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1979 Grand Prix of Brazil qualifying results


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Formula One race number 2 of 15
Sunday, February 4, 1979 at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil
40 laps on a 7.874 kilometer road course (315.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:40:09.64
Average Speed: 188.686 kph
Pole Time: 143.07 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 5.28 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Jacques Laffite26143.070   198.130  
2   Patrick DePailler25143.990   196.864  
3   Carlos Reutemann2144.150   196.645  
4   Mario Andretti1144.280   196.468  
5   Gilles Villeneuve12144.340   196.386  
6   Jody Scheckter11144.480   196.196  
7   Jean-Pierre Jabouille15144.850   195.695  
8   Didier Pironi3145.160   195.277  
9   Emerson Fittipaldi14146.350   193.689  
10   James Hunt20146.370   193.663  
11   Rene Arnoux16146.430   193.583  
12   Niki Lauda5147.570   192.088  
13   Alan Jones27147.670   191.958  
14   John Watson7147.820   191.763  
15   Jean-Pierre Jarier4147.890   191.672  
16   Riccardo Patrese29148.080   191.426  
17   Clay Regazzoni28148.880   190.398  
18   Patrick Tambay8149.390   189.748  
19   Jochen Mass30149.420   189.710  
20   Elio de Angelis18150.290   188.611  
21   Jan Lammers17151.600   186.982  
22   Nelson Piquet6151.640   186.932  
23   Derek Daly22151.780   186.760  
24   Hans-Joachim Stuck9152.270   186.159  
25   Hector Rebaque31152.660   185.683  
26   Arturo Merzario24154.080   183.972  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Hector Rebaque (#31), Arturo Merzario (#24)