1981 Formula 1 standings

Listed below are the final championship standings for the 1981 Formula 1 season. Nelson Piquet was crowned Champion for Brabham with a total of 50 points and 3 race victories, with Carlos Reutemann claiming the runner-up spot as Alan Jones, Jacques Laffite and Alain Prost completed the top five.

Drivers' Championship

# Driver   Points
1.  Nelson Piquet Brabham 50
2.  Carlos Reutemann Williams 49
3.  Alan Jones Williams 46
4.  Jacques Laffite Ligier 44
5.  Alain Prost Renault 43
6.  John Watson McLaren 27
7.  Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 25
8.  Elio de Angelis Lotus 14
9.  Rene Arnoux Renault 11
10.  Hector Rebaque Brabham 11
11.  Ricardo Patrese Arrows 10
12.  Eddie Cheever Tyrrell 10
13.  Didier Pironi Ferrari 9
14.  Nigel Mansell Lotus 8
15.  Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 7
16.  Marc Surer Theodore 4
17.  Michael Andretti Alfa Romeo 3
18.  Andrea de Cesaris McLaren 1
19.  Patrick Tambay Ligier 1
20.  Slim Borgudd ATS 1
21.  Eliseo Salazar Ensign 1
22.  Jean Pierre Jarier Osella 0
23.  Derek Daly March 0
24.  Siegfried Stohr Arrows 0
25.  Chico Serra Fittipaldi 0
26.  Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 0
27.  Michele Alboreto Tyrrell 0
28.  Brian Henton Toleman 0
29.  Jan Lammers ATS 0
30.  Ricardo Zunino Tyrrell 0
31.  Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella 0
32.  Derek Warwick Toleman 0
33.  Beppe Gabbiani Osella 0
34.  Miguel Angel Guerra Osella 0
35.  Jean Pierre Jabouille Ligier 0

Constructors' Championship

# Team Points
1.  Williams 95
2.  Brabham 61
3.  Renault 54
4.  Ligier 44
5.  Ferrari 34
6.  McLaren 28
7.  Lotus 22
8.  Arrows 10
9.  Alfa Romeo 10
10.  Tyrrell 10
11.  Theodore 5
12.  March 1
13.  ATS 1
14.  Fittipaldi 0
15.  Toleman 0
16.  Osella 0