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1980 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 7 of 14
Sunday, June 29, 1980 at Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
54 laps on a 5.810 kilometer road course (313.740 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:32:43.42
Average speed: 203.03 kph
Pole time: 98.88 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 73.629 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1980 Formula One results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 427   Alan Jones Albilad-Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07B / Ford Cosworth DFV541:32:23.42209
2 325   Didier Pironi Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS11/15 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+4.5206
3 126   Jacques Laffite Equipe Ligier GitanesLigier JS11/15 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+30.26344
4 85   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+74.8803
5 216   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20 / Renault-Gordini EF154+76.1502
6 528   Carlos Reutemann Albilad-Williams Racing TeamWilliams FW07B / Ford Cosworth DFV54+76.7401
7137   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29C / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap00
8172   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T5 / Ferrari 01553+1 lap00
91829   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap00
101530   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A3 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap00
11204   Derek Daly Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps00
12191   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T5 / Ferrari 01552+2 laps00
132420   Emerson Fittipaldi Skol Fittipaldi TeamFittipaldi F7 / Ford Cosworth DFV50engine00
14163   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 010 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+4 laps00
ret2131   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1 / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine00
ret119   Marc Surer Team ATSATS D4 / Ford Cosworth DFV26gearbox00
ret1022   Patrick Depailler Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179 / Alfa Romeo 126025handling00
ret1211   Mario Andretti Team Essex LotusLotus 81 / Ford Cosworth DFV18gearbox00
ret2321   Keke Rosberg Skol Fittipaldi TeamFittipaldi F7 / Ford Cosworth DFV8spun off00
ret 923   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 179 / Alfa Romeo 12608handling00
ret 78   Alain Prost Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29C / Ford Cosworth DFV6transmission00
ret1412   Elio de Angelis Team Essex LotusLotus 81 / Ford Cosworth DFV3clutch00
ret 615   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE20 / Renault-Gordini EF10transmission00
ret226   Ricardo Zunino Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49 / Ford Cosworth DFV0clutch00

Fastest Lap: 206.171 kph by Alan Jones

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Geoff Lees17Shadow Cars
26Jan Lammers14Unipart Racing Team
27Dave Kennedy18Shadow Cars

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jacques Laffite13434
  Alan Jones355420

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alan Jones 28    
2   Nelson Piquet 25   -3  
3   Rene Arnoux 23   -5  
3   Didier Pironi 23   -5  
5   Carlos Reutemann 16   -12  
5   Jacques Laffite 16   -12  
7   Riccardo Patrese 7   -21  
8   Elio de Angelis 6   -22  
9   Emerson Fittipaldi 5   -23  
10   Jochen Mass 4   -24  
10   Keke Rosberg 4   -24  
12   Alain Prost 3   -25  
12   Gilles Villeneuve 3   -25  
12   Derek Daly 3   -25  
12   John Watson 3   -25  
16   Jean-Pierre Jarier 2   -26  
16   Jody Scheckter 2   -26  
16   Bruno Giacomelli 2   -26