1980 South African Grand Prix

The 1980 South African Grand Prix was Round 3 of the 1980 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Kyalami in South Africa on Sunday, 1 March 1980. Jean-Pierre Jabouille started on pole position for Renault and his team-mate René Arnoux was the race winner. 

1980 South African Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
116Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin781:36:52.541:36:52.540--1:13.15051198.26029
226Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier FordGoodyear78+34.0701:37:26.610+34.070+34.0701:13.91040197.11046
325Didier PironiFranceLigier FordGoodyear78+52.4901:37:45.030+52.490+18.4201:14.19053196.49054
45Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear78+1:01.0201:37:53.560+1:01.020+8.5301:14.57022196.20033
528Carlos ReutemannArgentinaWilliams FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:14.4101262
630Jochen MassGermanyArrows FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:14.8004191
73Jean-Pierre JarierFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:13.3406013
820Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:14.9002018
914Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandEnsign FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:15.0507620
106Ricardo ZuninoArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear77+1 lap1 lap1:14.9302117
117John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear76+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:15.6902121
1211Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear76+2 laps2 laps1:14.620615
1317Geoff LeesGreat BritainShadow FordGoodyear70Suspension8 laps6 laps1:16.8102224
DNF23Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoGoodyear69Engine1:14.8802612
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin61Puncture1:13.290481
DNF4Derek DalyIrelandTyrrell FordGoodyear61Puncture1:15.100916
DNF21Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordGoodyear58Accident1:15.5701023
NC22Patrick DepaillerFranceAlfa RomeoGoodyear53+25 laps1:15.080447
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear34Gearbox1:13.99048
DNF2Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin31Transmission1:14.6501710
DNF1Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaFerrariMichelin14Engine1:14.68049
DNF29Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear10Spun Off1:14.390911
DNF31Eddie CheeverUnited StatesOsella FordGoodyear8Spun Off1:16.610822
DNF12Elio de AngelisItalyLotus FordGoodyear1Spun Off14
DNQ8Alain ProstFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear
DNQ18Dave KennedyIrelandShadow FordGoodyear
DNQ10Jan LammersNetherlandsATS FordGoodyear