1979 Canada Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Montréal circuit. Full information

1979 Canada Grand Prix poster

1979 Canada Grand Prix poster

1979 Canada Grand Prix

1979 Canada Grand Prix is 327th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Montréal circuit. Alan Jones won the pole position and this race. This was his 5th victory. Gilles Villeneuve and Clay Regazzoni also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 72 laps (318 km).

Previous race: 1979 Italy Grand Prix
Next race: 1979 USA East Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Canada Grand Prix

5th victory for the Williams team
5th victory for the Alan Jones
8th podium for the Alan Jones
8th podium for the Gilles Villeneuve
28th podium for the Clay Regazzoni

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Canada Grand Prix

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Canada Grand Prix

1979 Canada Grand Prix

1979 Canada Grand Prix

Williams FW07 - 1979 Canada Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07 - 1979 Canada Grand Prix winner

1979 Canada Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones 9.00  1h 52m 06.892s  ( 169.926 km/h ) 72 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
2 Gilles Villeneuve 6.00  1h 52m 07.972s  ( +01.080s ) 72 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Clay Regazzoni 4.00  1h 53m 20.548s  ( +1m 13.656s ) 72 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
4 Jody Scheckter 3.00   71 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Didier Pironi 2.00   71 Candy Tyrrell Team
6 John Watson 1.00   70 Marlboro Team McLaren
7 Ricardo Zunino 0   68 Parmalat Racing Team
8 Emerson Fittipaldi 0   67 Fittipaldi Automotive
9 Jan Lammers 0   67 Samson Shadow Racing Team
10 Mario Andretti 0  Out of fuel 66 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Gearbox 61 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Vittorio Brambilla 0  Fuel injection 52 Autodelta
ab Jacky Ickx 0  Gearbox 47 Ligier Gitanes
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Ignition 33 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Derek Daly 0  Engine 28 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Hector Rebaque 0  Engine 26 Team Rebaque
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Brakes 24 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Distributor 24 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Suspension 23 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Spin 20 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Engine 19 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Collision 14 ATS Wheels
ab René Arnoux 0  Collision 14 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Valve 10 Ligier Gitanes
f Niki Lauda 0  Withdrew   Parmalat Racing Team
nq Alex Ribeiro 0     Fittipaldi Automotive
nq Keke Rosberg 0     Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
nq Marc Surer 0     Team Ensign
nq Arturo Merzario 0     Team Merzario
nq Jochen Mass 0     Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
f Bruno Giacomelli 0  Not present   Autodelta

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Canada Grand Prix on the Montréal circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Alan Jones 1'29''892 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
2 Gilles Villeneuve 1'30''554 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Clay Regazzoni 1'30''768 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
4 Nelson Piquet 1'30''775 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Jacques Laffite 1'30''820 Ligier Gitanes
6 Didier Pironi 1'31''941 Candy Tyrrell Team
7 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 1'32''103 Equipe Renault Elf
8 René Arnoux 1'32''116 Equipe Renault Elf
9 Jody Scheckter 1'32''280 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 Mario Andretti 1'32''651 Martini Racing Team Lotus
11 Carlos Reutemann 1'32''682 Martini Racing Team Lotus
12 Hans Joachim Stuck 1'32''858 ATS Wheels
13 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'33''065 Candy Tyrrell Team
14 Riccardo Patrese 1'33''090 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
15 Emerson Fittipaldi 1'33''297 Fittipaldi Automotive
16 Jacky Ickx 1'33''355 Ligier Gitanes
17 John Watson 1'33''362 Marlboro Team McLaren
18 Vittorio Brambilla 1'33''378 Autodelta
19 Ricardo Zunino 1'33''511 Parmalat Racing Team
20 Patrick Tambay 1'33''603 Marlboro Team McLaren
21 Jan Lammers 1'34''102 Samson Shadow Racing Team
22 Hector Rebaque 1'34''129 Team Rebaque
23 Elio De Angelis 1'34''256 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
24 Derek Daly 1'34''301 Candy Tyrrell Team
25 Jochen Mass 1'34''365 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
26 Marc Surer 1'34''747 Team Ensign
27 Keke Rosberg 1'35''061 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
28 Alex Ribeiro 1'36''901 Fittipaldi Automotive
29 Arturo Merzario 1'37''590 Team Merzario
0 Niki Lauda 0 Parmalat Racing Team
0 Bruno Giacomelli 0 Autodelta

List of all cars for the 1979 Canada Grand Prix on the Montréal circuit

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Brabham BT49

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Rebaque HR100

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Arrows A1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0