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1979 Buenos Aires Formula 1 Grand Prix
F1 1979 Buenos Aires results

1979 Buenos Aires Formula 1 Grand Prix

21 January 1979

Buenos Aires Grand Prix

Pos   Driver FL Team Time Grid Pts
1 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:36:03.210 1 9
2 ▲ 1 Carlos Reutemann Lotus -00:14.940 3 6
3 ▲ 3 John Watson McLaren -01:28.810 6 4
4 ▼ 2 Patrick Depailler Ligier -01:41.720 2 3
5 ▲ 2 Mario Andretti Lotus -1 lap 7 2
6 ▲ 5 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi -1 lap 11 1
7 ▲ 9 Elio de Angelis Shadow -1 lap 16  
8 ▲ 6 Jochen Mass Arrows -2 laps 14  
9 ▲ 6 Alan Jones Williams -2 laps 15  
10 ▲ 7 Clay Regazzoni Williams -2 laps 17  
11 ▲ 13 Derek Daly Ensign -2 laps 24  
12 ▼ 2 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari -5 laps 10  
13 ▲ 6 Hector Rebaque Lotus 46 laps 19  
14 ▲ 7 Jan Lammers Shadow 42 laps 21  
15 ▲ 3 James Hunt Wolf 41 laps 18  
16 ▼ 12 Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 15 laps 4  
17 ▼ 5 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 15 laps 12  
18 ▲ 5 Niki Lauda Brabham 8 laps 23  
19 ▲ 6 Rene Arnoux Renault 6 laps 25  
20 ▼ 15 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 0 laps 5  
21 ▼ 13 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 laps 8  
22 ▼ 13 Patrick Tambay McLaren 0 laps 9  
23 ▼ 3 Nelson Piquet Brabham 0 laps 20  
24 ▼ 2 Arturo Merzario Merzario 0 laps 22  
25 ▼ 12 Riccardo Patrese Arrows DNS 13  
26 ▼ 1 Hans-Joachim Stuck ATS DNS 25  

Fastest lap Jacques Laffite : 1:46.910

First

TypeDriver#Future
race Elio de Angelis 108
race Jan Lammers 39

Aniversary

TypeDriver#Aniversary#Future
race Gilles Villeneuve 20 48
race John Watson 80 74
race Rene Arnoux 10 154