1979 British Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
9
Laps
68
Pole
Fastest Lap
Regazzoni, 1m 14.40s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

3

Clay Regazzoni

28

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 26m 11.17s

9

2

3

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

1h 26m 35.45s

6

3

13

Jean-Pierre Jarier

4

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

67 laps

4

4

3

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M29-Ford (Goodyear)

67 laps

3

5

6

Jody Scheckter

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

67 laps

2

6

11

Jacky Ickx

25

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

67 laps

1

7

11

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28C-Ford (Goodyear)

66 laps Out of fuel

0

8

Carlos Reutemann

2

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

66 laps

0

9

15

Hector Rebaque

31

Team Rebaque

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

66 laps

0

10

5

Didier Pironi

3

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

66 laps

0

11

10

Jan Lammers

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

65 laps

0

12

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

65 laps

0

13

10

Patrick Gaillard

22

Team Ensign

Ensign N179-Ford (Goodyear)

65 laps

0

14

1

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

63 laps Fuel vapourisation

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

24

Team Merzario

Merzario A2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Hans-Joachim Stuck

9

ATS Wheels

ATS D2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

3 laps Wheel bearing

0

R

Keke Rosberg

20

Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing

Wolf WR7-Ford (Goodyear)

44 laps Fuel system

0

R

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

44 laps Engine

0

R

Alan Jones

27

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

38 laps Water pump

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

25 laps Engine

0

R

Niki Lauda

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

12 laps Brakes

0

R

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

1 laps Spun

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

21 laps Engine

0

R

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

36 laps Gearbox

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

29

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

45 laps Gearbox

0

Circuit - Silverstone

Country

Britain

Location

Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.932 (Miles)

Record

Alain Prost (McLaren MP4/2B-TAG Porsche), 1m09.886, 151.035 mph, F1, 1985

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