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1979 Monaco Grand Prix

1979 Monaco Grand Prix
Race 7 of 15 in the 1979 Formula One season
Race details
Date 27 May 1979
Location Circuit de Monaco
Course Street circuit
Course length 3.312 km (2.057 mi)
Distance 76 laps, 251.712 km (156.406 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver
  • Jody Scheckter
Ferrari
Time 1:26.45
Fastest lap
Driver Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford
Time 1:28.82 on lap 69
Podium
First
  • Jody Scheckter
Ferrari
Second
  • Clay Regazzoni
Williams-Ford
Third
  • Carlos Reutemann
Lotus-Ford
Lap leaders
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Classification

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Time
1 11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 1:26.45
2 12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:26.52
3 25 Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 1:27.11
4 5 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 1:27.21
5 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 1:27.26
6 4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 1:27.42
7 3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 1:27.42
8 30 Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 1:27.47
9 27 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 1:27.67
10 20 James Hunt Wolf-Ford 1:27.96
11 2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 1:27.99
12 9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 1:28.22
13 1 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 1:28.23
14 7 John Watson McLaren-Ford 1:28.23
15 29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 1:28.30
16 28 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 1:28.48
17 14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 1:28.49
18 6 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 1:28.52
19 16 René Arnoux Renault 1:28.57
20 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:28.68
DNQ 18 Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 1:28.70
DNQ 8 Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 1:29.53
DNQ 17 Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 1:29.99
DNQ 22 Derek Daly Ensign-Ford 1:30.18
DNPQ 24 Gianfranco Brancatelli Merzario-Ford 1:38.15

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 76 1:55:22.48 1 9
2 28 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 76 + 0.44 16 6
3 2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 76 + 8.57 11 4
4 7 John Watson McLaren-Ford 76 + 41.31 14 3
5 25 Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 75 Engine 3 2
6 30 Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 69 + 7 Laps 8 1
Ret 6 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 68 Transmission 18
NC 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 68 + 8 Laps 20
Ret 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 55 Gearbox 5
Ret 12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 54 Transmission 2
Ret 27 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 43 Steering 9
Ret 4 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 34 Suspension 6
Ret 9 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 30 Wheel 12
Ret 5 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 21 Accident 4
Ret 3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 21 Accident 7
Ret 1 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 21 Suspension 13
Ret 14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 17 Engine 17
Ret 16 René Arnoux Renault 8 Accident 19
Ret 20 James Hunt Wolf-Ford 4 Transmission 10
Ret 29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 4 Suspension 15
DNQ 18 Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford
DNQ 8 Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford
DNQ 17 Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford
DNQ 22 Derek Daly Ensign-Ford
DNPQ 24 Gianfranco Brancatelli Merzario-Ford
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Drivers’ Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Jody Scheckter 30 (34)
2 Jacques Laffite 24
3 Gilles Villeneuve 20
4 Patrick Depailler 20 (22)
5 Carlos Reutemann 20 (25)
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Constructors’ Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 Ferrari 54
2 Ligier-Ford 46
3 Lotus-Ford 37
4 Tyrrell-Ford 15
5 Williams-Ford 10
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Pos Driver Points
1 Jody Scheckter 30 (34)
2 Jacques Laffite 24
3 Gilles Villeneuve 20
4 Patrick Depailler 20 (22)
5 Carlos Reutemann 20 (25)
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Pos Constructor Points
1 Ferrari 54
2 Ligier-Ford 46
3 Lotus-Ford 37
4 Tyrrell-Ford 15
5 Williams-Ford 10
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