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1978 Austrian Grand Prix

Round
12/16
Date
Aug 13, 1978 at 00:00
Location
Spielberg, Austria
Circuit
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:41:21.570 1st 54 9
2 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell +47.440 13th 54 6
3 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari +1:39.760 11th 54 4
4 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi +1 lap 6th 53 3
5 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1 lap 5th 53 2
6 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees +1 lap 21st 53 1
7 #2 John Watson Brabham +1 lap 10th 53
8 #30 Brett Lunger McLaren +2 laps 17th 52
9 #31 René Arnoux Martini +2 laps 26th 52
NC #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow +4 laps 22nd 50
NC #32 Keke Rosberg Wolf +5 laps 25th 49
DNF #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren Accident 14th 40
DNF #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow Accident 23rd 33
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Gearbox 3rd 31
DNF #1 Niki Lauda Brabham Accident 12th 28
DNF #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell Accident 9th 20
DNF #7 James Hunt McLaren Accident 8th 8
DNF #27 Alan Jones Williams Accident 15th 7
DNF #23 Harald Ertl Ensign Accident 24th 6
DNF #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Accident 16th 6
DNF #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf Accident 7th 3
DNF #29 Nelson Piquet McLaren Accident 20th 2
DNF #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus Accident 18th 1
DNF #5 Mario Andretti Lotus Accident 2nd 0
DSQ #22 Derek Daly Ensign Push start 19th 43
DSQ #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Push start 4th 27
DNQ #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario
DNQ #9 Jochen Mass ATS
DNQ #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees
DNQ #10 Hans Binder ATS
DNPQ #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:37.710
2 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:37.760 +0.050
3 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:38.320 +0.610
4 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:38.500 +0.790
5 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:38.710 +1.000
6 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:38.770 +1.060
7 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1:38.850 +1.140
8 #7 James Hunt McLaren 1:39.100 +1.390
9 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:39.230 +1.520
10 #2 John Watson Brabham 1:39.350 +1.640
11 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:39.400 +1.690
12 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:39.490 +1.780
13 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:39.510 +1.800
14 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:39.590 +1.880
15 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:39.810 +2.100
16 #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:40.110 +2.400
17 #30 Brett Lunger McLaren 1:40.800 +3.090
18 #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:40.840 +3.130
19 #22 Derek Daly Ensign 1:41.020 +3.310
20 #29 Nelson Piquet McLaren 1:41.150 +3.440
21 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 1:41.160 +3.450
22 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 1:41.420 +3.710
23 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 1:41.580 +3.870
24 #23 Harald Ertl Ensign 1:41.600 +3.890
25 #32 Keke Rosberg Wolf 1:41.720 +4.010
26 #31 René Arnoux Martini 1:41.840 +4.130
27 #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:41.850 +4.140
28 #9 Jochen Mass ATS 1:42.470 +4.760
29 #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees 1:43.060 +5.350
30 #10 Hans Binder ATS 1:44.460 +6.750
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:43.120

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 5 6 54
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 2 6 45 -9
3 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1 5 32 -22
4 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 3 4 31 -23
5 Niki Lauda Brabham 1 5 31 -23
6 John Watson Brabham 0 2 16 -38
7 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 2 16 -38
8 Jody Scheckter Wolf 0 2 14 -40
9 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 1 13 -41
10 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 1 8 -46
11 James Hunt McLaren 0 1 8 -46
12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 0 1 7 -47
13 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 0 7 -47
14 Alan Jones Williams 0 0 5 -49
15 Patrick Tambay McLaren 0 0 5 -49
16 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 0 0 4 -50
17 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 0 0 2 -52
18 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 0 0 1 -53
19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 0 0 1 -53
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Lotus Ford 7 12 76
2 Brabham Alfa Romeo 1 7 40 -36
3 Tyrrell Ford 1 5 36 -40
4 Ferrari Ferrari 3 5 35 -41
5 Ligier Matra 0 2 16 -60
6 Wolf Ford 0 2 14 -62
7 Fittipaldi Ford 0 1 13 -63
8 McLaren Ford 0 1 12 -64
9 Arrows Ford 0 1 8 -68
10 Shadow Ford 0 0 6 -70
11 Williams Ford 0 0 5 -71
12 Surtees Ford 0 0 1 -75

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1981 #26 Jacques Laffite René Arnoux Nelson Piquet 1:37.620 - Jacques Laffite René Arnoux
1980 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Alan Jones Carlos Reutemann 1:32.530 - René Arnoux René Arnoux
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1973 #2 Ronnie Peterson Jackie Stewart Carlos Pace 1:37.290 - Carlos Pace Emerson Fittipaldi
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The 1978 Austrian Grand Prix started Aug 13, 1978 on Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. Ronnie Peterson started from pole position with Mario Andretti next to him. Jean-Pierre Jabouille started from third place.

In 1 hour, 41 minutes and 21 seconds Ronnie Peterson finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Patrick Depailler in second and Gilles Villeneuve in third place.

After the 1978 Austrian Grand Prix, Mario Andretti is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 54 points. Andretti is 9 points ahead of Ronnie Peterson.