Formula 1 1980 United States Grand Prix West

data

1980-03-30
4
Long Beach
Nelson Piquet
Nelson Piquet

The 1980 United States Grand Prix West was won by Nelson Piquet of Brabham.

The race in United States of America was round 4 of 14 of the 1980 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 80 1:50:19.4 9
2 80 +49.212 6
3 80 +1:18.563 4
4 79 +1 Lap 3
5 79 +1 Lap 2
6 79 +1 Lap 1
7 79 +1 Lap 0
8 79 +1 Lap 0
9 78 +2 Laps 0
10 71 +9 Laps 0
58 Overheating 0
50 Accident 0
49 Accident 0
47 Accident 0
46 Transmission 0
40 Suspension 0
36 Puncture 0
11 Transmission 0
3 Transmission 0
3 Accident 0
3 Accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Transmission 0
0 Accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Nelson Piquet Brabham
2 René Arnoux Renault
3 Patrick Depailler Alfa Romeo
4 Jan Lammers ATS
5 Alan Jones Williams
6 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo
7 Carlos Reutemann Williams
8 Riccardo Patrese Arrows
9 Didier Pironi Ligier
10 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
11 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault
12 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell
13 Jacques Laffite Ligier
14 Derek Daly Tyrrell
15 Mario Andretti Team Lotus
16 Jody Scheckter Ferrari
17 Jochen Mass Arrows
18 Ricardo Zunino Brabham
19 Eddie Cheever Osella
20 Elio de Angelis Team Lotus
21 John Watson McLaren
22 Keke Rosberg Fittipaldi
23 Clay Regazzoni Ensign
24 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi

1980 United States Grand Prix West

The 1980 United States Grand Prix West was a Formula One motor race held on March 30, 1980, at Long Beach, California. It was the fourth round of the 1980 Formula One season. The race was the fifth United States Grand Prix West and the sixth street race to be held at Long Beach. The race was held over 80 laps of the 3.251-kilometre circuit for a total race distance of 260 kilometres.

The race was won by Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet driving a Brabham BT49. It was Piquet's debut World Championship victory in just his fourth points finish and announced his emergence as a championship contender. Piquet won by 49 seconds over Italian driver Riccardo Patrese driving an Arrows A3. It was the best result for both Arrows and Patrese in two years after Patrese finished second at the 1978 Swedish Grand Prix. Third was Brazilian driver, twice-World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi driving a Fittipaldi F7. It was Fittipaldi's best result since finishing second at the 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix.


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