Event: South African Grand Prix
Track: Kyalami

Classification 1979 South African F1 GP

Pos No Driver Team Time Laps Grid Pts
1 12 Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari 01:41:49.960 78
3
9
2 11 South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari 01:41:53.380 78
2
6
3 4 France Jean-Pierre Jarier
United Kingdom Tyrrell 01:42:12.070 78
9
4
4 1 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 01:42:17.840 78
8
3
5 2 Argentina Carlos Reutemann
United Kingdom Team Lotus 01:42:56.930 78
11
2
6 5 Austria Niki Lauda
United Kingdom Brabham +1 lap 77
4
1
7 6 Brazil Nelson Piquet
United Kingdom Brabham +1 lap 77
12
0
8 20 United Kingdom James Hunt
Canada Wolf +1 lap 77
13
0
9 28 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
United Kingdom Williams +2 laps 76
22
0
10 8 France Patrick Tambay
United Kingdom McLaren +3 laps 75
17
0
11 29 Italy Riccardo Patrese
United Kingdom Arrows +3 laps 75
16
0
12 30 Germany Jochen Mass
United Kingdom Arrows +4 laps 74
20
0
13 14 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi
Brazil Fittipaldi +4 laps 74
18
0
DNF 31 Mexico Hector Rebaque
United Kingdom Team Lotus Engine 71
23
0
DNF 16 France René Arnoux
France Renault Tyre 67
10
0
DNF 27 Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams Suspension 63
19
0
DNF 7 United Kingdom John Watson
United Kingdom McLaren Ignition 61
14
0
DNF 9 Germany Hans Joachim Stuck
Germany ATS Accident 57
24
0
DNF 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
France Renault Engine 47
1
0
DNF 26 France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier Accident 45
6
0
DNF 3 France Didier Pironi
United Kingdom Tyrrell Throttle 25
7
0
DNF 18 Italy Elio de Angelis
United Kingdom Shadow Accident 16
15
0
DNF 25 France Patrick Depailler
France Ligier Accident 4
5
0
DNF 17 Netherlands Jan Lammers
United Kingdom Shadow Accident 2
21
0
DNQ 22 Ireland Derek Daly
United Kingdom Ensign No Time 0

0
DNQ 24 Italy Arturo Merzario
Italy Merzario No Time 0

0
Fastest lap: 1:14.412 min by Gilles Villeneuve (Ferrari 312T4) in lap 23

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