Season

08 Apr 1979

1979 USA West Grand Prix

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 80 1:50'25.40 1 9
2 11 Jody Scheckter Ferrari 80 + 29.38 3 6
3 27 Alan Jones Williams-Ford 80 + 59.69 10 4
4 1 Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 80 + 1'04.33 6 3
5 25 Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 80 + 1'23.52 4 2
6 4 Jean Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 79 + 1 Lap 7 1
7 18 Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 78 + 2 Laps 20
8 6 Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 78 + 2 Laps 12
9 30 Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 78 + 2 Laps 13
DSQ 3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 72 Disqualified 17
Ret 31 Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 71 Accident 23
Ret 22 Derek Daly Ensign-Ford 69 Accident 24
Ret 7 John Watson McLaren-Ford 62 Injection 18
DSQ 9 Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 49 Disqualified 21
Ret 28 Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 48 Engine 15
Ret 17 Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 47 Suspension 14
Ret 29 Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 40 Brakes 9
Ret 2 Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 21 Transmission 2
Ret 14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 19 Transmission 16
Ret 24 Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford 13 Engine 22
Ret 26 Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 8 Brakes 5
Ret 20 James Hunt Wolf-Ford 0 Transmission 8
Ret 5 Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 0 Accident 11
Ret 8 Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 0 Collision 19

Fastest Lap: Gilles Villeneuve 1'21.200

The start and finish lines were at a different position on the circuit. The fraction of a lap is credited to the first lap leader

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