Formula 1 World Championship 1979 Round 11 Austria

The 1979 Austrian Grand Prix was Round 11 of the 1979 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Österreichring circuit in Austria on Sunday, 12 August 1979. René Arnoux started on pole position for Renault and Alan Jones was the race winner in the Williams Ford.

1979 Austrian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedGridPoints
127Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear541:27:38.011:27:38.010--1:36.13043219.70029
212Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin54+36.0501:28:14.060+36.050+36.0501:36.61046218.21056
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier FordGoodyear54+46.7701:28:24.780+46.770+10.7201:36.45053217.77084
411Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaFerrariMichelin54+47.2101:28:25.220+47.210+0.4401:36.63050217.75093
528Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandWilliams FordGoodyear54+48.9201:28:26.930+48.920+1.7101:36.22050217.68062
616Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin53+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:35.7704011
73Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:37.1003110
84Derek DalyIrelandTyrrell FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:38.1805111
97John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:38.1005216
108Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:39.0703814
DNF5Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear45Engine1:38.680204
DNF22Patrick GaillardFranceEnsign FordGoodyear42Suspension1:42.9601524
DNF29Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear34Suspension1:39.7201213
DNF18Elio de AngelisItalyShadow FordGoodyear34Engine1:40.5502022
DNF6Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear32Engine1:38.860307
DNF9Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyATS FordGoodyear28Engine1:39.3201418
DNF25Jacky IckxBelgiumLigier FordGoodyear26Engine1:41.8902421
DNF2Carlos ReutemannArgentinaLotus FordGoodyear22Handling1:40.7601917
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin16Gearbox1:36.850153
DNF20Keke RosbergFinlandFittipaldi FordGoodyear15Electrical1:39.980919
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilWolf FordGoodyear15Brakes1:42.200812
DNF17Jan LammersNetherlandsShadow FordGoodyear3Accident1:44.820323
DNF30Jochen MassGermanyArrows FordGoodyear1Engine1:55.7201:55.7201184.87020
DNF1Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyearClutch15
DNQ31Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear
DNQ24Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear