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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 None
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 Races LedFerrari (192),
7. Most Laps LedFerrari (5458),
8. Most Race EntriesLotus (857),
9. Most Failures to Qualify Arturo Merzario (23),
10. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (80),
11. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (82),
12. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (43),
13. Most Failures to Qualify in a Season Arturo Merzario (10),
14. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (8)

Championships
1  Jody Scheckter 51 
2  Gilles Villeneuve 38 
up
3  Jacques Laffite 36 
down
4  Alan Jones 34 
down
5  Clay Regazzoni 27 
6  Patrick Depailler 20 
7  Carlos Reutemann 20 
8  Mario Andretti 14 
up
9  Jean-Pierre Jarier 14 
10  John Watson 13 
down
11  RenÚ Arnoux 11 
12  Jean-Pierre Jabouille 9 
13  Didier Pironi 8 
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 
2 Williams / Ford 62 
up
3 Ligier / Ford 61 
down
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 
down
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
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