Event: Argentine GPDate: 21.1.1979
Track: Buenos Aires (Argentina), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

GP Argentina

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLaps
1st26Jacques LaffiteLigier JS11 FordLigier Gitanes53
2nd2Carlos ReutemannLotus 79 FordMartini Racing Team Lotus53
3rd7John WatsonMcLaren M28 FordMarlboro Team McLaren53
4th25Patrick DepaillerLigier JS11 FordLigier Gitanes53
5th10Mario AndrettiLotus 79 FordMartini Racing Team Lotus52
6th14Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi Automotive52
7th18Elio de AngelisShadow DN9B FordInterscope Shadow Racing52
8th30Jochen MassArrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows Racing Team51
9th27Alan JonesWilliams FW06 FordSaudia Williams51
10th28Clay RegazzoniWilliams FW06 FordSaudia Williams51
11th22Derek DalyEnsign N177 FordTeam Ensign51

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
1Mario AndrettiLotus 79 FordMartini Racing Team LotusAccident, 1st start
12Gilles VilleneuveFerrari 312 T3Spa Ferrari SEFAC48Engine
31Hector RebaqueLotus 79 FordRebaque F1 Team46Suspension bracket
17Jan LammersShadow DN9B FordSamson Shadow Racing42CV joint
20James HuntWolf WR7 FordOlympus Cameras Wolf Racing41Electrics
4Jean-Pierre JarierTyrrell 009 FordTeam Tyrrell15Engine
15Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboRenault - Elf15Engine
5Niki LaudaBrabham BT48 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing Team8Fuel pressure
16René ArnouxRenault RS01 TurboRenault - Elf6Engine
11Jody ScheckterFerrari 312 T3Spa Ferrari SEFAC0Accident
3Didier PironiTyrrell 009 FordTeam Tyrrell0Accident
8Patrick TambayMcLaren M28 FordMarlboro Team McLaren0Accident
6PiquetBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing0Accident
24Arturo MerzarioMerzario A1 FordTeam Merzario0Accident

Did not start:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
29Riccardo PatreseArrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows Racing TeamAccident in practice

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
9Hans-Joachim StuckATS D2 FordATS Wheels

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
11TScheckter / VilleneuveFerrari 312 T3Spa Ferrari SEFACSpare car
14TEmerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi AutomotiveSpare car
15TJean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboRenault - ElfSpare car
26TJacques LaffiteLigier JS11 FordLigier GitanesSpare car
27TAlan JonesWilliams FW06 FordSaudia WilliamsSpare car

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
3TTyrrell 008 FordTeam TyrrellSpare car
5TBrabham BT48 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing TeamSpare car
7TMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team McLarenSpare car
17TShadow DN9B FordSamson Shadow RacingSpare car
31TLotus 78 FordRebaque F1 TeamSpare car
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