1979 Spain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Jarama circuit. Full information

1979 Spain Grand Prix poster

1979 Spain Grand Prix poster

1979 Spain Grand Prix

1979 Spain Grand Prix is 318th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Jarama circuit. Jacques Laffite won the pole position, Patrick Depailler won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Carlos Reutemann and Mario Andretti also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (255 km).

Previous race: 1979 USA West Grand Prix
Next race: 1979 Belgium Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Spain Grand Prix

4th victory for the Ligier team
2nd victory for the Patrick Depailler
19th podium for the Patrick Depailler
28th podium for the Carlos Reutemann
18th podium for the Mario Andretti

Patrick Depailler - Winner of the 1979 Spain Grand Prix

Patrick Depailler - Winner of the 1979 Spain Grand Prix

1979 Spain Grand Prix

1979 Spain Grand Prix

Ligier JS11 - 1979 Spain Grand Prix winner

Ligier JS11 - 1979 Spain Grand Prix winner

1979 Spain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Patrick Depailler 9.00  1h 39m 11.84s  ( 154.419 km/h ) 75 Ligier Gitanes
2 Carlos Reutemann 6.00  1h 39m 32.78s  ( +20.94s ) 75 Martini Racing Team Lotus
3 Mario Andretti 4.00  1h 39m 39.15s  ( +27.31s ) 75 Martini Racing Team Lotus
4 Jody Scheckter 3.00  1h 39m 40.52s  ( +28.68s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Jean-Pierre Jarier 2.00  1h 39m 42.23s  ( +30.39s ) 75 Team Tyrrell
6 Didier Pironi 1.00  1h 40m 00.27s  ( +48.43s ) 75 Team Tyrrell
7 Gilles Villeneuve 0  1h 40m 04.15s  ( +52.31s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Jochen Mass 0  1h 40m 26.68s  ( +1m 14.84s ) 75 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
9 René Arnoux 0   74 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Riccardo Patrese 0   74 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
11 Emerson Fittipaldi 0   74 Fittipaldi Automotive
12 Jan Lammers 0   73 Samson Shadow Racing Team
13 Patrick Tambay 0   72 Marlboro Team McLaren
14 Hans Joachim Stuck 0   69 ATS Wheels
ab Niki Lauda 0  Water leak 63 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Hector Rebaque 0  Engine 58 Team Rebaque
ab Alan Jones 0  Gearbox 54 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
ab Elio De Angelis 0  Engine 52 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Engine 32 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
ab James Hunt 0  Brakes 26 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab John Watson 0  Engine 21 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Exhaust 21 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Fuel injection 15 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Engine 15 Ligier Gitanes
nq Derek Daly 0     Team Ensign
nq Arturo Merzario 0     Team Merzario
nq Gianfranco Brancatelli 0     Willi Kaushen Racing Team

List of all cars for the 1979 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

Copersucar F5A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT48

Alfa Romeo 1260 V12 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

McLaren M28

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW07

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Kauhsen WK

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 80

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0