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1979 Budweiser Trophy
1979 Italian GP
1978 Canadian GP

1979 Canadian GP

1979 United States GP
1980 Canadian GP
 XVIII  Grand Prix du Canada


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

Details
DateSunday 30 September 1979
Start time14:00
EventCanadian GP
CircuitMontréal
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race30 of 32
Championship race327
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4410 m
Race Distance4410 × 72 = 317.520 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers24
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Ricardo Zunino (Driver),
Brabham BT49 (Car Model),
   Montréal (4410 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesNone
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (273),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (405),
3. Most Retirements Lotus (368),
4. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (268),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (106),
6. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (66),
7. Most 7th Place Finishes Brabham (31),
8. Most 10th Place Finishes Lotus (29),
9. Most Races Led Ferrari (193),
10. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5508),
11. Most Race Entries Lotus (859),
12. Most Failures to Qualify Arturo Merzario (24),
13. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (88),
14. Most 9th Place Qualifications Ferrari (40),
15. Most Failures to Qualify in a Season Arturo Merzario (11),
16. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Jan Lammers (7)

Championships
1  Jody Scheckter 51 
2  Gilles Villeneuve 44 
3  Alan Jones 40 
up
4  Jacques Laffite 36 
down
5  Clay Regazzoni 29 
6  Patrick Depailler 20 
7  Carlos Reutemann 20 
8  Mario Andretti 14 
9  John Watson 14 
up
10  Jean-Pierre Jarier 14 
down
11  René Arnoux 11 
12  Didier Pironi 10 
up
13  Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
down
14  Niki Lauda 4 
15  Jochen Mass 3 
16  Nélson Piquet 3 
17  Jacky Ickx 3 
18  Riccardo Patrese 2 
19  Emerson Fittipaldi 1 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 104 
2  Williams / Ford 75 
3  Ligier / Ford 61 
4  Lotus / Ford 39 
5  Tyrrell / Ford 24 
6  Renault / Renault 20 
7  McLaren / Ford 14 
8  Brabham / Alfa Romeo 7 
9  Arrows / Ford 5 
10  Fittipaldi / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 27Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamAlbilad-Saudia Racing Team
Driver Alan Jones Alan Jones Alan Jones
Car Williams FW07 Williams FW07 Williams FW07
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:52'06.8921'29.8921'31.272
Speed169.926 km/h176.612 km/h173.942 km/h


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