1979 Grand Prix of Spain
29 April - Jarama: 75 laps x 3.404 km = 255.300 km


 Pole Position: J Laffite Ligier 1 min:14.500s
 Fastest Lap: 160.314 km/h G Villeneuve Ferrari 1 min:16.440s

Results:

 1   P Depailler     Ligier       1 h 39m 11.840s
 2   C Reutemann     Lotus        1 h 39m 32.780s
 3   M Andretti      Lotus        1 h 39m 39.150s
 4   J Scheckter     Ferrari      1 h 39m 40.520s
 5   J-P Jarier      Tyrrell      1 h 39m 42.230s
 6   D Pironi        Tyrrell      1 h 40m 00.270s
 7   G Villeneuve    Ferrari      1 h 40m 04.150s
 8   J Mass          Arrows       1 h 40m 26.680s
 9   R Arnoux        Renault      74
 10  R Patrese       Arrows       74
 11  E Fittipaldi    Copersucar   74
 12  J Lammers       Shadow       73
 13  P Tambay        McLaren      72
 14  H-J Stuck       ATS          69

Did Not Finish:

     N Lauda         Brabham      63 water leak
     H Rebaque       Lotus        58 engine
     A Jones         Williams     54 gear selection
     E de Angelis    Shadow       52 engine
     C Regazzoni     Williams     32 engine
     J Hunt          Wolf         26 brakes
     J Watson        McLaren      21 engine
     J-P Jabouille   Renault      21 turbo leak
     J Laffite       Ligier       15 engine
     N Piquet        Brabham      15 fuel metering unit

Did Not Qualify:

     D Daly          Ensign
     A Merzario      Merzario
     G Brancatelli   Kauhsen

Qualifying Times:

1 26   Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Ford         1'14.50
2 25   P.Depailler      Ligier/Ford         1'14.79
3 12   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari             1'14.82
4 1    Mario Andretti   Lotus/Ford          1'15.07
5 11   Jody Scheckter   Ferrari             1'15.10
6 5    Niki Lauda       Brabham/Alfa Romeo  1'15.45
7 6    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Alfa Romeo  1'15.61
8 2    Carlos Reutemann Lotus/Ford          1'15.67
9 15   J.P.Jabouille    Renault             1'15.78
10 3   Didier Pironi    Tyrrell/Ford        1'16.04
11 16  Rene Arnoux      Renault             1'16.06
12 4   J.P.Jarier       Tyrrell/Ford        1'16.08
13 27  Alan Jones       Williams/Ford       1'16.23
14 28  Clay Regazzoni   Williams/Ford       1'16.61
15 20  James Hunt       Wolf/Ford           1'16.88
16 29  Riccardo Patrese Arrows/Ford         1'16.92
17 30  Jochen Mass      Arrows/Ford         1'17.04
18 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford        1'17.11
19 14  E.Fittipaldi     Fittipaldi/Ford     1'17.35
20 8   Patrick Tambay   McLaren/Ford        1'17.45
21 9   H.J.Stuck        ATS/Ford            1'17.57
22 18  Elio de Angelis  Shadow/Ford         1'17.85
23 31  Hector Rebaque   Lotus/Ford          1'18.42
24 17  Jan Lammers      Shadow/Ford         1'18.79
 Not qualified 
25 22  Derek Daly       Ensign/Ford         1'19.30
26 24  Arturo Merzario  Merzario/Ford       1'20.46
27 36  G.Brancatelli    Kauhsen/Ford        1'23.24