoff Lees Ralt RH6/81, #14 1m 8.8s Ralt Racing
10 Piero Necchi March 812, #19 1m 9.09s Team Merzario
11 Riccardo Paletti March 812, #7 1m 9.32s Onyx Race Engineering
12 Kenneth Acheson Toleman T850, #2 1m 9.64s Docking Spitzley Team Toleman
13 Carlo Rossi Toleman TG280, #12 1m 9.74s Sanremo Racing
14 Jim Crawford Toleman TG280, #77 1m 9.93s Plygrange Racing
15 Harald Brutschin March 802, #38 1m 10s Weigel Renntecnik
16 Jurg Lienhard March 802, #24 1m 10.12s Lista Racing Team
17 Christian Danner March 812, #5 1m 10.21s March Engineering
18 Johnny Cecotto Minardi FLY281, #9 1m 10.22s Minardi Team
19 Fredy Schnarwiler Toleman T850, #18 1m 10.92s Formel Rennsport Club
20 Sewi Hopfer Toleman TG280, #27 1m 11.03s Sewi Hopfer Racing
21 Paul Smith March 802, #40 1m 11.32s BMTR
22 Guido Dacco Minardi GM75, #28 1m 11.41s Guido Dacco
23 Gianfranco March 812, #20 1m 11.52s Team Merzario
24 Oscar Pedersoli Ralt RT2, #34 1m 11.58s DVF Schafer Racing
25 Bernd Brutschin March 802, #39 1m 12.27s Weigel Renntecnik
26 Piero Nappi Ralt RT2, #56 1m 12.31s Scuderia Vesuvio
27 Marco Brand Merzario M1, #21 1m 13.43s Team Merzario

List of all cars for the 1981 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

Ralt RT2

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