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Event: Grand Prix of BelgiumDate: 13.5.1979
Track: Zolder (Belgium), 4.262 kmsOrganiser: VZW. F1 Zolder

GP Belgium

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:00
Grid:2-2-2
Distance:70 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:41
Practiced:28
Qualified:24
Started:24
Finished:10
Classified:11
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 210 minutes on 11-12/5
1 qualifying session held for a total of 90 minutes on 12/5
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 T4Jody Scheckter
Fastest Laps:
Overall:12Ferrari 312 T4Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)1:23.090
Pole Positions:
Overall:26Ligier JS11 FordJacques Laffite (F)1:21.130
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Lotus (3), Ferrari (2), Ligier (2), Tyrrell (2), Arrows (2), Shadow (2), Brabham (2), Renault (2), Williams (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (17), Alfa Romeo (3), Ferrari (2), Renault (2)
Top car types by numbers:Lotus 79 (3), Ferrari 312 T4 (2), Ligier JS11 (2), Tyrrell 009 (2), Arrows A1 (2), Shadow DN9B (2), Brabham BT48 (2), Williams FW07 (2)
Driver nationalities:F (6), I (3), BR (2), GB (2), D (2)
Team nationalities:GB (13), F (4), I (3)
Most used colours:blue (21%), red (19%), white (16%), yellow (13%), black (8%), gold (7%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Clay Regazzoni (40), Mario Andretti (39), Carlos Reutemann (37)
Youngest known drivers:Elio de Angelis (21), Jan Lammers (23), Hector Rebaque (23)

Official Race Programme:

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