1979 Spanish Grand Prix

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Spain  1979 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 15 in the 1979 Formula One season
Circuito Permanente del Jarama 1980.svg
Date April 29, 1979
Location Jarama, Spain
Course Permanent racing facility
3.404 km (2.115 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 255.3 km (158.625 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford
Time 1:14.50
Fastest lap
Driver Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
Time 1:16.44 on lap 72
Podium
First France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford
Second Argentina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford
Third United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford

The 1979 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 29 April 1979 at Jarama.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 25 France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 75 1:39:11.84 2 9
2 2 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 75 +20.94 secs 8 6
3 1 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 75 +27.31 secs 4 4
4 11 South Africa Jody Scheckter Ferrari 75 +28.68 secs 5 3
5 4 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 75 +30.39 secs 12 2
6 3 France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 75 +48.43 secs 10 1
7 12 Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 75 +52.31 secs 3
8 30 Germany Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 75 +1:14.84 17
9 16 France René Arnoux Renault 74 +1 Lap 11
10 29 Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 74 +1 Lap 16
11 14 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 74 +1 Lap 19
12 17 Netherlands Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 73 +2 Laps 24
13 8 France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 72 +3 Laps 20
14 9 Germany Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 69 +6 Laps 21
Ret 5 Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 63 Water Leak 6
Ret 31 Mexico Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 58 Engine 23
Ret 27 Australia Alan Jones Williams-Ford 54 Gearbox 13
Ret 18 Italy Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 52 Engine 22
Ret 28 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 32 Engine 14
Ret 20 United Kingdom James Hunt Wolf-Ford 26 Brakes 15
Ret 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 21 Turbo 9
Ret 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 21 Engine 18
Ret 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 15 Engine 1
Ret 6 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 15 Injection 7
DNQ 22 Republic of Ireland Derek Daly Ensign-Ford
DNQ 24 Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford
DNQ 36 Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli Kauhsen-Ford

Notes[edit]

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


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