1980 Formula One season
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The Formula 1 1980 season was the 31st FIA Formula 1 World Championship. She was discharged through 14 races in the period of 13 January 1980 to 5 October 1980. Alan Jones won for the first time the drivers' world championship. Williams was first Constructors' world champions.
- 4.1 Drivers' Championship
- 4.2 Constructors' Championship
Teams and Drivers
Grand Prix of Argentina
The Grand Prix of Argentina in the Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez Alfredo took place on 13 January 1980 and went over a distance of 53 laps of 5.968 km with a total of 316.304 kilometers.
Brazilian GP - Interlagos
The Grand Prix of Brazil at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace took place on 27 January 1980 and went over a distance of 40 laps of 7.96 km with a total of 318.40 km.
GP South Africa - Kyalami
The Grand Prix of South Africa at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit was held on 2 March 1980 and went over a distance of 78 laps of 4.104 km with a total of 320.112 kilometers.
GP USA West - Long Beach
The Grand Prix of the United States of America West on the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit was held on 30 March 1980 and went over a distance of 80 laps of 3.25 km with 260 km.
GP Belgium - Zolder
The Belgian Grand Prix at the Circuit Zolder took place on 4 May 1980 and went over a distance of 72 laps of 4.262 km with a total of 306.864 kilometers.
GP Monaco - Monte Carlo
The Monaco Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco took place on 18 May 1980 and went over a distance of 76 laps of 3.312 km with a total of 251.712 kilometers.
French Grand Prix - Circuit Paul Ricard
The French Grand Prix at the Circuit Paul Ricard took place on 29 June 1980 and went over a distance of 54 laps of 5.810 km with a total of 313.740 kilometers.
GP Great Britain - Brands Hatch
The Grand Prix of Great Britain at the Brands Hatch Circuit took place on 13 July 1980 and went over a distance of 76 laps of 4.207 km with a total of 319.732 kilometers.
GP Germany - Hockenheim
The Grand Prix of Germany at the Hockenheimring Baden- Württemberg took place on 10 August 1980 and went over a distance of 45 laps of 6.789 km with a total of 305.505 kilometers.
GP Austria - Zeltweg
The Grand Prix of Austria on the Zeltweg was held on August 17, 1980 and went over a distance of 54 laps of 5.942 km with a total of 320.868 kilometers.
GP Netherlands - Zandvoort
The Grand Prix of the Netherlands at the Circuit Park Zandvoort was held on 31 August 1980 and went over a distance of 72 laps of 4.226 km with a total of 303.112 kilometers.
GP Italy - Imola
The Grand Prix of Italy at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari took place on 14 September 1980 and went over a distance of 60 laps of 5.040 km with a total of 302.40 km.
GP Canada - Montreal
The Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles -Villeneuve took place on 28 September 1980 and went over a distance of 70 laps of 4.35 km with a total of 304.5 km.
GP USA East - Watkins Glen
The Grand Prix of USA East on the Watkins Glen International was held on 5 October 1980 and went over a distance of 59 laps of 5.435 km with a total of 320.665 kilometers.
World Cup ratings
The six top-ranked riders in each race were awarded points according to the following scheme:
In the drivers' standings with the best five results of the first seven and the best five of the remaining seven races counted ( in brackets are the total points). In the constructors' championship all results counted.
News in brief Formula 1
- Clay Regazzoni crashed hard in Long Beach. His Formula 1 racing car racing pace with 280 at the end of a long straight almost unrestrained in a four -ton block of concrete. "Until today ," said Clay Regazzoni, who was a paraplegic since then, later, " could me explain why I survived the no doctor. "
- Between the FISA and FOCA, a dispute broke out - the GP of Spain was therefore accepted without factory teams and was canceled.
- Patrick Depailler killed in an accident at Formula 1 testing at Hockenheim.
- Jody Scheckter scored as reigning world champions Ferrari for only two championship points and then announced his retirement.