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1979 British GP
1978 German GP

1979 German GP

1979 Austrian GP
1980 German GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 29 July 1979
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitHockenheim
Event FormatRace of 45 laps
Race11 of 17
Championship race323
Circuit
Laps45
Circuit Perimeter6789 m
Race Distance6789 × 45 = 305.505 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers24
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsFittipaldi F6A (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 27 - 1st Win (Car Number)
ATS Wheels - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Albilad-Saudia Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Candy Tyrrell Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Elio de Angelis - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Essex - 20th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Interscope Shadow Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jan Lammers - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Martini Racing Team Lotus - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Mobil - 20th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Samson Shadow Racing Team - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Rebaque - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Fastest LapsBrabham (17),
2. Most 10th Fastest LapsJacky Ickx (7),
3. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonShadow (4),
4. Most 19th Fastest Laps in a SeasonJan Lammers (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (266),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (363),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (398),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (64),
5. Most 12th Place FinishesBrabham (21),
6. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (90),
7. Most 12th Fastest LapsLotus (16),
8. Most 21st Fastest LapsLotus (9),
9. Most 23rd Fastest LapsLotus (8),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (849),
11. Most Failures to QualifyArturo Merzario (20),
12. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (79),
13. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (38),
14. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (41)

Championships
1 Jody Scheckter 35 
same
2 Jacques Laffite 28 
up
3 Gilles Villeneuve 26 
down
4 Clay Regazzoni 22 
up
5 Patrick Depailler 20 
down
6 Carlos Reutemann 20 
down
7 Alan Jones 16 
up
8 John Watson 13 
up
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier 13 
down
10 Mario Andretti 12 
down
11 RenÚ Arnoux 10 
down
12 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
down
13 Didier Pironi 8 
down
14 Riccardo Patrese 2 
same
15 Jochen Mass 2 
same
16 Emerson Fittipaldi 1 
down
 Niki Lauda 1 
down
18 Jacky Ickx 1 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
same
2 Ligier / Ford 51 
same
3 Williams / Ford 38 
up
4 Lotus / Ford 37 
down
5 Tyrrell / Ford 21 
same
6 Renault / Renault 19 
same
7 McLaren / Ford 13 
same
8 Arrows / Ford 4 
same
9 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 1 
same
 Fittipaldi / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 15Car 12
EntrantAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamEquipe Renault ElfScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverAlan JonesJean-Pierre JabouilleGilles Villeneuve
CarWilliams FW07Renault RS10Ferrari 312T4
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Renault 1.5 V6TFerrari 3.0 F12
Time1:24'48.831'48.481'51.89
Speed216.124 km/h225.299 km/h218.432 km/h


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