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1979 Italian GP

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

Details
DateSunday 9 September 1979
Start time14:00
EventItalian GP
CircuitMonza
Event FormatRace of 50 laps
Race14 of 17
Championship race326
Circuit
Laps50
Circuit Perimeter5800 m
Race Distance5800 × 50 = 290.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers24
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Marc Surer (Driver),
Rebaque (Car Manufacturer),
Alfa Romeo 179 (Car Model),
   Ferrari 312T4B (Car Model),
Rebaque HR100 (Car Model)
MilestonesAlbilad-Saudia Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Essex - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Jody Scheckter - 10th Win (Driver)
Keke Rosberg - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Ligier Gitanes - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ligier - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Martini Racing Team Lotus - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Michelin - 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Michelin - 10th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Mobil - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Vittorio Brambilla - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 24th Fastest LapsBrabham (8),
2. Most 10th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLigier (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (271),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (403),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (267),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (79),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (105),
6. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (24),
7. Most 6th Fastest LapsLotus (22),
8. Most 12th Fastest LapsLotus (17),
9. Most 18th Fastest LapsVittorio Brambilla (5),
10. Most 2nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonAlan Jones (6),
11. Most Races LedFerrari (192),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (5458),
13. Most Race EntriesLotus (857),
14. Most Failures to QualifyArturo Merzario (23),
15. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (80),
16. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (82),
17. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (43),
18. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonArturo Merzario (10),
19. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (8)

Championships
1 Jody Scheckter 51 
same
2 Gilles Villeneuve 38 
up
3 Jacques Laffite 36 
down
4 Alan Jones 34 
down
5 Clay Regazzoni 27 
same
6 Patrick Depailler 20 
same
7 Carlos Reutemann 20 
same
8 Mario Andretti 14 
up
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier 14 
same
10 John Watson 13 
down
11 RenÚ Arnoux 11 
same
12 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
same
13 Didier Pironi 8 
same
14 Niki Lauda 4 
up
15 Jochen Mass 3 
down
16 NÚlson Piquet 3 
down
17 Jacky Ickx 3 
down
18 Riccardo Patrese 2 
down
19 Emerson Fittipaldi 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 95 
same
2 Williams / Ford 62 
up
3 Ligier / Ford 61 
down
4 Lotus / Ford 39 
same
5 Tyrrell / Ford 22 
same
6 Renault / Renault 20 
same
7 McLaren / Ford 13 
same
8 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 7 
up
9 Arrows / Ford 5 
down
10 Fittipaldi / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 15Car 28
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACEquipe Renault ElfAlbilad-Saudia Racing Team
DriverJody ScheckterJean-Pierre JabouilleClay Regazzoni
CarFerrari 312T4Renault RS10Williams FW07
EngineFerrari 3.0 F12Renault 1.5 V6TFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:22'00.221'34.5801'35.60
Speed212.186 km/h220.765 km/h218.410 km/h


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