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1980 Canadian GP
1979 United States GP

1980 United States GP

1980 Pentax Trophy
1981 US West GP
1989 United States GP
 XXIII  Toyota United States Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSunday 5 October 1980
Start time14:00
Event United States GP
Circuit Watkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#14 of 14 in 1980
#342 (of all time)
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
DebutantsRAM/Theodore/Rainbow Jeans Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCandy Tyrrell Team – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
 Bruno Giacomelli – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Race Entries Lotus (892)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 23Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Williams Racing TeamMarlboro Team Alfa RomeoAlbilad-Williams Racing Team
Driver Alan Jones Bruno Giacomelli Alan Jones
Car Williams FW07B Alfa Romeo 179 Williams 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