| 11 March 1979|| 2.411 km (1.498 mi)|
| XLIV Australian Grand Prix|
Wanneroo Raceway, Wanneroo, Western Australia
Permanent racing facility
63 laps, 151.893 km (93.374 mi)
The 1979 Australian Grand Prix was an open wheel racing car race held at Wanneroo Raceway north of Perth in Western Australia, Australia on 11 March 1979.
The race, which was the first round of the 1979 Australian Drivers' Championship, was open to racing cars complying with Australian Formula 1 (incorporating Formula 5000 and Formula Pacific). It was recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the 44th Australian Grand Prix and was the only Australian Grand Prix to be held at Wanneroo Raceway.
1979 Australian Grand Prix Wikipedia
Results as follows:Pole Position: Alfredo Costanzo - 52.11
Fastest lap: John Wright / John Walker - 54.92, 158.20 km/h (98.30 mph)
Winner's average speed: 154.20 km/h (95.30 mph)