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1980 Argentine GP
1979 Brazilian GP

1980 Brazilian GP

1980 South African GP
1981 Brazilian GP
 IX  Grande Prêmio do Brasil


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

Details
DateSunday 27 January 1980
Start time14:00
EventBrazilian GP
CircuitInterlagos
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
Race2 of 27
Championship race330
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter7874 m
Race Distance7874 × 40 = 314.960 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers24
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCandy Tyrrell Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
 René Arnoux - 1st Win (Driver)
 ATS - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (373),
2. Most 11th Place Finishes John Watson (8),
3. Most Races Led Ferrari (195),
4. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5563),
5. Most Race Entries Lotus (865),
6. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (82),
7. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (50)

Championships
1  Alan Jones 13 
2  René Arnoux 9 
up
3  Elio de Angelis 6 
up
  Nélson Piquet 6 
down
5  Keke Rosberg 4 
down
6  Didier Pironi 3 
up
  Derek Daly 3 
down
8  Alain Prost 3 
down
9  Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
10  Riccardo Patrese 1 
down
1  Williams / Ford 13 
2  Renault / Renault 9 
up
3  Brabham / Ford 6 
down
  Lotus / Ford 6 
up
5  Fittipaldi / Ford 4 
down
6  Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
  Ligier / Ford 3 
up
8  McLaren / Ford 3 
down
9  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
down
10  Arrows / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 16Car 15Car 16
EntrantEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault ElfEquipe Renault Elf
Driver René Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille René Arnoux
Car Renault RE20 Renault RE20 Renault RE20
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:40'01.332'21.402'27.31
Speed188.934 km/h200.470 km/h192.427 km/h


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