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1979 Bradford & Bingley Trophy
1979 United States GP
1979 Argentine GP

1980 Argentine GP

1980 Brazilian GP
1981 Argentine GP
 XVI  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 January 1980
Start time14:00
Event Argentine GP
Circuit Buenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 14 in 1980
#329 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter5968 m
Race Distance5968 × 53 = 316.304 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers24
Finishers7
Debutants
Alain Prost (Driver),
Stefan Johansson (Driver),
Osella (Car Manufacturer),
Unipart (Lubricant Manufacturer),
Arrows A3 (Car Model),
Ensign N180 (Car Model),
Ferrari 312T5 (Car Model),
Fittipaldi F7 (Car Model),
Ligier JS11/15 (Car Model),
Lotus 81 (Car Model),
McLaren M29B (Car Model),
Osella FA1 (Car Model),
   Renault RE20 (Car Model),
Shadow DN11 (Car Model),
Williams FW07B (Car Model),
Albilad-Williams Racing Team (Entrant),
Equipe Ligier Gitanes (Entrant),
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo (Entrant),
Osella Squadra Corse (Entrant),
Shadow Cars (Entrant),
Skol Fittipaldi Team (Entrant),
Team ATS (Entrant),
Team Essex Lotus (Entrant),
Unipart Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesAlbilad-Williams Racing Team – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team – 1st Win (Entrant)
Equipe Renault Elf – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Renault – 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
 Renault – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
 Jody Scheckter – 100th Race Entry (Driver)
 Mario Andretti – 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (372),
2. Most 7th Place Finishes Brabham (32),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (863),
4. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (49)

World Championship standings
1  Alan Jones 9 
2  NÚlson Piquet 6 
3  Keke Rosberg 4 
4  Derek Daly 3 
5  Bruno Giacomelli 2 
6  Alain Prost 1 
1  Williams / Ford 9 
2  Brabham / Ford 6 
3  Fittipaldi / Ford 4 
4  Tyrrell / Ford 3 
5  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
6  McLaren / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 27Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
Driver Alan Jones Alan Jones Alan Jones
Car Williams FW07 Williams FW07 Williams FW07
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:43'24.381'44.171'50.45
Speed183.531 km/h206.247 km/h194.521 km/h