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1979 FIA Formula One World Championship®

Grand Prix Date Winning Driver Team Laps Time
Argentina 21/01/1979 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 53 1:36'03.21
Brazil 04/02/1979 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 40 1:40'09.64
South Africa 03/03/1979 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 78 1:41'49.96
USA West 08/04/1979 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 80 1:50'25.40
Spain 29/04/1979 Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 75 1:39'11.84
Belgium 13/05/1979 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 70 1:39'59.53
Monaco 27/05/1979 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 76 1:55'22.48
France 01/07/1979 Jean Pierre Jabouille Renault 80 1:35'20.42
Great Britain 14/07/1979 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 68 1:26'11.17
Germany 29/07/1979 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 45 1:24'48.83
Austria 12/08/1979 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 54 1:27'38.01
Netherlands 26/08/1979 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 75 1:41'19.775
Italy 09/09/1979 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 50 1:22'00.22
Canada 30/09/1979 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 72 1:52'06.892
USA East 07/10/1979 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 59 1:52'17.734

Points for top six finishers (9, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1). Half points awarded for races stopped before half distance. Only the best four scores from the first seven races and the best four scores from the remaining eight races counted towards the championship.

Results