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World Championship of F1 Drivers 1979 standings

Championship points standings for the World Championship of F1 Drivers 1979

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Jody ScheckterScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T3
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 3.0
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Michelin
51
2.Flag Gilles VilleneuveScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T3
Ferrari 312T4
Ferrari 312T4B
Ferrari 3.0
Ferrari 3.0
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Michelin
Michelin
47
3.Flag Alan JonesAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW06
Williams FW07
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
40
4.Flag Jacques LaffiteLigier GitanesLigier JS11Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
36
5.Flag Clay RegazzoniAlbilad-Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW06
Williams FW07
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
29
6.Flag Patrick DepaillerLigier GitanesLigier JS11Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
20
7.Flag Carlos ReutemannMartini Racing Team LotusLotus 79Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
20
8.Flag René ArnouxEquipe Renault ElfRenault RS01
Renault RS10
Renault 1.5 turbo
Renault 1.5 turbo
Michelin
Michelin
17
9.Flag John WatsonMarlboro Team McLaren, Lowenbrau Team McLarenMcLaren M28C
McLaren M28B
McLaren M28
McLaren M29
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
15
10.Flag Didier PironiTeam Tyrrell, Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
14
11.Flag Jean-Pierre JarierCandy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
14
12.Flag Mario AndrettiMartini Racing Team LotusLotus 79
Lotus 80
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
14
13.Flag Jean-Pierre JabouilleEquipe Renault ElfRenault RS01
Renault RS10
Renault 1.5 turbo
Renault 1.5 turbo
Michelin
Michelin
9
14.Flag Niki LaudaParmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48
Brabham BT49
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
4
15.Flag Elio de AngelisInterscope Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
3
15.Flag Nelson PiquetParmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48
Brabham BT46
Brabham BT49
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
3
17.Flag Jacky IckxLigier GitanesLigier JS11Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
3
18.Flag Jochen MassWarsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B
Arrows A2
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
3
19.Flag Riccardo PatreseWarsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1B
Arrows A2
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
2
19.Flag Hans-Joachim StuckATS WheelsATS D2
ATS D3
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
2
21.Flag Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A
Fittipaldi F6
Fittipaldi F6A
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
1
Flag Vittorio BrambillaAutodeltaAlfa Romeo 177
Alfa Romeo 179
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Gianfranco BrancatelliWilli Kauhsen Racing Team, Team MerzarioKauhsen WK
Merzario A2
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Derek DalyTeam Ensign, Candy Tyrrell TeamEnsign N179
Ensign N177
Tyrrell 009
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Patrick GaillardTeam EnsignEnsign N179Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Bruno GiacomelliAutodeltaAlfa Romeo 177
Alfa Romeo 179
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag James HuntOlympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Jan LammersSamson Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Geoff LeesCandy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Arturo MerzarioMerzarioMerzario A2
Merzario A1B
Merzario A4
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Héctor RebaqueTeam RebaqueLotus 79
Rebaque HR100
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Alex RibeiroFittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F6ACosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Keke RosbergOlympus Cameras Wolf RacingWolf WR7Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Marc SurerTeam EnsignEnsign N179Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Patrick TambayMarlboro Team McLaren, Lowenbrau Team McLarenMcLaren M28
McLaren M28C
McLaren M29
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Ricardo ZuninoParmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT49Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Alan Jones
4
Most pole positionsFlag Jean-Pierre Jabouille
4
Flag Jacques Laffite
4
Most podium positionsFlag Gilles Villeneuve
7
Most podium positions without a winFlag Carlos Reutemann
4
Most fastest race lapsFlag Gilles Villeneuve
6
Youngest driverFlag Elio de Angelis
21 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Vittorio Brambilla
41 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
22.2%FranceFlag René Arnoux, Patrick Depailler, Patrick Gaillard, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Jacques Laffite, Didier Pironi, Patrick Tambay8
16.7%ItalyFlag Vittorio Brambilla, Gianfranco Brancatelli, Elio de Angelis, Bruno Giacomelli, Arturo Merzario, Riccardo Patrese6
8.3%BrazilFlag Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet, Alex Ribeiro3
8.3%Great BritainFlag James Hunt, Geoff Lees, John Watson3
5.6%ArgentinaFlag Carlos Reutemann, Ricardo Zunino2
5.6%SwitzerlandFlag Clay Regazzoni, Marc Surer2
5.6%GermanyFlag Jochen Mass, Hans-Joachim Stuck2
2.8%CanadaFlag Gilles Villeneuve1
2.8%U.S.A.Flag Mario Andretti1
2.8%South AfricaFlag Jody Scheckter1
2.8%FinlandFlag Keke Rosberg1
2.8%MexicoFlag Héctor Rebaque1
2.8%AustriaFlag Niki Lauda1
2.8%NetherlandsFlag Jan Lammers1
2.8%AustraliaFlag Alan Jones1
2.8%BelgiumFlag Jacky Ickx1
2.8%IrelandFlag Derek Daly1

Individual driver statistics for the 1979 World Championship of F1 Drivers

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Andretti, MarioFlag 39 y/o140100
Arnoux, RenéFlag 30 y/o140322
Brambilla, VittorioFlag 41 y/o20000
Brancatelli, GianfrancoFlag 29 y/o00000
Daly, DerekFlag 26 y/o60000
de Angelis, ElioFlag 21 y/o140000
Depailler, PatrickFlag 34 y/o71201
Fittipaldi, EmersonFlag 32 y/o150000
Gaillard, PatrickFlag 27 y/o20000
Giacomelli, BrunoFlag 26 y/o40000
Hunt, JamesFlag 31 y/o70000
Ickx, JackyFlag 34 y/o80000
Jabouille, Jean-PierreFlag 36 y/o141140
Jarier, Jean-PierreFlag 32 y/o120200
Jones, AlanFlag 32 y/o154531
Laffite, JacquesFlag 35 y/o152642
Lammers, JanFlag 23 y/o120000
Lauda, NikiFlag 30 y/o130000
Lees, GeoffFlag 28 y/o10000
Mass, JochenFlag 32 y/o130000
Merzario, ArturoFlag 36 y/o20000
Patrese, RiccardoFlag 25 y/o140000
Piquet, NelsonFlag 26 y/o150001
Pironi, DidierFlag 27 y/o150200
Rebaque, HéctorFlag 23 y/o100000
Regazzoni, ClayFlag 39 y/o151502
Reutemann, CarlosFlag 37 y/o150400
Ribeiro, AlexFlag 30 y/o00000
Rosberg, KekeFlag 30 y/o70000
Scheckter, JodyFlag 29 y/o153610
Stuck, Hans-JoachimFlag 28 y/o120000
Surer, MarcFlag 27 y/o10000
Tambay, PatrickFlag 30 y/o130000
Villeneuve, GillesFlag 29 y/o153716
Watson, JohnFlag 33 y/o150100
Zunino, RicardoFlag 30 y/o20000
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11979-01-21Buenos Aires
21979-02-04Interlagos
31979-03-03Kyalami
41979-04-08Long Beach
51979-04-29Jarama
61979-05-13Zolder
71979-05-27Monte Carlo
81979-07-01Dijon
91979-07-14Silverstone
101979-07-29Hockenheim
111979-08-12Österreichring
121979-08-26Zandvoort
131979-09-09Monza
141979-09-30Montreal
151979-10-07Watkins Glen
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