Formula 1 1979 British Grand Prix

data

1979-07-14
9
Silverstone Circuit
Clay Regazzoni
Alan Jones

The 1979 British Grand Prix was won by Clay Regazzoni of Williams.
Despite being on pole position in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Alan Jones could not convert this into a win.
Jones was forced to retire in lap 38 due to: Water pump.

The race in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was round 9 of 15 of the 1979 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 68 1:26:11.17 9
2 68 +24.28 6
3 67 +1 Lap 4
4 67 +1 Lap 3
5 67 +1 Lap 2
6 67 +1 Lap 1
7 66 Out of fuel 0
8 66 +2 Laps 0
9 66 +2 Laps 0
10 66 +2 Laps 0
11 65 +3 Laps 0
12 65 +3 Laps 0
13 65 +3 Laps 0
14 63 Fuel system 0
45 Gearbox 0
44 Engine 0
44 Fuel system 0
38 Water pump 0
37 Gearbox 0
25 Engine 0
21 Turbo 0
12 Brakes 0
3 Wheel 0
1 Spun off 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Alan Jones Williams
2 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault
3 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo
4 Clay Regazzoni Williams
5 René Arnoux Renault
6 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo
7 John Watson McLaren
8 Carlos Reutemann Team Lotus
9 Mario Andretti Team Lotus
10 Jacques Laffite Ligier
11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari
12 Elio de Angelis Shadow
13 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
14 Keke Rosberg Wolf
15 Didier Pironi Tyrrell
16 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell
17 Jacky Ickx Ligier
18 Patrick Tambay McLaren
19 Riccardo Patrese Arrows
20 Jochen Mass Arrows
21 Jan Lammers Shadow
22 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi
23 Patrick Gaillard Ensign
26 Hector Rebaque Team Lotus

1979 British Grand Prix

The 1979 British Grand Prix (formally the XXXII Marlboro British Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on 14 July 1979. It was the ninth race of the 1979 World Championship of F1 Drivers and the 1979 International Cup for F1 Constructors.

The 68-lap race was won by Clay Regazzoni, driving a Williams-Ford. It was the first Formula One victory for the Williams team. René Arnoux finished second in a Renault, with Jean-Pierre Jarier third in a Tyrrell-Ford.


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