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1979 Grand Prix of Spain


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Formula One race number 5 of 15
Sunday, April 29, 1979 at Circuito Permanente del Jarama, Madrid, Spain
75 laps on a 3.404 kilometer road course (255.3 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:39:11.84
Average Speed: 154.453 kph
Pole Time: 74.5 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 20.94 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1979 Formula One results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 225   Patrick DePailler Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV751:39:11.8475
2 82   Carlos Reutemann Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+20.940
3 41   Mario Andretti Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 80 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+27.310
4 511   Jody Scheckter Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01575+28.680
5124   Jean-Pierre Jarier Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+30.390
6103   Didier Pironi Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+48.430
7 312   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T4 / Ferrari 01575+52.310
81730   Jochen Mass Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B / Ford Cosworth DFV75+74.840
91116   Rene Arnoux Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS01 / Renault-Gordini EF174+1 lap0
101629   Riccardo Patrese Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0
111914   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0
122417   Jan Lammers Samson Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+2 laps0
13208   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 / Ford Cosworth DFV72+3 laps0
14219   Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS WheelsATS D2 / Ford Cosworth DFV69+6 laps0
ret 65   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126063water leak0
ret2331   Hector Rebaque Team RebaqueLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV58engine0
ret1327   Alan Jones Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV54gearbox0
ret2218   Elio de Angelis Interscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV52engine0
ret1428   Clay Regazzoni Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 / Ford Cosworth DFV32engine0
ret1520   James Hunt Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7 / Ford Cosworth DFV26brakes0
ret 915   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS10 / Renault-Gordini EF121turbo0
ret187   John Watson Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28B / Ford Cosworth DFV21engine0
ret 126   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 / Ford Cosworth DFV15engine0
ret 76   Nelson Piquet Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 / Alfa Romeo 126015injection0

Fastest Lap: 160.314 kph by Gilles Villeneuve

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
25Derek Daly22Team Ensign
26Arturo Merzario24Team Merzario
27Gianfranco Brancatelli36Willi Kauhsen Racing Team

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Patrick DePailler17575

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Patrick DePailler 20    
2   Gilles Villeneuve 20   0  
3   Jacques Laffite 18   -2  
4   Carlos Reutemann 18   -2  
5   Jody Scheckter 16   -4  
6   Mario Andretti 12   -8  
7   Jean-Pierre Jarier 7   -13  
8   Alan Jones 4   -16  
9   John Watson 4   -16  
10   Didier Pironi 4   -16  
11   Niki Lauda 1   -19  
12   Emerson Fittipaldi 1   -19