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1979 Grand Prix of the Netherlands


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Formula One race number 12 of 15
Sunday, August 26, 1979 at Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
75 laps on a 4.226 kilometer road course (317.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:41:19.78
Average Speed: 187.675 kph
Pole Time: 75.461 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 21.783 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret171   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV9suspension0
2 511   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01575+21.7830
ret 612   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01549tire36
ret2114   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F6A / Ford Cosworth DFV2electrical0
ret 415   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF126clutch0
ret 116   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF11suspension0
ret2317   Jan Lammers Samson Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV12gearbox0
ret2218   Elio de Angelis Interscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV40transmission0
ret132   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV1suspension0
ret 820   Keke Rosberg Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV33engine0
52025   Jacky Ickx Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0
3 726   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+63.2530
1 227   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV751:41:19.77539
ret 328   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret1929   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV7brakes0
ret103   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV51suspension0
61830   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+2 laps0
72431   Hector Rebaque Team RebaqueLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+2 laps0
ret164   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV20spun off0
ret 95   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 12604retired0
4116   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126074+1 lap0
ret127   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29 / Ford Cosworth DFV22engine0
ret148   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 / Ford Cosworth DFV6engine0
ret159   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D3 / Ford Cosworth DFV19transmission0

Fastest Lap: 191.515 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 Jones11010
  Gilles Villeneuve114636
  Alan Jones477529

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 48    
2   Jacques Laffite 36   -12  
3   Alan Jones 34   -14  
4   Gilles Villeneuve 32   -16  
5   Carlos Reutemann 25   -23  
6   Clay Regazzoni 24   -24  
7   Patrick DePailler 22   -26  
8   Jean-Pierre Jarier 13   -35  
9   John Watson 13   -35  
10   Mario Andretti 12   -36  
11   Rene Arnoux 11   -37  
12   Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9   -39  
13   Didier Pironi 8   -40  
14   Jochen Mass 3   -45  
15   Nelson Piquet 3   -45  
16   Jacky Ickx 3   -45  
17   Riccardo Patrese 2   -46  
18   Niki Lauda 1   -47  
19   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -47