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1979 Grand Prix of Germany


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Formula One race number 10 of 15
Sunday, July 29, 1979 at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany
45 laps on a 6.789 kilometer road course (305.5 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:24:48.83
Average Speed: 216.156 kph
Pole Time: 108.48 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2.91 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 227   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV451:24:48.8345
2 628   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV45+2.910
3 326   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV45+18.390
4 511   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01545+31.200
5127   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29 / Ford Cosworth DFV45+97.800
61830   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV44+1 lap0
7164   Geoff Lees Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV44+1 lap0
8 912   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01544+1 lap0
9 83   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV44+1 lap0
102017   Jan Lammers Samson Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV44+1 lap0
112118   Elio de Angelis Interscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV43+2 laps0
ret 46   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126042engine0
ret1929   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV34tire0
ret158   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 / Ford Cosworth DFV30suspension0
ret1720   Keke Rosberg Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV29engine0
ret 75   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126027engine0
ret1425   Jacky Ickx Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV24tire0
ret2431   Hector Rebaque Team RebaqueLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV22handling0
ret111   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV16transmission0
ret1016   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF19tire0
ret 115   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF17spun off0
ret2214   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F6A / Ford Cosworth DFV4electrical0
ret132   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV1crash0
ret239   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D2 / Ford Cosworth DFV0suspension0

Fastest Lap: 218.432 kph by Gilles Villeneuve

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Patrick Gaillard22Team Ensign
26Arturo Merzario24Team Merzario

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Jones14545

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 39    
2   Jacques Laffite 28   -11  
3   Gilles Villeneuve 26   -13  
4   Carlos Reutemann 25   -14  
5   Clay Regazzoni 22   -17  
6   Patrick DePailler 22   -17  
7   Alan Jones 16   -23  
8   John Watson 13   -26  
9   Jean-Pierre Jarier 13   -26  
10   Mario Andretti 12   -27  
11   Rene Arnoux 10   -29  
12   Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9   -30  
13   Didier Pironi 8   -31  
14   Riccardo Patrese 2   -37  
15   Jochen Mass 2   -37  
16   Niki Lauda 1   -38  
17   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -38  
18   Jacky Ickx 1   -38