1979 Rome Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Italy
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
65
Pole
Fastest Lap
Henton, 1m 09.5s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Marc Surer

1

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 16m 34.9s

9

2

7

Siegfried Stohr

19

Trivellato Racing Team

Chevron B48-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 17m 9.4s

6

3

15

Maurizio Flammini

39

Sanremo Racing

March 792-BMW (Pirelli)

1h 17m 17.5s

4

4

13

Bobby Rahal

6

Chevron Racing Team

Chevron B48-Hart (Goodyear)

1h 17m 21.5s

3

5

3

Rad Dougall

15

Toleman Group Motorsport

March 782-Hart (Goodyear)

1h 17m 32.8s

2

6

4

Andrea de Cesaris

7

Project 4 Racing

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

64 laps

1

7

13

Ariel Bakst

12

Sanremo Racing

March 782-BMW (Pirelli)

64 laps

0

8

1

Alberto Colombo

11

Sanremo Racing

March 782-BMW (Pirelli)

64 laps

0

9

10

Eje Elgh

22

Team Tiga

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

64 laps

0

10

12

Carlo Giorgio

31

RR Racing Team

March 742/782-Hart (Goodyear)

62 laps

0

DNQ

Sergio Mingotti

33

Sergio Mingotti

March 762-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Armin Hahne

27

Mampe Maurer Team

Maurer MM1-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Lamberto Leoni

44

Lamberto Leoni

March 782-Amaroli (Goodyear)

0

NC

Derek Warwick

77

Team BP with Theodore Racing

March 792-Hart (Goodyear)

52 laps Not classified

0

R

Stephen South

8

Project 4 Racing

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Eddie Cheever

9

Osella Squadra Corse

Osella FA2/79-BMW (Pirelli)

Driveshaft

0

R

Juan Traverso

5

Bob Salisbury Racing

March 792-Hart (Goodyear)

6 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Beppe Gabbiani

3

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

Driveshaft

0

R

Huub Rothengatter

23

Racing Team Holland

Chevron B48-Hart (Goodyear)

12 laps Accident

0

R

Wolfgang Locher

25

BFO Racing Team

March 792-Hart (Goodyear)

Driveshaft

0

R

Teo Fabi

4

March Engineering

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

37 laps Gearbox

0

R

Brian Henton

14

Toleman Group Motorsport

March 782-Hart (Goodyear)

35 laps Accident

0

R

Miguel Angel Guerra

16

Minardi Team

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

30 laps Engine

0

R

Ferrante Ponti

18

Minardi Team

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

15 laps Accident

0

R

Rupert Keegan

2

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 792-BMW (Goodyear)

26 laps Gearbox

0

Circuit - Vallelunga

Country

Italy

Location

Campagnano di Roma, Lazio

Type

Permanent road course

Length

1.988 (Miles)

Record

Alessandro Zanardi (Reynard 91D-Mugen), 1m04.939, 110.208 mph, F3000, 1991

First Race

1961 Vallelunga F1

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