Statistics as of October 5, 1980

Alan Jones 1980 world champion
  • Alan Jones
  • Nationality Australia
  • Age 33 years 338 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1980 championship position 1
  • Career 1980
    Races 81 14
    Wins (Best) 10 5
    Poles (Best) 6 3
Nelson Piquet Formula One World Championship, 1987
  • Nelson Piquet
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 28 years 49 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1980 championship position 2
  • Career 1980
    Races 34 14
    Wins (Best) 3 3
    Poles (Best) 2 2
Carlos Reutemann in 1978
  • Carlos Reutemann
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 38 years 176 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1980 championship position 3
  • Career 1980
    Races 129 14
    Wins (Best) 10 1
    Poles (Best) 4 0 (2)
Jacques Laffite of Ligier at the 1977 Japanese Grand Prix
  • Jacques Laffite
  • Nationality France
  • Age 36 years 319 days
  • Team Ligier
  • 1980 championship position 4
  • Career 1980
    Races 95 14
    Wins (Best) 4 1
    Poles (Best) 6 1
Tyrrell driver Didier Pironi during the 1978 Formula One World Championship
  • Didier Pironi
  • Nationality France
  • Age 28 years 193 days
  • Team Ligier
  • 1980 championship position 5
  • Career 1980
    Races 45 14
    Wins (Best) 1 1
    Poles (Best) 2 2
Ferrari's Rene Arnoux at the 1984 world championship
  • René Arnoux
  • Nationality France
  • Age 32 years 93 days
  • Team Renault
  • 1980 championship position 6
  • Career 1980
    Races 38 14
    Wins (Best) 2 2
    Poles (Best) 5 3
Elio de Angelis crashed in the Shadow
  • Elio de Angelis
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 22 years 193 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1980 championship position 7
  • Career 1980
    Races 29 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
Jean-Pierre Jabouille of Renault at the 1978 South African Grand Prix
  • Jean-Pierre Jabouille
  • Nationality France
  • Age 38 years 4 days
  • Team Renault
  • 1980 championship position 8
  • Career 1980
    Races 50 13
    Wins (Best) 2 1
    Poles (Best) 6 2
Riccardo Patrese of Williams Judd at the 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Riccardo Patrese
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 26 years 171 days
  • Team Arrows
  • 1980 championship position 9
  • Career 1980
    Races 52 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (7)
Keke Rosberg Formula One World Champion - 1986
  • Keke Rosberg
  • Nationality Finland
  • Age 31 years 304 days
  • Team Fittipaldi
  • 1980 championship position 10
  • Career 1980
    Races 36 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
John Watson at the 1978 Swedish Grand Prix
  • John Watson
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 34 years 154 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1980 championship position 11
  • Career 1980
    Races 108 14
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 2 0 (7)
Derek Daly
  • Derek Daly
  • Nationality Ireland
  • Age 27 years 208 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1980 championship position 12
  • Career 1980
    Races 34 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (10) 0 (10)
Jean-Pierre Jarier of Ligier at the 1977 Japanese Grand Prix
  • Jean-Pierre Jarier
  • Nationality France
  • Age 34 years 87 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1980 championship position 13
  • Career 1980
    Races 103 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 3 0 (9)
Gilles Villeneuve at his debut race
  • Gilles Villeneuve
  • Nationality Canada
  • Age 30 years 261 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1980 championship position 14
  • Career 1980
    Races 48 14
    Wins (Best) 4 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (3)
Emerson Fittipaldi at the 1971 British Grand Prix
  • Emerson Fittipaldi
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 33 years 298 days
  • Team Fittipaldi
  • 1980 championship position 15
  • Career 1980
    Races 149 14
    Wins (Best) 14 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 6 0 (12)
Alain Prost in 1987
  • Alain Prost
  • Nationality France
  • Age 25 years 224 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1980 championship position 16
  • Career 1980
    Races 13 13
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
Jochen Mass of McLaren, at the 1977 Formula One South African Grand Prix
  • Jochen Mass
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 34 years 5 days
  • Team Arrows
  • 1980 championship position 17
  • Career 1980
    Races 104 13
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (13)
  • Bruno Giacomelli
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 28 years 25 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1980 championship position 18
  • Career 1980
    Races 24 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 1 1
Jody Scheckter in 1978
  • Jody Scheckter
  • Nationality South Africa
  • Age 30 years 250 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1980 championship position 19
  • Career 1980
    Races 113 14
    Wins (Best) 10 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 3 0 (8)
Mario Andretti at the first United States Grand Prix West
  • Mario Andretti
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 40 years 220 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1980 championship position 20
  • Career 1980
    Races 113 14
    Wins (Best) 12 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 17 0 (6)
Hector Rebaque
  • Hector Rebaque
  • Nationality Mexico
  • Age 24 years 243 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1980 championship position 21
  • Career 1980
    Races 43 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (6) 0 (6)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
Marc Surer of Theodore,  1981 Formula One World Championship.
  • Marc Surer
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 29 years 17 days
  • Team ATS
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 14 11
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (11)
Ricardo Zunino
  • Ricardo Zunino
  • Nationality Argentina
  • Age 31 years 175 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 9 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (9) 0 (16)
  • Rupert Keegan
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 25 years 220 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 32 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (13) 0 (15)
Clay Regazzoni at the 1977 South African Grand Prix
  • Clay Regazzoni
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 41 years 30 days
  • Team Ensign
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 139 4
    Wins (Best) 5 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 5 0 (12)
Jan Lammers of Theodore at the 1982 Dutch Grand Prix.
  • Jan Lammers
  • Nationality Netherlands
  • Age 24 years 125 days
  • Team ATS/Ensign
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 29 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
Eddie Cheever makes his F1 debut at the 1978 Argentinean Grand Prix
  • Eddie Cheever
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 22 years 269 days
  • Team Osella
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 17 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (12) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (14) 0 (14)
Geoff Lees
  • Geoff Lees
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 29 years 157 days
  • Team Ensign/Shadow/Williams
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 10 8
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (13)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (24)
Monza resident Vittorio Brambilla arrives at the circuit
  • Vittorio Brambilla
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 42 years 329 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 79 2
    Wins (Best) 1 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (19)
  • Kevin Cogan
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 24 years 188 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Jordan boss Eddie Jordan (R) with driver Andrea de Cesaris
  • Andrea de Cesaris
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 21 years 127 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
Patrick Depailler
  • Patrick Depailler
  • Nationality France
  • Age 36 years 57 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 95 8
    Wins (Best) 2 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (3)
  • Harald Ertl
  • Nationality Austria
  • Age 32 years 35 days
  • Team ATS
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 28 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (0)
Stefan Johansson of Tyrrell at the 1984 Dutch Grand Prix
  • Stefan Johansson
  • Nationality Sweden
  • Age 24 years 27 days
  • Team Shadow
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
David Kennedy
  • Dave Kennedy
  • Nationality Ireland
  • Age 28 years 264 days
  • Team Shadow
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 7 7
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Nigel Mansell in 1988
  • Nigel Mansell
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 27 years 58 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 3 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (16)
Tiff Needell at his first grand prix appearance at Zolder
  • Tiff Needell
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 28 years 342 days
  • Team Ensign
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (23) 0 (23)
Stephen South
  • Stephen South
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 28 years 229 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Mike Thackwell
  • Mike Thackwell
  • Nationality New Zealand
  • Age 19 years 189 days
  • Team Arrows/Tyrrell
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 3 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (24) 0 (24)
Formula One World Championship driver Desire Wilson, 1980
  • Desiré Wilson
  • Nationality South Africa
  • Age 26 years 314 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Manfred Winkelhock of ATS, 1982 Formula One World Championship.
  • Manfred Winkelhock
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 27 years 365 days
  • Team Arrows
  • 1980 championship position -
  • Career 1980
    Races 1 1
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)