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1979 Season
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1979 Fuji Tapes Trophy
1979 Dutch GP
1978 Italian GP

1979 Italian GP

1979 Radio Victory Trophy
1979 Canadian GP
1980 Italian GP
 L  Gran Premio d'Italia

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 9 September 1979
Start time14:00
Event Italian GP
Circuit Monza
Event FormatRace of 50 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#13 of 15 in 1979
#326 (of all time)
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
Debutants
Marc Surer (Driver),
Rebaque (Car Manufacturer),
Alfa Romeo 179 (Car Model),
   Ferrari 312T4B (Car Model),
Rebaque HR100 (Car Model)
MilestonesMichelin – 100th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (271),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (267),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (403),
4. Most Race Wins Ferrari (79),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (105),
6. Most Races Led Ferrari (192),
7. Most Laps Led Ferrari (5458),
8. Most Race Entries Lotus (857),
9. Most Failures to Qualify Arturo Merzario (23),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (80),
11. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (82),
12. Most 13th Place Qualifications Lotus (43),
13. Most Failures to Qualify in a Season Arturo Merzario (10),
14. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Ferrari (8)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 15Car 28
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACEquipe Renault ElfAlbilad-Saudia Racing Team
Driver Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jabouille Clay Regazzoni
Car Ferrari 312T4 Renault RS10 Williams 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