1979 Argentine Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Argentina
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
53
Pole
Fastest Lap
Laffite, 1m 46.91s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 36m 3.21s

9

2

1

Carlos Reutemann

2

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 36m 18.15s

6

3

3

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 37m 32.02s

4

4

2

Patrick Depailler

25

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 37m 44.93s

3

5

2

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

2

6

5

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

1

7

9

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

0

8

6

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps

0

9

6

Alan Jones

27

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps

0

10

7

Clay Regazzoni

28

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps

0

11

13

Derek Daly

22

Team Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps

0

12

2

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

48 laps Engine

0

DNS

Riccardo Patrese

29

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNS

Hans-Joachim Stuck

9

ATS Wheels

ATS D2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

James Hunt

20

Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing

Wolf WR7-Ford (Goodyear)

41 laps Electrics

0

R

Jan Lammers

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

42 laps Cv joint

0

R

Jody Scheckter

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Hector Rebaque

31

Team Rebaque

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

46 laps Suspension

0

R

Arturo Merzario

24

Team Merzario

Merzario A1B-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Didier Pironi

3

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jarier

4

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

15 laps Engine

0

R

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

Accident prior to race being stopped

0

R

Niki Lauda

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

8 laps Fuel pressure

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

15 laps Engine

0

R

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

6 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Buenos Aires

Country

Argentina

Location

Buenos Aires

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.709 (Miles)

Record

Nelson Piquet (Brabham BT49C-Ford), 1m45.287, 126.819 mph, F1, 1981

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