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1979 British GP
1978 German GP

1979 German GP

1979 ATV Trophy
1979 Austrian GP
1980 German GP
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Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 29 July 1979
Start time14:00
Event German GP
Circuit Hockenheim
Event FormatRace of 45 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#10 of 15 in 1979
#323 (of all time)
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
DebutantsFittipaldi F6A (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 27 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (363),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (266),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (398),
4. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (64),
5. Most 12th Place Finishes Brabham (21),
6. Most Fastest Laps Ferrari (90),
7. Most Race Entries Lotus (849),
8. Most Failures to Qualify Arturo Merzario (20),
9. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (79),
10. Most 9th Place Qualifications Ferrari (38),
11. Most 13th Place Qualifications Lotus (41)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 15Car 12
EntrantAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamEquipe Renault ElfScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Alan Jones Jean-Pierre Jabouille Gilles Villeneuve
Car Williams FW07 Renault RS10 Ferrari 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