1979 Germany Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Hockenheim circuit. Full information

1979 Germany Grand Prix poster

1979 Germany Grand Prix poster

1979 Germany Grand Prix

1979 Germany Grand Prix is 323rd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Hockenheim circuit. Jean-Pierre Jabouille won the pole position, Alan Jones won this race. Clay Regazzoni and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 45 laps (306 km).

Previous race: 1979 Britain Grand Prix
Next race: 1979 Austria Grand Prix
Race Start: 29th July 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Germany Grand Prix

2nd victory for the Williams team
2nd victory for the Alan Jones
5th podium for the Alan Jones
26th podium for the Clay Regazzoni
12th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Germany Grand Prix

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Germany Grand Prix

1979 Germany Grand Prix

1979 Germany Grand Prix

Williams FW07 - 1979 Germany Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07 #27 - 1979 Germany Grand Prix winner

1979 Germany Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 9.00  1h 24m 48.83s  ( 216.124 km/h ) 45 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
2 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 6.00  1h 24m 51.74s  ( +02.91s ) 45 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 4.00  1h 25m 07.22s  ( +18.39s ) 45 Ligier Gitanes
4 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 3.00  1h 25m 20.03s  ( +31.20s ) 45 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 John Watson McLaren M29, #7 2.00  1h 26m 26.63s  ( +1m 37.80s ) 45 Marlboro Team McLaren
6 Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 1.00   44 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
7 Geoff Lees Tyrrell 009, #4 0   44 Candy Tyrrell Team
8 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 0   44 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 0   44 Candy Tyrrell Team
10 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 0   44 Samson Shadow Racing Team
11 Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 0   43 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
12 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 0  Engine 42 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 0  Puncture 34 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 0  Suspension 30 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Keke Rosberg Wolf WR8, #20 0  Oil pressure 29 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 0  Engine 27 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 0  Puncture 24 Ligier Gitanes
ab Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 0  Handling 22 Team Rebaque
ab Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 0  Transmission 16 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 0  Puncture 9 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 0  Spin 7 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 0  Ignition 4 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 0  Accident 1 Martini Racing Team Lotus
nq Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 0     Team Merzario
nq Patrick Gaillard Ensign N179, #22 0     Team Ensign
ab Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D2, #9 0  Suspension 0 ATS Wheels

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Germany Grand Prix on the Hockenheim circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 1'48''48 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 1'48''75 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 1'49''43 Ligier Gitanes
4 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 1'49''50 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 1'50''00 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 1'50''12 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
7 Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 1'50''37 Parmalat Racing Team
8 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 1'50''40 Candy Tyrrell Team
9 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 1'50''41 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 1'50''48 Equipe Renault Elf
11 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 1'50''68 Martini Racing Team Lotus
12 John Watson McLaren M29, #7 1'50''86 Marlboro Team McLaren
13 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 1'50''94 Martini Racing Team Lotus
14 Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 1'51''07 Ligier Gitanes
15 Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 1'51''47 Marlboro Team McLaren
16 Geoff Lees Tyrrell 009, #4 1'51''50 Candy Tyrrell Team
17 Keke Rosberg Wolf WR8, #20 1'52''01 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
18 Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 1'52''74 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
19 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 1'52''93 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
20 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 1'53''59 Samson Shadow Racing Team
21 Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 1'53''73 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
22 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 1'54''01 Fittipaldi Automotive
23 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D2, #9 1'54''47 ATS Wheels
24 Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 1'55''86 Team Rebaque
25 Patrick Gaillard Ensign N179, #22 1'55''95 Team Ensign
26 Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 2'01''84 Team Merzario

List of all cars for the 1979 Germany Grand Prix on the Hockenheim circuit

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

ATS D2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0