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1980 South African GP
1979 US West GP

1980 US West GP

1980 International Gold Cup
1980 Belgian GP
1981 US West GP
 VI  Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach


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

Details
DateSunday 30 March 1980
Start time14:00
EventUS West GP
CircuitLong Beach
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race4 of 27
Championship race332
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3251 m
Race Distance3251 × 80 + 1625 = 261.705 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Stephen South (Driver),    McLaren M29C (Car Model)
Milestones NÚlson Piquet - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
 NÚlson Piquet - 1st Win (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place Qualifications Lotus (25)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (376),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (275),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (407),
4. Most 5th Place Finishes Ferrari (42),
5. Most Race Entries Lotus (869)

Championships
1  RenÚ Arnoux 18 
2  NÚlson Piquet 18 
up
3  Alan Jones 13 
down
4  Didier Pironi 8 
5  Riccardo Patrese 7 
up
6  Jacques Laffite 6 
down
  Elio de Angelis 6 
down
8  Emerson Fittipaldi 4 
up
  Keke Rosberg 4 
down
10  John Watson 3 
up
  Derek Daly 3 
down
12  Alain Prost 3 
down
13  Carlos Reutemann 2 
down
  Jody Scheckter 2 
up
  Bruno Giacomelli 2 
down
16  Jochen Mass 1 
down
1  Renault / Renault 18 
2  Brabham / Ford 18 
up
3  Williams / Ford 15 
down
4  Ligier / Ford 14 
down
5  Arrows / Ford 8 
up
6  Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
7  Lotus / Ford 6 
down
8  McLaren / Ford 6 
9  Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
10  Alfa Romeo / Alfa Romeo 2 
down
  Ferrari / Ferrari 2 
up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantParmalat Racing TeamParmalat Racing TeamParmalat Racing Team
Driver NÚlson Piquet NÚlson Piquet NÚlson Piquet
Car Brabham BT49 Brabham BT49 Brabham BT49
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:50'18.5501'17.6941'19.83
Speed142.348 km/h150.637 km/h146.607 km/h


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