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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


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 4 May 1980
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitZolder
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race8 of 27
Championship race333
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
Championship Debutants
Tiff Needell (Driver),    Shadow DN12 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 26 - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Albilad-Williams Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Elf - 500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 1st Win (Entrant)
Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Shadow Cars - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Skol Fittipaldi Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Essex Lotus - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
 NÚlson Piquet - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
 Didier Pironi - 1st Win (Driver)
 Derek Daly - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
 Elio de Angelis - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
 Jan Lammers - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Place Finishes Ferrari (37)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (377),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (276),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (408),
4. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (50),
5. Most 10th Place Finishes Lotus (30),
6. Most Race Entries Lotus (871)

Championships
1  RenÚ Arnoux 21 
2  Alan Jones 19 
up
3  NÚlson Piquet 18 
down
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 
down
  Keke Rosberg 4 
down
11  John Watson 3 
down
  Derek Daly 3 
down
13  Alain Prost 3 
down
14  Jody Scheckter 2 
down
  Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
  Jean-Pierre Jarier 2 
up
17  Gilles Villeneuve 1 
  Jochen Mass 1 
down
1  Williams / Ford 25 
up
2  Ligier / Ford 23 
up
3  Renault / Renault 21 
down
4  Brabham / Ford 18 
down
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 
down

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


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led