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1979 Season
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1979 Dino Ferrari GP
1979 Italian GP
1978 Canadian GP

1979 Canadian GP

1979 United States GP
1980 Canadian GP
 XVIII  Grand Prix du Canada


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 30 September 1979
Start time14:00
EventCanadian GP
CircuitMontréal
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race16 of 17
Championship race327
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4410 m
Race Distance4410 × 72 = 317.520 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers24
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Ricardo Zunino (Driver),
Brabham BT49 (Car Model),
   Montréal (4410 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesNone
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (368),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (273),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (405),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (268),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (106),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (66),
7. Most 7th Place FinishesBrabham (31),
8. Most 10th Place FinishesLotus (29),
9. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (34),
10. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (28),
11. Most Races LedFerrari (193),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (5508),
13. Most Race EntriesLotus (859),
14. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (7),
15. Most Failures to QualifyArturo Merzario (24),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (88),
17. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (40),
18. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonArturo Merzario (11),
19. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonJan Lammers (7)

Championships
1 Jody Scheckter 51 
same
2 Gilles Villeneuve 44 
same
3 Alan Jones 40 
up
4 Jacques Laffite 36 
down
5 Clay Regazzoni 29 
same
6 Patrick Depailler 20 
same
7 Carlos Reutemann 20 
same
8 Mario Andretti 14 
same
9 John Watson 14 
up
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier 14 
down
11 René Arnoux 11 
same
12 Didier Pironi 10 
up
13 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
down
14 Niki Lauda 4 
same
15 Jochen Mass 3 
same
16 Nélson Piquet 3 
same
17 Jacky Ickx 3 
same
18 Riccardo Patrese 2 
same
19 Emerson Fittipaldi 1 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 104 
same
2 Williams / Ford 75 
same
3 Ligier / Ford 61 
same
4 Lotus / Ford 39 
same
5 Tyrrell / Ford 24 
same
6 Renault / Renault 20 
same
7 McLaren / Ford 14 
same
8 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 7 
same
9 Arrows / Ford 5 
same
10 Fittipaldi / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 27Car 27
EntrantAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamAlbilad-Saudia Racing Team
DriverAlan JonesAlan JonesAlan Jones
CarWilliams FW07Williams FW07Williams FW07
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:52'06.8921'29.8921'31.272
Speed169.926 km/h176.612 km/h173.942 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led