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1980 Canadian GP
1979 United States GP

1980 United States GP

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 XXIII  Toyota United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 5 October 1980
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race15 of 15
Championship race342
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCold, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers25
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsRAM/Theodore/Rainbow Jeans Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesAlan Jones - 10th Win (Driver)
Bruno Giacomelli - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Candy Tyrrell Team - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Geoff Lees - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Fastest LapsJohn Watson (7),
2. Most 20th Fastest LapsJochen Mass (6),
3. Most 10th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLotus (6),
4. Most 10th Fastest Laps in a SeasonMario Andretti (4)
Records Extended 1. Most 10th Fastest LapsLotus (18),
2. Most Race EntriesLotus (892)

Championships
1 Alan Jones 67 
same
2 NÚlson Piquet 54 
same
3 Carlos Reutemann 42 
same
4 Jacques Laffite 34 
same
5 Didier Pironi 32 
up
6 RenÚ Arnoux 29 
down
7 Elio de Angelis 13 
same
8 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
same
9 Riccardo Patrese 7 
same
10 Keke Rosberg 6 
same
11 Derek Daly 6 
same
 John Watson 6 
same
13 Gilles Villeneuve 6 
same
14 Jean-Pierre Jarier 6 
same
15 Emerson Fittipaldi 5 
same
16 Alain Prost 5 
same
17 Jochen Mass 4 
same
18 Bruno Giacomelli 4 
same
19 Jody Scheckter 2 
same
20 Hector Rebaque 1 
same
 Mario Andretti 1 
up
1 Williams / Ford 120 
same
2 Ligier / Ford 66 
same
3 Brabham / Ford 55 
same
4 Renault / Renault 38 
same
5 Lotus / Ford 14 
up
6 Tyrrell / Ford 12 
down
7 Arrows / Ford 11 
down
8 Fittipaldi / Ford 11 
down
9 McLaren / Ford 11 
down
10 Ferrari / Ferrari 8 
same
11 Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 23Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamMarlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
DriverAlan JonesBruno GiacomelliAlan Jones
CarWilliams FW07BAlfa Romeo 179Williams FW07B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Alfa Romeo 3.0 V12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:34'36.051'33.2911'34.068
Speed203.380 km/h209.731 km/h207.998 km/h


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