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1980 Brazilian GP
1979 South African GP

1980 South African GP

1980 US West GP
1981 South African GP
 XXVI  Nashua South African Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSaturday 1 March 1980
Start time14:00
Event South African GP
Circuit Kyalami
Event FormatRace of 78 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#3 of 14 in 1980
#331 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps78
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 78 = 320.112 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers26
Finishers13
Debutants
ATS D4 (Car Model),    Tyrrell 010 (Car Model)
Records Broken 1. Most 17th Place Qualifications Brabham (32)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (374),
2. Most 11th Place Finishes John Watson (9),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (867),
4. Most 9th Place Qualifications Ferrari (41),
5. Most 14th Place Qualifications Lotus (36)

World Championship standings
1  RenÚ Arnoux 18 up
2  Alan Jones 13 up
3  NÚlson Piquet 9 
4  Didier Pironi 7 up
5  Jacques Laffite 6 
  Elio de Angelis 6 up
7  Keke Rosberg 4 up
8  Derek Daly 3 up
9  Alain Prost 3 up
10  Bruno Giacomelli 2 up
  Carlos Reutemann 2 
12  Jochen Mass 1 
  Riccardo Patrese 1 up
1  Renault / Renault 18 up
2  Williams / Ford 15 up
3  Ligier / Ford 13 up
4  Brabham / Ford 9 up
5  Lotus / Ford 6 up
6  Fittipaldi / Ford 4 up
7  Tyrrell / Ford 3 up
8  McLaren / Ford 3 
9  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
10  Arrows / Ford 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 16Car 15Car 16
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault Elf
Driver RenÚ Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille RenÚ Arnoux
Car Renault RE20 Renault RE20 Renault RE20
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:36'52.541'10.001'13.15
Speed198.262 km/h211.063 km/h201.974 km/h