1979 Formula 1 standings

Listed below are the final championship standings for the 1979 Formula 1 season. Jody Scheckter was crowned Champion for Ferrari with a total of 60 points and 3 race victories, with Gilles Villeneuve claiming the runner-up spot as Alan Jones, Jacques Laffite and Clay Regazzoni completed the top five.

Drivers' Championship

# Driver   Points
1.  Jody Scheckter Ferrari 60
2.  Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 53
3.  Alan Jones Williams 43
4.  Jacques Laffite Ligier 36
5.  Clay Regazzoni Williams 32
6.  Carlos Reutemann Lotus 25
7.  Patrick Depailler Ligier 22
8.  Rene Arnoux Renault 17
9.  John Watson McLaren 15
10.  Didier Pironi Tyrrell 14
11.  Jean Pierre Jarier Tyrrell 14
12.  Mario Andretti Lotus 14
13.  Jean Pierre Jabouille Renault 9
14.  Niki Lauda Brabham 4
15.  Elio de Angelis Shadow 3
16.  Nelson Piquet Brabham 3
17.  Jacky Ickx Ligier 3
18.  Jochen Mass Arrows 3
19.  Hans Joachim Stuck ATS 2
20.  Ricardo Patrese Arrows 2
21.  Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1
22.  Hector Rebaque Rebaque 0
23.  Patrick Tambay McLaren 0
24.  Geoff Lees Tyrrell 0
25.  Ricardo Zunino Brabham 0
26.  Derek Daly Tyrrell 0
27.  James Hunt Wolf 0
28.  Jan Lammers Shadow 0
29.  Keke Rosberg Wolf 0
30.  Vittorio Brambilla Alfa Romeo 0
31.  Patrick Gaillard Ensign 0
32.  Bruno Giacomelli Alfa Romeo 0
33.  Marc Surer Ensign 0
34.  Arturo Merzario Merzario 0

Constructors' Championship

# Team Points
1.  Ferrari 113
2.  Williams 75
3.  Ligier 61
4.  Lotus 39
5.  Tyrrell 28
6.  Renault 26
7.  McLaren 15
8.  Brabham 7
9.  Arrows 5
10.  Shadow 3
11.  ATS 2
12.  Fittipaldi 1
13.  Wolf 0
14.  Alfa Romeo 0
15.  Ensign 0
16.  Merzario 0