April 8, 1979 Long Beach Street Circuit | Lap distance 3.251 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T4 Ferrari 312B Michelin 80 1:50'25.40   1 1'18.825 1 1'21.20  
2 6 11 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Ferrari 312T4 Ferrari 312B Michelin 80 1:50'54.78 +29.38 3 1'18.911 2 1'21.28  
3 4 27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:51'25.09 +59.69 10 1'19.910 5 1'21.81  
4 3 1 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:51'29.73 +1'04.33 6 1'19.454 4 1'21.71  
5 2 25 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Ligier JS11 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:51'48.92 +1'23.52 4 1'19.025 3 1'21.41  
6 1 4 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Tyrrell 009 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79   +1 lap 7 1'19.580 7 1'21.96  
7   18 Elio de Angelis (ITA) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 78   +2 laps 20 1'21.961 16 1'23.26  
8   6 Nelson Piquet (BRA) Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo 1260 Goodyear 78 1:51'02.80 +2 laps 12 1'20.456 11 1'22.99  
9   30 Jochen Mass (GER) Arrows A1B Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 78   +2 laps 13 1'20.608 12 1'23.01  
Retirement
accident 31 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 71     23 1'22.990 9 1'22.73  
accident 22 Derek Daly (IRL) Ensign N179 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 69     24 1'23.888 19 1'24.93  
injection 7 John Watson (GBR) McLaren M28 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 62     18 1'21.304 14 1'23.20  
engine 28 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 48     15 1'20.768 15 1'23.21  
suspension 17 Jan Lammers (NED) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 47     14 1'20.740 8 1'22.44  
brakes 29 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows A1B Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 40     9 1'19.727 13 1'23.09  
transmission 2 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 21     2 1'18.886 6 1'21.94  
transmission 14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 19     16 1'21.033 17 1'23.33  
engine 24 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1B Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 13     22 1'22.938 18 1'24.33  
brakes 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS11 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 8     5 1'19.032 10 1'22.80  
transmission 20 James Hunt (GBR) Wolf WR7 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 0     8 1'19.643      
accident 5 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo 1260 Goodyear 0     11 1'20.041      
collision 8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M28 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 0     19 1'21.411      
Disqualified
--   3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 009 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 72     17 1'21.192   1'22.73  
--   9 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) ATS D2 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 49     21 1'22.828   1'24.22  
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accident 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin         1'21.635      
transmission 16 René Arnoux (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin         1'22.088