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  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Piquet narrows the gap
  • August 31, 1980: The battle between Alan Jones (Williams) and Nelson Piquet (Brabham) for the world championshop closed to two points when Piquet won the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • Jabouille holds off Jones
  • August 17, 1980: Jean-Pierre Jabouille, who had not finished in any of the previous nine rounds, won the Austrian Grand Prix, holding off the determined championship leader Alan Jones and his Williams team-mate Carlos Reutemann

  • German Grand Prix
  • Laffite ends Jones run
  • August 10, 1980: The domination of Alan Jones was ended by Jacques Laffite's victory in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim

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