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1979 Grand Prix of France qualifying results


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Formula One race number 8 of 15
Sunday, July 1, 1979 at Circuit de Dijon-Prenois, Fontains-les-Dijon, France
80 laps on a 3.800 kilometer road course (304.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:35:20.42
Average Speed: 191.327 kph
Pole Time: 67.19 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 14.59 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Jean-Pierre Jabouille1567.190   203.602  
2   Rene Arnoux1667.450   202.817  
3   Gilles Villeneuve1267.650   202.217  
4   Nelson Piquet668.130   200.793  
5   Jody Scheckter1168.150   200.734  
6   Niki Lauda568.200   200.587  
7   Alan Jones2768.230   200.498  
8   Jacques Laffite2668.550   199.562  
9   Clay Regazzoni2868.650   199.272  
10   Jean-Pierre Jarier468.800   198.837  
11   Didier Pironi368.950   198.405  
12   Mario Andretti169.350   197.260  
13   Carlos Reutemann269.360   197.232  
14   Jacky Ickx2569.680   196.326  
15   John Watson769.970   195.512  
16   Keke Rosberg2070.150   195.011  
17   Bruno Giacomelli3570.590   193.795  
18   Emerson Fittipaldi1470.610   193.740  
19   Riccardo Patrese2970.700   193.494  
20   Patrick Tambay870.920   192.893  
21   Jan Lammers1771.140   192.297  
22   Jochen Mass3071.140   192.297  
23   Hans-Joachim Stuck971.750   190.662  
24   Hector Rebaque3171.970   190.079  
25   Elio de Angelis1872.230   189.395  
26   Patrick Gaillard2273.000   187.397  
27   Arturo Merzario2474.950   182.522  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Patrick Gaillard (#22), Arturo Merzario (#24)