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Programme Cover - GP Great Britain 1981
Event: Marlboro British Grand PrixDate: 18.7.1981
Track: Silverstone Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

GP Great Britain

Start time: 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: warm, dry, sunny

Entered: 48

Practiced: 30

Started: 24

Classified: 10

Entry List
Entry List - GP Great Britain 1981
Photos by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar (17), Chris (Miodrag Jungic) (9), Justin Harrington (8), Rupert Lowes (7) and Stephen Burden (4)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/05/2005 Last photo update on this page: 29/04/2010
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11 - Williams FW07C Ford #FW07/11 - TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07 C #FW07/11 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
TAG Williams Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: did not finish (Collision with Villenueve)
Grid: 7th (1:12.998)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington
22 - Williams FW07C Ford #FW07/14 - TAG Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07 C #FW07/14 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
TAG Williams Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:13.371)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
33 - Tyrrell 011 Ford #011/1 - Tyrrell RacingTeamTyrrell 011 #011/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tyrrell RacingTeam (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eddie Cheever (USA)Result: practiced only (Original race chassis, accident in practice)
Grid: T-car
Colours: white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
3T3T - Tyrrell 010 Ford #010/2 - Tyrrell RacingTeamTyrrell 010 #010/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tyrrell RacingTeam (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eddie Cheever (USA)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:16.099)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
44 - Tyrrell 010 Ford #010/3 - Tyrrell RacingTeamTyrrell 010 #010/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tyrrell RacingTeam (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michele Alboreto (I)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 19th (1:15.850)
Colours: blue (+white)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
55 - Brabham BT49C Ford #BT49/11 - Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 C #BT49/11 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 3rd (1:11.952)
Colours: white/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington
5T5T - Brabham BT50 BMW Turbo #BT50/1 - Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT50 #BT50/1 - BMW M12/13 L4 1499 cc Turbo
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: white/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
66 - Brabham BT49C Ford #BT49/12 - Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 C #BT49/12 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:14.542)
Colours: white/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/09/2006Photo by courtesy of: Stephen Burden
77 - McLaren MP4/1 Ford #MP4/1-02 - Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4/1 #MP4/1-02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro McLaren International (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: winner
Grid: 5th (1:12.712)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Stephen Burden and R. J. Colmar
88 - McLaren MP4/1 Ford #MP4/1-01 - Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4/1 #MP4/1-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro McLaren International (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrea de Cesaris (I)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 6th (1:12.728)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
99 - ATS HGS1 Ford #HGS1-01 - Team ATSATS HGS1 #HGS1-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATS (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Slim Borgudd (S)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:15.959)
Colours: yellow (+white/black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 28/09/2006Photo by courtesy of: Stephen Burden
1111 - Lotus 87 Ford #87/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 87 #87/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elio de Angelis (I)Result: did not finish (Black-flagged for reprimand)
Grid: 22nd (1:15.971)
Colours: black/silver (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
11T11T - Lotus 88B Ford #88/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 88 B #88/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elio de Angelis (I)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:16.030)
Colours: black/silver (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
1212 - Lotus 87 Ford #87/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 87 #87/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nigel Mansell (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 27th (1:16.432)
Colours: black/silver (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington and R. J. Colmar
12T12T - Lotus 88B Ford #88/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 88 B #88/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nigel Mansell (GB)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:15.990)
Colours: black/silver (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
1515 - Renault RE30 Turbo #RE32 - Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 #RE32 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Equipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Prost (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (1:11.046)
Colours: yellow/white (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
1616 - Renault RE30 Turbo #RE33 - Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE30 #RE33 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Equipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: René Arnoux (F)Result: 9th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.000)
Colours: yellow/white (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Stephen Burden and R. J. Colmar
1717 - March 811 Ford #6 (RAM-March) - March Grand PrixMarch 811 #6 (RAM-March) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
March Grand Prix (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Daly (IRL)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:15.189)
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic) and R. J. Colmar
2121 - Fittipaldi F8C Ford #F8-4 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F8 C #F8-4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chico Serra (BR)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 25th (1:16.360)
Colours: white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2222 - Alfa Romeo 179D #179D-03 - Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179D #179D-03 - Alfa Romeo Type 1260 V12 2995 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Throttle cable)
Grid: 11th (1:13.928)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2323 - Alfa Romeo 179C #179C-06 - Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179C #179C-06 - Alfa Romeo Type 1260 V12 2995 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruno Giacomelli (I)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 12th (1:14.119)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
2525 - Talbot-Ligier JS17 Matra #JS17-03 - Talbot LigierTalbot-Ligier JS17 #JS17-03 - Matra V12 2995 cc N/A
Talbot Ligier (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 15th (1:14.976)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington
2626 - Talbot-Ligier JS17 Matra #JS17-04 - Talbot LigierTalbot-Ligier JS17 #JS17-04 - Matra V12 2995 cc N/A
Talbot Ligier (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:14.798)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
26T26T - Talbot-Ligier JS17 Matra #JS17-02 - Talbot LigierTalbot-Ligier JS17 #JS17-02 - Matra V12 2995 cc N/A
Talbot Ligier (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)/Jacques Laffite (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2727 - Ferrari 126 CK Turbo #054 - FerrariFerrari 126 CK #054 - Ferrari V6 1496 cc Turbo
Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: did not finish (Collision with Jones)
Grid: 8th (1:13.311)
Colours: red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington and R. J. Colmar
2828 - Ferrari 126 CK Turbo #053 - FerrariFerrari 126 CK #053 - Ferrari V6 1496 cc Turbo
Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Pironi (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 4th (1:12.644)
Colours: red
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2929 - Arrows A3 Ford #A3/5 - Ragno Arrows Beta Racing TeamArrows A3 #A3/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)Result: 10th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 10th (1:13.762)
Colours: white/orange
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington and R. J. Colmar
3030 - Arrows A3 Ford #A3/1 - Ragno Arrows Beta Racing TeamArrows A3 #A3/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Siegfried Stohr (I)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 18th (1:15.304)
Colours: white/orange
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
3131 - Osella FA1B Ford #FA1B-004 - Denim OsellaOsella FA1B #FA1B-004 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Denim Osella (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Beppe Gabbiani (I)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 30th (1:17.784)
Colours: white/dark blue (+red)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington
3232 - Osella FA1B Ford #FA1B-003 - Denim OsellaOsella FA1B #FA1B-003 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Denim Osella (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
listed, never drove:
Angel Guerra (RA)
Result: 8th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:15.898)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3333 - Theodore TR3 Ford #TY01-2 - Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TR3 #TY01-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Theodore Racing Team (HK)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Marc Surer (CH)Result: did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 24th (1:16.155)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes and R. J. Colmar
33T33T - Theodore TR3 Ford #TY01-3 - Theodore Racing TeamTheodore TR3 #TY01-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Theodore Racing Team (HK)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Avon
Photo updated: 29/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3535 - Toleman TG181 Hart Turbo #TG181-02 - Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG181 #TG181-02 - Hart 415T L4 1493 cc Turbo
Candy Toleman Motorsport (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Henton (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 26th (1:16.380)
Colours: dark blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 13/04/2007Photo by courtesy of: Justin Harrington
3636 - Toleman TG181 Hart Turbo #TG181-04 - Candy Toleman MotorsportToleman TG181 #TG181-04 - Hart 415T L4 1493 cc Turbo
Candy Toleman Motorsport (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Warwick (GB)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 29th (1:16.891)
Colours: dark blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 29/01/2006Photo by courtesy of: Chris (Miodrag Jungic)
No photos available:
1TThe car is not available on a photoWilliams FW07 C #FW07/15 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
TAG Williams Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
2TThe car is not available on a photoWilliams FW07 C #FW07/12 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
TAG Williams Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car (1:13.371)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 010 #010/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tyrrell RacingTeam (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5TAThe car is not available on a photoBrabham BT49 C #BT49/10 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
7TThe car is not available on a photoMcLaren MP4/1 #MP4/1-03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro McLaren International (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoEnsign N180 B #MN-15 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ensign Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eliseo Salazar (RCH)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 28th (1:16.694)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15TThe car is not available on a photoRenault RE30 #RE31 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Equipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alain Prost (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Michelin
17TThe car is not available on a photoMarch 811 #5 (RAM-March) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
March Grand Prix (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car is not available on a photoFittipaldi F8 C #F8-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)Result: did not finish (Rear suspension)
Grid: 16th (1:15.165)
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
22TThe car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 179E #179E-04 - Alfa Romeo Type 1260 V12 3000 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Michelin
23TThe car is not available on a photoAlfa Romeo 179D #179D-02 - Alfa Romeo Type 1260 V12 2995 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bruno Giacomelli (I)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Michelin
27TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 126 CK #051B - Ferrari V6 1496 cc Turbo
Ferrari (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)/Didier Pironi (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Michelin
29TThe car is not available on a photoArrows A3 #A3/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ragno Arrows Beta Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Pirelli
35TThe car is not available on a photoToleman TG181 #TG181-01 - Hart 415T L4 1493 cc Turbo
Candy Toleman Motorsport (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Henton (GB)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Pirelli
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