1979 United States Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
15
Laps
59
Pole
Fastest Lap
Piquet, 1m 40.054s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

1h 52m 17.734s

9

2

5

Rene Arnoux

16

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

1h 53m 6.521s

6

3

7

Didier Pironi

3

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 53m 10.933s

4

4

16

Elio de Angelis

18

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 53m 48.246s

3

5

9

Hans-Joachim Stuck

9

ATS Wheels

ATS D3-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 53m 58.993s

2

6

7

John Watson

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M29-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

1

7

16

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F6A-Ford (Goodyear)

54 laps

0

DNQ

Alex Ribeiro

19

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F6A-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Jochen Mass

30

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Hector Rebaque

31

Team Rebaque

Rebaque HR100-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

24

Team Merzario

Merzario A2-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Jan Lammers

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9B-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Vittorio Brambilla

36

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo 179 (Goodyear)

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jarier

4

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

18 laps Spun

0

R

Ricardo Zunino

5

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49-Ford (Goodyear)

25 laps Accident

0

R

Nelson Piquet

6

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT49-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M29-Ford (Goodyear)

20 laps Engine

0

R

Jacky Ickx

25

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

2 laps Accident

0

R

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS11-Ford (Goodyear)

3 laps Accident

0

R

Alan Jones

27

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

36 laps Wheel

0

R

Clay Regazzoni

28

Albilad-Saudia Racing Team

Williams FW07-Ford (Goodyear)

29 laps Accident damage

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

29

Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A2-Ford (Goodyear)

44 laps Suspension

0

R

Derek Daly

33

Candy Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 009-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps Accident

0

R

Bruno Giacomelli

35

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo 179 (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Carlos Reutemann

2

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

6 laps Accident

0

R

Keke Rosberg

20

Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing

Wolf WR8/9-Ford (Goodyear)

20 laps Accident damage

0

R

Marc Surer

22

Team Ensign

Ensign N179-Ford (Goodyear)

32 laps Engine

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RE10 (Michelin)

24 laps Camshaft

0

R

Mario Andretti

1

Martini Racing Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

16 laps Gearbox

0

R

Jody Scheckter

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T4 (Michelin)

48 laps Puncture

0

Qualifying

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.377 (Miles)

Record

Alan Jones (Williams FW07B-Ford), 1m34.068, 129.238 mph, F1, 1980

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