1979 Italy Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Monza circuit. Full information

1979 Italy Grand Prix poster

1979 Italy Grand Prix poster

1979 Italy Grand Prix

1979 Italy Grand Prix is 326th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Monza circuit. Jean-Pierre Jabouille won the pole position, Jody Scheckter won this race. Gilles Villeneuve and Clay Regazzoni also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (290 km).

Previous race: 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next race: 1979 Canada Grand Prix
Race Start: 9th September 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Italy Grand Prix

78th victory for the Ferrari team
10th victory for the Jody Scheckter
33rd podium for the Jody Scheckter
7th podium for the Gilles Villeneuve
27th podium for the Clay Regazzoni

Jody Scheckter - Winner of the 1979 Italy Grand Prix

Jody Scheckter - Winner of the 1979 Italy Grand Prix

1979 Italy Grand Prix

1979 Italy Grand Prix

Ferrari 312T4 - 1979 Italy Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312T4 #11 - 1979 Italy Grand Prix winner

1979 Italy Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 9.00  1h 22m 00.22s  ( 212.186 km/h ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 6.00  1h 22m 00.68s  ( +00.46s ) 50 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 4.00  1h 22m 05.00s  ( +04.78s ) 50 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
4 Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 3.00  1h 22m 54.62s  ( +54.40s ) 50 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 2.00  1h 22m 59.92s  ( +59.70s ) 50 Martini Racing Team Lotus
6 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 1.00  1h 23m 01.77s  ( +1m 01.55s ) 50 Candy Tyrrell Team
7 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 0  1h 23m 24.36s  ( +1m 24.14s ) 50 Martini Racing Team Lotus
8 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 0   49 Fittipaldi Automotive
9 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 0   49 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
10 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 0   49 Candy Tyrrell Team
11 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D3, #9 0   49 ATS Wheels
12 Vittorio Brambilla Alfa Romeo 177, #36 0   49 Autodelta
13 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 0  Undertray 47 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
14 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 0  Engine 45 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Keke Rosberg Wolf WR8, #20 0  Engine 41 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 0  Engine 41 Ligier Gitanes
ab Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 0  Engine 40 Ligier Gitanes
ab Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 0  Clutch 33 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179, #35 0  Spin 28 Autodelta
ab René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 0  Valve 13 Equipe Renault Elf
ab John Watson McLaren M29, #7 0  Collision 13 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 0  Engine 3 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 0  Suspension 3 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 0  Accident 1 Parmalat Racing Team
nq Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 0     Samson Shadow Racing Team
nq Marc Surer Ensign N179, #22 0     Team Ensign
nq Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 0     Team Merzario
nq Hector Rebaque Rebaque HR100, #31 0     Team Rebaque

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 1'34''580 Equipe Renault Elf
2 René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 1'34''704 Equipe Renault Elf
3 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 1'34''830 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 1'34''914 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
5 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 1'34''989 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 1'35''333 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
7 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 1'35''443 Ligier Gitanes
8 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 1'35''587 Parmalat Racing Team
9 Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 1'36''219 Parmalat Racing Team
10 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 1'36''655 Martini Racing Team Lotus
11 Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 1'37''114 Ligier Gitanes
12 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 1'37''181 Candy Tyrrell Team
13 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 1'37''202 Martini Racing Team Lotus
14 Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 1'37''231 Marlboro Team McLaren
15 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D3, #9 1'37''297 ATS Wheels
16 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 1'37''581 Candy Tyrrell Team
17 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 1'37''674 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
18 Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 179, #35 1'38''053 Autodelta
19 John Watson McLaren M29, #7 1'38''093 Marlboro Team McLaren
20 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 1'38''136 Fittipaldi Automotive
21 Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 1'38''163 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
22 Vittorio Brambilla Alfa Romeo 177, #36 1'38''601 Autodelta
23 Keke Rosberg Wolf WR8, #20 1'38''854 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
24 Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 1'39''149 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
25 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 1'39''313 Samson Shadow Racing Team
26 Marc Surer Ensign N179, #22 1'40''821 Team Ensign
27 Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 1'42''002 Team Merzario
28 Hector Rebaque Rebaque HR100, #31 1'42''769 Team Rebaque

List of all cars for the 1979 Italy Grand Prix on the Monza circuit

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Rebaque HR100

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 177

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Wolf WR8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Alfa Romeo 179

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

ATS D3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0