Sport events 1979

 

 Formula 1
30th season
 World Sportscar Championship
27th season
 World Rally Championship
7th season
 Other races:
21.01.1979Argentine GP
Buenos Aires
04.02.1979Brazilian GP
Intlerlagos
03.03.1979South African GP
Kyalami
08.04.1979United States GP West
Long Beach
29.04.1979Spanish GP
Jarama
13.05.1979Belgian GP
Zolder
27.05.1979Monaco GP
Monaco
01.07.1979French GP
Dijon-Prenois
14.07.1979 British Grand Prix
Silverstone
29.07.1979German GP
Hockenheimring
12.08.1979Austrian GP
Österreichring
26.08.1979Dutch GP
Zandvoort
09.09.1979Gran Premio d'Italia
Monza
30.09.1979Canadian GP
Île Notre-Dame
07.10.1979 United States GP
Watkins Glen
03-04.02.1979 24h Pepsi Challenge Daytona
18.03.19796 Hours of Mugello
Mugello Circuit
22.04.1979 Dijon 6 Hours
Dijon-Prenois
06.05.1979 Rivet Supply 6 Hours
Silverstone
03.06.1979 1000km Nürburgring
24.06.1979 Coppa Florio
Autodromo di Pergusa
08.07.1979 Watkins Glen 6 Hours
05.08.1979 Rivet Supply 6 Hours
Brands Hatch
16.09.1979 Trofeo Ignazio Giunti (6 Hours Vallelunga)
20-26.01.1979
Rallye Monte-Carlo
16-18.02.1979International Swedish Rally
06-11.03.1979 Rallye de Portugal Vinho do Porto
12-16.04.1979 Safari Rally
28-31.05.1979 Acropolis Rally
14-18.07.1979 Rally of New Zealand
24-28.08.1979 1000 Lakes Rally
13-16.09.1979 Critérium Molson du Québec
01-07.10.1979 Rallye Sanremo - Rallye d'Italia
02-04.11.1979 Tour de Corse - Rallye de France
19-23.11.1979 Lombard RAC Rally
09-14.12.1979 Rallye Côte d'Ivoire
Tourist Trophy
Silverstone
24H LeMans
9-10 June
Other Rallyes:
39 Rajd Polski 05-07.07.1979
16-18.03.1979Rallye Intlernazionale di Sicilia
F1 Drivers World Champion
  1st
Jody Scheckter
  2nd
Gilles Villeneuve
  3rd
Alan Jones
F1 Constructors Champion
  1st Ferrari
  2nd
Williams-Ford
  3rd
Ligier-Ford
Championship results
(Over 2000cc)
  1st Porsche
  2nd Ferrari
  3rd DeTomaso
Championship results
(Up to 2000cc)
  1st Lancia
  2nd BMW
  3rd Ford
Manufacturers World Rally Championship
  1st Ford
  2nd
Datsun
  3rd Fiat
FIA Cup for Rally Drivers
  1st
Björn Waldegård
  2nd
Hannu Mikkola
  3rd
Markku Alén
World Speed Record
Bonneville Salt Lake
Stan Barrett
SMI Motivator
1027,78 km/godz (638,63 mph)