1980 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Le Castellet circuit. Full information

1980 France Grand Prix poster

1980 France Grand Prix poster

1980 France Grand Prix

1980 France Grand Prix is 335th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Le Castellet circuit. Jacques Laffite won the pole position, Alan Jones won this race. This was his 7th victory. Didier Pironi and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (314 km).

Previous race: 1980 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1980 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 France Grand Prix

8th victory for the Williams team
7th victory for the Alan Jones
12th podium for the Alan Jones
5th podium for the Didier Pironi
17th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1980 France Grand Prix

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1980 France Grand Prix

1980 France Grand Prix

1980 France Grand Prix

Williams FW07B - 1980 France Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07B - 1980 France Grand Prix winner

1980 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones 9.00  1h 32m 43.42s  ( 203.016 km/h ) 54 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
2 Didier Pironi 6.00  1h 32m 47.94s  ( +04.52s ) 54 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
3 Jacques Laffite 4.00  1h 33m 13.68s  ( +30.26s ) 54 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
4 Nelson Piquet 3.00  1h 33m 58.30s  ( +1m 14.88s ) 54 Parmalat Racing Team
5 René Arnoux 2.00  1h 33m 59.57s  ( +1m 16.15s ) 54 Equipe Renault Elf
6 Carlos Reutemann 1.00  1h 34m 00.16s  ( +1m 16.74s ) 54 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
7 John Watson 0   53 Marlboro Team McLaren
8 Gilles Villeneuve 0   53 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Riccardo Patrese 0   53 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
10 Jochen Mass 0   53 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
11 Derek Daly 0   52 Candy Tyrrell Team
12 Jody Scheckter 0   52 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
13 Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Engine 50 Skol Fittipaldi Team
14 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   50 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Engine 43 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Marc Surer 0  Gearbox 26 Team ATS
ab Patrick Depailler 0  Handling 25 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Mario Andretti 0  Gearbox 18 Team Essex Lotus
ab Keke Rosberg 0  Accident 8 Skol Fittipaldi Team
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Handling 8 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Alain Prost 0  Transmission 6 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Clutch 3 Team Essex Lotus
ab Ricardo Zunino 0  Clutch 0 Parmalat Racing Team
nq Jan Lammers 0     Unipart Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Transmission 0 Equipe Renault Elf
nq Geoff Lees 0     Theodore Shadow
nq David Kennedy 0     Theodore Shadow

List of all cars for the 1980 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet circuit

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Fittipaldi F7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 81

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T5

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Tyrrell 010

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Ensign N180

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN12

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11/15

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE20

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0