1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy in Formula 2 at the Thruxton circuit. Full information

1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy

1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy is 145th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Thruxton circuit. Rad Dougall won the pole position and this race. Derek Daly and Alberto Colombo also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 55 laps (209 km).

Previous race: 1979 Jim Clark Trophy
Next race: 1979 Eifelrennen
Race Start: 16th April 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy

1st victory for the Toleman Group Motorsport team
1st victory for the Rad Dougall
3rd podium for the Rad Dougall
6th podium for the Derek Daly
2nd podium for the Alberto Colombo

1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 9 1h 4m 10.31s 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
2 Derek Daly March 792, #7 6 1h 4m 53.27s 0 Project 4 Racing
3 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 4 1h 5m 2.32s 0 Sanremo Racing
4 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 3 1h 5m 7.39s 0 Minardi Team
5 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 2 1h 5m 19.68s 0 Chevron Racing Team
6 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 1 54 laps 0 Racing Team Holland
7 Markus Hottinger March 792, #26 0 52 laps 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
8 Adrian Russell March 782, #40 0 50 laps 0 Aycliffe Team Russell
9 Marc Surer March 792, #1 0 49 laps Engine 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 0 0 laps Accident 0 Team BP with Theodore Racing
0 Alain Couderc AGS JH16, #28 0 0 laps Accident 0 Ecurie Motul Nogaro
0 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 0 0 laps Accident 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Stephen South March 792, #8 0 0 laps Accident 0 Project 4 Racing
0 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 0 0 laps Accident 0 March Engineering
0 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 0 0 laps Accident 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 0 1 laps Gearbox 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Ricardo Zunino March 792, #2 0 7 laps Accident 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Ferrante Ponti March 792, #18 0 12 laps Suspension 0 Minardi Team
0 Ariel Bakst March 782, #12 0 21 laps Accident 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Patrick Neve Pilbeam MP42, #20 0 22 laps Electrics 0 Onyx Race Engineering
0 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 0 30 laps Bulkhead 0 BFO Racing Team
0 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 0 36 laps Suspension 0 Team Tiga
0 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 0 36 laps Engine 0 Osella Squadra Corse
0 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 0 43 laps Engine 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 0 45 laps Engine 0 Jolly Club
0 Kim Mather March 772P, #35 0 46 laps Not classified 0 Kim Mather

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy on the Thruxton circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 1m 7.97s Toleman Group Motorsport
2 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 1m 8.25s Osella Squadra Corse
3 Marc Surer March 792, #1 1m 8.52s Polifac BMW Junior Team
4 Derek Daly March 792, #7 1m 8.61s Project 4 Racing
5 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 1m 8.64s March Engineering
6 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 1m 8.73s Polifac BMW Junior Team
7 Brian Henton Ralt RT2, #14 1m 8.75s Toleman Group Motorsport
8 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 1m 8.78s Team Tiga
9 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 1m 9.08s Sanremo Racing
10 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 1m 9.31s Chevron Racing Team
11 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 1m 9.42s Minardi Team
12 Ricardo Zunino March 792, #2 1m 9.55s Polifac BMW Junior Team
13 Stephen South March 792, #8 1m 9.58s Project 4 Racing
14 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 1m 9.66s Trivellato Racing Team
15 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 1m 9.84s Team BP with Theodore Racing
16 Markus Hottinger March 792, #26 1m 10.03s Bob Salisbury Racing
17 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 1m 10.04s Bob Salisbury Racing
18 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 1m 10.52s BFO Racing Team
19 Kim Mather March 772P, #35 1m 10.62s Kim Mather
20 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 1m 10.7s Racing Team Holland
21 Alain Couderc AGS JH16, #28 1m 10.74s Ecurie Motul Nogaro
22 Ferrante Ponti March 792, #18 1m 10.75s Minardi Team
23 Ariel Bakst March 782, #12 1m 10.76s Sanremo Racing
24 Patrick Neve Pilbeam MP42, #20 1m 10.89s Onyx Race Engineering
25 Adrian Russell March 782, #40 1m 14.22s Aycliffe Team Russell
26 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 1m 14.27s Jolly Club

List of all cars for the 1979 Jochen Rindt Trophy on the Thruxton circuit

Ralt RT2

Hart