1978 Formula One season

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The 1978 Formula One season crowned as champion Mario Andretti.

Season review[change | change source]

Rnd Race Date Location Winning driver Constructor Report
1 Argentina Argentine Grand Prix January 15 Oscar Gálvez United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
2 Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix January 29 Jacarepaguá Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Report
3 South Africa South African Grand Prix March 4 Kyalami Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford Report
4 United States United States Grand Prix West April 2 Long Beach Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Report
5 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix May 7 Monaco France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford Report
6 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix May 21 Zolder United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
7 Spain Spanish Grand Prix June 4 Jarama United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
8 Sweden Swedish Grand Prix June 17 Scandinavian Raceway Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo Report
9 France French Grand Prix July 2 Paul Ricard United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
10 United Kingdom British Grand Prix July 16 Brands Hatch Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Report
11 West Germany German Grand Prix July 30 Hockenheimring United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
12 Austria Austrian Grand Prix August 13 Österreichring Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford Report
13 Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix August 27 Zandvoort United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford Report
14 Italy Italian Grand Prix September 10 Monza Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo Report
15 United States United States Grand Prix October 1 Watkins Glen Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Report
16 Canada Canadian Grand Prix October 8 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Report

1978 Drivers Championship final standings[change | change source]

Pos Driver ARG
Argentina
BRA
Brazil
RSA
South Africa
USW
United States
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
ESP
Spain
SWE
Sweden
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
West Germany
AUT
Austria
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
CAN
Canada
Pts
1 United States Mario Andretti 1 4 7 2 11 1 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 Ret 1 6 Ret 10 64
2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson 5 Ret 1 4 Ret 2 2 3 2 Ret Ret 1 2 Ret 51
3 Argentina Carlos Reutemann 7 1 Ret 1 8 3 Ret 10 18 1 Ret DSQ 7 3 1 3 48
4 Austria Niki Lauda 2 3 Ret Ret 2 Ret Ret 1 Ret 2 Ret Ret 3 1 Ret Ret 44
5 France Patrick Depailler 3 Ret 2 3 1 Ret Ret Ret Ret 4 Ret 2 Ret 11 Ret 5 34
6 United Kingdom John Watson Ret 8 3 Ret 4 Ret 5 Ret 4 3 7 7 4 2 Ret Ret 25
7 South Africa Jody Scheckter 10 Ret Ret Ret 3 Ret 4 Ret 6 Ret 2 Ret 12 12 3 2 24
8 France Jacques Laffite 16 9 5 5 Ret 5 3 7 7 10 3 5 8 4 11 Ret 19
9 Canada Gilles Villeneuve 8 Ret Ret Ret Ret 4 10 9 12 Ret 8 3 6 7 Ret 1 17
10 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 9 2 Ret 8 9 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret 4 4 5 8 5 Ret 17
11 Australia Alan Jones Ret 11 4 7 Ret 10 8 Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 2 9 11
12 Italy Riccardo Patrese 10 Ret 6 6 Ret Ret 2 8 Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret 4 11
13 United Kingdom James Hunt 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6 8 3 Ret DSQ Ret 10 Ret 7 Ret 8
14 France Patrick Tambay 6 Ret Ret 12 7 Ret 4 9 6 Ret Ret 9 5 6 8 8
15 France Didier Pironi 14 6 6 Ret 5 6 12 Ret 10 Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 10 7 7
16 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 15 5 DNQ 10 DNQ Ret 15 5 Ret Ret DNQ NC DNQ NC 14 DNQ 4
17 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ret Ret 10 NC 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4 12 3
18 West Germany Hans Joachim Stuck 17 Ret DNQ DNS Ret Ret Ret 11 11 5 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 2
19 Italy Vittorio Brambilla 18 DNQ 12 Ret DNQ 13 7 Ret 17 9 Ret 6 DSQ Ret 1
20 Republic of Ireland Derek Daly DNPQ DNPQ DNQ DNQ Ret DSQ Ret 10 8 6 1
21 Mexico Hector Rebaque DNQ Ret 10 DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret 12 DNQ Ret 6 Ret 11 DNQ Ret DNQ 1
22 United States Brett Lunger 13 Ret 11 DNQ DNPQ 7 DNQ DNQ Ret 8 DNPQ 8 Ret Ret 13 0
23 Italy Bruno Giacomelli 8 Ret 7 Ret 14 0
24 West Germany Jochen Mass 11 7 Ret Ret DNQ 11 9 13 13 NC Ret DNQ DNQ 0
25 France Jean-Pierre Jarier 12 DNS 8 11 DNQ DNQ 15 Ret 0
26 France René Arnoux DNQ DNPQ 9 14 DNPQ 9 Ret 9 Ret 0
27 West Germany Rolf Stommelen 9 9 Ret Ret 14 14 15 DNQ DSQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 16 DNPQ 0
28 Brazil Nelson Piquet Ret Ret Ret 9 11 0
29 Finland Keke Rosberg Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNQ DNPQ 15 16 Ret 10 NC Ret DNPQ Ret NC 0
30 United States Rupert Keegan Ret Ret Ret DNS Ret DNQ 11 DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ DNS 0
31 Austria Harald Ertl 11 Ret DNPQ DNQ 0
32 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ret 12 Ret DNQ 0
33 United States Bobby Rahal 12 Ret 0
Italy Arturo Merzario Ret DNQ Ret Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNQ NC DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ Ret Ret Ret DNQ 0
Italy Lamberto Leoni Ret Ret DNQ DNQ 0
United States Danny Ongais Ret Ret DNPQ DNPQ 0
Netherlands Michael Bleekemolen DNQ DNQ Ret DNPQ 0
United States Eddie Cheever DNQ DNQ Ret 0
Italy Alberto Colombo DNQ DNQ DNPQ 0
United Kingdom Divina Galica DNQ DNQ 0
Italy Beppe Gabbiani DNQ DNQ 0
Spain Emilio de Villota DNQ 0
United Kingdom Geoff Lees DNQ 0
United Kingdom Tony Trimmer DNQ 0
Austria Hans Binder DNQ 0
Italy Gimax DNQ 0
Pos Driver ARG
Argentina
BRA
Brazil
RSA
South Africa
USW
United States
MON
Monaco
BEL
Belgium
ESP
Spain
SWE
Sweden
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
GER
West Germany
AUT
Austria
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
USA
United States
CAN
Canada
Pts