Formula 1 in the 1979 season. Full information

30th season of formula One, started 21st January and ended at 7th October 1979

Beginners of the season: Elio De Angelis

Formula 1 in the 1979 season. Full information

List of Grand Prix and tracks in the 1979 season

Grand Prix Track Race Start
Argentina Argentina Buenos Aires 21st January 1979
Brazil Brazil Interlagos 4th February 1979
South Africa South Africa Kyalami 3rd March 1979
USA West USA West Long Beach 8th April 1979
Spain Spain Jarama 29th April 1979
Belgium Belgium Zolder 13th May 1979
Monaco Monaco Monaco 27th May 1979
France France Dijon-Prenois 1st July 1979
Britain Britain Silverstone 14th July 1979
Germany Germany Hockenheim 29th July 1979
Austria Austria Österreichring 12th August 1979
Netherlands Netherlands Zandvoort 26th August 1979
Italy Italy Monza 9th September 1979
Canada Canada Montréal 30th September 1979
USA East USA East Watkins Glen 7th October 1979

Drivers championship 1979

Jody Scheckter

South Africa

Champion

Gilles Villeneuve

Canada

2nd place

Alan Jones

Australia

3rd place

List of participating teams in the 1979 season

Name Points
Ferrari 113.00
Williams 75.00
Ligier 61.00
Lotus 39.00
Tyrrell 28.00
Renault 26.00
McLaren 15.00
Brabham 7.00
Arrows 5.00
Shadow 3.00
ATS 2.00
Copersucar 1.00

List of all cars in the 1979 season

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

McLaren M28

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Williams FW06

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 80

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T3

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Arrows A1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F5A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Rebaque HR100

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT49

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR8/9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Kauhsen WK

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT46A

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Alfa Romeo 177

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0