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1980 Spanish GP
1980 Monaco GP
1979 French GP

1980 French GP

1980 Monza Lottery GP
1980 British GP
1981 French GP
 LXVI  Grand Prix de France

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

Details
DateSunday 29 June 1980
Start time14:00
Event French GP
Circuit Paul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 54 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#7 of 14 in 1980
#335 (of all time)
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
DebutantsNone
Records Broken 1. Most 13th Place Finishes Emerson Fittipaldi (5),
2. Most 16th Place Qualifications Jean-Pierre Jarier (10)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (379),
2. Most 8th Place Finishes Ferrari (38),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (875),
4. Most 12th Place Qualifications Lotus (41),
5. Most 14th Place Qualifications Lotus (38)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 26Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamEquipe Ligier GitanesAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
Driver Alan Jones Jacques Laffite Alan Jones
Car Williams FW07B Ligier JS11/15 Williams 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