1979 Grand Prix of Belgium
13 May - Zolder: 70 laps x 4.262 km = 298.340 km


Pole Position: J Laftite Ligier 1 min:21.130s
Fastest Lap: 184.658 km/h G Villeneuve Ferrari 1 min:23.090s

Results:

 1   J Scheckter    Ferrari      1 h 39m 59.530s
 2   J Laffite      Ligier       1 h 40m 14.890s
 3   D Pironi       Tyrrell      1 h 40m 34.700s
 4   C Reutemann    Lotus        1 h 40m 46.020s
 5   R Patrese      Arrows       1 h 41m 03.840s
 6   J Watson       McLaren      1 h 41m 05.380s
 7r  G Villeneuve   Ferrari      69 out of fuel
 8   H-J Stuck      ATS          69
 9   E Fittipaldi   Copersucar   68
 10  J Lammers      Shadow       68
 11  J-P Jarier     Tyrrell      67

Did Not Finish:

     P Depailler    Ligier       46 accident
     J Hunt         Wolf         40 accident
     A Jones        Williams     39 electrics
     M Andretti     Lotus        27 brakes
     N Piquet       Brabham      23 engine
     N Lauda        Brabham      23 engine
     R Arnoux       Renault      22 turbo boost pressure
     B Giacomelli   Alfa Romeo   21 accident
     E de Angelis   Shadow       21 accident
     J Mass         Arrows       17 spin
     H Rebaque      Lotus        13 drive shaft
     J-P Jabouille  Renault      13 turbo
     C Regazzoni    Williams      1 accident

Did Not Qualify:

     P Tambay       McLaren
     A Merzario     Merzario
     D Daly         Ensign
     G Brancatelli  Kauhsen

Qualifying Times:

1 26   Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Ford        1'21.13
2 25   P.Depailler      Ligier/Ford        1'21.20
3 6    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Alfa Romeo 1'21.35
4 27   Alan Jones       Williams/Ford      1'21.59
5 1    Mario Andretti   Lotus/Ford         1'21.83
6 12   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari            1'22.08
7 11   Jody Scheckter   Ferrari            1'22.09
8 28   Clay Regazzoni   Williams/Ford      1'22.40
9 20   James Hunt       Wolf/Ford          1'22.55
10 2   Carlos Reutemann Lotus/Ford         1'22.56
11 4   J.P.Jarier       Tyrrell/Ford       1'22.68
12 3   Didier Pironi    Tyrrell/Ford       1'22.85
13 5   Niki Lauda       Brabham/Alfa Romeo 1'22.87
14 35  Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo         1'23.15
15 31  Hector Rebaque   Lotus/Ford         1'23.63
16 29  Riccardo Patrese Arrows/Ford        1'23.92
17 15  J.P.Jabouille    Renault            1'24.02
18 16  Rene Arnoux      Renault            1'24.33
19 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford       1'24.37
20 9   H.J.Stuck        ATS/Ford           1'24.62
21 17  Jan Lammers      Shadow/Ford        1'24.76
22 30  Jochen Mass      Arrows/Ford        1'25.08
23 14  E.Fittipaldi     Fittipaldi/Ford    1'25.18
24 18  Elio de Angelis  Shadow/Ford        1'25.48
 Not qualified 
25 8  Patrick Tambay    McLaren/Ford       1'25.69
26 24  Arturo Merzario  Merzario/Ford      1'25.92
27 22  Derek Daly       Ensign/Ford        1'27.83
28 36  G.Brancatelli    Kauhsen/Ford       1'34.48