1980 French Grand Prix

The 1980 French Grand Prix was Round 7 of the 1980 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on Sunday, 29 June 1980. Jacques Laffite started on pole position in the Ligier Ford and Alan Jones was the race winner in the Williams Ford. 

1980 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
127Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear541:32:43.421:32:43.420--1:41.45048203.02049
225Didier PironiFranceLigier FordGoodyear54+4.5201:32:47.940+4.520+4.5201:41.51048202.85036
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier FordGoodyear54+30.2601:33:13.680+30.260+25.7401:42.34044201.92014
45Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear54+1:14.8801:33:58.300+1:14.880+44.6201:42.86051200.32083
516Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin54+1:16.1501:33:59.570+1:16.150+1.2701:42.41053200.27022
628Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordGoodyear54+1:16.7401:34:00.160+1:16.740+0.5901:42.41053200.25051
77John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear53+1 lap1:33:15.5401 lap1 lap1:44.22045198.11013
82Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin53+1 lap1:33:17.1201 lap+1.5801:43.65029198.06017
929Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear53+1 lap1:33:30.9501 lap+13.8301:44.35050197.57018
1030Jochen MassGermanyArrows FordGoodyear53+1 lap1:33:32.9801 lap+2.0301:44.27050197.50015
114Derek DalyIrelandTyrrell FordGoodyear52+2 laps1:32:44.5202 laps1 lap1:45.82041195.46020
121Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaFerrariMichelin52+2 laps1:33:22.9202 laps+38.4001:43.81047194.12019
1320Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear50Engine1:28:24.9704 laps2 laps1:44.51046197.14024
143Jean-Pierre JarierFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear50+4 laps1:33:39.5604 laps+5:14.5901:45.54010186.10016
DNF31Eddie CheeverUnited StatesOsella FordGoodyear43Engine1:16:32.0901:45.24041195.86021
DNF9Marc SurerSwitzerlandATS FordGoodyear26Gearbox46:06.4201:45.00024196.58011
DNF22Patrick DepaillerFranceAlfa RomeoGoodyear25Handling48:40.9601:44.7407179.02010
DNF11Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear18Gearbox33:59.7401:45.67016184.58012
DNF21Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordGoodyear8Spun off14:22.5301:46.2208194.00023
DNF23Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoGoodyear8Handling19:01.8401:45.4803146.5409
DNF8Alain ProstFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear6Transmission16:05.6201:44.8703129.9607
DNF12Elio de AngelisItalyLotus FordGoodyear3Clutch9:35.3201:50.6502109.07014
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelinTransmission6
DNF6Ricardo ZuninoArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyearClutch22
DNQ17Geoff LeesGreat BritainShadow FordGoodyear
DNQ14Jan LammersNetherlandsEnsign FordGoodyear
DNQ18Dave KennedyIrelandShadow FordGoodyear