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1979 Grand Prix of Monaco


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Formula One race number 7 of 15
Sunday, May 27, 1979 at Circuit de Monaco, Monaco
76 laps on a 3.312 kilometer street course (251.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:55:22.48
Average Speed: 130.91 kph
Pole Time: 86.45 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.44 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led Pts
1 111   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 015761:55:22.48769
ret 212   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01554transmission00
ret 325   Patrick DePailler Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV75engine02
ret 45   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126021crash00
ret 526   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV55gearbox00
ret 64   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV34suspension00
ret 73   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV21crash00
6 830   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B / Ford Cosworth DFV69+7 laps01
ret 927   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV43steering00
ret1020   James Hunt Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV4transmission00
3112   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+8.5704
ret129   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D2 / Ford Cosworth DFV30wheel00
ret131   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 80 / Ford Cosworth DFV21suspension00
4147   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28C / Ford Cosworth DFV76+41.3103
ret1529   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B / Ford Cosworth DFV4suspension00
21628   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+0.4406
ret1714   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A / Ford Cosworth DFV17engine00
ret186   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126068transmission00
ret1916   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF18crash00
nc2015   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF168+8 laps00

Fastest Lap: 134.240 kph by Patrick DePailler

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
21Elio de Angelis18Interscope Shadow Racing Team
22Patrick Tambay8Marlboro Team McLaren
23Jan Lammers17Samson Shadow Racing Team
24Derek Daly22Team Ensign
25Gianfranco Brancatelli24Team Merzario

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jody Scheckter17676

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 34    
2   Carlos Reutemann 25   -9  
3   Jacques Laffite 24   -10  
4   Patrick DePailler 22   -12  
5   Gilles Villeneuve 20   -14  
6   Mario Andretti 12   -22  
7   John Watson 8   -26  
8   Didier Pironi 8   -26  
9   Jean-Pierre Jarier 7   -27  
10   Clay Regazzoni 6   -28  
11   Alan Jones 4   -30  
12   Riccardo Patrese 2   -32  
13   Niki Lauda 1   -33  
14   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -33  
15   Jochen Mass 1   -33