News Details

Scheckter brings it home for himself and Ferrari

©TheCahierArchive On this day in 1979, Jody Scheckter delivered the world title to himself and to Ferrari by winning the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. After a brief stint at the front by the turbo-powered Renault of René Arnoux, Scheckter took over the proceedings and never looked back, leading across the finish line at the end of the 50-lap race Ferrari teammate Gilles Villeneuve to complete the most festive of days at the races for the Tifosi. The local crowd did well to indulge in the celebrations as they would be made to wait a massive 21 years before exalting another Ferrari driver for winning the title, a privilege that would be achieved by Michael Schumacher in 2000.
Full Story »
9mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Verstappen top in FP3 as Sainz brings out the red flags

Dutch Grand Prix – Red Bull's Max Verstappen has topped final...
9mo ago from FormulaSpy.com

Sainz brings out the first red flag on Saturday at...

Carlos Sainz has been the first driver to find the wall at Zandvoort. He...
9mo ago from GPBlog.com

Hamilton brings out red flags in FP2

Article To news overview © Mercedes The second practice session for the...
9mo ago from RacingNews365.com

Heavy Latifi crash brings Q2 to an early end

Article To news overview There have been shortage of red flags so far...
9mo ago from RacingNews365.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Yamaha slams ‘inequality' of MotoGP stewards...

Yamaha MotoGP Managing Director Lin Jarvis took aim at the supposed...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Sponsorship issues could derail Calderon’s entry...

Tatiana Calderon is halfway through her rookie season in IndyCar, racing...

Indy Lights driver Pedersen completes IndyCar test...

Current Indy Lights driver Benjamin Pedersen completed his first IndyCar...
20h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Norris: Herta ‘very suited’ to perform in F1

McLaren’s Lando Norris has backed Colton Herta to prevail in Formula 1,...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Maxine Wahome becomes first female WRC3 winner

With a WRC3 victory in her home country of Kenya's Safari Rally, Maxine...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Chelsea move into the lead for Leeds star but race is...

Chelsea are close to agreeing a fee with Leeds United for Raphinha but the...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

'New bid…': Romano relays Arsenal transfer...

Arsenal are believed to have stepped up their pursuit of Ajax defender...
44m ago from FootballFancast....

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.