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1979 International Gold Cup
1978 BRDC International Trophy
1977 Race of Champions

1979 Race of Champions

1979 Race of Champions
1979 Dino Ferrari GP
 XIII  Marlboro/Daily Mail Race of Champions

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

Details
DateSunday 15 April 1979
Event Race of Champions
Circuit Brands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
ChampionshipNon-championship
Race number#1 of 2 in 1979
#420 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter4206.1 m
Race Distance4206.1 × 40 + 36 = 168.280 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries7
Qualifiers7
Finishers6
DebutantsShadow DN9B (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 1 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 12 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 6 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Ferrari – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Ford – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Martini Racing Team Lotus – 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Parmalat Racing Team – 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC – 1st Win (Entrant)
 NÚlson Piquet – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Gilles Villeneuve – 1st Win (Driver)
 Brabham – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Lotus – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Ferrari – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Mario Andretti – 1st Pole Position (Driver)

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 1Car 6
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMartini Racing Team LotusParmalat Racing Team
Driver Gilles Villeneuve Mario Andretti NÚlson Piquet
Car Ferrari 312T3 Lotus 79 Brabham BT48
EngineFerrariFord CosworthAlfa Romeo
Time53'17.121'17.521'17.46
Speed189.486 km/h195.330 km/h195.481 km/h