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The 1980 Formula One Season was the 30th season of Formula One.

BackgroundEdit

Teams and DriversEdit

Entry ListEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre No. Driver Rounds Test/Reserve Drivers
Team Engine
Ferrari 312T5 M 1 South Africa Jody Scheckter All n/a
Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 015 3.0 F12 2 Canada Gilles Villeneuve All
Tyrrell-Ford 009
010
G 3 France Jean-Pierre Jarier All New Zealand Mike Thackwell
Denmark Kris Nissen
United Kingdom Candy Team Tyrrell Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 4 Ireland Derek Daly All
43 New Zealand Mike Thackwell 13-14
Brabham-Ford BT49 G 5 Brazil Nelson Piquet All n/a
United Kingdom Parmalat Racing Team Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 6 Argentina Ricardo Zunino 1-7
6 Mexico Héctor Rebaque 8-14
McLaren-Ford M29B
M29C
M30
G 7 United Kingdom John Watson All Colombia Roberto Guerrero
Belgium Thierry Boutsen
United Kingdom Marlboro Team McLaren Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 8 France Alain Prost 1-3, 5-14
8 United Kingdom Stephen South 4
Template:ATS-Ford D3
D4
G 9 Switzerland Marc Surer 1-3, 7-14 n/a
Germany Team ATS Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 10 Netherlands Jan Lammers 1-6
10 Austria Harald Ertl 9
Lotus-Ford 81
81B
G 11 United States Mario Andretti All n/a
United Kingdom Team Essex Lotus Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 12 Italy Elio de Angelis All
43 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell 10-12
Ensign-Ford N180 G 14 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 1-4 n/a
United Kingdom Unipart Racing Team Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 14 United Kingdom Tiff Needell 5-6
14 Netherlands Jan Lammers 7-14
41 United Kingdom Geoff Lees 11-12
Renault RE20 M 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille 1-13 n/a
France Equipe Renault Elf Renault-Gordini EF1 1.5 V6t 16 France René Arnoux All
Shadow-Ford DN11
DN12
G 17 Sweden Stefan Johansson 1-2 n/a
United Kingdom Theodore Shadow
Shadow Cars
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 17 United Kingdom Geoff Lees 3-7
18 Ireland Dave Kennedy 1-7
Fittipaldi-Ford F7
F8
G 20 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi All n/a
Brazil Skol Fittipaldi Team Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 21 Finland Keke Rosberg All
Alfa Romeo 179 G 22 France Patrick Depailler 1-8 ItalyTeodoro Zeccoli
Italy Vittorio Brambilla
Italy Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 1260 3.0 V12 22 Italy Vittorio Brambilla 11-12
22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris 13-14
23 Italy Bruno Giacomelli All
Ligier-Ford JS11/15 G 25 France Didier Pironi All n/a
France Equipe Ligier Gitanes Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 26 France Jacques Laffite All
Williams-Ford FW07
FW07B
G 27 Australia Alan Jones All n/a
United Kingdom Albilad Williams Racing Team Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 28 Argentina Carlos Reutemann All
Arrows-Ford A3 G 29 Italy Ricardo Patrese All n/a
United Kingdom Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 30 Germany Jochen Mass 1-10, 13-14
30 New Zealand Mike Thackwell 11
30 Germany Manfred Winkelhock 12
Osella-Ford FA1
FA1B
G 31 United States Eddie Cheever All n/a
Italy Osella Squadra Corse Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Williams-Ford FW07 G 43 South Africa Desiré Wilson 8 n/a
United Kingdom Brands Hatch Racing Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Williams-Ford FW07 G 50 United Kingdom Rupert Keegan 8-14 n/a
United Kingdom RAM-Penthouse Rizla Racing
RAM-Rainbow Jeans Racing
RAM Theodore-Rainbow Jeans Racing
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 51 United States Kevin Cogan 13
51 United Kingdom Geoff Lees 14

CalendarEdit

World Championship ScheduleEdit

Round Grand Prix Date
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 13 January
Autódromo Oscar y Juan Gálvez Circuito N° 15 Official Title Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Circuit Autodromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Location Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lap distance 5.968 km (3.709 mi)
Race distance 316.304 km (196.584 mi)
Date 13 January Laps 53
2 Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix 27 January
Interlagos 1979 Official Title 9° Grande Premio do Brasil
Circuit Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Location Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
Lap distance 7.960 km (4.947 mi)
Race distance 318.4 km (197.887 mi)
Date 27 January Laps 40
3 South Africa South African Grand Prix 1 March
Kyalami 1968layout Official Title The South African Nashua Grand Prix
Circuit Kyalami Circuit
Location South Africa Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Lap distance 4.104 km (2.551 mi)
Race distance 320.112 km (198.951 mi)
Date 1 March Laps 78
4 United States United States Grand Prix West 30 March
Circuit Long Beach Official Title Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Circuit Long Beach Street Circuit
Location United States Long Beach, California, USA
Lap distance 2.02 km (1.255 mi)
Race distance 161.6 km (100.435 mi)
Date 30 March Laps 80
5 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 4 May
Circuit Zolder-1975-1985 Official Title Grand Prix of Belgium
Circuit Circuit Zolder
Location Belgium Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
Lap distance 4.262 km (2.649 mi)
Race distance 306.864 km (190.717 mi)
Date 4 May Laps 72
6 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix 18 May
Circuit de Monaco 1976 Official Title 38e Grand Prix de Monaco
Circuit Circuit de Monaco
Location Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco
Lap distance 3.312 km (2.058 mi)
Race distance 251.712 km (156.44 mi)
Date 18 May Laps 76
7 France French Grand Prix 29 June
Circuit Paul Ricard Le Castellet 1970-1999 Official Title 66e Grand Prix de France
Circuit Circuit Paul Ricard
Location France Le Castellet, France
Lap distance 5.809 km (3.61 mi)
Race distance 313.686 km (194.957 mi)
Date 29 June Laps 54
8 United Kingdom British Grand Prix 13 July
Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit 1976-1987 Official Title Marlboro British Grand Prix
Circuit Brands Hatch
Location United Kingdom West Kingsdown, Kent, England
Lap distance 4.207 km (2.615 mi)
Race distance 319.732 km (198.715 mi)
Date 13 July Laps 76
9 West Germany German Grand Prix 10 August
Circuit Hockenheimring-1970 Official Title Grosser Preis von Deutschland
Circuit Hockenheimring
Location West Germany Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Lap distance 6.823 km (4.241 mi)
Race distance 307.035 km (190.823 mi)
Date 10 August Laps 45

Non-Championship ScheduleEdit

Date Event Circuit Report
June 1 Spain XXVI Gran Premio de España Jarama Report

ResultsEdit

World Championship RacesEdit

Non-Championship RacesEdit

Final StandingsEdit

World Championship DriversEdit

The full drivers' championship standings for the 1980 Formula One Season are shown below:

Pos. Driver 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pts.
Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of the United States Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States
1st Alan Jones 1st 3rd Ret Ret 2nd Ret 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 11th 2nd 1st 1st 67 (71)
2nd Nelson Piquet 2nd Ret 4th 1st Ret 3rd 4th 2nd 4th 5th 1st 1st Ret Ret 54
3rd Carlos Reutemann Ret Ret 5th Ret 3rd 1st 6th 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 42 (49)
4th Jacques Laffite Ret Ret 2nd Ret 11th 2nd 3rd Ret 1st 4th 3rd 9th 8th 5th 34
5th Didier Pironi Ret 4th 3rd 6th 1st Ret 2nd Ret Ret Ret Ret 6th 3rd 3rd 32
6th René Arnoux Ret 1st 1st 9th 4th Ret 5th NC Ret 9th 2nd 10th Ret 7th 29
7th Elio de Angelis Ret 2nd Ret Ret 10th 9th Ret Ret 16th 6th Ret 4th 10th 4th 13
8th Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ret Ret Ret 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 1st Ret Ret Ret 9
9th Riccardo Patrese Ret 6th Ret 2nd Ret 8th 9th 9th 9th 14th Ret Ret Ret Ret 7
10th Keke Rosberg 3rd 9th Ret Ret 7th DNQ Ret DNQ Ret 16th DNQ 5th 9th 10th 6
11th John Watson Ret 11th 11th 4th NC DNQ 7th 8th Ret Ret Ret Ret 4th NC 6
12th Derek Daly 4th 14th Ret 8th 9th Ret 11th 4th 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6
13th Jean-Pierre Jarier Ret 12th 7th Ret 5th Ret Ret 5th 15th Ret 5th 13th 7th NC 6
14th Gilles Villeneuve Ret 16th Ret Ret 6th 5th 8th Ret 6th 8th 7th Ret 5th Ret 6
15th Emerson Fittipaldi NC 15th 8th 3rd Ret 6th Ret 12th Ret 11th Ret Ret Ret Ret 5
16th Alain Prost 6th 5th DNS Ret Ret Ret 6th 11th 7th 6th 7th Ret DNS 5
17th Jochen Mass Ret 10th 6th 7th Ret 4th 10th 13th 8th DNQ 11th Ret 4
18th Bruno Giacomelli 5th 13th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
19th Jody Scheckter Ret Ret Ret 5th 8th Ret 12th 10th 13th 13th 9th 8th DNQ 11th 2
20th Mario Andretti Ret Ret 12th Ret Ret 7th Ret Ret 7th Ret 8th Ret Ret 6th 1
21st Héctor Rebaque 7th Ret 10th Ret Ret 6th Ret 1
Marc Surer Ret 7th DNS Ret Ret 12th 12th 10th Ret DNQ 8th 0
Ricardo Zunino 7th 8th 10th Ret Ret DNQ Ret 0
Rupert Keegan 11th DNQ 15th DNQ 11th DNQ 9th 0
Clay Regazzoni NC Ret 9th Ret 0
Jan Lammers DNQ DNQ DNQ Ret 12th NC DNQ DNQ 14th DNQ DNQ DNQ 12th Ret 0
Eddie Cheever DNQ DNQ Ret Ret DNQ DNQ Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12th Ret Ret 0
Geoff Lees 13th DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ 0
Patrick Depailler Ret Ret NC Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
Nigel Mansell Ret Ret DNQ 0
Vittorio Brambilla Ret Ret 0
Andrea de Cesaris Ret Ret 0
Mike Thackwell DNQ Ret DNQ 0
Tiff Needell Ret DNQ 0
David Kennedy DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
Stefan Johansson DNQ DNQ 0
Stephen South DNQ 0
Desiré Wilson DNQ 0
Harald Ertl DNQ 0
Manfred Winkelhock DNQ 0
Kevin Cogan DNQ 0
Pos. Driver Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of the United States Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Pts.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

International Cup for ManufacturersEdit

The full results for the International Cup for Manufacturers of 1980 are shown below:

Pos. Constructor No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pts.
Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of the United States Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States
1st Williams-Ford Cosworth 27 1st 3rd Ret Ret 2nd Ret 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 11th 2nd 1st 1st 120
28 Ret Ret 5th Ret 3rd 1st 6th 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd
43 DNQ
50 11th DNQ 15th DNQ 11th DNQ 9th
51 DNQ DNQ
2nd Ligier-Ford Cosworth 25 Ret 4th 3rd 6th 1st Ret 2nd Ret Ret Ret Ret 6th 3rd 3rd 66
26 Ret Ret 2nd Ret 11th 2nd 3rd Ret 1st 4th 3rd 9th 8th 5th
3rd Brabham-Ford Cosworth 5 2nd Ret 4th 1st Ret 3rd 4th 2nd 4th 5th 1st 1st Ret Ret 55
6 7th 8th 10th Ret Ret DNQ Ret 7th Ret 10th Ret Ret 6th Ret
4th Renault 15 Ret Ret Ret 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 1st Ret Ret Ret 38
16 Ret 1st 1st 9th 4th Ret 5th NC Ret 9th 2nd 10th Ret 7th
5th Lotus-Ford Cosworth 11 Ret Ret 12th Ret Ret 7th Ret Ret 7th Ret 8th Ret Ret 6th 14
12 Ret 2nd Ret Ret 10th 9th Ret Ret 16th 6th Ret 4th 10th 4th
43 Ret Ret DNQ
6th Tyrrell-Ford Cosworth 3 Ret 12th 7th Ret 5th Ret Ret 5th 15th Ret 5th 13th 7th NC 12
4 4th 14th Ret 8th 9th Ret 11th 4th 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret
43 Ret DNQ
7th Arrows-Ford Cosworth 29 Ret 6th Ret 2nd Ret 8th 9th 9th 9th 14th Ret Ret Ret Ret 11
30 Ret 10th 6th 7th Ret 4th 10th 13th 8th DNQ DNQ DNQ 11th Ret
8th Fittipaldi-Ford Cosworth 20 NC 15th 8th 3rd Ret 6th Ret 12th Ret 11th Ret Ret Ret Ret 11
21 3rd 9th Ret Ret 7th DNQ Ret DNQ Ret 16th DNQ 5th 9th 10th
9th McLaren-Ford Cosworth 7 Ret 11th 11th 4th NC DNQ 7th 8th Ret Ret Ret Ret 4th NC 11
8 6th 5th DNS DNQ Ret Ret Ret 6th 11th 7th 6th 7th Ret DNS
10th Ferrari 1 Ret Ret Ret 5th 8th Ret 12th 10th 13th 13th 9th 8th DNQ 11th 8
2 Ret 16th Ret Ret 6th 5th 8th Ret 6th 8th 7th Ret 5th Ret
11th Alfa Romeo 22 Ret Ret NC Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
23 5th 13th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret
ATS-Ford Cosworth 9 Ret 7th DNS Ret 12th NC Ret Ret 12th 12th 10th Ret DNQ 8th 0
10 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Ensign-Ford Cosworth 14 NC Ret 9th Ret Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ 14th DNQ DNQ DNQ 12th Ret 0
41 Ret DNQ
Osella-Ford Cosworth 31 DNQ DNQ Ret Ret DNQ DNQ Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12th Ret Ret 0
Shadow-Ford Cosworth 17 DNQ DNQ 13th DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
18 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Pos. Constructor No. Flag of Argentina Flag of Brazil Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 Flag of the United States Flag of Belgium Flag of Monaco Flag of France Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany Flag of Austria Flag of the Netherlands Flag of Italy Flag of Canada Flag of the United States Pts.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

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V T E 1980 Formula One Season
Teams Alfa Romeo • Arrows • ATS • Brabham • Ensign • Ferrari • Fittipaldi • Ligier • Lotus • McLaren • Osella • Renault • Shadow • Tyrrell • Williams
Engines Alfa Romeo • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Renault
Drivers Andretti • de Angelis • Arnoux • Brambilla • de Cesaris • Cheever • Cogan • Daly • Depailler • Ertl&nbsp• Fittipaldi • Giacomelli • Johansson •Jabouille • Jarier • Jones • Keegan • Kennedy • Laffite • Lammers • Lees • Mansell • Mass • Needell • Patrese • Piquet • Pironi • Prost • Rebaque • Regazzoni • Reutemann • Rosberg • Scheckter • South • Surer • Thackwell • Villeneuve • Watson • Wilson • Winkelhock • Zunino
Cars Alfa Romeo 179 • Arrows A3 • ATS D3 • ATS D4 • Brabham BT49 • Ensign N180 • Ferrari 312T • Fittipaldi F7 • Fittipaldi F8 • Ligier JS11/15 • Lotus 81 • McLaren M29 • McLaren M30 • Renault RE20 • Shadow DN11 • Shadow DN12 • Tyrrell 009 • Tyrrell 010 • Williams FW07
Tyres Goodyear • Michelin
Races Argentina • Brazil • South Africa • United States West • Belgium • Monaco • France • Britain • Germany • Austria • Netherlands • Italy • Canada • United States
See also 1979 Formula One Season • 1981 Formula One Season • Category
V T E Formula One Seasons
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • 1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018

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