1979 Grand Prix of France
1 July - Dijon-Prenois: 80 laps x 3.800 km = 304.000 km


 Pole Position: J-P Jabouille Renault 1 min: 7.190s
 Fastest Lap: 197.802 km/h, 1 22.909 mph (R Arnoux Renault 1 min: 9.760s

Results:

 1   J-P Jabouille   Renault      1 h 35m 20.420s
 2   G Villeneuve    Ferrari      1 h 35m 35.01Os
 3   R Arnoux        Renault      1 h 35m 35.250s
 4   A Jones         Williams     1 h 35m 57.030s
 5   J-P Jarier      Tyrrell      1 h 36m 24.930s
 6   C Regazzoni     Williams     1 h 36m 25.930s
 7   J Scheckter     Ferrari      79
 8   J Laffite       Ligier       79
 9   K Rosberg       Wolf         79
 10  P Tambay        McLaren      78
 11  J Watson        McLaren      78
 12  H Rebaque       Lotus        78
 13r C Reutemann     Lotus        77 accident
 14  R Patrese       Arrows       77
 15  J Mass          Arrows       75
 16  E de Angelis    Shadow       75
 17  B Giacomelli    Alfa Romeo   75
 18  J Lammers       Shadow       73

Did Not Finish:

     D Pironi        Tyrrell      71 suspension
     E Fittipaldi    Copersucar   53 oil loss/ engine
     N Piquet        Brabham      52 accident
     M Andretti      Lotus        51 brakes/ suspension/ puncture
     J Ickx          Ligier       45 engine
     N Lauda         Brabham      23 spin

Did Not Start:

     H-J Stuck       ATS             tyre dispute

Did Not Qualify:

     P Gaillard      Ensign
     A Merzario      Merzario

Qualifying Times:

1 15   J.P.Jabouille    Renault             1'07.19
2 16   Rene Arnoux      Renault             1'07.45
3 12   G.Villeneuve     Ferrari             1'07.65
4 6    Nelson Piquet    Brabham/Alfa Romeo  1'08.13
5 11   Jody Scheckter   Ferrari             1'08.15
6 5    Niki Lauda       Brabham/Alfa Romeo  1'08.20
7 27   Alan Jones       Williams/Ford       1'08.23
8 26   Jacques Laffite  Ligier/Ford         1'08.55
9 28   Clay Regazzoni   Williams/Ford       1'08.65
10 4   J.P.Jarier       Tyrrell/Ford        1'08.80
11 3   Didier Pironi    Tyrrell/Ford        1'08.95
12 1   Mario Andretti   Lotus/Ford          1'09.35
13 2   Carlos Reutemann Lotus/Ford          1'09.36
14 25  Jacky Ickx       Ligier/Ford         1'09.68
15 7   John Watson      McLaren/Ford        1'09.97
16 20  Keke Rosberg     Wolf/Ford           1'10.15
17 35  Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo          1'10.59
18 14  E.Fittipaldi     Fittipaldi/Ford     1'10.61
19 29  Riccardo Patrese Arrows/Ford         1'10.70
20 8   Patrick Tambay   McLaren/Ford        1'10.92
21 17  Jan Lammers      Shadow/Ford         1'11.14
22 30  Jochen Mass      Arrows/Ford         1'11.14
23 31  Hector Rebaque   Lotus/Ford          1'11.97
24 18  Elio de Angelis  Shadow/Ford         1'12.23
 Not qualified 
25 22  Patrick Gaillard Ensign/Ford         1'13.00
26 24  Arturo Merzario  Merzario/Ford       1'14.95
 Not present 
27 9  H.J.Stuck         ATS/Ford            1'11.75