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1978 British Grand Prix

Round
10/16
Date
Jul 16, 1978 at 00:00
Location
Fawkham, United Kingdom
Circuit
Race: 1978 British GP
Reutemann
Winner
1:42:12.390
Winning time
Peterson
Pole position
Lauda
Fastest lap
1:18.600
Fastest lap time
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:42:12.390 8th 76 9
2 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham +1.230 4th 76 6
3 #2 John Watson Brabham +37.250 9th 76 4
4 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell +1:13.270 10th 76 3
5 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow +1 lap 18th 75 2
6 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren +1 lap 20th 75 1
7 #33 Bruno Giacomelli McLaren +1 lap 16th 75
8 #30 Brett Lunger McLaren +1 lap 24th 75
9 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees +1 lap 25th 75
10 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +3 laps 7th 73
NC #9 Jochen Mass ATS +10 laps 26th 66
DNF #10 Keke Rosberg ATS Suspension 22nd 59
DNF #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow Gearbox 17th 49
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Turbo 12th 46
DNF #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows Suspension 5th 40
DNF #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell Gearbox 19th 40
DNF #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf Gearbox 3rd 36
DNF #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Engine 11th 32
DNF #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario Fuel system 23rd 32
DNF #22 Derek Daly Ensign Wheel 15th 30
DNF #5 Mario Andretti Lotus Engine 2nd 28
DNF #27 Alan Jones Williams Transmission 6th 26
DNF #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Transmission 13th 19
DNF #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus Gearbox 21st 15
DNF #7 James Hunt McLaren Accident 14th 7
DNF #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus Fuel leak 1st 6
DNQ #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows
DNQ #23 Geoff Lees Ensign
DNQ #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees
DNQ #40 Tony Trimmer McLaren
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:16.800
2 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:17.060 +0.260
3 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1:17.370 +0.570
4 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:17.480 +0.680
5 #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:18.280 +1.480
6 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:18.360 +1.560
7 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:18.440 +1.640
8 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:18.450 +1.650
9 #2 John Watson Brabham 1:18.570 +1.770
10 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:18.730 +1.930
11 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:18.780 +1.980
12 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:18.880 +2.080
13 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:18.990 +2.190
14 #7 James Hunt McLaren 1:19.050 +2.250
15 #22 Derek Daly Ensign 1:19.130 +2.330
16 #33 Bruno Giacomelli McLaren 1:19.790 +2.990
17 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 1:19.830 +3.030
18 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 1:19.980 +3.180
19 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:19.990 +3.190
20 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:20.140 +3.340
21 #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:20.240 +3.440
22 #10 Keke Rosberg ATS 1:20.270 +3.470
23 #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:20.350 +3.550
24 #30 Brett Lunger McLaren 1:20.390 +3.590
25 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 1:20.700 +3.900
26 #9 Jochen Mass ATS 1:20.710 +3.910
27 #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows 1:20.730 +3.930
28 #23 Geoff Lees Ensign 1:21.050 +4.250
29 #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees 1:21.100 +4.300
30 #40 Tony Trimmer McLaren 1:21.410 +4.610
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:18.600 72

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 4 5 45
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1 5 36 -9
3 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 3 4 31 -14
4 Niki Lauda Brabham 1 5 31 -14
5 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1 4 26 -19
6 John Watson Brabham 0 2 16 -29
7 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 1 10 -35
8 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 1 8 -37
9 Jody Scheckter Wolf 0 1 8 -37
10 James Hunt McLaren 0 1 8 -37
11 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 1 7 -38
12 Alan Jones Williams 0 0 5 -40
13 Patrick Tambay McLaren 0 0 5 -40
14 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 0 5 -40
15 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 0 0 4 -41
16 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 0 0 3 -42
17 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 0 0 2 -43
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Lotus Ford 5 10 58
2 Brabham Alfa Romeo 1 7 40 -18
3 Ferrari Ferrari 3 4 31 -27
4 Tyrrell Ford 1 4 28 -30
5 McLaren Ford 0 1 12 -46
6 Ligier Matra 0 1 10 -48
7 Arrows Ford 0 1 8 -50
8 Wolf Ford 0 1 8 -50
9 Fittipaldi Ford 0 1 7 -51
10 Shadow Ford 0 0 6 -52
11 Williams Ford 0 0 5 -53

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The 1978 British Grand Prix started Jul 16, 1978 on Brands Hatch in Fawkham, United Kingdom. Ronnie Peterson started from pole position with Mario Andretti next to him. Jody Scheckter started from third place.

In 1 hour, 42 minutes and 12 seconds Carlos Reutemann finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Niki Lauda in second and John Watson in third place.

After the 1978 British Grand Prix, Mario Andretti is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 45 points. Andretti is 9 points ahead of Ronnie Peterson.