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1980 Spanish GP
1980 Monaco GP
1979 French GP

1980 French GP

1980 British GP
1981 French GP
 LXVI  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 29 June 1980
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 54 laps
Race8 of 15
Championship race335
Circuit
Laps54
Circuit Perimeter5810 m
Race Distance5810 × 54 = 313.740 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers14
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesEddie Cheever - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Team ATS - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 13th Place FinishesEmerson Fittipaldi (5),
2. Most 16th Place QualificationsJean-Pierre Jarier (10)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (379),
2. Most 8th Place FinishesFerrari (38),
3. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (26),
4. Most 19th Fastest LapsLotus (13),
5. Most 22nd Fastest LapsLotus (10),
6. Most Race EntriesLotus (875),
7. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (41),
8. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (38)

Championships
1 Alan Jones 28 
up
2 NÚlson Piquet 25 
down
3 RenÚ Arnoux 23 
down
4 Didier Pironi 23 
same
5 Carlos Reutemann 16 
same
6 Jacques Laffite 16 
same
7 Riccardo Patrese 7 
same
8 Elio de Angelis 6 
same
9 Emerson Fittipaldi 5 
same
10 Keke Rosberg 4 
same
11 Jochen Mass 4 
same
12 Derek Daly 3 
same
 John Watson 3 
same
14 Alain Prost 3 
same
 Gilles Villeneuve 3 
same
16 Jean-Pierre Jarier 2 
same
 Bruno Giacomelli 2 
same
 Jody Scheckter 2 
same
1 Williams / Ford 44 
same
2 Ligier / Ford 39 
same
3 Brabham / Ford 25 
same
4 Renault / Renault 23 
same
5 Arrows / Ford 11 
same
6 Fittipaldi / Ford 9 
same
7 Lotus / Ford 6 
same
8 McLaren / Ford 6 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
same
10 Ferrari / Ferrari 5 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 26Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamEquipe Ligier GitanesAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
DriverAlan JonesJacques LaffiteAlan Jones
CarWilliams FW07BLigier JS11/15Williams FW07B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:32'43.421'38.881'41.45
Speed203.016 km/h211.529 km/h206.171 km/h


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