1979 Race of Champions

  • Sunday, April 15, 1979
  • Marlboro/Daily Mail Race of Champions
Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Laps
40
Pole
Fastest Lap
Piquet, 1m 17.46s
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

53m 17.12s

0

2

2

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

53m 31.19s

0

3

2

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

53m 40.29s

0

4

1

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

53m 57.88s

0

5

3

Niki Lauda

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT48-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

39 laps

0

6

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

39 laps

0

7

3

Guy Edwards

44

RAM Racing

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford

39 laps

0

8

9

Bernard de Dryver

45

RAM Racing

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford

39 laps

0

9

Desire Wilson

41

Melchester Racing

Tyrrell 008-Ford

38 laps

0

10

6

Gordon Smiley

42

Melchester Racing

Tyrrell 008-Ford

38 laps

0

11

4

Giacomo Agostini

49

Dave Price Racing

Williams FW06-Ford

38 laps

0

12

6

Valentino Musetti

47

Valentino Musetti

March 781-Ford

36 laps

0

13

6

Robin Smith

63

Robin Smith

Ensign N174-Ford

36 laps

0

DNS

David Kennedy

51

Theodore Racing Hong Kong

Wolf WR4-Ford

0

DNQ

Gerd Biechteler

62

Waltz-Toj Racing

March 781-Ford

0

R

Philip Bullman

52

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford

24 laps Spun

0

R

Tiff Needell

46

Graham Eden Racing

Chevron B41-Ford

16 laps Accident

0

R

Emilio de Villota

43

Madom F1 Team

Lotus 78-Ford

34 laps Engine

0

R

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M28-Ford (Goodyear)

18 laps Gearbox

0

R

Rupert Keegan

56

Charles Clowes Racing

Arrows A1-Ford

35 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Brands Hatch

Country

Britain

Location

Fawkham, Kent

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.6136 (Miles)

Record

Nigel Mansell (Williams FW11-Honda), 1m09.593, 135.200 mph, F1, 1986

3,168

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