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

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