1979 F1 Championship Standings

See all 1979 F1 results for each race, driver and team.

Here you can find the 1979 F1 teams overview, we also have all other F1 results since 1950.

1979 F1 Championship Overview

1979 F1 World Championship
Race Date Winner Team Laps Time
Argentine Grand Prix January 21 France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier 53 01:36:03.210
Brazilian Grand Prix February 4 France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier 40 01:40:09.640
South African Grand Prix March 3 Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari 78 01:41:49.960
USA West Grand Prix April 8 Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari 80 01:50:25.400
Spanish Grand Prix April 29 France Patrick Depailler
France Ligier 75 01:39:11.840
Belgian Grand Prix May 13 South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari 70 01:39:59.530
Monaco Grand Prix May 27 South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari 76 01:55:22.480
French Grand Prix July 1 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
France Renault 80 01:35:20.420
British Grand Prix July 14 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
United Kingdom Williams 68 01:26:11.170
German Grand Prix July 29 Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams 45 01:24:48.830
Austrian Grand Prix August 12 Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams 54 01:27:38.010
Dutch Grand Prix August 26 Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams 75 01:41:19.775
Italian Grand Prix September 9 South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari 50 01:22:00.220
Canadian Grand Prix September 30 Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams 72 01:52:06.892
USA Grand Prix October 7 Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari 59 01:52:17.734

1979 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

PosDriverARGBRASOUUSWSPABELMONFREBRIGEROSTDUTITACANUSPts
1South Africa Jody ScheckterDNF6224117544214DNF51 (60)
2Canada Gilles VilleneuveDNF51*1*7*7*DNF2148*2DNF*22147 (53)
3Australia Alan Jones9DNFDNF3DNFDNFDNF4DNF11191*DNF40 (43)
4France Jacques Laffite1*1*DNFDNFDNF2DNF8DNF333DNFDNFDNF36
5Switzerland Clay Regazzoni10159DNFDNFDNF261*25DNF3*3DNF29 (32)
6Argentina Carlos Reutemann235DNF243138DNFDNFDNF7DNFDNF20 (25)
7France Patrick Depailler42DNF51DNF5*        20 (22)
8France René ArnouxDNFDNFDNFDNS9DNFDNF3*2DNF6*DNFDNFDNF217
9United Kingdom John Watson38DNFDNFDNF6411459DNFDNF6615
10France Didier PironiDNF4DNFDSQ63DNFDNF1097DNF105314
11United States Mario Andretti5DNF443DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF510DNF14
12France Jean-Pierre JarierDNFDNF36511DNF53  DNF6DNFDNF14
13France Jean-Pierre JabouilleDNF10DNFDNSDNFDNF81DNFDNFDNFDNF14DNFDNF9
14Austria Niki LaudaDNFDNF6DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFWD4WD 4
15Belgium Jacky Ickx       DNF6DNFDNF5DNFDNFDNF3
16Brazil Nelson PiquetDNFDNF78DNFDNF7DNFDNF12DNF4DNFDNF8*3
17Germany Jochen Mass871298DNF615DNF6DNF6DNFDNQDNQ3
18Italy Elio de Angelis712DNF7DNFDNFDNQ161211DNFDNFDNFDNF43
19Germany Hans Joachim StuckDNSDNFDNFDSQ148DNFDNSDNQDNFDNFDNF11DNF52
20Italy Riccardo PatreseDNS911DNF105DNF14DNFDNFDNFDNF13DNFDNF2
21Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi61113DNF119DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF8871
22Netherlands Jan LammersDNF14DNFDNF1210DNQ181110DNFDNFDNQ9DNQ0
23United Kingdom Geoff Lees         7     0
24Argentina Ricardo Zunino             7DNF0
25France Patrick Gaillard       DNQ13DNQDNFDNQ   0
26Switzerland Marc Surer            DNQDNQDNF0
27Finland Keke Rosberg       9DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNQDNF0
28Italy Bruno Giacomelli     DNF 17    DNF DNF0
29Ireland Derek Daly1113DNQDNFDNQDNQDNQ   8  DNFDNF0
30Brazil Alex Ribeiro             DNQDNQ0
31Italy Arturo MerzarioDNFDNQDNQDNFDNQDNQ DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ0
32France Patrick TambayDNFDNF10DNF13DNQDNQ107DNF10DNFDNFDNFDNF0
33Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli    DNQDNQDNPQ        0
34Mexico Hector RebaqueDNFDNQDNFDNFDNFDNF 129DNFDNQ7DNQDNFDNQ0
35United Kingdom James HuntDNFDNF8DNFDNFDNFDNF        0
36Italy Vittorio Brambilla            12DNFDNQ0

1979 F1 Drivers Statistics Table

Driver GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Points
Australia Alan Jones 15 4 0 1 5 3 812 1 43
South Africa Jody Scheckter 15 3 3 0 6 1 907 0 60
Canada Gilles Villeneuve 15 3 4 0 7 1 914 6 53
France Jacques Laffite 15 2 1 3 6 4 637 2 36
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 15 1 2 2 5 0 720 2 32
Argentina Carlos Reutemann 15 0 2 2 4 0 659 0 25
United Kingdom John Watson 15 0 0 1 1 0 788 0 15
France Didier Pironi 15 0 0 2 2 0 767 0 14
United States Mario Andretti 15 0 0 1 1 0 546 0 14
Brazil Nelson Piquet 15 0 0 0 0 0 582 1 3
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 15 0 0 0 0 0 612 0 1
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille 14 1 0 0 1 4 446 0 9
France René Arnoux 14 0 2 1 3 2 502 2 17
Austria Niki Lauda 14 0 0 0 0 0 358 0 4
Italy Elio de Angelis 14 0 0 0 0 0 631 0 3
Italy Riccardo Patrese 14 0 0 0 0 0 610 0 2
France Jean-Pierre Jarier 13 0 0 2 2 0 616 0 14
Germany Jochen Mass 13 0 0 0 0 0 636 0 3
France Patrick Tambay 13 0 0 0 0 0 429 0 0
Germany Hans Joachim Stuck 12 0 0 0 0 0 474 0 2
Netherlands Jan Lammers 12 0 0 0 0 0 535 0 0
Mexico Hector Rebaque 10 0 0 0 0 0 524 0 0
Belgium Jacky Ickx 8 0 0 0 0 0 325 0 3
France Patrick Depailler 7 1 1 0 2 0 373 1 22
Finland Keke Rosberg 7 0 0 0 0 0 261 0 0
United Kingdom James Hunt 7 0 0 0 0 0 195 0 0
Ireland Derek Daly 6 0 0 0 0 0 292 0 0
Italy Bruno Giacomelli 4 0 0 0 0 0 124 0 0
France Patrick Gaillard 2 0 0 0 0 0 107 0 0
Italy Vittorio Brambilla 2 0 0 0 0 0 101 0 0
Italy Arturo Merzario 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
Argentina Ricardo Zunino 2 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0
Switzerland Marc Surer 1 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0
United Kingdom Geoff Lees 1 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0

1979 Formula 1 Constructors Championship Table

PosTeamCarARGBRASOUUSWSPABELMONFREBRIGEROSTDUTITACANUSPts
1Italy Ferrari11DNF6224117544214DNF113
12DNF51177DNF21482DNF221
2United Kingdom Williams279DNFDNF3DNFDNFDNF4DNF11191DNF75
2810159DNFDNFDNF26125DNF33DNF
3France Ligier2542DNF51DNF5DNF6DNFDNF5DNFDNFDNF61
2611DNFDNFDNF2DNF8DNF333DNFDNFDNF
4United Kingdom Team Lotus15DNF443DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF510DNF39
2235DNF243138DNFDNFDNF7DNFDNF
31DNFDNQDNFDNFDNFDNF 129DNFDNQ7   
5United Kingdom Tyrrell3DNF4DNFDSQ63DNFDNF1097DNF105328
4DNFDNF36511DNF5378DNF6DNFDNF
33             DNFDNF
6France Renault15DNF10DNFDNSDNFDNF81DNFDNFDNFDNF14DNFDNF26
16DNFDNFDNFDNS9DNFDNF32DNF6DNFDNFDNF2
7United Kingdom McLaren738DNFDNFDNF6411459DNFDNF6615
8DNFDNF10DNF13DNQDNQ107DNF10DNFDNFDNFDNF
8United Kingdom Brabham5DNFDNF6DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFWD4WDDNF7
6DNFDNF78DNFDNF7DNFDNF12DNF4DNFDNF8
9United Kingdom Arrows29DNS911DNF105DNF14DNFDNFDNFDNF13DNFDNF5
30871298DNF615DNF6DNF6DNFDNQDNQ
10United Kingdom Shadow17DNF14DNFDNF1210DNQ181110DNFDNFDNQ9DNQ3
18712DNF7DNFDNFDNQ161211DNFDNFDNFDNF4
11Germany ATS9DNSDNFDNFDSQ148DNFDNSDNQDNFDNFDNF11DNF52
12Brazil Fittipaldi1461113DNF119DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF8871
19             DNQDNQ
13Mexico Rebaque31            DNQDNFDNQ0
14Italy Merzario24DNFDNQDNQDNFDNQDNQDNPQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ0
15Switzerland Alfa Romeo35     DNF 17    DNF DNF0
36            12DNFDNQ
16Germany Kauhsen36    DNQDNQ         0
17United Kingdom Ensign221113DNQDNFDNQDNQDNQDNQ13DNQDNFDNQDNQDNQDNF0
18Canada Wolf20DNFDNF8DNFDNFDNFDNF9DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNQDNF0

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