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1979 French Grand Prix

Round
8/15
Date
Jul 1, 1979 at 00:00
Location
Dijon, France
Circuit
Jabouille
Winner
1:35:20.420
Winning time
Jabouille
Pole position
Arnoux
Fastest lap
1:09.160
Fastest lap time
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:35:20.420 1st 80 9
2 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari +14.590 3rd 80 6
3 #16 René Arnoux Renault +14.830 2nd 80 4
4 #27 Alan Jones Williams +36.610 7th 80 3
5 #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell +1:04.510 10th 80 2
6 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams +1:05.510 9th 80 1
7 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari +1 lap 5th 79
8 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1 lap 8th 79
9 #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf +1 lap 16th 79
10 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren +2 laps 20th 78
11 #7 John Watson McLaren +2 laps 15th 78
12 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus +2 laps 23rd 78
13 #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus +3 laps 13th 77
14 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows +3 laps 19th 77
15 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows +5 laps 22nd 75
16 #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow +5 laps 24th 75
17 #35 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo +5 laps 17th 75
18 #17 Jan Lammers Shadow +7 laps 21st 73
DNF #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell Suspension 11th 71
DNF #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Engine 18th 53
DNF #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham Accident 4th 52
DNF #1 Mario Andretti Lotus Brakes 12th 51
DNF #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier Engine 14th 45
DNF #5 Niki Lauda Brabham Spun off 6th 23
DNS #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS
DNQ #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign
DNQ #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:07.190
2 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:07.450 +0.260
3 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:07.650 +0.460
4 #6 Nelson Piquet Brabham 1:08.130 +0.940
5 #11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:08.150 +0.960
6 #5 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:08.200 +1.010
7 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:08.230 +1.040
8 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:08.550 +1.360
9 #28 Clay Regazzoni Williams 1:08.650 +1.460
10 #4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 1:08.800 +1.610
11 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:08.950 +1.760
12 #1 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:09.350 +2.160
13 #2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 1:09.360 +2.170
14 #25 Jacky Ickx Ligier 1:09.680 +2.490
15 #7 John Watson McLaren 1:09.970 +2.780
16 #20 Keke Rosberg Wolf 1:10.150 +2.960
17 #35 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 1:10.590 +3.400
18 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:10.610 +3.420
19 #29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:10.700 +3.510
20 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:10.920 +3.730
21 #17 Jan Lammers Shadow 1:11.140 +3.950
22 #30 Jochen Mass Arrows 1:11.140 +3.950
23 #9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS 1:11.750 +4.560
24 #31 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:11.970 +4.780
25 #18 Elio de Angelis Shadow 1:12.230 +5.040
26 #22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign 1:13.000 +5.810
27 #24 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:14.950 +7.760
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #16 René Arnoux Renault 1:09.160 71

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 2 4 30
2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 2 3 26 -4
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier 2 3 24 -6
4 Patrick Depailler Ligier 1 2 20 -10
5 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 0 4 20 -10
6 Mario Andretti Lotus 0 1 12 -18
7 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1 1 9 -21
8 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 0 1 9 -21
9 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 1 8 -22
10 John Watson McLaren 0 1 8 -22
11 Clay Regazzoni Williams 0 1 7 -23
12 Alan Jones Williams 0 1 7 -23
13 René Arnoux Renault 0 1 4 -26
14 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 0 2 -28
15 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 0 1 -29
16 Niki Lauda Brabham 0 0 1 -29
17 Jochen Mass Arrows 0 0 1 -29
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 4 7 60
2 Ligier Ford 3 5 46 -14
3 Lotus Ford 0 5 37 -23
4 Tyrrell Ford 0 2 17 -43
5 Williams Ford 0 2 14 -46
6 Renault Renault 1 2 13 -47
7 McLaren Ford 0 1 8 -52
8 Arrows Ford 0 0 3 -57
9 Fittipaldi Ford 0 0 1 -59
10 Brabham Alfa Romeo 0 0 1 -59

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The 1979 French Grand Prix started Jul 1, 1979 on Dijon-Prenois in Dijon, France. Jean-Pierre Jabouille started from pole position with René Arnoux next to him. Gilles Villeneuve started from third place.

In 1 hour, 35 minutes and 20 seconds Jean-Pierre Jabouille finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Gilles Villeneuve in second and René Arnoux in third place.

After the 1979 French Grand Prix, Jody Scheckter is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 30 points. Scheckter is 4 points ahead of Gilles Villeneuve.