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Flag of Spain (1945 - 1977).svg  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)</td></tr>
Distance 75 laps, 255.3 km (158.625 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford
Time 1:14.50
Fastest lap
Driver 25px-Canadaflag Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
Time 1:16.44 on lap 72
Podium
First 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford
Second 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford
Third USAflagsmall 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 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 75 1:39:11.84 2 9
2 2 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 75 +20.94 secs 8 6
3 1 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 75 +27.31 secs 4 4
4 11 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Jody Scheckter Ferrari 75 +28.68 secs 5 3
5 4 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 75 +30.39 secs 12 2
6 3 22px-Flag of France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 75 +48.43 secs 10 1
7 12 25px-Canadaflag Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 75 +52.31 secs 3
8 30 Flag of Germany Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 75 +1:14.84 17
9 16 22px-Flag of France René Arnoux Renault 74 +1 Lap 11
10 29 22px-Flag of Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 74 +1 Lap 16
11 14 25px-Brazilflag Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 74 +1 Lap 19
12 17 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 73 +2 Laps 24
13 8 22px-Flag of France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 72 +3 Laps 20
14 9 Flag of Germany Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 69 +6 Laps 21
Ret 5 22px-Flag of Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 63 Water Leak 6
Ret 31 25px-Mexicoflag Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 58 Engine 23
Ret 27 25px-AustraliaFLAG Alan Jones Williams-Ford 54 Gearbox 13
Ret 18 22px-Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 52 Engine 22
Ret 28 20px-Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 32 Engine 14
Ret 20 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom James Hunt Wolf-Ford 26 Brakes 15
Ret 15 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 21 Turbo 9
Ret 7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 21 Engine 18
Ret 26 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 15 Engine 1
Ret 6 25px-Brazilflag Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 15 Injection 7
DNQ 22 22px-Flag of Ireland Derek Daly Ensign-Ford
DNQ 24 22px-Flag of Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford
DNQ 36 22px-Flag of Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli Kauhsen-Ford

Notes Edit

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1= 25px-Canadaflag Gilles Villeneuve 20
1= 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler 20
3= 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite 18
3= 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann 18
5 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Jody Scheckter 16
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of France Ligier-Ford 38
2 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 36
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Lotus-Ford 30
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford 11
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Ford 4
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.


Previous race:
1979 United States Grand Prix West
FIA Formula One World Championship
1979 season
Next race:
1979 Belgian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1978 Spanish Grand Prix
Spanish Grand Prix Next race:
1981 Spanish Grand Prix
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