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1980 US West GP
1979 Belgian GP

1980 Belgian GP

1980 Monaco GP
1981 Belgian GP
 XXXVIII  Grote Prijs van Belgie


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

Details
DateSunday 4 May 1980
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitZolder
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race5 of 15
Championship race333
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4262 m
Race Distance4262 × 72 = 306.864 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherDry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Tiff Needell (Driver),    Shadow DN12 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 26 - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Derek Daly - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Didier Pironi - 1st Win (Driver)
Elf - 500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Elio de Angelis - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 1st Win (Entrant)
Jan Lammers - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
NÚlson Piquet - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Shadow Cars - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Skol Fittipaldi Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Essex Lotus - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Place FinishesFerrari (37),
2. Most 10th Fastest LapsBrabham (15)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (276),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (377),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (408),
4. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (50),
5. Most 10th Place FinishesLotus (30),
6. Most 14th Fastest LapsJohn Watson (10),
7. Most 17th Fastest LapsLotus (18),
8. Most Race EntriesLotus (871)

Championships
1 RenÚ Arnoux 21 
same
2 Alan Jones 19 
up
3 NÚlson Piquet 18 
down
4 Didier Pironi 17 
same
5 Riccardo Patrese 7 
same
6 Elio de Angelis 6 
same
 Jacques Laffite 6 
same
8 Carlos Reutemann 6 
up
9 Emerson Fittipaldi 4 
down
 Keke Rosberg 4 
down
11 John Watson 3 
down
12 Derek Daly 3 
down
13 Alain Prost 3 
down
14 Jean-Pierre Jarier 2 
up
 Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
 Jody Scheckter 2 
down
17 Gilles Villeneuve 1 
same
 Jochen Mass 1 
down
1 Williams / Ford 25 
up
2 Ligier / Ford 23 
up
3 Renault / Renault 21 
down
4 Brabham / Ford 18 
down
5 Arrows / Ford 8 
same
6 Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
same
7 Lotus / Ford 6 
same
8 McLaren / Ford 6 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
same
10 Ferrari / Ferrari 3 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 25Car 27Car 26
EntrantEquipe Ligier GitanesAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamEquipe Ligier Gitanes
DriverDidier PironiAlan JonesJacques Laffite
CarLigier JS11/15Williams FW07BLigier JS11/15
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:38'46.511'19.121'20.88
Speed186.402 km/h193.923 km/h189.703 km/h


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