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1979 Monaco Grand Prix

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Date  May 27, 1979
Course  Street circuit
Weather  Dry
Location  Circuit de Monaco
Course length  3.312 km (2.057 mi)
1979 Monaco Grand Prix
Distance  76 laps, 251.712 km (156.406 mi)

The 1979 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 27 May 1979 at Monaco. It was the 37th Monaco Grand Prix and the seventh round of the 1979 Formula One season.

The race was won by polesitter Jody Scheckter in a Ferrari 312T4 ahead of Clay Regazzoni (Williams FW07) and Carlos Reutemann (Lotus 79). Patrick Depailler set the fastest lap of the race in a Ligier JS11.

It was the last race of 1976 World Champion James Hunt's Formula One career.

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 Monaco Grand Prix Wikipedia


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