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1981 French GP
1980 British GP

1981 British GP

1981 German GP
1982 British GP
 XXXIV  Marlboro British Grand Prix

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 19 July 1981
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Silverstone
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#9 of 15 in 1981
#351 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4719 m
Race Distance4719 × 68 = 320.892 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers24
Finishers11
DebutantsBrabham BT50 (Car Model)
MilestonesFittipaldi Automotive – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro McLaren International – 1st Win (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC – 500th Race Entry (Entrant)
Unipart – 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Disqualifications Lotus (7),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (63),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Carlos Reutemann (63),
4. Most Race Entries Lotus (908),
5. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (79),
6. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (52)

World Championship standings
1  Carlos Reutemann 43 
2  NÚlson Piquet 26 
3  Alan Jones 24 
4  Gilles Villeneuve 21 
5  Jacques Laffite 21 
6  John Watson 19 up
7  Alain Prost 13 up
8  Riccardo Patrese 10 up
9  Eddie Cheever 8 up
10  Elio de Angelis 8 up
11  Didier Pironi 7 up
12  Nigel Mansell 5 up
13  Hector Rebaque 5 up
  RenÚ Arnoux 5 up
15  Marc Surer 4 up
16  Mario Andretti 3 up
17  Patrick Tambay 1 
  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Slim Borgudd 1 
1  Williams / Ford 67 
2  Brabham / Ford 31 
3  Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
4  Ligier / Matra 21 up
5  McLaren / Ford 20 up
6  Renault / Renault 18 up
7  Lotus / Ford 13 up
8  Arrows / Ford 10 
9  Tyrrell / Ford 8 
10  Ensign / Ford 4 
11  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
12  Theodore / Ford 1 
  ATS / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 16Car 16
EntrantMarlboro McLaren InternationalEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault Elf
Driver John Watson RenÚ Arnoux RenÚ Arnoux
Car McLaren MP4/1 Renault RE30 Renault RE30
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Renault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:26'54.801'11.0001'15.06
Speed221.526 km/h239.273 km/h226.331 km/h