Formula 1 World Championship 1979 Round 06 Belgium

The 1979 Belgian Grand Prix was Round 6 of the 1979 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Zolder circuit in Belgium on Sunday, 13 May 1979. Jacques Laffite started on pole position in the Ligier Ford and Jody Scheckter was the race winner for Ferrari.

1979 Belgian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
111Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaFerrariMichelin701:39:59.5301:39:59.530--1:23.39012179.02079
226Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier FordGoodyear70+15.3601:40:14.890+15.360+15.3601:23.78020178.56016
33Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear70+35.1701:40:34.700+35.170+19.8101:24.32060177.970124
42Carlos ReutemannArgentinaLotus FordGoodyear70+46.4901:40:46.020+46.490+11.3201:23.89054177.640103
529Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear70+1:04.3101:41:03.840+1:04.310+17.8201:25.16038177.120162
67John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear70+1:05.8501:41:05.380+1:05.850+1.5401:24.15069177.070191
712Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin69+1 lap1:39:00.9601 lap1 lap1:23.09063178.2006
89Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyATS FordGoodyear69+1 lap1:40:32.5701 lap+1:31.6101:24.84038175.49020
914Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear68+2 laps1:40:07.1502 laps1 lap1:25.34020173.68023
1017Jan LammersNetherlandsShadow FordGoodyear68+2 laps1:41:03.5602 laps+56.4101:26.64038172.07021
114Jean-Pierre JarierFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear67+3 laps1:40:11.5903 laps1 lap1:24.69037171.00011
DNF25Patrick DepaillerFranceLigier FordGoodyear46Accident1:05:35.2201:24.12036179.3502
DNF20James HuntGreat BritainWolf FordGoodyear40Accident57:23.0801:24.07039178.2509
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear39Electrical55:28.5401:23.44033179.7704
DNF1Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear27Brakes39:22.5401:24.57012175.3505
DNF6Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear23Engine33:48.1601:24.61020174.0003
DNF5Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear23Engine34:02.5401:24.83015172.77013
DNF16Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin22Turbo32:41.2401:26.43020172.11018
DNF35Bruno GiacomelliItalyAlfa RomeoGoodyear21Accident30:49.2601:25.53020174.24014
DNF18Elio de AngelisItalyShadow FordGoodyear21Accident30:49.6801:25.19020174.20024
DNF30Jochen MassGermanyArrows FordGoodyear17Spun Off25:00.7301:26.31017173.81022
DNF31Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear13Transmission19:25.6501:25.8508171.12015
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin13Turbo23:13.5201:27.3606143.14017
DNF28Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandWilliams FordGoodyear1Accident1:42.7201:42.7201149.3708
DNQ8Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear
DNQ24Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear
DNQ22Derek DalyIrelandEnsign FordGoodyear
DNQ36Gianfranco BrancatelliItalyKauhsen FordGoodyear