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1981 Season
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1981 Austrian GP
1980 Dutch GP

1981 Dutch GP

1981 Italian GP
1982 Dutch GP
 XXVIII  Grote Prijs van Nederland


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 30 August 1981
Start time14:00
EventDutch GP
CircuitZandvoort
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race13 of 16
Championship race354
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4252 m
Race Distance4252 × 72 = 306.144 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers25
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesAlain Prost - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Avon - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Equipe Renault Elf - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marc Surer - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
RenÚ Arnoux - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Renault - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Renault - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (395),
2. Most Race EntriesLotus (914),
3. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (35)

Championships
1  NÚlson Piquet 45 
up
2  Carlos Reutemann 45 
down
3  Jacques Laffite 34 
4  Alan Jones 31 
5  Alain Prost 28 
up
6  Gilles Villeneuve 21 
down
7  John Watson 21 
down
8  RenÚ Arnoux 11 
9  Hector Rebaque 11 
up
10  Riccardo Patrese 10 
down
11  Eddie Cheever 10 
down
12  Elio de Angelis 10 
13  Didier Pironi 7 
14  Nigel Mansell 5 
15  Marc Surer 4 
16  Mario Andretti 3 
17  Eliseo Salazar 1 
up
  Andrea de Cesaris 1 
  Slim Borgudd 1 
  Patrick Tambay 1 
1 Williams / Ford 76 
2 Brabham / Ford 56 
3 Renault / Renault 39 
up
4 Ligier / Matra 34 
down
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
6 McLaren / Ford 22 
7 Lotus / Ford 15 
8 Arrows / Ford 10 
9 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
10 Ensign / Ford 5 
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 3 
12 Theodore / Ford 1 
 ATS / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 15Car 15Car 1
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfTAG Williams Team
Driver Alain Prost Alain Prost Alan Jones
CarRenault RE30Renault RE30Williams FW07D
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'22.431'18.1761'21.83
Speed183.002 km/h195.804 km/h187.061 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led