Formula 1 World Championship 1979 Round 09 Great Britain

The 1979 British Grand Prix was Round 9 of the 1979 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Silverstone, United Kingdom on Sunday, 14 July 1979. Alan Jones started on pole position in the Williams Ford and his team-mate Clay Regazzoni was the race winner.

1979 British Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
128Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandWilliams FordGoodyear681:26:11.1701:26:11.170--1:14.40039223.38049
216Rene ArnouxFranceRenaultMichelin68+24.2801:26:35.450+24.280+24.2801:15.11031222.33056
34Jean-Pierre JarierFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear67+1 lap1:26:25.3401 lap1 lap1:15.42061219.490164
47John WatsonGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear67+1 lap1:26:36.1601 lap+10.8201:15.12066219.03073
511Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaFerrariMichelin67+1 lap1:26:37.5001 lap+1.3401:16.02038218.980112
625Jacky IckxBelgiumLigier FordGoodyear67+1 lap1:26:46.2501 lap+8.7501:15.73066218.610171
78Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear66Out of Fuel2 laps1 lap1:16.4206018
82Carlos ReutemannArgentinaLotus FordGoodyear66+2 laps1:26:25.7202 laps+1:26:25.7201:16.59021216.2008
931Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear66+2 laps1:26:41.6502 laps+15.9301:17.24063215.54026
103Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear66+2 laps1:26:46.8602 laps+5.2101:15.05066215.32015
1117Jan LammersNetherlandsShadow FordGoodyear65+3 laps1:27:10.0503 laps1 lap1:18.25055211.12021
1218Elio de AngelisItalyShadow FordGoodyear65+3 laps1:27:11.8103 laps+1.7601:16.08061211.05012
1322Patrick GaillardFranceEnsign FordGoodyear65+3 laps1:27:12.3203 laps+0.5101:18.40058211.03023
1412Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin63Fuel system5 laps2 laps1:15.5005313
DNF29Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear45Gearbox1:18.1304319
DNF26Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier FordGoodyear44Engine1:15.5303910
DNF20Keke RosbergFinlandWolf FordGoodyear44Fuel System1:16.3903614
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear38Water Pump1:14.89081
DNF30Jochen MassGermanyArrows FordGoodyear37Gearbox1:17.4003520
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear25Engine1:18.930722
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin21Turbo1:15.18062
DNF5Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear12Brakes1:17.62096
DNF1Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear3Wheel1:21.36029
DNF6Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear1Spun Off1:26.3601:26.3601196.7003
DNQ9Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyATS FordGoodyear
DNQ24Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear