1979 Rome Grand Prix in Formula 2 at the Vallelunga circuit. Full information

1979 Rome Grand Prix

1979 Rome Grand Prix is 147th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Vallelunga circuit. Stephen South won the pole position, Marc Surer won this race. Siegfried Stohr and Maurizio Flammini also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 65 laps (208 km).

Previous race: 1979 Eifelrennen
Next race: 1979 Mugello F2
Race Start: 13th May 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Rome Grand Prix

10th victory for the Polifac BMW Junior Team team
2nd victory for the Marc Surer
11th podium for the Marc Surer
1st podium for the Siegfried Stohr
8th podium for the Maurizio Flammini

March 792 - 1979 Rome Grand Prix winner

March 792 #1 - 1979 Rome Grand Prix winner

1979 Rome Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Marc Surer March 792, #1 9 1h 16m 34.9s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 6 1h 17m 9.4s 0 Trivellato Racing Team
3 Maurizio Flammini March 792, #39 4 1h 17m 17.5s 0 Sanremo Racing
4 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 3 1h 17m 21.5s 0 Chevron Racing Team
5 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 2 1h 17m 32.8s 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
6 Andrea De Cesaris March 792, #7 1 64 laps 0 Project 4 Racing
7 Ariel Bakst March 782, #12 0 64 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
8 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 0 64 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
9 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 0 64 laps 0 Team Tiga
10 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 0 62 laps 0 RR Racing Team
0 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 0 52 laps Not classified 0 Team BP with Theodore Racing
0 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 0 37 laps Gearbox 0 March Engineering
0 Brian Henton March 782, #14 0 35 laps Accident 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 0 30 laps Engine 0 Minardi Team
0 Rupert Keegan March 792, #2 0 26 laps Gearbox 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Ferrante Ponti March 792, #18 0 15 laps Accident 0 Minardi Team
0 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 0 12 laps Accident 0 Racing Team Holland
0 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 0 6 laps Driveshaft 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Stephen South March 792, #8 0 0 laps Accident 0 Project 4 Racing
0 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 Osella Squadra Corse
0 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 BFO Racing Team
0 Armin Hahne Maurer MM1, #27 0 0 laps Engine 0 Mampe Maurer Team
0 Sergio Mingotti, Lamberto Leoni Mirage M1, #33 0 0 laps Accident 0 Sergio Mingotti

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Stephen South March 792, #8 1m 8.04s Project 4 Racing
2 Eddie Cheever Osella FA2/79, #9 1m 8.42s Osella Squadra Corse
3 Marc Surer March 792, #1 1m 8.45s Polifac BMW Junior Team
4 Miguel Angel Guerra March 792, #16 1m 8.55s Minardi Team
5 Brian Henton March 782, #14 1m 8.82s Toleman Group Motorsport
6 Teo Fabi March 792, #4 1m 9.04s March Engineering
7 Alberto Colombo March 782, #11 1m 9.06s Sanremo Racing
8 Rad Dougall March 782, #15 1m 9.2s Toleman Group Motorsport
9 Siegfried Stohr Chevron B48, #19 1m 9.4s Trivellato Racing Team
10 Andrea De Cesaris March 792, #7 1m 9.45s Project 4 Racing
11 Rupert Keegan March 792, #2 1m 9.47s Polifac BMW Junior Team
12 Derek Warwick March 792, #77 1m 9.55s Team BP with Theodore Racing
13 Huub Rothengatter Chevron B48, #23 1m 9.6s Racing Team Holland
14 Ferrante Ponti March 792, #18 1m 9.61s Minardi Team
15 Beppe Gabbiani March 792, #3 1m 9.83s Polifac BMW Junior Team
16 Wolfgang Locher March 792, #25 1m 9.86s BFO Racing Team
17 Bobby Rahal Chevron B48, #6 1m 10.02s Chevron Racing Team
18 Maurizio Flammini March 792, #39 1m 10.09s Sanremo Racing
19 Eje Elgh March 792, #22 1m 10.17s Team Tiga
20 Ariel Bakst March 782, #12 1m 20.4s Sanremo Racing
21 Juan Traverso March 792, #5 1m 12.83s Bob Salisbury Racing
22 Carlo Giorgio March 742/782, #31 1m 12.41s RR Racing Team
23 Armin Hahne Maurer MM1, #27 1m 12.93s Mampe Maurer Team
24 Lamberto Leoni, Sergio Mingotti March 782, #44 1m 14.41s Lamberto Leoni

List of all cars for the 1979 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

March 782

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