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. This was his 4th victory. 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

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 - 1979 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

1979 Netherlands Grand Prix results

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

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

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M29

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

ATS D3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N179

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F6A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0