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1978 Swedish Grand Prix

Round
8/16
Date
Jun 17, 1978 at 00:00
Location
Anderstorp, Sweden
Lauda
Winner
1:41:00.606
Winning time
Andretti
Pole position
Lauda
Fastest lap
1:24.836
Fastest lap time
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:41:00.606 3rd 70 9
2 #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows +34.019 5th 70 6
3 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus +34.105 4th 70 4
4 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren +1 lap 15th 69 3
5 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow +1 lap 16th 69 2
6 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi +1 lap 13th 69 1
7 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1 lap 11th 69
8 #7 James Hunt McLaren +1 lap 14th 69
9 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari +1 lap 7th 69
10 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari +1 lap 8th 69
11 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow +2 laps 20th 68
12 #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus +2 laps 21st 68
13 #9 Jochen Mass ATS +2 laps 19th 68
14 #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows +3 laps 24th 67
15 #10 Keke Rosberg ATS +7 laps 23rd 63
NC #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario +8 laps 22nd 62
DNF #5 Mario Andretti Lotus Engine 1st 46
DNF #27 Alan Jones Williams Wheel 9th 46
DNF #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell Suspension 12th 42
DNF #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault Engine 10th 28
DNF #2 John Watson Brabham Spun off 2nd 19
DNF #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf Overheating 6th 16
DNF #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell Accident 17th 8
DNF #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees Accident 18th 7
DNQ #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees
DNQ #30 Brett Lunger McLaren
DNQ #22 Jacky Ickx Ensign
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:22.058
2 #2 John Watson Brabham 1:22.737 +0.679
3 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:22.783 +0.725
4 #6 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1:23.120 +1.062
5 #35 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 1:23.369 +1.311
6 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1:23.621 +1.563
7 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:23.730 +1.672
8 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:23.737 +1.679
9 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:23.951 +1.893
10 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:23.963 +1.905
11 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:24.030 +1.972
12 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:24.203 +2.145
13 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:24.274 +2.216
14 #7 James Hunt McLaren 1:24.761 +2.703
15 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:24.986 +2.928
16 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 1:25.007 +2.949
17 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:25.813 +3.755
18 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 1:26.618 +4.560
19 #9 Jochen Mass ATS 1:26.787 +4.729
20 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 1:27.011 +4.953
21 #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:27.139 +5.081
22 #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:27.479 +5.421
23 #10 Keke Rosberg ATS 1:27.560 +5.502
24 #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows 1:27.812 +5.754
25 #18 Rupert Keegan Surtees 1:28.282 +6.224
26 #30 Brett Lunger McLaren 1:28.388 +6.330
27 #22 Jacky Ickx Ensign 1:28.400 +6.342
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:24.836 33

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 3 4 36
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 1 4 30 -6
3 Niki Lauda Brabham 1 4 25 -11
4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1 4 23 -13
5 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 2 3 22 -14
6 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 1 10 -26
7 John Watson Brabham 0 1 9 -27
8 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 1 8 -28
9 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 1 7 -29
10 Jody Scheckter Wolf 0 1 7 -29
11 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 0 5 -31
12 James Hunt McLaren 0 0 4 -32
13 Patrick Tambay McLaren 0 0 4 -32
14 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 0 0 4 -32
15 Alan Jones Williams 0 0 3 -33
16 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 0 0 3 -33
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Lotus Ford 4 8 49
2 Brabham Alfa Romeo 1 5 31 -18
3 Tyrrell Ford 1 4 25 -24
4 Ferrari Ferrari 2 3 22 -27
5 Ligier Matra 0 1 10 -39
6 Arrows Ford 0 1 8 -41
7 Fittipaldi Ford 0 1 7 -42
8 Wolf Ford 0 1 7 -42
9 McLaren Ford 0 0 7 -42
10 Shadow Ford 0 0 4 -45
11 Williams Ford 0 0 3 -46

More Swedish GP

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1977 #26 Jacques Laffite Jochen Mass Carlos Reutemann 1:27.607 - Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
1976 #3 Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler Niki Lauda 1:28.002 - Mario Andretti Jody Scheckter
1975 #12 Niki Lauda Carlos Reutemann Clay Regazzoni 1:28.267 - Niki Lauda Vittorio Brambilla
1974 #3 Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler James Hunt 1:27.262 - Patrick Depailler Patrick Depailler
1973 #7 Denny Hulme Ronnie Peterson François Cevert 1:26.146 - Denny Hulme Ronnie Peterson
The 1978 Swedish Grand Prix started Jun 17, 1978 on Anderstorp Raceway in Anderstorp, Sweden. Mario Andretti started from pole position with John Watson next to him. Niki Lauda started from third place.

In 1 hour, 41 minutes and 00 seconds Niki Lauda finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Riccardo Patrese in second and Ronnie Peterson in third place.

After the 1978 Swedish Grand Prix, Mario Andretti is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 36 points. Andretti is 6 points ahead of Ronnie Peterson.