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1979 British Grand Prix qualifying results


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Formula One race number 9 of 15
Saturday, July 14, 1979 at Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, England
68 laps on a 4.719 kilometer road course (320.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:26:11.17
Average Speed: 223.832 kph
Pole Time: 71.88 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 24.28 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Alan Jones2771.880   236.344  
2   Jean-Pierre Jabouille1572.480   234.387  
3   Nelson Piquet672.650   233.839  
4   Clay Regazzoni2873.110   232.368  
5   Rene Arnoux1673.290   231.797  
6   Niki Lauda573.440   231.324  
7   John Watson773.570   230.915  
8   Carlos Reutemann273.870   229.977  
9   Mario Andretti174.200   228.954  
10   Jacques Laffite2674.370   228.431  
11   Jody Scheckter1174.600   227.727  
12   Elio de Angelis1874.870   226.905  
13   Gilles Villeneuve1274.900   226.814  
14   Keke Rosberg2074.960   226.633  
15   Didier Pironi375.280   225.670  
16   Jean-Pierre Jarier475.630   224.625  
17   Jacky Ickx2575.630   224.625  
18   Patrick Tambay875.670   224.506  
19   Riccardo Patrese2975.770   224.210  
20   Jochen Mass3076.190   222.974  
21   Jan Lammers1776.660   221.607  
22   Emerson Fittipaldi1476.680   221.549  
23   Patrick Gaillard2277.070   220.428  
24   Hector Rebaque3177.320   219.715  
25   Hans-Joachim Stuck977.440   219.375  
26   Arturo Merzario2479.570   213.503  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Hans-Joachim Stuck (#9), Arturo Merzario (#24)