1979 Championship Standings
PosDriverTeamPointsWinsPodiumsPoles
1Jody ScheckterFerrari51pts361
2Gilles VilleneuveFerrari47pts371
3Alan JonesWilliams Ford40pts453
4Jacques LaffiteLigier Ford36pts264
5Clay RegazzoniWilliams Ford29pts150
6Patrick DepaillerLigier Ford20pts120
6Carlos ReutemannLotus Ford20pts040
8Rene ArnouxRenault17pts032
9John WatsonMcLaren Ford15pts010
10Didier PironiTyrrell Ford14pts020
10Jean-Pierre JarierTyrrell Ford14pts020
10Mario AndrettiLotus Ford14pts010
13Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault9pts114
14Niki LaudaBrabham Ford4pts000
15Nelson PiquetBrabham Ford3pts000
15Elio de AngelisShadow Ford3pts000
15Jacky IckxLigier Ford3pts000
15Jochen MassArrows Ford3pts000
19Riccardo PatreseArrows Ford2pts000
19Hans-Joachim StuckATS Ford2pts000
21Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi Ford1pts000


1979 Overall Race Results
RaceGrand PrixDateDriverTeamTimediff
1Argentina, Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez21 Jan 1979Jacques LaffiteLigier Ford+14.940s
2Brazil, Autódromo José Carlos Pace04 Feb 1979Jacques LaffiteLigier Ford+5.280s
3South Africa, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit03 Mar 1979Gilles VilleneuveFerrari+3.420s
4United States, Long Beach Street Circuit08 Apr 1979Gilles VilleneuveFerrari+29.380s
5Spain, Circuito Permanente del Jarama29 Apr 1979Patrick DepaillerLigier Ford+20.940s
6Belgium, Circuit Zolder13 May 1979Jody ScheckterFerrari+15.360s
7Monaco, Circuit de Monaco27 May 1979Jody ScheckterFerrari+0.440s
8France, Circuit Dijon-Prenois01 Jul 1979Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault+14.590s
9Great Britain, Silverstone Circuit14 Jul 1979Clay RegazzoniWilliams Ford+24.280s
10Germany, Hockenheimring29 Jul 1979Alan JonesWilliams Ford+2.910s
11Austria, Österreichring12 Aug 1979Alan JonesWilliams Ford+36.050s
12Netherlands, Circuit Park Zandvoort26 Aug 1979Alan JonesWilliams Ford+21.783s
13Italy, Autodromo Nazionale Monza09 Sep 1979Jody ScheckterFerrari+0.460s
14Canada, Circuit Île Notre-Dame30 Sep 1979Alan JonesWilliams Ford+1.080s
15United States, Watkins Glen International07 Oct 1979Gilles VilleneuveFerrari+48.787s