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Jody Scheckter - Ferrari

1979 F1 WORLD CHAMPION



2 OPTIONS -  FULL RACES  OR HIGHLIGHTS

OPTION 1

12 FULL RACES/3 HIGHLIGHTS BOXSET

ROUND 1 ARGENTINA FULL RACE

ROUND 2 BRAZIL FULL RACE

ROUND 3 STH AFRICA FULL RACE

ROUND 4 U.S.A FULL RACE

ROUND 5 SPAIN FULL RACE

ROUND 6 BELGIUM FULL RACE

ROUND 7 MONACO FULL RACE

ROUND 8 FRANCE FULL RACE

ROUND 9 BRITAIN FULL RACE

ROUND 10 GERMANY FULL RACE

ROUND 11 AUSTRIA (HIGHLIGHTS 30 MINS)
ROUND 12 HOLLAND FULL RACE
                                         
ROUND 13 ITALY FULL RACE
ROUND 14 CANADA (HIGHLIGHTS 32 MINS)
   ROUND 15 U.S.A (HIGHLIGHTS 30 MINS)



OPTION 2


1979 (4 dvd's boxset) (extended highlights all races)
BBC/ MURRAY WALKER

A fantastic 1979 F1 season 4 dvd boxset featuring extended race highlights

commentator is Murray Walker-BBC

Race times are as follows

1979
 Argentina 46 mins
Brazil 46 mins
Sth Africa 39 mins
USA - Long Beach 27 mins
Spain 33 mins
Belgium 50 mins
Monaco 29 mins
France 30 mins
Great britain 28 mins
Germany 29 mins
Austria 30 mins
 Netherlands 37 mins
Italy 26 mins
Canada 32 mins
USA -Watkins Glen 30 mins



XVo Gran Premio de la Republica ArgentinaJanuary 21st 1979Argentina ArgentinaAutodromo Oscar Alferedo Galvez
8o Grande Premio do BrasilFebruary 4th 1979Brazil BrazilAutodromo Jose Carlos Pace
XXVth South African Grand PrixMarch 3rd 1979South Africa South AfricaKyalami Grand Prix Circuit
IVth United States Grand Prix-WestApril 8th 1979USA USALong Beach / USA West
XXVo Gran Premio de EspanaApril 29th 1979Spain SpainCircuito Permanente del Jarama
XXXVII Grote Prijs van BelgieMay 13th 1979Belgium BelgiumCircuit Zolder, Omloop Terlamen Zolder
XXXVIIe Grand Prix de MonacoMay 27th 1979Monaco MonacoCircuit de Monaco
LXVe Grand Prix de FranceJuly 1st 1979France FranceCircuit de Dijon-Prenois
XXXIInd British Grand PrixJuly 14th 1979Great-Britain Great-BritainSilverstone Circuits Ltd.
XLI Grosser Preis von DeutschlandJuly 29th 1979Germany GermanyHockenheimring
XVII Grosser Preis von OsterreichAugust 12th 1979Austria AustriaOsterreichring
XXVII Grote Prijs van NederlandAugust 26th 1979The Netherlands The NetherlandsCircuit Park Zandvoort
Lo Gran Premio d'ItaliaSeptember 9th 1979Italy ItalyAutodromo Nazionale di Monza
XVIIIth Canadian Grand PrixSeptember 30th 1979Canada CanadaCircuit Gilles Villeneuve
XXIInd United States Grand Prix-EastOctober 7th 1979USA USAWatkins Glen International


1979 Formula One season





The 1979 Formula One season included the 30th FIA Formula One World Championship season, which commenced on January 21, 1979, and ended on October 7 after fifteen races.

Contents

Drivers and constructors

EntrantConstructorChassisEngineTyresNoDriver
Flag of the United Kingdom Martini Racing Team LotusLotus79
80
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G1Flag of the United States Mario Andretti
2Flag of Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Flag of the United Kingdom Team Tyrrell
Flag of the United Kingdom Candy Team Tyrrell
Tyrrell009Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G3Flag of France Didier Pironi
4Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier
Flag of the United Kingdom Geoff Lees
Flag of Ireland Derek Daly
33Flag of Ireland Derek Daly
Flag of the United Kingdom Parmalat Racing TeamBrabhamBT46
BT48
BT49
Alfa Romeo 115-12 3.0 F12
Alfa Romeo 1260 3.0 V12
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
G5Flag of Austria Niki Lauda
Flag of Argentina Ricardo Zunińo
6Flag of Brazil Nelson Piquet
Flag of the United Kingdom Marlboro Team McLarenMcLarenM26
M28
M28B
M28C
M29
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G7Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson
8Flag of France Patrick Tambay
Flag of Germany ATS WheelsATSD2
D3
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G9Flag of Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck
Flag of Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari312T3
312T4
312T4B
Ferrari 015 3.0 F12M11Flag of South Africa Jody Scheckter
12Flag of Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Flag of Brazil Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldiF5A
F6
F6A
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G14Flag of Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi
19Flag of Brazil Alex Ribeiro
Flag of France Equipe Renault ElfRenaultRS01
RS10
Renault-Gordini EF1 1.5 V6TM15Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
16Flag of France René Arnoux
Flag of the United Kingdom Samson Shadow Racing Team
Flag of the United Kingdom Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ShadowDN9Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G17Flag of the Netherlands Jan Lammers
18Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis
Flag of Canada Olympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolfWR7-9Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G20Flag of the United Kingdom James Hunt
Flag of Finland Keke Rosberg
Flag of the United Kingdom Team EnsignEnsignN177
N179
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G22Flag of Ireland Derek Daly
Flag of France Patrick Gaillard
Flag of Switzerland Marc Surer
Flag of Italy Team MerzarioMerzarioA1B
A2
A4
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G24Flag of Italy Arturo Merzario
Flag of Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
Flag of France Ligier GitanesLigierLigier JS11Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G25Flag of France Patrick Depailler
Flag of Belgium Jacky Ickx
26Flag of France Jacques Laffite
Flag of the United Kingdom Albilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliamsFW06
FW07
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G27Flag of Australia Alan Jones
28Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
Flag of the United Kingdom Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrowsA1B
A2
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G29Flag of Italy Riccardo Patrese
30Flag of Germany Jochen Mass
Flag of Mexico Team RebaqueLotus
Rebaque
79
HR100
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G31Flag of Mexico Hector Rebaque
Flag of Italy AutodeltaAlfa Romeo177
179
Alfa Romeo 115-12 3.0 F12
Alfa Romeo 1260 3.0 V12
G35Flag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli
36Flag of Italy Vittorio Brambilla
Flag of Germany Willi Kauhsen Racing TeamKauhsenWKFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8G36Flag of Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli

Season review

Rnd  ↓Race  ↓Date  ↓Location  ↓Winning driver  ↓Constructor  ↓Report  ↓
1Flag of Argentina Argentine Grand PrixJanuary 21Oscar GálvezFlag of France Jacques LaffiteFlag of France Ligier-FordReport
2Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand PrixFebruary 4InterlagosFlag of France Jacques LaffiteFlag of France Ligier-FordReport
3Flag of South Africa South African Grand PrixMarch 3KyalamiFlag of Canada Gilles VilleneuveFlag of Italy FerrariReport
4Flag of the United States United States Grand Prix WestApril 8Long BeachFlag of Canada Gilles VilleneuveFlag of Italy FerrariReport
5Flag of Spain Spanish Grand PrixApril 29JaramaFlag of France Patrick DepaillerFlag of France Ligier-FordReport
6Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand PrixMay 13ZolderFlag of South Africa Jody ScheckterFlag of Italy FerrariReport
7Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand PrixMay 27MonacoFlag of South Africa Jody ScheckterFlag of Italy FerrariReport
8Flag of France French Grand PrixJuly 1Dijon-PrenoisFlag of France Jean-Pierre JabouilleFlag of France RenaultReport
9Flag of the United Kingdom British Grand PrixJuly 14SilverstoneFlag of Switzerland Clay RegazzoniFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordReport
10Flag of West Germany German Grand PrixJuly 29HockenheimringFlag of Australia Alan JonesFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordReport
11Flag of Austria Austrian Grand PrixAugust 12ÖsterreichringFlag of Australia Alan JonesFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordReport
12Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Grand PrixAugust 26ZandvoortFlag of Australia Alan JonesFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordReport
13Flag of Italy Italian Grand PrixSeptember 9MonzaFlag of South Africa Jody ScheckterFlag of Italy FerrariReport
14Flag of Canada Canadian Grand PrixSeptember 30Circuit Île Notre-DameFlag of Australia Alan JonesFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordReport
15Flag of the United States United States Grand PrixOctober 7Watkins GlenFlag of Canada Gilles VilleneuveFlag of Italy FerrariReport

 1979 Constructors Championship final standings

PlaceConstructorChassisEngineTyrePointsWinsPodiumsPoles
1Flag of Italy Ferrari312T3
312T4
312T4B
Ferrari 015M1136132
2Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-FordFW06
FW07
Ford Cosworth DFVG755103
3Flag of France Ligier-FordJS11Ford Cosworth DFVG61384
4Flag of the United Kingdom Lotus-Ford79
80
Ford Cosworth DFVG39
5
5Flag of the United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford009Ford Cosworth DFVG28
4
6Flag of France RenaultRS01
RS10
Renault-Gordini EF1M26146
7Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-FordM26
M28
M28B
M28C
M29
Ford Cosworth DFVG15
1
8Flag of the United Kingdom Brabham-Alfa RomeoBT46
BT48
Alfa Romeo 1260G7


9Flag of the United Kingdom Arrows-FordA1B
A2
Ford Cosworth DFVG5


10Flag of the United Kingdom Shadow-FordDN9Ford Cosworth DFVG3


11Flag of Germany ATS-FordD2
D3
Ford Cosworth DFVG2


12Flag of Brazil Fittipaldi-FordF5A
F6
F6A
Ford Cosworth DFVG1


13Flag of Italy Alfa Romeo177
179
Alfa Romeo 115-12
Alfa Romeo 1260
G



14Flag of Germany Kauhsen-FordWKFord Cosworth DFVG



15Flag of Canada Wolf-FordWR7-9Ford Cosworth DFVG



16Flag of the United Kingdom Brabham-FordBT49Ford Cosworth DFVG



17Flag of the United Kingdom Ensign-FordN177
N179
Ford Cosworth DFVG



18Flag of Mexico Rebaque-FordHR100Ford Cosworth DFVG



19Flag of Italy Merzario-FordA1B
A2
Ford Cosworth DFVG



1979 Drivers Championship final standings

PosDriverARG
Flag of Argentina
BRA
Flag of Brazil
RSA
Flag of South Africa
USW
Flag of the United States
ESP
Flag of Spain
BEL
Flag of Belgium
MON
Flag of Monaco
FRA
Flag of France
GBR
Flag of the United Kingdom
GER
Flag of West Germany
AUT
Flag of Austria
NED
Flag of the Netherlands
ITA
Flag of Italy
CAN
Flag of Canada
USE
Flag of the United States
Pts[1]
1Flag of South Africa Jody ScheckterRet6224117544214Ret51 (60)
2Flag of Canada Gilles VilleneuveRet51177Ret21482Ret22147 (53)
3Flag of Australia Alan Jones9RetRet3RetRetRet4Ret11191Ret40 (43)
4Flag of France Jacques Laffite11RetRetRet2Ret8Ret333RetRetRet36
5Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni10159RetRetRet26125Ret33Ret29 (32)
6Flag of Argentina Carlos Reutemann235Ret243138RetRetRet7RetRet20 (25)
7Flag of France Patrick Depailler42Ret51Ret5







20 (22)
8Flag of France René ArnouxRetRetRetDNS9RetRet32Ret6RetRetRet217
9Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson38RetRetRet6411459RetRet6615
10Flag of France Didier PironiRet4RetDSQ63RetRet1097Ret105314
11Flag of France Jean-Pierre JarierRetRet36511Ret53

Ret6RetRet14
12Flag of the United States Mario Andretti5Ret443RetRetRetRetRetRetRet510Ret14
13Flag of France Jean-Pierre JabouilleRet10RetDNSRetRetNC1RetRetRetRet14RetRet9
14Flag of Austria Niki LaudaRetRet6RetRetRetRetRetRetRetRetWD4WD
4
15Flag of Italy Elio de Angelis712Ret7RetRetDNQ161211RetRetRetRet43
16Flag of Brazil Nelson PiquetRetRet78RetRetRetRetRet12Ret4RetRetRet3
17Flag of Belgium Jacky Ickx






Ret6RetRet5RetRetRet3
18Flag of West Germany Jochen Mass871298Ret615Ret6Ret6RetDNQDNQ3
19Flag of Italy Riccardo PatreseDNS911Ret105Ret14RetRetRetRet13RetRet2
20Flag of West Germany Hans Joachim StuckDNSRetRetDSQ148RetDNSDNQRetRetRet11Ret52
21Flag of Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi61113Ret119RetRetRetRetRetRet8871
NCFlag of Mexico Hector RebaqueRetDNQRetRetRetRet
129RetDNQ7DNQRetDNQ0
NCFlag of France Patrick TambayRetRet10Ret13DNQDNQ107Ret10RetRetRetRet0
NCFlag of Argentina Ricardo Zunino












7Ret0
NCFlag of the United Kingdom Geoff Lees








7




0
NCFlag of Ireland Derek Daly1113DNQRetDNQDNQDNQ


8

RetRet0
NCFlag of the United Kingdom James HuntRetRet8RetRetRetRet







0
NCFlag of the Netherlands Jan LammersRet14RetRet1210DNQ181110RetRetDNQ9DNQ0
NCFlag of Finland Keke Rosberg






9RetRetRetRetRetDNQRet0
NCFlag of Italy Vittorio Brambilla











12RetDNQ0
NCFlag of France Patrick Gaillard






DNQ13DNQRetDNQ


0
NCFlag of Italy Bruno Giacomelli




Ret
17



Ret
Ret0
NCFlag of Italy Arturo MerzarioRetDNQDNQRetDNQDNQ
DNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQDNQ0
NCFlag of Switzerland Marc Surer











DNQDNQRet0
NCFlag of Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli



DNQDNQDNPQ







0
NCFlag of Brazil Alex Ribeiro












DNQDNQ0
PosDriverARG
Flag of Argentina
BRA
Flag of Brazil
RSA
Flag of South Africa
USW
Flag of the United States
ESP
Flag of Spain
BEL
Flag of Belgium
MON
Flag of Monaco
FRA
Flag of France
GBR
Flag of the United Kingdom
GER
Flag of West Germany
AUT
Flag of Austria
NED
Flag of the Netherlands
ITA
Flag of Italy
CAN
Flag of Canada
USE
Flag of the United States
Pts

Here bold indicates a pole position while italic indicates a fastest lap.

ColourResult
GoldWinner
Silver2nd place
Bronze3rd place
GreenPoints finish
BlueNon-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
PurpleDid not finish (Ret)
RedDid not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
BlackDisqualified (DSQ)
WhiteDid not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Light bluePracticed only (PO)
Friday test driver (TD)
(from 2003 onwards)
BlankDid not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Non-Championship race results

Other Formula One races were also held in 1979, which did not count towards the World Championship.

Race NameCircuitDateWinning driverConstructorReport
Flag of the United Kingdom Marlboro / Daily Mail Race of ChampionsBrands HatchApril 15Flag of Canada Gilles VilleneuveFlag of Italy FerrariReport
Flag of the United Kingdom Gunnar Nilsson Memorial TrophyDonington ParkJune 3Flag of Australia Alan JonesFlag of the United Kingdom Williams-CosworthReport
Flag of Italy Dino Ferrari Grand PrixImolaSeptember 16Flag of Austria Niki LaudaFlag of the United Kingdom Brabham-Alfa RomeoReport

Notes

  1. ^ Only the best 4 results from the first 7 races and the best 4 results from the last 8 races counted towards the Drivers' Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.



   
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