1979 Grand Prix of Austria
12 August - Osterreichring: 54 laps x 5.942 km = 320.868 km


 Pole Position: R Arnoux Renault 1 min:34.070s
 Fastest Lap: 223.360 km/h R Arnoux Renault 1 min:35.770s

Results:

 1   A Jones        Williams      1 h 27m 38.01Os
 2   G Villeneuve   Ferrari       1 h 28m 14.060s
 3   J Laffite      Ligier        1 h 28m 24.780s
 4   J Scheckter    Ferrari       1 h 28m 25.220s
 5   C Regazzoni    Williams      1 h 28m 26.930s
 6   R Arnoux       Renault       53
 7   D Pironi       Tyrrell       53
 8   D Daly         Tyrrell       53
 9   J Watson       McLaren       53
 10  P Tambay       McLaren       53

Did Not finish:

     N Lauda        Brabham       45 oil pressure
     P Gaillard     Ensign        42 front suspension
     E de Angelis   Shadow        34 engine
     R Patrese      Arrows        34 rear suspension
     N Piquet       Brabham       32 engine
     H-J Stuck      ATS           28 engine
     J Ickx         Ligier        26 engine
     C Reutemann    Lotus         22 handling
     J-P Jabouille  Renault       16 clutch/ transmission
     E Fittipaldi   Copersucar    15 brakes
     K Rosberg      Wolf          15 electrics
     J Lammers      Shadow         3 accident
     J Mass         Arrows         1 engine
     M Andretti     Lotus          0 clutch

Did Not Qualify:

     H Rebaque      Lotus
     A Merzario     Merzario

Qualifying Times:

1 16   Rene Arnoux      Renault            1'34.07
2 27   Alan Jones       Williams/Ford      1'34.28
3 15   J.P.Jabouille    Renault            1'34.45
4 5    Niki Lauda       Brabham/Alfa Romeo 1'35.51
5 12   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari            1'35.70
6 28   Clay Regazzoni   Williams/Ford      1'35.82
7 6    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Alfa Romeo 1'35.85
8 26   Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Ford        1'35.92
9 11   Jody Scheckter   Ferrari            1'36.10
10 3   Didier Pironi    Tyrrell/Ford       1'36.26
11 4   Derek Daly       Tyrrell/Ford       1'36.42
12 20  Keke Rosberg     Wolf/Ford          1'36.67
13 29  Riccardo Patrese Arrows/Ford        1'36.71
14 8   Patrick Tambay   McLaren/Ford       1'36.72
15 1   Mario Andretti   Lotus/Ford         1'37.11
16 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford       1'37.16
17 2   Carlos Reutemann Lotus/Ford         1'37.32
18 9   H.J.Stuck        ATS/Ford           1'37.93
19 14  E.Fittipaldi     Fittipaldi/Ford    1'38.38
20 30  Jochen Mass      Arrows/Ford        1'38.85
21 25  Jacky Ickx       Ligier/Ford        1'39.31
22 18  Elio de Angelis  Shadow/Ford        1'39.44
23 17  Jan Lammers      Shadow/Ford        1'39.45
24 22  Patrick Gaillard Ensign/Ford        1'41.10
 Not qualified 
25 31  Hector Rebaque   Lotus/Ford         1'41.16
26 24  Arturo Merzario  Merzario/Ford      1'45.75