1980 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Participations Matrix
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

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1979 United States GP
1979 Argentine GP

1980 Argentine GP

1980 Brazilian GP
1981 Argentine GP
 XVI  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

DateSunday 13 January 1980
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race1 of 15
Championship race329
Circuit Perimeter5968 m
Race Distance5968 × 53 = 316.304 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Championship Debutants
Alain Prost (Driver),
Dave Kennedy (Driver),
Stefan Johansson (Driver),
Osella (Car Manufacturer),
Unipart (Lubricant Manufacturer),
Arrows A3 (Car Model),
Ensign N180 (Car Model),
Ferrari 312T5 (Car Model),
Fittipaldi F7 (Car Model),
Ligier JS11/15 (Car Model),
Lotus 81 (Car Model),
McLaren M29B (Car Model),
Osella FA1 (Car Model),
   Renault RE20 (Car Model),
Shadow DN11 (Car Model),
Williams FW07B (Car Model),
Albilad-Williams Racing Team (Entrant),
Equipe Ligier Gitanes (Entrant),
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (Entrant),
Osella Squadra Corse (Entrant),
Shadow Cars (Entrant),
Skol Fittipaldi Team (Entrant),
Team ATS (Entrant),
Team Essex Lotus (Entrant),
Unipart Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesAlbilad-Williams Racing Team - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team - 1st Win (Entrant)
Equipe Renault Elf - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jody Scheckter - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Mario Andretti - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
RenÚ Arnoux - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Renault - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Renault - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Fastest LapsFerrari (20),
2. Most 5th Fastest LapsJody Scheckter (9),
3. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (23)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (372),
2. Most 7th Place FinishesBrabham (32),
3. Most 18th Fastest LapsLotus (12),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (863),
5. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (49)

1 Alan Jones 9
2 NÚlson Piquet 6
3 Keke Rosberg 4
4 Derek Daly 3
5 Bruno Giacomelli 2
6 Alain Prost 1
1 Williams / Ford 9
2 Brabham / Ford 6
3 Fittipaldi / Ford 4
4 Tyrrell / Ford 3
5 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2
6 McLaren / Ford 1

 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 27Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
DriverAlan JonesAlan JonesAlan Jones
CarWilliams FW07Williams FW07Williams FW07
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Speed183.531 km/h206.247 km/h194.521 km/h

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led