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1979 Dutch Grand Prix

Round
12/15
Date
Aug 26, 1979 at 00:00
Location
Zandvoort, Netherlands

Results

Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:41:19.775 2nd 75 9
2 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari +21.783 5th 75 6
3 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1:03.253 7th 75 4
4 #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham +1 lap 11th 74 3
5 #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier +1 lap 20th 74 2
6 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows +2 laps 18th 73 1
7 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus +2 laps 24th 73
DNF #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell Suspension 10th 51
DNF #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Tyre 6th 49
DNF #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow Transmission 22nd 40
DNF #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf Engine 8th 33
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Clutch 4th 26
DNF #7 John Watson McLaren Engine 12th 22
DNF #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell Spun off 16th 20
DNF #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS Transmission 15th 19
DNF #17 Jan Lammers Shadow Gearbox 23rd 12
DNF #1 Mario Andretti Lotus Suspension 17th 9
DNF #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Brakes 19th 7
DNF #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren Engine 14th 6
DNF #5 Niki Lauda Brabham Withdrew 9th 4
DNF #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Electrical 21st 2
DNF #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus Suspension 13th 1
DNF #16 René Arnoux Renault Suspension 1st 1
DNF #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams Collision 3rd 0
DNQ #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign
DNQ #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:15.461
2 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:15.646 +0.185
3 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1:16.288 +0.827
4 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:16.304 +0.843
5 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:16.392 +0.931
6 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:16.939 +1.478
7 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:17.129 +1.668
8 #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf 1:17.280 +1.819
9 #5 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:17.495 +2.034
10 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:17.625 +2.164
11 #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:17.667 +2.206
12 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:17.750 +2.289
13 #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 1:18.001 +2.540
14 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:18.147 +2.686
15 #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS 1:18.256 +2.795
16 #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:18.430 +2.969
17 #1 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:18.452 +2.991
18 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:18.606 +3.145
19 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:18.629 +3.168
20 #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier 1:18.706 +3.245
21 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:19.433 +3.972
22 #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow 1:20.709 +5.248
23 #17 Jan Lammers Shadow 1:21.084 +5.623
24 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:21.344 +5.883
25 #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign 1:22.922 +7.461
26 #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:23.613 +8.152
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:19.438 39

Standings after the race

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 2 5 44
2 Jacques Laffite Ligier 2 6 36 -8
3 Alan Jones Williams 3 4 34 -10
4 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 2 4 32 -12
5 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1 3 24 -20
6 Patrick Depailler Ligier 1 2 20 -24
7 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 0 4 20 -24
8 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 0 2 13 -31
9 John Watson McLaren 0 1 13 -31
10 Mario Andretti Lotus 0 1 12 -32
11 René Arnoux Renault 0 2 11 -33
12 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1 1 9 -35
13 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 1 8 -36
14 Nelson Piquet Brabham 0 0 3 -41
15 Jacky Ickx Ligier 0 0 3 -41
16 Jochen Mass Arrows 0 0 3 -41
17 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 0 2 -42
18 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 0 1 -43
19 Niki Lauda Brabham 0 0 1 -43
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 4 9 80
2 Ligier Ford 3 8 61 -19
3 Williams Ford 4 7 58 -22
4 Lotus Ford 0 5 37 -43
5 Tyrrell Ford 0 3 21 -59
6 Renault Renault 1 3 20 -60
7 McLaren Ford 0 1 13 -67
8 Arrows Ford 0 0 5 -75
9 Brabham Alfa Romeo 0 0 4 -76
10 Fittipaldi Ford 0 0 1 -79

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Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
2024
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2021 #33 Max Verstappen Lewis Hamilton Valtteri Bottas 1:11.097 - Lewis Hamilton Max Verstappen
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1984 #7 Alain Prost Niki Lauda Nigel Mansell 1:19.465 - René Arnoux Alain Prost
1983 #28 René Arnoux Patrick Tambay John Watson 1:19.863 - René Arnoux Nelson Piquet
1982 #28 Didier Pironi Nelson Piquet Keke Rosberg 1:19.780 - Derek Warwick René Arnoux
1981 #15 Alain Prost Nelson Piquet Alan Jones 1:21.830 - Alan Jones Alain Prost
1980 #5 Nelson Piquet René Arnoux Jacques Laffite 1:19.350 - René Arnoux René Arnoux
1978 #5 Mario Andretti Ronnie Peterson Niki Lauda 1:19.570 - Niki Lauda Mario Andretti
1977 #11 Niki Lauda Jacques Laffite Jody Scheckter 1:19.990 - Niki Lauda Mario Andretti
1976 #11 James Hunt Clay Regazzoni Mario Andretti 1:22.590 - Clay Regazzoni Ronnie Peterson
1975 #24 James Hunt Niki Lauda Clay Regazzoni 1:21.540 - Niki Lauda Niki Lauda
1974 #12 Niki Lauda Clay Regazzoni Emerson Fittipaldi 1:21.440 - Ronnie Peterson Niki Lauda
1973 #5 Jackie Stewart François Cevert James Hunt 1:20.310 - Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson
1971 #2 Jacky Ickx Pedro Rodríguez Clay Regazzoni 1:34.950 - Jacky Ickx Jacky Ickx
1970 #10 Jochen Rindt Jackie Stewart Jacky Ickx 1:19.230 - Jacky Ickx Jochen Rindt
1969 #4 Jackie Stewart Jo Siffert Chris Amon 1:22.940 - Jackie Stewart Jochen Rindt
1968 #8 Jackie Stewart Jean-Pierre Beltoise Pedro Rodríguez 1:45.910 - Jean-Pierre Beltoise Chris Amon
1967 #5 Jim Clark Jack Brabham Denny Hulme 1:28.080 - Jim Clark Graham Hill
1966 #16 Jack Brabham Graham Hill Jim Clark 1:30.600 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #6 Jim Clark Jackie Stewart Dan Gurney 1:30.600 - Jim Clark Graham Hill
1964 #18 Jim Clark John Surtees Peter Arundell 1:32.800 - Jim Clark Dan Gurney
1963 #6 Jim Clark Dan Gurney John Surtees 1:33.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1962 #17 Graham Hill Trevor Taylor Phil Hill 1:34.400 - Bruce McLaren John Surtees
1961 #3 Wolfgang von Trips Phil Hill Jim Clark 1:35.500 - Jim Clark Phil Hill
1960 #11 Jack Brabham Innes Ireland Graham Hill 1:33.800 - Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
1959 #7 Jo Bonnier Jack Brabham Masten Gregory 1:36.700 - Stirling Moss Jo Bonnier
1958 #1 Stirling Moss Harry Schell Jean Behra 1:37.600 - Stirling Moss Stuart Lewis-Evans
1955 #8 Juan Manuel Fangio Stirling Moss Luigi Musso 1:40.900 - Roberto Mieres Juan Manuel Fangio
1953 #2 Alberto Ascari Nino Farina Felice Bonetto 1:52.800 - Luigi Villoresi Alberto Ascari
1952 #2 Alberto Ascari Nino Farina Luigi Villoresi 1:49.800 - Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
The 1979 Dutch Grand Prix started Aug 26, 1979 on Circuit Park Zandvoort in Zandvoort, Netherlands. René Arnoux started from pole position with Alan Jones next to him. Clay Regazzoni started from third place.

In 1 hour, 41 minutes and 19 seconds Alan Jones finished the race in first place. The podium was completed with Jody Scheckter in second and Jacques Laffite in third place.

After the 1979 Dutch Grand Prix, Jody Scheckter is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 44 points. Scheckter is 8 points ahead of Jacques Laffite.