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1979 US West GP
1977 Race of Champions

1979 Race of Champions

1979 Spanish GP
1983 Race of Champions
 XIII  Marlboro/Daily Mail Race of Champions


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

Details
DateSunday 15 April 1979
Start timeUnknown
EventRace of Champions
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
Race5 of 17
Championship raceNon-championship event
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter4206.1 m
Race Distance4206.1 × 40 + 36 = 168.280 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries19
Qualifiers18
Finishers13
Debutants
Dave Kennedy (Driver),
Desiré Wilson (Driver),
Gerd Biechteler (Driver),
Giacomo Agostini (Driver),
Philip Bullmann (Driver),
Robin Smith (Driver),
Smiley (Driver),
Tiff Needell (Driver),
Val Musetti (Driver),
Copersucar (Car Manufacturer),
Chevron B41 (Car Model),
Copersucar F5A (Car Model),
March 781 (Car Model),
   Shadow DN9B (Car Model),
Theodore WR4 (Car Model),
63 (Car Number),
Charles Clowes Racing (Entrant),
Durex-Eden-Award Racing (Entrant),
John Surtees Garages (Entrant),
Madom Formula 1 Team (Entrant),
Mopar Ultramar Racing Team (Entrant),
Smith and Jones (Entrant),
Team Agostini Marlboro (Entrant),
Theodore Racing with Hi-Line (Entrant),
Valentino Musetti (Entrant),
Walz Toj Racing (Entrant)

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 1Car 6
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMartini Racing Team LotusParmalat Racing Team
DriverGilles VilleneuveMario AndrettiNélson Piquet
CarFerrari 312T3Lotus 79Brabham BT48
EngineFerrariCosworthCosworth
Time53'17.121'17.521'17.46
Speed189.486 km/h195.330 km/h195.481 km/h


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