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1979 Grand Prix of Argentina qualifying results


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Formula One race number 1 of 15
Sunday, January 21, 1979 at Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez, Buenos Aires, Argentina
53 laps on a 5.968 kilometer road course (316.3 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:36:03.21
Average Speed: 197.593 kph
Pole Time: 104.2 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 14.94 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Jacques Laffite26104.200   206.188  
2   Patrick DePailler25105.240   204.151  
3   Carlos Reutemann2105.340   203.957  
4   Jean-Pierre Jarier4105.360   203.918  
5   Jody Scheckter11105.580   203.493  
6   John Watson7105.760   203.147  
7   Mario Andretti1105.960   202.763  
8   Didier Pironi3106.430   201.868  
9   Patrick Tambay8106.560   201.622  
10   Gilles Villeneuve12106.880   201.018  
11   Emerson Fittipaldi14107.150   200.511  
12   Jean-Pierre Jabouille15107.460   199.933  
13   Riccardo Patrese29108.330   198.327  
14   Jochen Mass30108.340   198.309  
15   Alan Jones27108.440   198.126  
16   Elio de Angelis18108.510   197.998  
17   Clay Regazzoni28108.640   197.761  
18   James Hunt20108.770   197.525  
19   Hector Rebaque31109.360   196.459  
20   Nelson Piquet6109.490   196.226  
21   Jan Lammers17109.510   196.190  
22   Arturo Merzario24110.260   194.856  
23   Niki Lauda5110.290   194.803  
24   Derek Daly22111.050   193.470  
25   Hans-Joachim Stuck9111.280   193.070  
26   Rene Arnoux16111.520   192.654  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Hans-Joachim Stuck (#9)