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1980 South African Grand Prix

Round
3/14
Date
Mar 1, 1980 at 00:00
Location
Midrand, South Africa
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:36:52.540 2nd 78 9
2 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +34.070 4th 78 6
3 #25 Didier Pironi Ligier +52.490 5th 78 4
4 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham +1:01.020 3rd 78 3
5 #28 Carlos Reutemann Williams +1 lap 6th 77 2
6 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows +1 lap 19th 77 1
7 #3 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell +1 lap 13th 77
8 #20 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi +1 lap 18th 77
9 #14 Clay Regazzoni Ensign +1 lap 20th 77
10 #6 Ricardo Zunino Brabham +1 lap 17th 77
11 #7 John Watson McLaren +2 laps 21st 76
12 #11 Mario Andretti Lotus +2 laps 15th 76
13 #17 Geoff Lees Shadow Suspension 24th 70
DNF #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo Engine 12th 69
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Puncture 1st 61
DNF #4 Derek Daly Tyrrell Puncture 16th 61
DNF #21 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi Accident 23rd 58
NC #22 Patrick Depailler Alfa Romeo +25 laps 7th 53
DNF #27 Alan Jones Williams Gearbox 8th 34
DNF #2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Transmission 10th 31
DNF #1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari Engine 9th 14
DNF #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Spun off 11th 10
DNF #31 Eddie Cheever Osella Spun off 22nd 8
DNF #12 Elio de Angelis Lotus Spun off 14th 1
DNS #8 Alain Prost McLaren
DNS #9 Marc Surer ATS
DNQ #18 David Kennedy Shadow
DNQ #9 Jan Lammers ATS
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:10.000
2 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:10.210 +0.210
3 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:11.870 +1.870
4 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:11.880 +1.880
5 #25 Didier Pironi Ligier 1:12.110 +2.110
6 #28 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:12.150 +2.150
7 #22 Patrick Depailler Alfa Romeo 1:12.160 +2.160
8 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:12.230 +2.230
9 #1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:12.320 +2.320
10 #2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:12.380 +2.380
11 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:12.500 +2.500
12 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:12.510 +2.510
13 #3 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:12.700 +2.700
14 #12 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:12.740 +2.740
15 #11 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:12.930 +2.930
16 #4 Derek Daly Tyrrell 1:13.040 +3.040
17 #6 Ricardo Zunino Brabham 1:13.050 +3.050
18 #20 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:13.230 +3.230
19 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:13.250 +3.250
20 #14 Clay Regazzoni Ensign 1:13.250 +3.250
21 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:13.610 +3.610
22 #8 Alain Prost McLaren 1:13.760 +3.760
23 #31 Eddie Cheever Osella 1:13.830 +3.830
24 #21 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:13.840 +3.840
25 #17 Geoff Lees Shadow 1:14.460 +4.460
26 #9 Marc Surer ATS 1:14.540 +4.540
27 #18 David Kennedy Shadow 1:15.230 +5.230
28 #9 Jan Lammers ATS 1:15.290 +5.290
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:11.110
2 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:11.920 +0.810
3 #22 Patrick Depailler Alfa Romeo 1:12.160 +1.050
4 #25 Didier Pironi Ligier 1:12.160 +1.050
5 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:12.160 +1.050
6 #28 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:12.180 +1.070
7 #1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:12.320 +1.210
8 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:12.400 +1.290
9 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:12.500 +1.390
10 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:12.660 +1.550
11 #3 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:12.760 +1.650
12 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:12.830 +1.720
13 #11 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:12.930 +1.820
14 #12 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:13.000 +1.890
15 #14 Clay Regazzoni Ensign 1:13.250 +2.140
16 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:13.290 +2.180
17 #6 Ricardo Zunino Brabham 1:13.290 +2.180
18 #2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:13.400 +2.290
19 #20 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:13.530 +2.420
20 #4 Derek Daly Tyrrell 1:13.600 +2.490
21 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:13.610 +2.500
22 #31 Eddie Cheever Osella 1:13.830 +2.720
23 #21 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:13.930 +2.820
24 #17 Geoff Lees Shadow 1:15.200 +4.090
25 #9 Jan Lammers ATS 1:15.290 +4.180
26 #18 David Kennedy Shadow 1:15.380 +4.270
27 #8 Alain Prost McLaren
28 #9 Marc Surer ATS
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:10.000
2 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:10.210 +0.210
3 #5 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:11.870 +1.870
4 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:11.880 +1.880
5 #25 Didier Pironi Ligier 1:12.110 +2.110
6 #28 Carlos Reutemann Williams 1:12.150 +2.150
7 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:12.230 +2.230
8 #2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:12.380 +2.380
9 #23 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:12.510 +2.510
10 #3 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:12.700 +2.700
11 #12 Elio de Angelis Lotus 1:12.740 +2.740
12 #1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:12.950 +2.950
13 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:12.950 +2.950
14 #4 Derek Daly Tyrrell 1:13.040 +3.040
15 #6 Ricardo Zunino Brabham 1:13.050 +3.050
16 #22 Patrick Depailler Alfa Romeo 1:13.130 +3.130
17 #20 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:13.230 +3.230
18 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:13.250 +3.250
19 #11 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:13.260 +3.260
20 #14 Clay Regazzoni Ensign 1:13.560 +3.560
21 #8 Alain Prost McLaren 1:13.760 +3.760
22 #31 Eddie Cheever Osella 1:13.840 +3.840
23 #21 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 1:13.840 +3.840
24 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:14.040 +4.040
25 #17 Geoff Lees Shadow 1:14.460 +4.460
26 #9 Marc Surer ATS 1:14.540 +4.540
27 #18 David Kennedy Shadow 1:15.230 +5.230
28 #9 Jan Lammers ATS
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:13.150 51

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 René Arnoux Renault 2 2 18
2 Alan Jones Williams 1 2 13 -5
3 Nelson Piquet Brabham 0 1 9 -9
4 Didier Pironi Ligier 0 1 7 -11
5 Elio de Angelis Lotus 0 1 6 -12
6 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 1 6 -12
7 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi 0 1 4 -14
8 Derek Daly Tyrrell 0 0 3 -15
9 Alain Prost McLaren 0 0 3 -15
10 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 0 0 2 -16
11 Carlos Reutemann Williams 0 0 2 -16
12 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 0 1 -17
13 Jochen Mass Arrows 0 0 1 -17
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Renault Renault 2 2 18
2 Williams Ford 1 2 15 -3
3 Ligier Ford 0 2 13 -5
4 Brabham Ford 0 1 9 -9
5 Lotus Ford 0 1 6 -12
6 Fittipaldi Ford 0 1 4 -14
7 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 3 -15
8 McLaren Ford 0 0 3 -15
9 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo 0 0 2 -16
10 Arrows Ford 0 0 2 -16

More South African GP

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1993 #2 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Mark Blundell 1:19.492 - Alain Prost Alain Prost
1992 #5 Nigel Mansell Riccardo Patrese Ayrton Senna 1:17.578 - Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell
1985 #5 Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg Alain Prost 1:08.149 - Keke Rosberg Nigel Mansell
1984 #8 Niki Lauda Alain Prost Derek Warwick 1:08.877 - Patrick Tambay Nelson Piquet
1983 #6 Riccardo Patrese Andrea de Cesaris Nelson Piquet 1:09.948 - Nelson Piquet Patrick Tambay
1982 #15 Alain Prost Carlos Reutemann René Arnoux 1:08.278 - Alain Prost René Arnoux
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jarier 1:14.412 - Gilles Villeneuve Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1978 #6 Ronnie Peterson Patrick Depailler John Watson 1:17.090 - Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
1977 #11 Niki Lauda Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler 1:17.630 - John Watson James Hunt
1976 #1 Niki Lauda James Hunt Jochen Mass 1:17.970 - Niki Lauda James Hunt
1975 #3 Jody Scheckter Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:17.200 - Carlos Pace Carlos Pace
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Jean-Pierre Beltoise Mike Hailwood 1:18.160 - Carlos Reutemann Niki Lauda
1973 #3 Jackie Stewart Peter Revson Emerson Fittipaldi 1:17.100 - Emerson Fittipaldi Denny Hulme
1972 #12 Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi Peter Revson 1:18.900 - Mike Hailwood Jackie Stewart
1971 #6 Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart Clay Regazzoni 1:20.300 - Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart
1970 #12 Jack Brabham Denny Hulme Jackie Stewart 1:20.800 - John Surtees Jackie Stewart
1969 #7 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:21.600 - Jackie Stewart Jack Brabham
1968 #4 Jim Clark Graham Hill Jochen Rindt 1:23.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1967 #4 Pedro Rodríguez John Love John Surtees 1:29.900 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #5 Jim Clark John Surtees Graham Hill 1:27.600 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Jim Clark Dan Gurney Graham Hill 1:29.100 - Dan Gurney Jim Clark
1962 #3 Graham Hill Bruce McLaren Tony Maggs 1:31.000 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
The 1980 South African Grand Prix started Mar 1, 1980 on Kyalami Racing Circuit in Midrand, South Africa. Jean-Pierre Jabouille started from pole position with René Arnoux next to him. Nelson Piquet started from third place.

In 1 hour, 36 minutes and 52 seconds René Arnoux finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Jacques Laffite in second and Didier Pironi in third place.

After the 1980 South African Grand Prix, René Arnoux is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 18 points. Arnoux is 5 points ahead of Alan Jones.