1981 British Grand Prix
|Race 9 of 15 in the 1981 Formula One season|
|Date||July 18, 1981|
|Official name||XXXIV Marlboro British Grand Prix|
|Location||Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, Great Britain|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||4.719 km (2.932 mi)|
|Distance||68 laps, 320.892 km (199.376 mi)|
|Time||1:15.067 on lap 50|
The 1981 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on July 18, 1981. John Watson won his first race for five years, and McLaren's first since James Hunt's victory at the 1977 Japanese Grand Prix. The race also marked the first victory for a carbon fibre composite monocoque F1 car, the McLaren MP4/1.
Standings after the race
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". Retrieved 2007-06-16.
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