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1980 Grand Prix of Brazil


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Formula One race number 2 of 14
Sunday, January 27, 1980 at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil
40 laps on a 7.874 kilometer road course (314.960 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:40:01.33
Average speed: 188.939 kph
Pole time: 141.4 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 21.86 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1980 Formula One results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 616   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20 / Renault-Gordini EF1401:40:01.33169
2 712   Elio de Angelis Team Essex LotusLotus 81 / Ford Cosworth DFV40+21.8606
31027   Alan Jones Albilad-Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07B / Ford Cosworth DFV40+66.1104
4 225   Didier Pironi Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS11/15 / Ford Cosworth DFV40+100.1303
5138   Alain Prost Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29B / Ford Cosworth DFV40+105.4102
61429   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap01
7209   Marc Surer Team ATSATS D3 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
8186   Ricardo Zunino Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
91521   Keke Rosberg Skol Fittipaldi TeamFittipaldi F7 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
101630   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
11237   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29B / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
12223   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV39+1 lap00
131723   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179 / Alfa Romeo 126039+1 lap00
14244   Derek Daly Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV38+2 laps00
151920   Emerson Fittipaldi Skol Fittipaldi TeamFittipaldi F7 / Ford Cosworth DFV38+2 laps00
16 32   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T5 / Ferrari 01536throttle10
ret2122   Patrick Depailler Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179 / Alfa Romeo 126033electrical00
ret 115   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20 / Renault-Gordini EF125turbo230
ret 95   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 / Ford Cosworth DFV14suspension00
ret 526   Jacques Laffite Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS11/15 / Ford Cosworth DFV13electrical00
ret1214   Clay Regazzoni Unipart Racing TeamEnsign N180 / Ford Cosworth DFV13engine00
ret 81   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T5 / Ferrari 01510engine00
ret1111   Mario Andretti Team Essex LotusLotus 81 / Ford Cosworth DFV1spun off00
ret 428   Carlos Reutemann Albilad-Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07B / Ford Cosworth DFV1halfshaft00

Fastest Lap: 192.427 kph by Rene Arnoux

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Jan Lammers10Team ATS
26Dave Kennedy18Shadow Cars
27Stefan Johansson17Shadow Cars
28Eddie Cheever, Jr.31Osella Squadra Corse

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gilles Villeneuve111
  Jean-Pierre Jabouille22423
  Rene Arnoux254016

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alan Jones 13    
2   Rene Arnoux 9   -4  
3   Nelson Piquet 6   -7  
3   Elio de Angelis 6   -7  
5   Keke Rosberg 4   -9  
6   Alain Prost 3   -10  
6   Didier Pironi 3   -10  
6   Derek Daly 3   -10  
9   Bruno Giacomelli 2   -11  
10   Riccardo Patrese 1   -12