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1979 Grand Prix of Austria


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Formula One race number 11 of 15
Sunday, August 12, 1979 at Osterreichring, Knittelfeld, Austria
54 laps on a 5.942 kilometer road course (320.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:27:38.01
Average Speed: 219.704 kph
Pole Time: 94.07 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 36.05 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
6 116   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF153+1 lap0
7103   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
8114   Derek Daly Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
9167   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
10148   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
2 512   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01554+36.053
3 826   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+46.770
4 911   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01554+47.210
5 628   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+48.920
1 227   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV541:27:38.0151
ret1214   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F6A / Ford Cosworth DFV15brakes0
ret151   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV0clutch0
ret2317   Jan Lammers Samson Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV3crash0
ret1920   Keke Rosberg Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV15electrical0
ret 45   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126045engine0
ret2218   Elio de Angelis Interscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV34engine0
ret 76   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126032engine0
ret189   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D3 / Ford Cosworth DFV28engine0
ret2125   Jacky Ickx Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV26engine0
ret2030   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV1engine0
ret 315   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF116gearbox0
ret172   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV22handling0
ret2422   Patrick Gaillard Team EnsignEnsign N179 / Ford Cosworth DFV42suspension0
ret1329   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV34suspension0

Fastest Lap: 223.360 kph by Rene Arnoux

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Hector Rebaque31
26Arturo Merzario24

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gilles Villeneuve133
  Alan Jones45451

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 42    
2   Jacques Laffite 32   -10  
3   Gilles Villeneuve 32   -10  
4   Alan Jones 25   -17  
5   Carlos Reutemann 25   -17  
6   Clay Regazzoni 24   -18  
7   Patrick DePailler 22   -20  
8   Jean-Pierre Jarier 13   -29  
9   John Watson 13   -29  
10   Mario Andretti 12   -30  
11   Rene Arnoux 11   -31  
12   Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9   -33  
13   Didier Pironi 8   -34  
14   Jochen Mass 2   -40  
15   Riccardo Patrese 2   -40  
16   Niki Lauda 1   -41  
17   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -41  
18   Jacky Ickx 1   -41