Home

1979 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Participations Matrix
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

Profiles
o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

History
o  Previous Seasons
o  Drivers' Championships
o  Constructors' Championships
o  Race Results
o  All-Time Calendar

Statistics
o  Data Search

Other
o  Acknowledgments
o  Links
www.ChicaneF1.com
1979 US West GP
1977 Race of Champions

1979 Race of Champions

1979 Spanish GP
1983 Race of Champions
Starting Grid

April 15, Brands Hatch

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Decided by Qualifying

2

Niki Lauda
Brabham / Cosworth
1'17.76
1

Mario Andretti
Lotus / Cosworth
1'17.52
4

Nélson Piquet
Brabham / Cosworth
1'17.98
3

Gilles Villeneuve
Ferrari / Ferrari
1'17.85
6

Elio de Angelis
Shadow / Cosworth
1'19.57
5

Jochen Mass
Arrows / Cosworth
1'18.93
8

Left empty
7

John Watson
McLaren / Cosworth
1'20.30
10

Desiré Wilson
Tyrrell / Cosworth
1'20.80
9

Rupert Keegan
Arrows / Cosworth
1'20.65
12

Emilio de Villota
Lotus / Cosworth
1'21.67
11

Guy Edwards
Copersucar / Cosworth
No time
14

Philip Bullmann
Surtees / Cosworth
1'22.41
13

Dave Kennedy
Theodore / Cosworth
1'22.35
16

Giacomo Agostini
Williams / Cosworth
1'22.60
15

Tiff Needell
Chevron / Cosworth
1'22.50
18

Bernard de Dryver
Copersucar / Cosworth
1'23.44
17

Smiley
Tyrrell / Cosworth
1'23.20
20

Robin Smith
Ensign / Cosworth
1'26.67
19

Val Musetti
March / Cosworth
1'25.61

Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led