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The 1979 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 13 May 1979 at Zolder.

Classification Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Jody Scheckter Ferrari 70 1:39:59.53 7 9
2 26 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 70 +15.36 secs 1 6
3 3 22px-Flag of France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 70 +35.17 secs 12 4
4 2 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 70 +46.49 secs 10 3
5 29 22px-Flag of Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 70 +1:04.31 16 2
6 7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 70 +1:05.85 19 1
7 12 25px-Canadaflag Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 69 +1 Lap 6
8 9 Flag of Germany Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 69 +1 Lap 20
9 14 25px-Brazilflag Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 68 +2 Laps 23
10 17 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 68 +2 Laps 21
11 4 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 67 +3 Laps 11
Ret 25 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 46 Accident 2
Ret 20 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom James Hunt Wolf-Ford 40 Accident 9
Ret 27 25px-AustraliaFLAG Alan Jones Williams-Ford 39 Electrical 4
Ret 1 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 27 Brakes 5
Ret 6 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 23 Engine 3
Ret 5 22px-Flag of Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 23 Engine 13
Ret 16 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux Renault 22 Turbo 18
Ret 35 22px-Flag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 21 Collision 14
Ret 18 22px-Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 21 Collision 24
Ret 30 Flag of Germany Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 17 Spun Off 22
Ret 31 25px-Mexicoflag Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 13 Transmission 15
Ret 15 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 13 Turbo 17
Ret 28 20px-Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 1 Collision 8
DNQ 8 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford
DNQ 24 22px-Flag of Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford
DNQ 22 22px-Flag of Ireland Derek Daly Ensign-Ford
DNQ 36 22px-Flag of Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli Kauhsen-Ford

Notes Edit

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite 24
2 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Jody Scheckter 24 (25)
3 25px-Canadaflag Gilles Villeneuve 20
4 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler 20
5 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann 19 (21)
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 45
2 22px-Flag of France Ligier-Ford 44
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lotus-Ford 33
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford 15
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Ford 5
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 4 results from the first 7 races and the best 4 results from the last 8 races counted towards the Drivers' Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.


Previous race:
1979 Spanish Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1979 season
Next race:
1979 Monaco Grand Prix
Previous race:
1978 Belgian Grand Prix
Belgian Grand Prix Next race:
1980 Belgian Grand Prix


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