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
RaceDateWinnerTeamLapsTime
1979 Argentine F1 GPJanuary 21France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier5301:36:03.210
1979 Brazilian Grand F1 GPFebruary 4France Jacques Laffite
France Ligier4001:40:09.640
1979 South African F1 GPMarch 3Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari7801:41:49.960
1979 USA West F1 GPApril 8Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari8001:50:25.400
1979 Spanish F1 GPApril 29France Patrick Depailler
France Ligier7501:39:11.840
1979 Belgian F1 GPMay 13South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari7001:39:59.530
1979 Monaco F1 GPMay 27South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari7601:55:22.480
1979 French F1 GPJuly 1France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
France Renault8001:35:20.420
1979 British F1 GPJuly 14Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
United Kingdom Williams6801:26:11.170
1979 German F1 GPJuly 29Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams4501:24:48.830
1979 Austrian F1 GPAugust 12Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams5401:27:38.010
1979 Dutch F1 GPAugust 26Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams7501:41:19.775
1979 Italian F1 GPSeptember 9South Africa Jody Scheckter
Italy Ferrari5001:22:00.220
1979 Canadian F1 GPSeptember 30Australia Alan Jones
United Kingdom Williams7201:52:06.892
1979 USA F1 GPOctober 7Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari5901:52:17.734

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

DriverGP1st2nd3rdPodPoleLapsFLPTS
Australia Alan Jones1540153812143
South Africa Jody Scheckter1533061907060
Canada Gilles Villeneuve1534071914653
France Jacques Laffite1521364637236
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni1512250720232
Argentina Carlos Reutemann1502240659025
United Kingdom John Watson1500110788015
France Didier Pironi1500220767014
United States Mario Andretti1500110546014
Brazil Nelson Piquet150000058213
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi150000061201
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille141001444609
France René Arnoux1402132502217
Austria Niki Lauda140000035804
Italy Elio de Angelis140000063103
Italy Riccardo Patrese140000061002
France Jean-Pierre Jarier1300220616014
Germany Jochen Mass130000063603
France Patrick Tambay130000042900
Germany Hans Joachim Stuck120000047402
Netherlands Jan Lammers120000053500
Mexico Hector Rebaque100000052400
Belgium Jacky Ickx80000032503
France Patrick Depailler711020373122
Finland Keke Rosberg70000026100
United Kingdom James Hunt70000019500
Ireland Derek Daly60000029200
Italy Bruno Giacomelli40000012400
Italy Arturo Merzario2000001300
Argentina Ricardo Zunino2000009300
France Patrick Gaillard20000010700
Italy Vittorio Brambilla20000010100
United Kingdom Geoff Lees1000004400
Switzerland Marc Surer1000003200

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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