Complete Archive of Chassis 79/R2

GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium21.5.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 1st (1:20.900)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and H-J Roegler
GP SpainXXIV Gran Premio de España Formula 14.6.1978
6The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 2nd
Grid: 2nd (1:16.680)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP SwedenGrand Prix of Sweden17.6.1978
6The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 3rd
Grid: 4th (1:23.120)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP France64e Grand Prix de France2.7.1978
66 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 2nd
Grid: 5th (1:44.980)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Harry Maurer
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix16.7.1978
66 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 1st (1:16.800)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner and Barry Boor
GP GermanyGrosser Preis von Deutschland30.7.1978
6The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 2nd (1:51.990)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1Grand Prix von Österreich13.8.1978
6The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: winner
Grid: 1st (1:37.710)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland27.8.1978
66 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 2nd
Grid: 2nd (1:16.970)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/09/2020Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler, Harry Maurer and Ben van der Meer
GP Italy49° Gran Premio d' Italia10.9.1978
66 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: practiced only (Accident in warm up)
Grid: T-car
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP ArgentinaArgentine GP21.1.1979
2The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: 2nd
Grid: 3rd (1:45.340)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP BrazilBrazilian GP4.2.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: 3rd
Grid: 3rd (2:24.150)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Claude Briand Racing Photo
GP South AfricaDie Suid-Afrikaanse Simba Grand Prix of South Africa3.3.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 5th
Grid: 11th (1:12.750)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Jimmy Kuys and Brian Isherwood
GP United States WestLubri Lon Long Beach Grand Prix8.4.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: did not finish (Drive shaft)
Grid: 2nd (1:18.866)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
GP SpainXXV Gran Premio de España, Campeonato del Mundo29.4.1979
2The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: 2nd
Grid: 8th (1:15.670)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium13.5.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - Team Martini LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Martini Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 4th
Grid: 10th (1:22.560)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 09/09/2021Photo by courtesy of: Martin Lee and H-J Roegler
GP Monaco37e Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco27.5.1979
2TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: unknown
GP FranceFrench GP1.7.1979
1TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1Großer Preis von Österreich12.8.1979
1TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland26.8.1979
11 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R2 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R2 - 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 (Rear suspension)
Grid: 17th (1:18.452)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP Italy50° Gran Premio d' Italia9.9.1979
1TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Racing Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
GP Dino FerrariDino Ferrari GP16.9.1979
2The car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Martini Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 2nd
Grid: 3rd (1:33.940)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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