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1979 Amstel Gold Race

14th Edition: Saturday, April 14, 1979

Complete Amstel Gold Race podium history | 1980 edition | 1978 edition |

Heerlen - Meerssen, Netherlands
237 km, 39.51 km/hr

Jan Raas

Jan Raas

Complete results:

137 starters, 32 classified finishers

1 Jan Raas (TI-Raleigh-McGregor)  5hr 59min 56sec
2 Henk Lubberding (TI-Raleigh-McGregor)  @ 39 seconds
3 Sven-Åke Nilsson (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel) 
4 Willy Teirlinck (KAS-Campagnolo)  1'06"
5 Joop Zoetemelk (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel) 
6 Michel Laurent (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 
7 Frits Pirard (Miko-Mercier-Vivagel)  1'13"
8 Lucien Van Impe (KAS-Campagnolo)  1'40"
9 Claude Criquielion (KAS-Campagnolo) 
10 René Martens (Flandria-Ca Va Seul-Sunair) 
11 Beat Breu (Willora-Piz Buin-Bonanza)  1'50"
12 Hennie Kuiper (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 
13 Jan Wynants (Hitachi) 2'07"
14 Hubert Linard (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  2'13"
15 Hans Langerijs (HB Alarmsystemen) 
16 Bernard Thévenet (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 
17 Jo Maas (Daf Trucks-Lejeune-Aida) 
18 Graham Jones (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 
19 Gerrie Knetemann (TI-Raleigh-McGregor)  2'21"
20 Johan Van Der Velde (TI-Raleigh-McGregor) 
21 Jean-Philippe Vandenbrande (Safir-St.Louis-Ludo)  3'20"
22 William Tackaert (Daf Trucks-Lejeune-Aida) 
23 Hendrik De Vos (Flandria-Ca Va Seul-Sunair) 
24 Ludo Delcroix (Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis-Gios) 
25 Jacques Bossis (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin) 
26 Johan Van Der Meer (HB Alarmsystemen) 
27 Hennie Peels (HB Alarmsystemen) 
28 Rudy Colman (Ijsboerke-Warncke Eis-Gios) 
29 Pascal Simon (Peugeot-Esso-Michelin)  4'47"
30 Erwin Lienhard (Willora-Piz Buin-Bonanza)  5'04"
31 Bert Oosterbosch (TI-Raleigh-McGregor) 
32 Joseph Borguet (KAS-Campagnolo)  9'33"