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Event: Marlboro British Grand PrixDate: 14.7.1979
Track: Silverstone Circuit (GB), 4.719 kmsDistance: 68 lapsAttendance: unknown

GP Great Britain

Start time: 15:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 42

Practiced: 26

Started: 24

Classified: 13

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar (17), Rupert Lowes (12) and Richard Bunyan (2)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/05/2005 Last photo update on this page: 07/02/2014
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1T1T - Lotus 80 Ford #80/R1 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 80 #80/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Racing Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes and R. J. Colmar
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R5 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Racing Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 8th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:13.870)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
3T3T - Tyrrell 009 Ford #009/1 - Candy Tyrrell TeamTyrrell 009 #009/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Candy Tyrrell Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: blue (+red/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
5T5T - Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo #BT48/2 - Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT48 #BT48/2 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
77 - McLaren M29 Ford #M29/1 - Marlboro McLaren RacingMcLaren M29 #M29/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro McLaren Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: 4th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:13.570)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
7T7T - McLaren M28C Ford #M28/3 - Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 C #M28/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 07/02/2014Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
99 - ATS D2 Ford #D2/03 - ATS WheelsATS D2 #D2/03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
ATS Wheels (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 25th (1:17.440)
Colours: yellow (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Richard Bunyan
1212 - Ferrari 312 T4 #038 - SPA Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 T4 #038 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
SPA Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: 14th - did not finish (Fuel vapourisation)
Grid: 13th (1:14.900)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
1414 - Fittipaldi F5A Ford #F5A-1 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A #F5A-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: did not finish (Timing)
Grid: 21st (1:16.480)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
1515 - Renault RS10 Turbo #RS10/02 - Renault-ElfRenault RS10 #RS10/02 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Renault-Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: did not finish (Valve spring)
Grid: 2nd (1:12.480)
Colours: yellow/white (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
1616 - Renault RS10 Turbo #RS10/03 - Renault-ElfRenault RS10 #RS10/03 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Renault-Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: René Arnoux (F)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:13.290)
Colours: yellow/white (+black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
1717 - Shadow DN9B Ford #DN9-2B - Samson Shadow RacingShadow DN9B #DN9-2B - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Samson Shadow Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jan Lammers (NL)Result: 11th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:16.660)
Colours: dark blue/yellow (+orange)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
18T18T - Shadow DN9B Ford #DN9-4B - Interscope Shadow RacingShadow DN9B #DN9-4B - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Interscope Shadow Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2020 - Wolf WR7 Ford #WR7 - Olympus Cameras - Wolf RacingWolf WR7 #WR7 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Olympus Cameras - Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 14th (1:14.960)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2222 - Ensign N179 Ford #MN-09 - Team EnsignEnsign N179 #MN-09 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Gaillard (F)Result: 13th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 23rd (1:17.070)
Colours: red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
2525 - Ligier JS11 Ford #JS11-01 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 #JS11-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:15.630)
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2626 - Ligier JS11 Ford #JS11-04 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 #JS11-04 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: did not finish (Plugs)
Grid: 10th (1:14.370)
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
26T26T - Ligier JS11 Ford #JS11-03 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 #JS11-03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2727 - Williams FW07 Ford #FW07/01 - Albilad Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 #FW07/01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Albilad Saudia Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.880)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/02/2007Photo by courtesy of: Richard Bunyan
2828 - Williams FW07 Ford #FW07/02 - Albilad Saudia Racing TeamWilliams FW07 #FW07/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Albilad Saudia Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: winner
Grid: 4th (1:13.110)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
2929 - Arrows A2 Ford #A2/1 - Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 #A2/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 19th (1:15.770)
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
29T29T - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/5A - Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1 #A1/5A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: gold/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3030 - Arrows A2 Ford #A2/2 - Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A2 #A2/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)Result: did not finish (Gearbox, anti-roll bar)
Grid: 20th (1:16.190)
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
3131 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R1 - Rebaque F1 TeamLotus 79 #79/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Rebaque F1 Team (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: 9th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:17.320)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
31T31T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Rebaque F1 TeamLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Rebaque F1 Team (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
No photos available:
1The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Racing Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 9th (1:14.200)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
2TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Racing Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
3The car is not available on a photoTyrrell 009 #009/6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Candy Tyrrell Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Pironi (F)Result: 10th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:15.280)
Colours: blue (+red/white)
Tyres: Goodyear
4The car is not available on a photoTyrrell 009 #009/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Candy Tyrrell Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 3rd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:15.630)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5The car is not available on a photoBrabham BT48 #BT48/4 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2991 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 6th (1:13.440)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car is not available on a photoBrabham BT48 #BT48/3 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2991 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: did not finish (Spun & stalled)
Grid: 3rd (1:12.650)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8The car is not available on a photoMcLaren M28 C #M28/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro McLaren Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: 7th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:15.670)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
9TThe car is not available on a photoATS D2 #D2/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
ATS Wheels (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11The car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T4 #039 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
SPA Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 5th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:14.600)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T4 #037 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Spa Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)/Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15TThe car is not available on a photoRenault RS10 #RS10/01 - Renault V6 1491 cc 2xKKK
Renault - Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17TThe car is not available on a photoShadow DN9B #DN9-1B - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Samson Shadow Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
18The car is not available on a photoShadow DN9B #DN9-3B-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Interscope Shadow Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Elio de Angelis (I)
DNS:
Jan Lammers (NL)
Result: 12th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:14.870)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20TThe car is not available on a photoWolf WR9 #WR9 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
24The car is not available on a photoMerzario A2 #A2/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Merzario (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arturo Merzario (I)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 26th (1:19.570)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
24TThe car is not available on a photoMerzario A4 #WK1/004=>A4/01 (Kauhsen) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Merzario (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arturo Merzario (I)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27TThe car is not available on a photoWilliams FW07 #FW07/03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Saudia Williams (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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