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1979 German Grand Prix

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Date  July 29, 1979
Course length  6.789 km (4.218 mi)
Location  Hockenheimring
Weather  Dry
1979 German Grand Prix
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  45 laps, 305.505 km (189.81 mi)

The 1979 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 July 1979 at Hockenheimring. Alan Jones and Clay Regazzoni secured a double-win for Williams, after pole starter Jean-Pierre Jabouille spun off on the seventh lap in an ill-advised attempt at passing Jones on the outside. Jones had a leaky rear tire for the last twenty laps of the race, but Regazzoni received orders to stay behind. Many championship contenders did not finish, and Williams moved into third place in the constructors' championship.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 4 results from the first 7 races and the best 4 results from the last 8 races counted towards the Drivers' Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.
  • References

    1979 German Grand Prix Wikipedia


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