1979 Netherlands Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Zandvoort circuit. Full information

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix is 325th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Zandvoort circuit. René Arnoux won the pole position, Alan Jones won this race. Jody Scheckter and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (317 km).

Previous race: 1979 Austria Grand Prix
Next race: 1979 Italy Grand Prix
Race Start: 26th August 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

4th victory for the Williams team
4th victory for the Alan Jones
7th podium for the Alan Jones
32nd podium for the Jody Scheckter
14th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

Alan Jones - Winner of the 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix

Williams FW07 - 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

Williams FW07 #27 - 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 9.00  1h 41m 19.775s  ( 187.675 km/h ) 75 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
2 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 6.00  1h 41m 41.558s  ( +21.783s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 4.00  1h 42m 23.028s  ( +1m 03.253s ) 75 Ligier Gitanes
4 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 3.00   74 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 2.00   74 Ligier Gitanes
6 Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 1.00   73 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
7 Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 0   73 Team Rebaque
ab Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 0  Suspension 51 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 0  Puncture 49 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 0  Transmission 40 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Keke Rosberg Wolf WR9, #20 0  Valve 33 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 0  Clutch 26 Equipe Renault Elf
ab John Watson McLaren M29, #7 0  Engine 22 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 0  Spin 20 Candy Tyrrell Team
ab Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D3, #9 0  Transmission 19 ATS Wheels
ab Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 0  Gearbox 12 Samson Shadow Racing Team
ab Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 0  Suspension 9 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 0  Accident 7 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
ab Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 0  Engine 6 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 0  Driver unfit 4 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 0  Ignition 2 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 0  Collision 1 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 0  Collision 1 Martini Racing Team Lotus
ab Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 0  Collision 0 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
nq Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 0     Team Merzario
nq Patrick Gaillard Ensign N179, #22 0     Team Ensign

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 René Arnoux Renault RS10, #16 1'15''461 Equipe Renault Elf
2 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 1'15''646 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
3 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 1'16''228 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
4 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 1'16''304 Equipe Renault Elf
5 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 1'16''392 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 1'16''939 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 1'17''129 Ligier Gitanes
8 Keke Rosberg Wolf WR9, #20 1'17''280 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
9 Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 1'17''495 Parmalat Racing Team
10 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 1'17''625 Candy Tyrrell Team
11 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 1'17''667 Parmalat Racing Team
12 John Watson McLaren M29, #7 1'17''750 Marlboro Team McLaren
13 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 1'18''001 Martini Racing Team Lotus
14 Patrick Tambay McLaren M29, #8 1'18''147 Marlboro Team McLaren
15 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D3, #9 1'18''256 ATS Wheels
16 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 1'18''430 Candy Tyrrell Team
17 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #1 1'18''452 Martini Racing Team Lotus
18 Jochen Mass Arrows A2, #30 1'18''606 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
19 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A2, #29 1'18''629 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
20 Jacky Ickx Ligier JS11, #25 1'18''706 Ligier Gitanes
21 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F6A, #14 1'19''433 Fittipaldi Automotive
22 Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 1'20''709 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
23 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 1'21''084 Samson Shadow Racing Team
24 Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 1'21''344 Team Rebaque
25 Patrick Gaillard Ensign N179, #22 1'22''922 Team Ensign
26 Arturo Merzario Merzario A4, #24 1'23''613 Team Merzario

List of all cars for the 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D3

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

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

Wolf WR9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0