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  • 3. South Africa
    • 1. Argentina
    • 2. Brazil
    • 3. South Africa
    • 4. United States West
    • 5. Spain
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Annual Result - 1979 (Race 3)

Race - Results

Pos. Car GridDriver Const. EngineLaps LIL TimeGapRetirement Avg. Speed Pts.
1 12 3 Villeneuve, Gilles Ferrari Ferrari 78 39 1:41:49.96+ 00:00  188.611 km/h 9
2 11 2 Scheckter, Jody Ferrari Ferrari 78 38 1:41:53.38+ 00:03.42  188.505 km/h 6
3 4 9 Jarier, Jean-Pierre Tyrrell Ford Cosworth 78 1:42:12.07+ 00:22.11  187.931 km/h 4
4 1 8 Andretti, Mario Lotus Ford Cosworth 78 1:42:17.84+ 00:27.88  187.754 km/h 3
5 2 11 Reutemann, Carlos Lotus Ford Cosworth 78 1:42:56.93+ 01:06.97  186.566 km/h 2
6 5 4 Lauda, Niki Brabham Alfa Romeo 77  + 1 laps  1
7 6 12 Piquet, Nelson Brabham Alfa Romeo 77  + 1 laps 
8 20 13 Hunt, James Wolf Ford Cosworth 77  + 1 laps 
9 28 22 Regazzoni, Clay Williams Ford Cosworth 76  + 2 laps 
10 8 17 Tambay, Patrick McLaren Ford Cosworth 75  + 3 laps 
11 29 16 Patrese, Riccardo Arrows Ford Cosworth 75  + 3 laps 
12 30 20 Mass, Jochen Arrows Ford Cosworth 74  + 4 laps 
13 14 18 Fittipaldi, Emerson Copersucar Ford Cosworth 74  + 4 laps 
DNF 31 23 Rebaque, Hector Lotus Ford Cosworth 71   Engine
DNF 16 10 Arnoux, René Renault Renault 67   Tyre
DNF 27 19 Jones, Alan Williams Ford Cosworth 63   Rear suspension
DNF 7 14 Watson, John McLaren Ford Cosworth 61   Ignition
DNF 9 24 Stuck, Hans-Joachim ATS (GER) Ford Cosworth 57   Accident
DNF 15 1 Jabouille, Jean-Pierre Renault Renault 47 1   Engine
DNF 26 6 Laffite, Jacques Ligier Ford Cosworth 45   Accident
DNF 3 7 Pironi, Didier Tyrrell Ford Cosworth 25   Throttle
DNF 18 15 de Angelis, Elio Shadow Ford Cosworth 16   Accident
DNF 25 5 Depailler, Patrick Ligier Ford Cosworth 4   Accident
DNF 17 21 Lammers, Jan Shadow Ford Cosworth 2   Accident
LIL: Laps in Lead
DNF: Did not finish DNS: Did not start NC: Not classified
Villeneuve, Gilles -  Time: 01:14.41 -  Average Speed: 198.554km/h  -  Lap: 23
Notes:
  • Race interrupted on lap 2 due to rain. Restarted for remaining 76 laps with results being on aggregate.

PROFILE & HISTORY

Grand Prix Profile

Circuit GP Hosted Years First GP Winner Last GP Winner
Prince George Circuit 3 1962-1963; 1965 1962 - Hill, Graham (BRM) 1965 - Clark, Jim (Lotus)
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit 20 1967-1980; 1982-1985; 1992-1993 1967 - Rodríguez, Pedro (Cooper) 1993 - Prost, Alain (Williams)
Year CircuitLocation Date Laps Lap Dist. Race Dist. Pole WinnerFastest Lap
1993 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Kyalami Mar-14 72 4.261 km 306.792 km Prost, Alain Prost, Alain Prost, Alain
1992 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Kyalami Mar-01 72 4.261 km 306.792 km Mansell, Nigel Mansell, Nigel Mansell, Nigel
1985 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Kyalami Oct-19 75 4.104 km 307.800 km Mansell, Nigel Mansell, Nigel Rosberg, Keke
1984 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Kyalami Apr-07 75 4.104 km 307.800 km Piquet, Nelson Lauda, Niki Tambay, Patrick
1983 Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit Kyalami Oct-15 77 4.104 km 316.008 km Tambay, Patrick Patrese, Riccardo Piquet, Nelson