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1980 Argentine GP
1979 Brazilian GP

1980 Brazilian GP

1980 South African GP
1981 Brazilian GP
 IX  Grande Prêmio do Brasil


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

Details
DateSunday 27 January 1980
Start time14:00
EventBrazilian GP
CircuitInterlagos
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
Race2 of 15
Championship race330
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter7874 m
Race Distance7874 × 40 = 314.960 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers24
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesATS - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Candy Tyrrell Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
René Arnoux - 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (373),
2. Most 11th Place FinishesJohn Watson (8),
3. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (24),
4. Most 22nd Fastest LapsLotus (9),
5. Most Races LedFerrari (195),
6. Most Laps LedFerrari (5563),
7. Most Race EntriesLotus (865),
8. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (82),
9. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (50)

Championships
1 Alan Jones 13 
same
2 René Arnoux 9 
up
3 Elio de Angelis 6 
up
 Nélson Piquet 6 
down
5 Keke Rosberg 4 
down
6 Didier Pironi 3 
up
7 Derek Daly 3 
down
8 Alain Prost 3 
down
9 Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
10 Riccardo Patrese 1 
down
1 Williams / Ford 13 
same
2 Renault / Renault 9 
up
3 Brabham / Ford 6 
down
 Lotus / Ford 6 
up
5 Fittipaldi / Ford 4 
down
6 Ligier / Ford 3 
up
 Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
8 McLaren / Ford 3 
down
9 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
down
10 Arrows / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 16Car 15Car 16
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault Elf
DriverRené ArnouxJean-Pierre JabouilleRené Arnoux
CarRenault RE20Renault RE20Renault RE20
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:40'01.332'21.402'27.31
Speed188.934 km/h200.470 km/h192.427 km/h


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