July 14, 1979 Silverstone Circuit | Lap distance 4.719 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 28 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Williams FW07 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 68 1:26'11.17   4 1'13.11 1 1'14.40 (39)
2 6 16 René Arnoux (FRA) Renault RS10 Renault EF1 Michelin 68 1:26'35.45 +24.28 5 1'13.29 4 1'15.11 (31)
3 4 4 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Tyrrell 009 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 67 1:26'25.34 +1 lap 16 1'15.63 7 1'15.42 (61)
4 3 7 John Watson (GBR) McLaren M29 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 67 1:26'36.16 +1 lap 7 1'13.57 5 1'15.12 (66)
5 2 11 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Ferrari 312T4 Ferrari 312B Michelin 67 1:26'37.50 +1 lap 11 1'14.60 11 1'16.02 (38)
6 1 25 Jacky Ickx (BEL) Ligier JS11 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 67 1:26'46.25 +1 lap 17 1'15.63 10 1'15.73 (66)
7   8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M28C Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 66   +2 laps 18 1'15.67 14 1'16.42 (60)
8   2 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 66 1:26'25.72 +2 laps 8 1'13.87 15 1'16.59 (21)
9   31 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 66 1:26'41.65 +2 laps 24 1'17.32 16 1'17.24 (63)
10   3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 009 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 66 1:26'46.86 +2 laps 15 1'15.28 3 1'15.05 (66)
11   17 Jan Lammers (NED) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 65 1:27'10.05 +3 laps 21 1'16.66 20 1'18.25 (55)
12   18 Elio de Angelis (ITA) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 65 1:27'11.81 +3 laps 12 1'14.87 12 1'16.08 (61)
13   22 Patrick Gaillard (FRA) Ensign N179 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 65 1:27'12.32 +3 laps 23 1'17.07 21 1'18.40 (58)
14   12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T4 Ferrari 312B Michelin 63   +5 laps 13 1'14.90 8 1'15.50 (53)
Retirement
gearbox 29 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows A2 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 45     19 1'15.77 19 1'18.13 (43)
engine 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS11 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 44     10 1'14.37 9 1'15.53 (39)
fuel system 20 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Wolf WR7 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 44     14 1'14.96 13 1'16.39 (36)
water pump 27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW07 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 38     1 1'11.88 2 1'14.89 (8)
gearbox 30 Jochen Mass (GER) Arrows A2 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 37     20 1'16.19 17 1'17.40 (35)
engine 14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 25     22 1'16.68 22 1'18.93 (7)
turbo 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS10 Renault EF1 Michelin 21     2 1'12.48 6 1'15.18 (6)
brakes 5 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo 1260 Goodyear 12     6 1'13.44 18 1'17.62 (9)
wheel 1 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 3     9 1'14.20 23 1'21.36 (2)
spun off 6 Nelson Piquet (BRA) Brabham BT48 Alfa Romeo 1260 Goodyear 1 1'26.36   3 1'12.65 24 1'26.36 (1)
Not qualified
--   9 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) ATS D2 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'17.44      
--   24 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A4 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'19.57