GRAND PRIX RACES

1979 Results
Round 1 Argentina Jan 21, 1979
Round 2 Brazil Feb 4, 1979
Round 3 South Africa Mar 3, 1979
Round 4 United States West Apr 8, 1979
Round 5 Spain Apr 29, 1979
Round 6 Belgium May 13, 1979
Round 7 Monaco May 27, 1979
Round 8 France Jul 1, 1979
Round 9 Britain Jul 14, 1979
Round 10 Germany Jul 29, 1979
Round 11 Austria Aug 12, 1979
Round 12 Holland Aug 26, 1979
Round 13 Italy Sep 9, 1979
Round 14 Canada Sep 30, 1979
Round 15 United States East Oct 7, 1979


1979 World Championship of Drivers
___________Driver___________ No 1 No 2 No 3 No 4 No 5 No 6 No 7 No 8 No 9 No 10 No 11 No 12 No 13 No 14 No 15 No 16 No 17 No 18 No 19 Starts Points Place
RA BR ZA US E B MC F GB D A NL I CD US           4.4  
Jody Scheckter NR (6) 2 2 (4) 1 1 7 (5) 4 4 2 1 (4) R         14 51 1
Gilles Villeneuve R 5 1 1 7 7 R 2 14 8 2 R 2 (2) 1         15 47 2
Alan Jones 9 R R 3 R R R (4) R 1 1 1 9 1 R         15 40 3
Jacques Laffite 1 1 R R R 2 R 8 R 3 3 3 R R R         15 36 4
Clay Regazzoni 10 15 9 R R R 2 6 1 2 5 R 3 (3) R         15 29 5
Patrick Depailler 4 2 R 5 1 R (5)         7 20 6
Carlos Reutemann 2 3 5 R 2 (4) (3) 13 8 R R R 7 R R         15 20 7
Rene Arnoux R R R NS 9 R R 3 2 R 6 R R R 2         14 17 8
John Watson 3 8 R R R 6 4 11 4 5 9 R R 6 6         15 15 9
Didier Pironi NR 4 R DQ 6 3 R R 10 9 7 R 10 5 3         14 14 10
Jean-Pierre Jarier R NS 3 6 5 11 R 5 3 R 6 R R         12 14 11
Mario Andretti 5 R 4 4 3 R R R R R R R 5 10 R         15 14 12
Jean-Pierre Jabouille R 10 R NS R R NC 1 R R R R 14 R R         14 9 13
Niki Lauda R R 6 R R R R R R R R R 4 NS         13 4 14
Elio de Angelis 7 12 R 7 R R NQ 16 12 11 R R R R 4         14 3 15
Nelson Piquet NR R 7 8 R R R R R 12 R 4 R R R         14 3 16
Jacky Ickx R 6 R R 5 R R R         8 3 17
Jochen Mass 8 7 12 9 8 R 6 15 R 6 R 6 R NQ NQ         13 3 18
Hans-Joachim Stuck NQ R R DQ 14 8 R NS NQ R R R 11 R 5         12 2 19
Riccardo Patrese NS 9 11 R 10 5 R 14 R R R R 13 R R         14 2 20
Emerson Fittipaldi 6 11 13 R 11 9 R R R R R R 8 8 7         15 1 21
Hector Rebaque R NQ R R R R 12 9 R NQ 7 NQ R NQ         10   22
Patrick Tambay NR R 10 R 13 NQ NQ 10 7 R 10 R R R R         12   23
Ricardo Zunino 7 R         2   24
Geoff Lees 7         1   25
Derek Daly 11 13 NQ R NQ NQ NQ 8 R R         6   26
James Hunt R R 8 R R R R         7   27
Jan Lammers R 14 R R 12 10 NQ 18 11 10 R R NQ 9 NQ         12   28
Keke Rosberg 9 R R R R R NQ R         7   29
Vittorio Brambilla 12 R NQ         2   30
Patrick Gaillard NQ 13 NQ R NQ         2   31
Bruno Giacomelli R 17 R R         4   32
Marc Surer NQ NQ R         1   33
Arturo Merzario NR NQ NQ R NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ NQ         1   34
Gianfranco Brancatelli NQ NQ NP             35
Alex-Dias Ribeiro NQ NQ             36
                                             


World Championship of Drivers - Key

RACES

A - Austrian
B - Belgian
BR - Brazilian
CD - Canadian
D - German
E - Spanish
F - French
GB - British
I - Italian
MC - Monaco
NL - Dutch
RA - Argentinian
US - United States - 1st race, Long Beach - 2nd race, Watkins Glen
ZA - South African

Starts - number of World Championship starts of race with classified result - cars not taking part in a restarted race not included, Indianapolis 700 starts only included if driver started in a Grand Prix. NB The Spanish Grand Prix in 1980 was declared illegal and is not included.
Points - points scored in World Championship.
Place - place in World Championship. When points are equal drivers with the higher results take the higher placings. Where total point scoring results are the same the drivers are given equal placings.

POINTS

4.4 - best 4 results of first 7 races plus best 4 results of second 8.

1979 - top 6 places, 9,6,4,3,2,1 points.


RESULTS

DQ - disqualified.
NC - not classified, still running but insufficient laps.
NP - non-pre-qualifier.
NQ - non-qualifier.
NR - non-restarter after race stopped.
NS - non-starter/withdrawn/excluded, although practised.
R - retired, car/driver/accident.

( ) - place points not included.