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1979 French Grand Prix Highlights

The 1979 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 1 July 1979 at Dijon. It marked the first victory of a turbocharged car in Formula One, with Renault overcoming the reliability problems that had initially plagued their car. For Jean-Pierre Jabouille it was a victory on home soil, driving a French car (Renault), on French tyres (Michelin), …

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