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1979 United States Grand Prix - East qualifying results


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Formula One race number 15 of 15
Sunday, October 7, 1979 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
59 laps on a 5.435 kilometer road course (320.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:52:17.73
Average Speed: 171.333 kph
Pole Time: 95.615 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 48.787 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Alan Jones2795.615   204.633  
2   Nelson Piquet696.914   201.890  
3   Gilles Villeneuve1296.948   201.820  
4   Jacques Laffite2697.066   201.574  
5   Clay Regazzoni2897.128   201.446  
6   Carlos Reutemann297.872   199.914  
7   Rene Arnoux1698.195   199.257  
8   Jean-Pierre Jabouille1598.218   199.210  
9   Ricardo Zunino598.509   198.621  
10   Didier Pironi398.823   197.990  
11   Jean-Pierre Jarier498.945   197.746  
12   Keke Rosberg2099.035   197.567  
13   John Watson799.233   197.172  
14   Hans-Joachim Stuck999.329   196.982  
15   Derek Daly3399.468   196.706  
16   Jody Scheckter1199.576   196.493  
17   Mario Andretti1100.144   195.379  
18   Bruno Giacomelli35100.277   195.120  
19   Riccardo Patrese29100.337   195.003  
20   Elio de Angelis18100.625   194.445  
21   Marc Surer22100.635   194.425  
22   Patrick Tambay8100.731   194.240  
23   Emerson Fittipaldi14100.741   194.221  
24   Jacky Ickx25100.745   194.213  
25   Vittorio Brambilla36100.789   194.128  
26   Jochen Mass30100.824   194.061  
27   Jan Lammers17102.088   191.658  
28   Hector Rebaque31103.060   189.851  
29   Alex Ribeiro19105.183   186.019  
30   Arturo Merzario24109.318   178.982  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Vittorio Brambilla (#36), Jochen Mass (#30), Jan Lammers (#17), Hector Rebaque (#31), Alex Ribeiro (#19), Arturo Merzario (#24)