1979 Donington F2 in Formula 2 at the Donington Park circuit. Full information

1979 Donington F2

1979 Donington F2 is 154th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Donington Park circuit. Derek Daly won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. Marc Surer and Stephen South also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 65 laps (205 km).

Previous race: 1979 Misano F2
Next race: 1980 Jochen Rindt Trophy

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Donington F2

4th victory for the Project 4 Racing team
3rd victory for the Derek Daly
9th podium for the Derek Daly
15th podium for the Marc Surer
3rd podium for the Stephen South

March 792 - 1979 Donington F2 winner

March 792 #7 - 1979 Donington F2 winner

1979 Donington F2 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Derek Daly March 792, #7 9 1h 11m 53.2s 0 Project 4 Racing
2 Marc Surer March 792, #1 6 1h 11m 56.1s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
3 Stephen South March 792, #8 4 1h 12m 28.37s 0 Project 4 Racing
4 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 3 1h 12m 36.01s 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
5 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 2 1h 12m 44.57s 0 Team Tiga
6 Oscar Pedersoli March 782, #43 1 1h 12m 56.29s 0 Sanremo Racing
7 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 0 64 laps 0 Osella Squadra Corse
8 Tiff Needell March 782, #36 0 64 laps 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
9 Eddie Jordan March 792, #55 0 64 laps 0 Derek McMahon
10 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 0 63 laps 0 Team BP with Theodore Racing
11 Divina Galica March 792, #13 0 63 laps 0 Divina Galica
12 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 0 62 laps 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
13 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 0 62 laps 0 Racing Team Holland
0 Armin Hahne Maurer MM1, #27 0 57 laps Accident 0 Mampe Maurer Team
0 Warren Booth Chevron B42, #29 0 44 laps Gearbox 0 Warren Booth
0 Stefan Johansson March 792, #2 0 42 laps Engine 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Cocho Lopez March 792, #25 0 36 laps Engine 0 BFO Racing Team
0 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 0 34 laps Misfire 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Alain Couderc AGS JH16, #28 0 29 laps Clutch 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 792, #18 0 20 laps Overheating 0 Minardi Team
0 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 0 5 laps Accident 0 March Engineering
0 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 0 5 laps Accident 0 Minardi Team
0 Rad Dougall Ralt RT2, #15 0 4 laps Engine 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Bernard Devaney Chevron B48, #38 0 4 laps Cv joint 0 Derek McMahon
0 Patrick Gaillard Chevron B48, #6 0 1 laps Accident damage 0 Chevron Racing Team
0 Siegfried Stohr March 792, #19 0 0 laps Accident 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 0 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Kim Mather March 772, #35 0 0 Kim Mather

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Donington F2 on the Donington Park circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Derek Daly March 792, #7 1m 4.05s Project 4 Racing
2 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 1m 4.12s March Engineering
3 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 1m 4.29s Toleman Group Motorsport
4 Marc Surer March 792, #1 1m 4.32s Polifac BMW Junior Team
5 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 1m 4.38s Team Tiga
6 Stefan Johansson March 792, #2 1m 4.42s Polifac BMW Junior Team
7 Stephen South March 792, #8 1m 4.45s Project 4 Racing
8 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 1m 4.6s Sanremo Racing
9 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 1m 4.61s Polifac BMW Junior Team
10 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 1m 4.62s Osella Squadra Corse
11 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 1m 4.89s Minardi Team
12 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 792, #18 1m 4.91s Minardi Team
13 Oscar Pedersoli March 782, #43 1m 4.93s Sanremo Racing
14 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 1m 5.02s Team BP with Theodore Racing
15 Rad Dougall Ralt RT2, #15 1m 5.06s Toleman Group Motorsport
16 Bernard Devaney Chevron B48, #38 1m 5.16s Derek McMahon
17 Tiff Needell March 782, #36 1m 5.2s Toleman Group Motorsport
18 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 1m 5.29s Bob Salisbury Racing
19 Siegfried Stohr March 792, #19 1m 5.49s Trivellato Racing Team
20 Eddie Jordan March 792, #55 1m 5.71s Derek McMahon
21 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 1m 5.73s Racing Team Holland
22 Patrick Gaillard Chevron B48, #6 1m 5.73s Chevron Racing Team
23 Cocho Lopez March 792, #25 1m 5.76s BFO Racing Team
24 Divina Galica March 792, #13 1m 6.44s Divina Galica
25 Alain Couderc AGS JH16, #28 1m 6.85s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
26 Armin Hahne Maurer MM1, #27 1m 6.97s Mampe Maurer Team
27 Kim Mather March 772, #35 1m 7.34s Kim Mather
28 Warren Booth Chevron B42, #29 1m 9.9s Warren Booth

List of all cars for the 1979 Donington F2 on the Donington Park circuit

Ralt RT2

Hart