1979 French Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
80
Pole
Fastest Lap
Arnoux, 1m 09.16s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

1h 35m 20.42s

9

2

1

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

1h 35m 35.01s

6

3

1

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

1h 35m 35.25s

4

4

3

Alan Jones

27

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 35m 57.03s

3

5

5

Jean-Pierre Jarier

4

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 36m 24.93s

2

6

3

Clay Regazzoni

28

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 36m 25.93s

1

7

2

Jody Scheckter

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

79 laps

0

8

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

79 laps

0

9

7

Keke Rosberg

20

Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing

Wolf WR8-Ford (Goodyear)

79 laps

0

10

10

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28C-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

11

4

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28C-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

12

12

Hector Rebaque

31

Team Rebaque

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

13

Carlos Reutemann

2

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

77 laps Accident

0

14

5

Riccardo Patrese

29

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

77 laps

0

15

7

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

75 laps

0

16

9

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

75 laps

0

17

Bruno Giacomelli

35

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo 177 (Goodyear)

75 laps

0

18

3

Jan Lammers

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

73 laps

0

DNS

Hans-Joachim Stuck

9

ATS Wheels

ATS D2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

24

Team Merzario

Merzario A2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Patrick Gaillard

22

Team Ensign

Ensign N179-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Didier Pironi

3

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

71 laps Suspension

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps No oil

0

R

Niki Lauda

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

23 laps Spun

0

R

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

52 laps Accident

0

R

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 80-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps Brakes

0

R

Jacky Ickx

25

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

45 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Dijon-Prenois

Country

France

Location

Prenois, Burgundy

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.361 (Miles)

Record

Klaus Zwart (Jaguar R5-Cosworth), 1m04.876, 131.013 mph, Boss GP, 2012

First Race

1973 Dijon 1000Kms

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