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1981 British Grand Prix

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Date  18 July 1981
Course length  4.719 km (2.932 mi)
1981 British Grand Prix
Official name  XXXIV Marlboro British Grand Prix
Location  Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, Great Britain
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  68 laps, 320.892 km (199.376 mi)

The 1981 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on 18 July 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.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1981 British Grand Prix Wikipedia


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