1979 Austria Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Österreichring circuit. Full information

1979 Austria Grand Prix poster

1979 Austria Grand Prix poster

1979 Austria Grand Prix

1979 Austria Grand Prix is 324th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Österreichring circuit. René Arnoux won the pole position, Alan Jones won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Gilles Villeneuve and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (321 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1979 Germany Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Austria Grand Prix

3rd victory for the Williams team
3rd victory for the Alan Jones
6th podium for the Alan Jones
6th podium for the Gilles Villeneuve
13th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Austria Grand Prix

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Austria Grand Prix

1979 Austria Grand Prix

1979 Austria Grand Prix

Williams FW07 - 1979 Austria Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07 - 1979 Austria Grand Prix winner

1979 Austria Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones 9.00  1h 27m 38.01s  ( 219.689 km/h ) 54 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
2 Gilles Villeneuve 6.00  1h 28m 14.06s  ( +36.05s ) 54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jacques Laffite 4.00  1h 28m 24.78s  ( +46.77s ) 54 Ligier Gitanes
4 Jody Scheckter 3.00  1h 28m 25.22s  ( +47.21s ) 54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Clay Regazzoni 2.00  1h 28m 26.93s  ( +48.92s ) 54 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
6 René Arnoux 1.00   53 Equipe Renault Elf
7 Didier Pironi 0   53 Candy Tyrrell Team
8 Derek Daly 0   53 Candy Tyrrell Team
9 John Watson 0   53 Marlboro Team McLaren
10 Patrick Tambay 0   53 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Niki Lauda 0  Oil leak 45 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Patrick Gaillard 0  Suspension 42 Team Ensign
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Engine 34 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Suspension 34 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Engine 32 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Engine 28 ATS Wheels
ab Jacky Ickx 0  Engine 26 Ligier Gitanes
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Handling 22 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Gearbox 16 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Brakes 15 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Keke Rosberg 0  Electrics 15 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab Jan Lammers 0  Accident 3 Samson Shadow Racing Team
ab Jochen Mass 0  Engine 1 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Mario Andretti 0  Clutch 0 Martini Racing Team Lotus
nq Arturo Merzario 0     Team Merzario
nq Hector Rebaque 0     Team Rebaque

List of all cars for the 1979 Austria Grand Prix on the Österreichring circuit

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0