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14 Jul 1979

1979 British Grand Prix

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 28 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 68 1:26'11.17 4 9
2 16 Rene Arnoux Renault 68 + 24.28 5 6
3 4 Jean Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 67 + 1 Lap 16 4
4 7 John Watson McLaren-Ford 67 + 1 Lap 7 3
5 11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 67 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 25 Jacky Ickx Ligier-Ford 67 + 1 Lap 17 1
7 8 Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 66 Out of Fuel 18
8 2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 66 + 2 Laps 8
9 31 Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 66 + 2 Laps 26
10 3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 66 + 2 Laps 15
11 17 Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 65 + 3 Laps 21
12 18 Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 65 + 3 Laps 12
13 22 Patrick Gaillard Ensign-Ford 65 + 3 Laps 23
14 12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 63 Fuel system 13
Ret 29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 45 Gear Box 19
Ret 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 44 Engine 10
Ret 20 Keke Rosberg Wolf-Ford 44 Fuel System 14
Ret 27 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 38 Water Pump 1
Ret 30 Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 37 Gear Box 20
Ret 14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 25 Engine 22
Ret 15 Jean Pierre Jabouille Renault 21 Turbo 2
Ret 5 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 12 Brakes 6
Ret 1 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 3 Wheel 9
Ret 6 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 1 Spun Off 3
DNQ 9 Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford
DNQ 24 Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford

Fastest Lap: Clay Regazzoni 1'14.400

E.de Angelis penalised 1 minute for a jump start

1979 British Grand Prix