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04 Feb 1979

1979 Brazilian Grand Prix

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 40 1:40'09.64 1 9
2 25 Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 40 + 5.28 2 6
3 2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 40 + 44.14 3 4
4 3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 40 + 1'25.88 8 3
5 12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 39 + 1 Lap 5 2
6 11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 39 + 1 Lap 6 1
7 30 Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 19
8 7 John Watson McLaren-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 14
9 29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 16
10 15 Jean Pierre Jabouille Renault 39 + 1 Lap 7
11 14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 9
12 18 Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 20
13 22 Derek Daly Ensign-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 23
14 17 Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 21
15 28 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 38 + 2 Laps 17
Ret 27 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 33 Fuel System 13
Ret 9 Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 31 Steering 24
Ret 16 Rene Arnoux Renault 28 Spun Off 11
Ret 20 James Hunt Wolf-Ford 7 Steering 10
Ret 8 Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 7 Collision 18
Ret 5 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 5 Gear Box 12
Ret 6 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 5 Accident 22
Ret 1 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 2 Fuel Leak 4
Ret 4 Jean Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 0 Electrical 15
DNQ 31 Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford
DNQ 24 Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford

Fastest Lap: Jacques Laffite 2'28.760

1979 Brazilian Grand Prix