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1980 International Trophy
1980 US West GP
1979 Belgian GP

1980 Belgian GP

1980 Sun Trophy
1980 Monaco GP
1981 Belgian GP
 XXXVIII  Grote Prijs van Belgie

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

Details
DateSunday 4 May 1980
Start time14:00
Event Belgian GP
Circuit Zolder
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#5 of 14 in 1980
#333 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4262 m
Race Distance4262 × 72 = 306.864 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherDry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers12
DebutantsShadow DN12 (Car Model)
MilestonesElf – 500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes – 1st Win (Entrant)
 Didier Pironi – 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Place Finishes Ferrari (37)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (276),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (408),
3. Most Retirements Lotus (377),
4. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (50),
5. Most 10th Place Finishes Lotus (30),
6. Most Race Entries Lotus (871)

World Championship standings
1  RenÚ Arnoux 21 
2  Alan Jones 19 up
3  NÚlson Piquet 18 up
4  Didier Pironi 17 
5  Riccardo Patrese 7 
6  Jacques Laffite 6 
  Elio de Angelis 6 
8  Carlos Reutemann 6 up
9  Emerson Fittipaldi 4 up
  Keke Rosberg 4 up
11  John Watson 3 up
  Derek Daly 3 up
13  Alain Prost 3 up
14  Bruno Giacomelli 2 up
  Jody Scheckter 2 up
  Jean-Pierre Jarier 2 
17  Jochen Mass 1 up
  Gilles Villeneuve 1 
1  Williams / Ford 25 up
2  Ligier / Ford 23 up
3  Renault / Renault 21 up
4  Brabham / Ford 18 up
5  Arrows / Ford 8 
6  Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
7  Lotus / Ford 6 
8  McLaren / Ford 6 
9  Tyrrell / Ford 5 
10  Ferrari / Ferrari 3 
11  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 25Car 27Car 26
EntrantEquipe Ligier GitanesAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamEquipe Ligier Gitanes
Driver Didier Pironi Alan Jones Jacques Laffite
Car Ligier JS11/15 Williams FW07B Ligier JS11/15
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:38'46.511'19.121'20.88
Speed186.402 km/h193.923 km/h189.703 km/h