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Programme Cover - GP South Africa 1979
Event: Die Suid-Afrikaanse Simba Grand Prix of South AfricaDate: 3.3.1979
Track: Kyalami (ZA), unknown lengthDistance: 78 lapsAttendance: unknown

GP South Africa

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 38

Practiced: 26

Started: 24

Classified: 13

Entry List
Entry List - GP South Africa 1979
Photos by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood (40) and Jimmy Kuys (8)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 20/12/2016 Last photo update on this page: 27/08/2020
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11 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R5 - Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:12.360)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 20/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Jimmy Kuys
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 (0 laps behind the winner)
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
33 - Tyrrell 009 Ford #009/1 - Team TyrrellTyrrell 009 #009/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Pironi (F)Result: did not finish (Throttle linkage)
Grid: 7th (1:12.330)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Jimmy Kuys
44 - Tyrrell 009 Ford #009/3 - Team TyrrellTyrrell 009 #009/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:12.550)
Colours: blue
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
55 - Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo #BT48/2 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT48 #BT48/2 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:12.120)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
66 - Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo #BT48/3 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT48 #BT48/3 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:13.070)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
77 - McLaren M28 Ford #M28/2 - Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 #M28/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: did not finish (Ignition)
Grid: 14th (1:14.440)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Jimmy Kuys
88 - McLaren M28 Ford #M28/1 - Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M28 #M28/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: 10th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:14.580)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
99 - ATS D2 Ford #D2/02 - ATS/ATS WheelsATS D2 #D2/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
ATS/ATS Wheels (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 24th (1:16.310)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
1111 - Ferrari 312 T4 #038 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T4 #038 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:12.040)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Jimmy Kuys
1212 - Ferrari 312 T4 #037 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T4 #037 - Ferrari F12 2991 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: winner
Grid: 3rd (1:12.070)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood and Jimmy Kuys
14T14T - 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: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: yellow (+black/blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
1515 - Renault RS01 Turbo #RS01/2 - Renault ElfRenault RS01 #RS01/2 - Renault Gordini EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.800)
Colours: yellow (+white/black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Jimmy Kuys and Brian Isherwood
1616 - Renault RS01 Turbo #RS01/3 - Renault ElfRenault RS01 #RS01/3 - Renault Gordini EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: René Arnoux (F)Result: did not finish (Puncture)
Grid: 10th (1:12.690)
Colours: yellow (+white/black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
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: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 21st (1:15.350)
Colours: dark blue/white (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
1818 - Shadow DN9B Ford #DN9-3B - Interscope Shadow RacingShadow DN9B #DN9-3B - 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)
listed, never drove:
Danny Ongais (USA)
Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 15th (1:14.440)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
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: James Hunt (GB)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:14.210)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
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: Derek Daly (IRL)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 25th (1:16.640)
Colours: red (+silver/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2424 - Merzario A1B Ford #A1/01 - Team MerzarioMerzario A1 B #A1/01 - 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 (1:18.140)
Colours: yellow (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2525 - 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: Patrick Depailler (F)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (1:12.150)
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2626 - Ligier JS11 Ford #JS11-02 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS11 #JS11-02 - 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 (Accident)
Grid: 6th (1:12.260)
Colours: blue/white (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2727 - Williams FW06 Ford #005 - Saudia WilliamsWilliams FW06 #005 - 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: did not finish (Rear suspension, accident)
Grid: 19th (1:14.640)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2828 - Williams FW06 Ford #003 - Saudia WilliamsWilliams FW06 #003 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Saudia Williams (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: 9th (2 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:15.680)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
2929 - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/6A - Warsteiner Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1 #A1/6A - 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: 11th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:14.540)
Colours: gold/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
3030 - 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: Jochen Mass (D)Result: 12th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:15.000)
Colours: gold/black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
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: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 23rd (1:16.150)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 27/08/2020Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
No photos available:
2TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R4 - 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: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
4TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 009 #009/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
5TThe car is not available on a photoBrabham BT48 #BT48/1 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
8TThe car is not available on a photoMcLaren M28 #M28/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
11TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T3 #033 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car is not available on a photoFittipaldi F6 #F6-1 - 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: 13th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:14.610)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15TThe car is not available on a photoRenault RS01 #RS01/4 - Renault Gordini EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare 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
24TThe car is not available on a photoMerzario A1 B #A1/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Merzario (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25TThe car is not available on a photoLigier JS11 #JS11-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Depailler (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27TThe car is not available on a photoWilliams FW06 #004 - 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
29TThe car is not available on a photoArrows A1 #A1/3A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows Racing Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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