1979 Long Beach Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
4
Laps
80
Pole
Fastest Lap
Villeneuve, 1m 21.200s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

1h 50m 25.4s

9

2

1

Jody Scheckter

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

1h 50m 54.78s

6

3

7

Alan Jones

27

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 51m 25.09s

4

4

2

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 51m 29.73s

3

5

1

Patrick Depailler

25

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 51m 48.92s

2

6

1

Jean-Pierre Jarier

4

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

79 laps

1

7

14

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

8

4

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

9

4

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps

0

DNS

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

Outside assistance

0

DNS

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

Outside assistance

0

DSQ

Didier Pironi

3

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

72 laps Outside assistance

0

DSQ

Hans-Joachim Stuck

9

ATS Wheels

ATS D2-Ford (Goodyear)

49 laps Outside assistance

0

R

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28-Ford (Goodyear)

62 laps Injection unit

0

R

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Niki Lauda

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Jan Lammers

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

47 laps Suspension

0

R

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

8 laps Brakes

0

R

Hector Rebaque

31

Team Rebaque

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

71 laps Accident

0

R

Clay Regazzoni

28

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

48 laps Engine

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

29

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

40 laps Brakes

0

R

Carlos Reutemann

2

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

21 laps Driveshaft

0

R

James Hunt

20

Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing

Wolf WR8-Ford (Goodyear)

Driveshaft

0

R

Derek Daly

22

Team Ensign

Ensign N179-Ford (Goodyear)

69 laps Accident

0

R

Arturo Merzario

24

Team Merzario

Merzario A1B-Ford (Goodyear)

13 laps Engine

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

19 laps Driveshaft

0

Circuit - Long Beach

Country

United States

Location

Long Beach, California

Type

Temporary street circuit

Length

2.02 (Miles)

Record

Nelson Piquet (Brabham BT49-Ford), 1m19.830, 91.094 mph, F1, 1980

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