• Monaco Grand Prix
  • Reutemann wins after early pile-up
  • May 18, 1980: Carlos Reutemann won an action-packed and wet Monaco Grand Prix for Williams, a race marked by a spectacular four-car first-corner pile-up

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Dominant Pironi takes maiden win at Zolder
  • May 4, 1980: Didier Pironi won the Belgian Grand Prix, the first race of the European season, having led from start to finish at the tight circuit of Zolder

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Arnoux eases to Interlagos victory
  • January 27, 1980: Rene Arnoux, driving a turbocharged Renault, won the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, with Elio de Angelis second for Lotus and new championship favourite Alan Jones back in third

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • Jones continues where he left off
  • January 13, 1980: Alan Jones, who ended the 1979 championship in blistering form, showed his Williams was the car to beat with victory in the season-opening Argentine Grand Prix

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Hat-trick for Jones but Scheckter's sitting pretty
  • August 26, 1979: Alan Jones scored his third successive win at the Dutch Grand Prix, at Zandvoort, but the peculiarities of the tweaked scoring system meant it made little impact on the drivers' championship

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Scheckter finally wins for Ferrari
  • May 13, 1979: The battle for the world title took another twist as Jody Scheckter in a Ferrari and Jacques Lafitte in a Ligier moved joint top in the championship when they finished first and second respectively in a close-run Belgian Grand Prix

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Depailler wins as Laffite falters
  • April 29, 1979: Patrick Depailler secured a start-to-finish victory for Ligier at the Spanish Grand Prix, but it was another day of frustration for his team-mate Jacques Laffite as his early season wins started to fade as reliability issues came to the fore

  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Villeneuve beats Scheckter again at Long Beach
  • April 8, 1979: Gilles Villeneuve won the United States Grand Prix at Long Beach - his second successive victory and one which took him two points ahead of Jacques Lafitte in the drivers' championship - but it was a day of confusion and controversy

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Laffite again as Ligier dominates
  • February 4, 1979: Jacques Lafitte showed his win a fortnight earlier in Argentina was no fluke by winning the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • Laffite wins as Ligier makes quick start
  • January 21, 1979: Mario Andretti might have been the bookies favourite to retain his title, but Jacques Lafitte in a Ligier stormed to victory in the season-opening Argentine Grand Prix

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Local hero Villeneuve secures debut victory
  • October 8, 1978: Gilles Villeneuve, the 28-year-old Canadian who had been creating a storm since his F1 debut 15 months earlier, won his home grand prix and did so in style

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Reutemann wins at a subdued Glen
  • October 1, 1978: With both drivers' and constructors' titles decided, and with Lotus still in mourning after the death of Ronnie Peterson, there was little excitement among the teams for the penultimate race of the season

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • Peterson cuts lead as Andretti crashes out
  • August 13, 1978: Ronnie Peterson won the Austrian Grand Prix after a chaotic start caused by a sudden downpour just as the race was about to get underway

  • British Grand Prix
  • Reutemann wins to reignite title race
  • July 16, 1978: Ferrari's Carlos Reutemann injected some much-needed competition into the season with victory at the British Grand Prix, beating Niki Lauda after an action-packed race at Brands Hatch

  • French Grand Prix
  • Andretti opens up commanding lead
  • July 2, 1978: Normal service was resumed at the Paul Ricard circuit as Mario Andretti secured his third win in four starts in the French Grand Prix in front of a record 100,000 spectators

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