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The 1979 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 4 February 1979 at Interlagos.

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Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Ford 40 1:40:09.64 1 9
2 25 France Patrick Depailler Ligier-Ford 40 +5.28 secs 2 6
3 2 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Lotus-Ford 40 +44.14 secs 3 4
4 3 France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 40 +1:25.88 8 3
5 12 Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 39 +1 Lap 5 2
6 11 South Africa Jody Scheckter Ferrari 39 +1 Lap 6 1
7 30 Germany Jochen Mass Arrows-Ford 39 +1 Lap 19
8 7 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford 39 +1 Lap 14
9 29 Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 39 +1 Lap 16
10 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 39 +1 Lap 7
11 14 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 39 +1 Lap 9
12 18 Italy Elio de Angelis Shadow-Ford 39 +1 Lap 20
13 22 Republic of Ireland Derek Daly Ensign-Ford 39 +1 Lap 23
14 17 Netherlands Jan Lammers Shadow-Ford 39 +1 Lap 21
15 28 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford 38 +2 Laps 17
Ret 27 Australia Alan Jones Williams-Ford 33 Fuel System 13
Ret 9 Germany Hans Joachim Stuck ATS-Ford 31 Steering 24
Ret 16 France René Arnoux Renault 28 Spun Off 11
Ret 20 United Kingdom James Hunt Wolf-Ford 7 Steering 10
Ret 8 France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 7 Collision 18
Ret 5 Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 5 Gearbox 12
Ret 6 Brazil Nelson Piquet Brabham-Alfa Romeo 5 Accident 22
Ret 1 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 2 Fuel Leak 4
Ret 4 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Tyrrell-Ford 0 Electrical 15
DNQ 31 Mexico Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford
DNQ 24 Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford

Notes

Previous race:
1979 Argentine Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1979 season
Next race:
1979 South African Grand Prix
Previous race:
1978 Brazilian Grand Prix
Brazilian Grand Prix Next race:
1980 Brazilian Grand Prix
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