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. 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
Race Start: 29th April 1979

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 #25 - 1979 Spain Grand Prix winner

1979 Spain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Patrick Depailler Ligier JS11, #25 9.00  1h 39m 11.84s  ( 154.419 km/h ) 75 Ligier Gitanes
2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 6.00  1h 39m 32.78s  ( +20.94s ) 75 Martini Racing Team Lotus
3 Mario Andretti Lotus 80, #1 4.00  1h 39m 39.15s  ( +27.31s ) 75 Martini Racing Team Lotus
4 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 3.00  1h 39m 40.52s  ( +28.68s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 2.00  1h 39m 42.23s  ( +30.39s ) 75 Team Tyrrell
6 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 1.00  1h 40m 00.27s  ( +48.43s ) 75 Team Tyrrell
7 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 0  1h 40m 04.15s  ( +52.31s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Jochen Mass Arrows A1B, #30 0  1h 40m 26.68s  ( +1m 14.84s ) 75 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
9 René Arnoux Renault RS01, #16 0   74 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A1B, #29 0   74 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
11 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 0   74 Fittipaldi Automotive
12 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 0   73 Samson Shadow Racing Team
13 Patrick Tambay McLaren M28, #8 0   72 Marlboro Team McLaren
14 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D2, #9 0   69 ATS Wheels
ab Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 0  Water leak 63 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 0  Engine 58 Team Rebaque
ab Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 0  Gearbox 54 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
ab Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 0  Engine 52 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
ab Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 0  Engine 32 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
ab James Hunt Wolf WR7, #20 0  Brakes 26 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 0  Exhaust 21 Equipe Renault Elf
ab John Watson McLaren M28, #7 0  Engine 21 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 0  Fuel injection 15 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 0  Engine 15 Ligier Gitanes
nq Gianfranco Brancatelli Kauhsen WK, #36 0     Willi Kaushen Racing Team
nq Arturo Merzario Merzario A2, #24 0     Team Merzario
nq Derek Daly Ensign N177, #22 0     Team Ensign

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS11, #26 1'14''50 Ligier Gitanes
2 Patrick Depailler Ligier JS11, #25 1'14''79 Ligier Gitanes
3 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T4, #12 1'14''82 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Mario Andretti Lotus 80, #1 1'15''07 Martini Racing Team Lotus
5 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 312T4, #11 1'15''10 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Niki Lauda Brabham BT48, #5 1'15''45 Parmalat Racing Team
7 Nelson Piquet Brabham BT48, #6 1'15''61 Parmalat Racing Team
8 Carlos Reutemann Lotus 79, #2 1'15''67 Martini Racing Team Lotus
9 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS10, #15 1'15''78 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 009, #3 1'16''04 Team Tyrrell
11 René Arnoux Renault RS01, #16 1'16''06 Equipe Renault Elf
12 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 009, #4 1'16''08 Team Tyrrell
13 Alan Jones Williams FW07, #27 1'16''23 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
14 Clay Regazzoni Williams FW07, #28 1'16''61 Albilad-Saudia Racing Team
15 James Hunt Wolf WR7, #20 1'16''88 Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
16 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A1B, #29 1'16''92 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
17 Jochen Mass Arrows A1B, #30 1'17''04 Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team
18 John Watson McLaren M28, #7 1'17''11 Marlboro Team McLaren
19 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 1'17''35 Fittipaldi Automotive
20 Patrick Tambay McLaren M28, #8 1'17''45 Marlboro Team McLaren
21 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS D2, #9 1'17''57 ATS Wheels
22 Elio De Angelis Shadow DN9, #18 1'17''85 Interscope Shadow Racing Team
23 Hector Rebaque Lotus 79, #31 1'18''42 Team Rebaque
24 Jan Lammers Shadow DN9, #17 1'18''79 Samson Shadow Racing Team
25 Derek Daly Ensign N177, #22 1'19''30 Team Ensign
26 Arturo Merzario Merzario A2, #24 1'20''46 Team Merzario
27 Gianfranco Brancatelli Kauhsen WK, #36 1'23''24 Willi Kaushen Racing Team

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

Wolf WR7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Kauhsen WK

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 80

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS10

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Ferrari 312T4

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Arrows A1B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS11

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Copersucar F5A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS D2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M28

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