1979 Grand Prix of Canada
30 September - Montreal: 72 laps x 4.410 km = 317.520 km


 Pole Position: A Jones Williams 1 min:29.892s
 Fastest Lap: 173.942 km/h A Jones Williams 1 min:31.272s

Results:

 1   A Jones        Williams    1 h 52m 06.892s
 2   G Villeneuve   Ferrari     1 h 52m 07.972s
 3   C Regazzoni    Williams    1 h 53m 20.548s
 4   J Scheckter    Ferrari     71
 5   D Pironi       Tyrrell     71
 6   J Watson       McLaren     70
 7   R Zunino       Brabham     68
 8   E Fittipaldi   Copersucar  67
 9   J Lammers      Shadow      67
 l0r M Andretti     Lotus       66 out of fuel

Did Not Finish:

     N Piquet       Brabham     61 gearbox
     V Brarnbilla   Alfa Romeo  52 Fuel Metering unit
     J Ickx         Ligier      47 gearbox
     J-P Jarier     Tyrrell     33 engine
     D Daly         Tyrrell     28 engine
     H Rebaque      Rebaque     26 engine mounting
     E de Angelis   Shadow      24 distributor rotor arm
     J-P Jabouille  Renault     24 brakes
     C Reutemann    Lotus       23 rear suspension
     R Patrese      Arrows      20 spin
     P Tambay       McLaren     19 engine
     R Arnoux       Renault     14 accident
     H-J Stuck      ATS         14 accident
     J Laffite      Ligier      10 engine

Did Not Qualify:

     J Mass         Arrows
     M Surer        Ensign
     K Rosberg      Wolf
     A-D Ribeiro    Copersucar
     A Merzario     Merzario

WithDraw:

     N Lauda        Brabham        sudden retirement from the sport

Qualifying Times:

1 27   Alan Jones       Williams/Ford    1'29.892
2 12   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari          1'30.554
3 28   Clay Regazzoni   Williams/Ford    1'30.768
4 6    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Ford     1'30.775
5 26   Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Ford      1'30.820
6 3    Didier Pironi    Tyrrell/Ford     1'31.941
7 15   J.P.Jabouille    Renault          1'32.103
8 16   Rene Arnoux      Renault          1'32.116
9 11   Jody Scheckter   Ferrari          1'32.280
10 1   Mario Andretti   Lotus/Ford       1'32.651
11 2   Carlos Reutemann Lotus/Ford       1'32.682
12 9   H.J.Stuck        ATS/Ford         1'32.858
13 4   J.P.Jarier       Tyrrell/Ford     1'33.065
14 29  Riccardo Patrese Arrows/Ford      1'33.090
15 14  E.Fittipaldi     Fittipaldi/Ford  1'33.297
16 25  Jacky Ickx       Ligier/Ford      1'33.355
17 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford     1'33.362
18 36  V.Brambilla      Alfa Romeo       1'33.378
19 5   Ricardo Zunino   Brabham/Ford     1'33.511
20 8   Patrick Tambay   McLaren/Ford     1'33.603
21 17  Jan Lammers      Shadow/Ford      1'34.102
22 31  Hector Rebaque   Rebaque/Ford     1'34.129
23 18  Elio de Angelis  Shadow/Ford      1'34.256
24 33  Derek Daly       Tyrrell/Ford     1'34.301
 Not qualified 
25 30  Jochen Mass      Arrows/Ford      1'34.365
26 22  Marc Surer       Ensign/Ford      1'34.747
27 20  Keke Rosberg     Wolf/Ford        1'35.061
28 19  Alex Ribeiro     Fittipaldi/Ford  1'36.901
29 24  Arturo Merzario  Merzario/Ford    1'37.590
 Not present 
30 5   Niki Lauda       Brabham/Ford