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Calendar & Results

Race GP DateCircuitWinner Const. EngineTimePoleFastest Lap
1 USW Mar-15 Circuit of Long Beach Jones, Alan Williams Ford Cosworth 1:50:41.33 Patrese, Riccardo Jones, Alan
2 BRA Mar-29 Autódromo Internacional do Rio de Janeiro Reutemann, Carlos Williams Ford Cosworth 2:00:23.66 Piquet, Nelson Surer, Marc
3 ARG Apr-12 Autodromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez Piquet, Nelson Brabham Ford Cosworth 1:34:32.74 Piquet, Nelson Piquet, Nelson
4 SMR May-03 Autodromo Dino Ferrari Piquet, Nelson Brabham Ford Cosworth 1:51:23.97 Villeneuve, Gilles Villeneuve, Gilles
5 BEL May-17 Circuit Terlaemen (Zolder) Reutemann, Carlos Williams Ford Cosworth 1:16:31.61 Reutemann, Carlos Reutemann, Carlos
6 MCO May-31 Circuit de Monaco Villeneuve, Gilles Ferrari Ferrari 1:54:23.38 Piquet, Nelson Jones, Alan
7 ESP Jun-21 Circuito Permanente del Jarama Villeneuve, Gilles Ferrari Ferrari 1:46:35.01 Laffite, Jacques Jones, Alan
8 FRA Jul-05 Circuit de Dijon-Prenois Prost, Alain Renault Renault 1:35:48.13 Arnoux, René Prost, Alain
9 GBR Jul-18 Silverstone Circuit Watson, John McLaren Ford Cosworth 1:26:54.8 Arnoux, René Arnoux, René
10 GER Aug-02 Hockenheimring Piquet, Nelson Brabham Ford Cosworth 1:25:55.6 Prost, Alain Jones, Alan
11 AUT Aug-16 Österreichring Laffite, Jacques Ligier Matra 1:27:36.47 Arnoux, René Laffite, Jacques
12 NLD Aug-30 Circuit Park Zandvoort Prost, Alain Renault Renault 1:40:22.43 Prost, Alain Jones, Alan
13 ITA Sep-13 Autodromo Nazionale Monza Prost, Alain Renault Renault 1:26:33.897 Arnoux, René Reutemann, Carlos
14 CAN Sep-27 Circuit Île Notre-Dame Laffite, Jacques Ligier Matra 2:01:25.2 Piquet, Nelson Watson, John
15 LVG Oct-17 Caesar's Palace Jones, Alan Williams Ford Cosworth 1:44:09.077 Reutemann, Carlos Pironi, Didier

Drivers' World Championship Standings

 DriverUSWBRAARGSMRBELMCOESPFRAGBRGERAUTNLDITACANLVG  Pts.
1 Piquet, N. 409900040946122 50
2 Reutemann, C. 696490306020400 49
3 Jones, A. 963006000034609 46
4 Laffite, J. 010064604490091 44
5 Prost, A. 004000090609906 43
6 Watson, J. 000000469110060 27
7 Villeneuve, G. 000039900000040 25
8 de Angelis, E. 021 - 20210002310 14
9 Arnoux, R. 0020 - 0030060000 11
10 Rebaque, H. 00030 - 002303000 11
11 Patrese, R. 0406 - 0000000000 10
12 Cheever, E. 2000120032 - 0000 10
13 Pironi, D. 000203020000200 9
14 Mansell, N. 000 - 4010 - 000003 8
15 Giacomelli, B. 000000000000034 7
16 Surer, M. 030001 - 00000 - 00 4
17 Andretti, M. 300000000000000 3
18 De Cesaris, A. 00010000000 - 000 1
19 Tambay, P. 1000 - 0000000000 1
20 Borgudd, S. - - - 0 - - - - 100000 - 1
21 Salazar, E. - - - 0 - - 00 - 001000 1
  Serra, C. 000 - 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Stohr, S. - 00 - - 00 - 0000 - - - 0
Warwick, D. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Zunino, R. - 00 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
Rosberg, K. 00000 - 000 - - - - - 0 0
Alboreto, M. - - - 000 - 00 - 00000 0
Gabbiani, B. 0 - - 00 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Ghinzani, P. - - - - 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Guerra, M. - - - 0 - - - - - - - - - - - 0
Henton, B. - - - - - - - - - - - - 0 - - 0
Jabouille, J. - - - 00 - 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Jarier, J. 00 - - - - - - 0000000 0
Daly, D. - - - - - - 00000000 - 0
Lammers, J. 0 - 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0

Constructors' World Championship Standings

  Const.-Eng. USWBRAARGSMRBELMCOESPFRAGBRGERAUTNLDITACANLVG  Pts.
1 Williams - Ford Cosworth 151594963060541009 95
2 Brabham - Ford Cosworth 40912000421249122 61
3 Renault - Renault 0060000120669906 54
4 Ligier - Matra 010064604490091 44
5 Ferrari - Ferrari 0002312920000240 34
6 McLaren - Ford Cosworth 000100469110060 28
7 Lotus - Ford Cosworth 021060310002313 22
8 Arrows - Ford Cosworth 040600000000000 10
Tyrrell - Ford Cosworth 300000000000034 10
Alfa Romeo - Alfa Romeo 200012003200000 10
11 Ensign - Ford Cosworth 030001000001000 5
12 Theodore - Ford Cosworth 100000000000000 1
13 ATS (GER) - Ford Cosworth 000000001000000 1
14 March - Ford Cosworth 000000000000000 0
15 Fittipaldi - Ford Cosworth 000000000000000 0
16 Osella - Ford Cosworth 000000000000000 0
17 Toleman - Hart - - - 000000000000 0

Points System

Total Races Races Counted Towards WC Points AllocationNotes
15 11 Top 6 (9,6,4,3,2,1)Half points awarded for races stopped before three-quarter-distance is completed.