Photos of Lotus 79

International TrophyDaily Express International Trophy19.3.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R1 - 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: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 3rd (1:16.600)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
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 France64e Grand Prix de France2.7.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - 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: 2nd (1:44.460)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Harry Maurer
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
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - 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: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 2nd (1:17.060)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor and Randal Warner
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
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland27.8.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R4 - 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 (1:16.360)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ben van der Meer and Harry Maurer
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: 03/11/2005Photo by courtesy of: Ben van der Meer
GP Italy49° Gran Premio d' Italia10.9.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R4 - 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: 6th
Grid: 1st (1:37.520)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
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 United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States1.10.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - 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)
DNS:
Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:38.114)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States1.10.1978
5555 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: 15th - did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 8th (1:40.034)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
GP CanadaGrand Prix du Canada8.10.1978
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R4 - 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: 10th
Grid: 9th (1:39.236)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
GP CanadaGrand Prix du Canada8.10.1978
5555 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 1st (1:38.015)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
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
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
Grid: 8th (1:12.360)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 20/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Jimmy Kuys
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: 20/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Jimmy Kuys
GP United States WestLubri Lon Long Beach Grand Prix8.4.1979
11 - 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: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 4th
Grid: 6th (1:19.454)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 20/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister and Lynn Haddock
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 United States WestLubri Lon Long Beach Grand Prix8.4.1979
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 (Accident)
Grid: 24th (1:22.990)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 05/05/2008Photo by courtesy of: Jonathan Tuttelman
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium13.5.1979
11 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R5 - Team Martini LotusLotus 79 #79/R5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Martini Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 5th (1:21.830)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 16/06/2011Photo by courtesy of: Martin Lee
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: 16/06/2011Photo by courtesy of: Martin Lee
GP Great BritainMarlboro British Grand Prix14.7.1979
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
Grid: 8th (1:13.870)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Rupert Lowes
GP Great BritainMarlboro British Grand Prix14.7.1979
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
Grid: 24th (1:17.320)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar
Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1Grand Prix von Österreich12.8.1979
11 - 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: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 15th (1:37.110)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: John Crick
Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1Grand Prix von Österreich12.8.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Handling)
Grid: 17th (1:37.320)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: John Crick
Austrian Grand Prix Formula 1Grand Prix von Österreich12.8.1979
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 qualify
Grid: 25th (1:41.160)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: John Crick
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 NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland26.8.1979
1T1T - 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: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland26.8.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Collision with Arnoux)
Grid: 13th (1:18.001)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland26.8.1979
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: 7th
Grid: 24th (1:21.344)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP Italy50° Gran Premio d' Italia9.9.1979
11 - 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: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 5th
Grid: 10th (1:36.655)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: Cesare Iacobelli
GP Italy50° Gran Premio d' Italia9.9.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 7th
Grid: 13th (1:37.202)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: Cesare Iacobelli
GP CanadaLabatt Grand Prix du Canada Montréal30.9.1979
11 - 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: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 10th - did not finish (Out of fuel)
Grid: 10th (1:32.657)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Steve Bedford SJ Bedford Photography and William Siegfriedt
GP CanadaLabatt Grand Prix du Canada Montréal30.9.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Chassis)
Grid: 11th (1:32.682)
Colours: dark green (+blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/06/2009Photo by courtesy of: Steve Bedford SJ Bedford Photography
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States7.10.1979
11 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Mario Andretti (USA)
DNS:
Carlos Reutemann (RA)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 17th (1:40.144)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States7.10.1979
22 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - Martini Racing Team LotusLotus 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: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 6th (1:37.872)
Colours: dark green (+gold/blue/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
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