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1980 South African GP
1979 US West GP

1980 US West GP

1980 Belgian GP
1981 US West GP
 VI  Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach


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

Details
DateSunday 30 March 1980
Start time14:00
EventUS West GP
CircuitLong Beach
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race4 of 15
Championship race332
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3251 m
Race Distance3251 × 80 + 1625 = 261.705 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Stephen South (Driver),    McLaren M29C (Car Model)
MilestonesNÚlson Piquet - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
NÚlson Piquet - 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place QualificationsLotus (25)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (275),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (376),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (407),
4. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (42),
5. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (35),
6. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (29),
7. Most 14th Fastest LapsJohn Watson (9),
8. Most 21st Fastest LapsLotus (11),
9. Most Race EntriesLotus (869)

Championships
1 RenÚ Arnoux 18 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 18 
up
3 Alan Jones 13 
down
4 Didier Pironi 8 
same
5 Riccardo Patrese 7 
up
6 Elio de Angelis 6 
down
 Jacques Laffite 6 
down
8 Emerson Fittipaldi 4 
up
 Keke Rosberg 4 
down
10 Derek Daly 3 
down
 John Watson 3 
up
12 Alain Prost 3 
down
13 Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
 Carlos Reutemann 2 
down
 Jody Scheckter 2 
up
16 Jochen Mass 1 
down
1 Renault / Renault 18 
same
2 Brabham / Ford 18 
up
3 Williams / Ford 15 
down
4 Ligier / Ford 14 
down
5 Arrows / Ford 8 
up
6 Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
same
7 Lotus / Ford 6 
down
8 McLaren / Ford 6 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
10 Ferrari / Ferrari 2 
up
 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantParmalat Racing TeamParmalat Racing TeamParmalat Racing Team
DriverNÚlson PiquetNÚlson PiquetNÚlson Piquet
CarBrabham BT49Brabham BT49Brabham BT49
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:50'18.5501'17.6941'19.83
Speed142.348 km/h150.637 km/h146.607 km/h


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