1980 USA East Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1980 USA East Grand Prix poster

1980 USA East Grand Prix poster

1980 USA East Grand Prix

1980 USA East Grand Prix is 342nd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Bruno Giacomelli won the pole position, Alan Jones won this race. This was his 10th victory. Carlos Reutemann and Didier Pironi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 59 laps (321 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1980 Canada Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1981 USA West Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1980 USA East Grand Prix

11th victory for the Williams team
10th victory for the Alan Jones
18th podium for the Alan Jones
37th podium for the Carlos Reutemann
7th podium for the Didier Pironi

1980 USA East Grand Prix

1980 USA East Grand Prix

Williams FW07B - 1980 USA East Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07B - 1980 USA East Grand Prix winner

1980 USA East Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones 9.00  1h 34m 36.05s  ( 203.380 km/h ) 59 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
2 Carlos Reutemann 6.00  1h 34m 40.26s  ( +04.21s ) 59 Albilad-Williams Racing Team
3 Didier Pironi 4.00  1h 34m 48.62s  ( +12.57s ) 59 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
4 Elio De Angelis 3.00  1h 35m 05.74s  ( +29.69s ) 59 Team Essex Lotus
5 Jacques Laffite 2.00   58 Equipe Ligier Gitanes
6 Mario Andretti 1.00   58 Team Essex Lotus
7 René Arnoux 0   58 Equipe Renault Elf
8 Marc Surer 0   57 Team ATS
9 Rupert Keegan 0   57 RAM/Penthouse-Rizla Racing
10 Keke Rosberg 0   57 Skol Fittipaldi Team
11 Jody Scheckter 0   56 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nc John Watson 0   50 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Gilles Villeneuve 0  Accident 49 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nc Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   40 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Jochen Mass 0  Transmission 36 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Bruno Giacomelli 0  Ignition 31 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Skirt 25 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Suspension 21 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Hector Rebaque 0  Engine 20 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Jan Lammers 0  Steering 16 Unipart Racing Team
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Accident 16 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Suspension 15 Skol Fittipaldi Team
ab Derek Daly 0  Accident 3 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Collision 2 Marlboro Team Alfa Romeo
nq Mike Thackwell 0     Candy Tyrrell Team
nq Geoff Lees 0     RAM/Rainbow Jeans Racing
np Alain Prost 0  Accident   Marlboro Team McLaren
f Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Injury   Equipe Renault Elf

List of all cars for the 1980 USA East Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Williams FW07B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 010

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RE20

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M30

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T5

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Ensign N180

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11/15

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Fittipaldi F8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 81

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Osella FA1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0