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1979 Grand Prix of Italy


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Formula One race number 13 of 15
Sunday, September 9, 1979 at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza, Italy
50 laps on a 5.800 kilometer road course (290.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:22:00.22
Average Speed: 212.194 kph
Pole Time: 94.58 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.46 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 311   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 015501:22:00.2239
2 512   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4B / Ferrari 01550+0.460
3 628   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+4.780
4 95   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126050+54.400
5101   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+59.700
6164   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+61.550
7132   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+84.140
82014   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F6A / Ford Cosworth DFV49+1 lap0
9 427   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV49+1 lap0
10123   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV49+1 lap0
11159   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D3 / Ford Cosworth DFV49+1 lap0
122236   Vittorio Brambilla AutodeltaAlfa Romeo 177 / Alfa Romeo 126049+1 lap0
131729   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV47+3 laps0
ret 115   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF145engine0
ret 726   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV41engine0
ret2320   Keke Rosberg Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV41engine0
ret1125   Jacky Ickx Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV40engine0
ret2418   Elio de Angelis Interscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV33clutch0
ret1835   Bruno Giacomelli AutodeltaAlfa Romeo 179 / Alfa Romeo 126028spun off0
ret 216   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF113engine11
ret197   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M29 / Ford Cosworth DFV13crash0
ret148   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 / Ford Cosworth DFV3engine0
ret2130   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 / Ford Cosworth DFV3suspension0
ret 86   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 12601crash0

Fastest Lap: 218.410 kph by Clay Regazzoni

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Jan Lammers17Samson Shadow Racing Team
26Marc Surer22Team Ensign
27Arturo Merzario24Team Merzario
28Hector Rebaque31Team Rebaque

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jody Scheckter111
  Rene Arnoux21211
  Jody Scheckter135038

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 57    
2   Gilles Villeneuve 38   -19  
3   Jacques Laffite 36   -21  
4   Alan Jones 34   -23  
5   Clay Regazzoni 28   -29  
6   Carlos Reutemann 25   -32  
7   Patrick DePailler 22   -35  
8   Jean-Pierre Jarier 14   -43  
9   Mario Andretti 14   -43  
10   John Watson 13   -44  
11   Rene Arnoux 11   -46  
12   Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9   -48  
13   Didier Pironi 8   -49  
14   Niki Lauda 4   -53  
15   Jochen Mass 3   -54  
16   Nelson Piquet 3   -54  
17   Jacky Ickx 3   -54  
18   Riccardo Patrese 2   -55  
19   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -56