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1979 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
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1978
Season Overview

1979

1980
Include non-championship races

Races
DateEventCircuitPole PositionWinner
January 21 Argentine GPBuenos Aires Jacques Laffite Jacques Laffite
February 4 Brazilian GPInterlagos Jacques Laffite Jacques Laffite
March 3 South African GPKyalami Jean-Pierre Jabouille Gilles Villeneuve
April 8 US West GPLong Beach Gilles Villeneuve Gilles Villeneuve
April 29 Spanish GPJarama Jacques Laffite Patrick Depailler
May 13 Belgian GPZolder Jacques Laffite Jody Scheckter
May 27 Monaco GPMonte Carlo Jody Scheckter Jody Scheckter
July 1 French GPDijon Jean-Pierre Jabouille Jean-Pierre Jabouille
July 14 British GPSilverstone Alan Jones Clay Regazzoni
July 29 German GPHockenheim Jean-Pierre Jabouille Alan Jones
August 12 Austrian GPOsterreichring René Arnoux Alan Jones
August 26 Dutch GPZandvoort René Arnoux Alan Jones
September 9 Italian GPMonza Jean-Pierre Jabouille Jody Scheckter
September 30 Canadian GPMontréal Alan Jones Alan Jones
October 7 United States GPWatkins Glen Alan Jones Gilles Villeneuve
Constructors' Championship
1Ferrari / Ferrari113
2Williams / Ford75
3Ligier / Ford61
4Lotus / Ford39
5Tyrrell / Ford28
6Renault / Renault26
7McLaren / Ford15
8Brabham / Alfa Romeo7
Points System
PositionPoints
1st
9
2nd
6
3rd
4
4th
3
5th
2
6th
1
Summary of Regulations
Engine1500 cc (supercharged / turbocharged), 3000 cc (normally aspirated)
Cylinders12 (maximum)
Weight575 kg (minimum)