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1979 British Grand Prix

Round
9/15
Date
Jul 14, 1979 at 00:00
Location
Silverstone, United Kingdom
Race: 1979 British GP
Regazzoni
Winner
1:26:11.170
Winning time
Jones
Pole position
Regazzoni
Fastest lap
1:14.400
Fastest lap time

Results

Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1:26:11.170 4th 68 9
2 #16 René Arnoux Renault +24.280 5th 68 6
3 #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell +1 lap 16th 67 4
4 #7 John Watson McLaren +1 lap 7th 67 3
5 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari +1 lap 11th 67 2
6 #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier +1 lap 17th 67 1
7 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren Out of fuel 18th 66
8 #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus +2 laps 8th 66
9 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus +2 laps 24th 66
10 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell +2 laps 15th 66
11 #17 Jan Lammers Shadow +3 laps 21st 65
12 #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow +3 laps 12th 65
13 #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign +3 laps 23rd 65
14 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Fuel system 13th 63
DNF #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Gearbox 19th 45
DNF #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf Fuel system 14th 44
DNF #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier Engine 10th 44
DNF #27 Alan Jones Williams Water pump 1st 38
DNF #30 Jochen Mass Arrows Gearbox 20th 37
DNF #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Engine 22nd 25
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Turbo 2nd 21
DNF #5 Niki Lauda Brabham Brakes 6th 12
DNF #1 Mario Andretti Lotus Wheel bearing 9th 3
DNF #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham Spun off 3rd 1
DNQ #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS
DNQ #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:11.880
2 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:12.480 +0.600
3 #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:12.650 +0.770
4 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1:13.110 +1.230
5 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:13.290 +1.410
6 #5 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:13.440 +1.560
7 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:13.570 +1.690
8 #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 1:13.870 +1.990
9 #1 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:14.200 +2.320
10 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:14.370 +2.490
11 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:14.600 +2.720
12 #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow 1:14.870 +2.990
13 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:14.900 +3.020
14 #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf 1:14.960 +3.080
15 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:15.280 +3.400
16 #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:15.630 +3.750
17 #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier 1:15.630 +3.750
18 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:15.670 +3.790
19 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:15.770 +3.890
20 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:16.190 +4.310
21 #17 Jan Lammers Shadow 1:16.660 +4.780
22 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:16.680 +4.800
23 #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign 1:17.070 +5.190
24 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:17.320 +5.440
25 #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS 1:17.440 +5.560
26 #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:19.570 +7.690
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1:14.400 39

Standings after the race

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 2 4 32
2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 2 3 26 -6
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier 2 3 24 -8
4 Patrick Depailler Ligier 1 2 20 -12
5 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 0 4 20 -12
6 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1 2 16 -16
7 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 0 2 13 -19
8 Mario Andretti Lotus 0 1 12 -20
9 John Watson McLaren 0 1 11 -21
10 René Arnoux Renault 0 2 10 -22
11 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1 1 9 -23
12 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 1 8 -24
13 Alan Jones Williams 0 1 7 -25
14 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 0 2 -30
15 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 0 1 -31
16 Niki Lauda Brabham 0 0 1 -31
17 Jochen Mass Arrows 0 0 1 -31
18 Jacky Ickx Ligier 0 0 1 -31
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 4 7 62
2 Ligier Ford 3 5 47 -15
3 Lotus Ford 0 5 37 -25
4 Williams Ford 1 3 23 -39
5 Tyrrell Ford 0 3 21 -41
6 Renault Renault 1 3 19 -43
7 McLaren Ford 0 1 11 -51
8 Arrows Ford 0 0 3 -59
9 Fittipaldi Ford 0 0 1 -61
10 Brabham Alfa Romeo 0 0 1 -61

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1953 #5 Alberto Ascari Juan Manuel Fangio Nino Farina 1:50.000 - Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
1952 #15 Alberto Ascari Piero Taruffi Mike Hawthorn 1:52.000 - Alberto Ascari Nino Farina
1951 #12 José Froilán González Juan Manuel Fangio Luigi Villoresi 1:44.000 - Nino Farina José Froilán González
1950 #2 Nino Farina Luigi Fagioli Reg Parnell 1:50.600 - Nino Farina Nino Farina
The 1979 British Grand Prix started Jul 14, 1979 on Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom. Alan Jones started from pole position with Jean-Pierre Jabouille next to him. Nelson Piquet started from third place.

In 1 hour, 26 minutes and 11 seconds Clay Regazzoni finished the race in first place. The podium was completed with René Arnoux in second and Jean-Pierre Jarier in third place.

After the 1979 British Grand Prix, Jody Scheckter is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 32 points. Scheckter is 6 points ahead of Gilles Villeneuve.