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1978 United States Grand Prix

Round
15/16
Date
Oct 1, 1978 at 00:00
Location
Watkins Glen, United States of America
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:40:48.800 2nd 59 9
2 #27 Alan Jones Williams +19.739 3rd 59 6
3 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf +45.701 11th 59 4
4 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault +1:25.007 9th 59 3
5 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi +1:28.089 13th 59 2
6 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren +1:50.210 18th 59 1
7 #7 James Hunt McLaren +1 lap 6th 58
8 #22 Derek Daly Ensign +1 lap 19th 58
9 #18 René Arnoux Surtees +1 lap 21st 58
10 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell +1 lap 16th 58
11 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1 lap 10th 58
12 #21 Bobby Rahal Wolf +1 lap 20th 58
13 #23 Brett Lunger Ensign +1 lap 24th 58
14 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow +3 laps 17th 56
15 #55 Jean-Pierre Jarier Lotus Out of fuel 8th 55
16 #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows +5 laps 22nd 54
DNF #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario Gearbox 26th 46
DNF #9 Michael Bleekemolen ATS Oil leak 25th 43
DNF #1 Niki Lauda Brabham Engine 5th 28
DNF #5 Mario Andretti Lotus Engine 1st 27
DNF #2 John Watson Brabham Engine 7th 25
DNF #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell Wheel 12th 23
DNF #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Engine 4th 22
DNF #10 Keke Rosberg ATS Transmission 15th 21
DNF #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow Fuel system 14th 1
DNF #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus Clutch 23rd 0
DNQ #19 Beppe Gabbiani Surtees
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:38.114
2 #11 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:39.179 +1.065
3 #27 Alan Jones Williams 1:39.742 +1.628
4 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 1:39.820 +1.706
5 #1 Niki Lauda Brabham 1:39.892 +1.778
6 #7 James Hunt McLaren 1:39.991 +1.877
7 #2 John Watson Brabham 1:40.000 +1.886
8 #55 Jean-Pierre Jarier Lotus 1:40.034 +1.920
9 #15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 1:40.136 +2.022
10 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:40.228 +2.114
11 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1:40.762 +2.648
12 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:40.828 +2.714
13 #14 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:41.007 +2.893
14 #16 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 1:41.681 +3.567
15 #10 Keke Rosberg ATS 1:41.773 +3.659
16 #3 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 1:41.815 +3.701
17 #17 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 1:41.855 +3.741
18 #8 Patrick Tambay McLaren 1:41.974 +3.860
19 #22 Derek Daly Ensign 1:42.179 +4.065
20 #21 Bobby Rahal Wolf 1:42.429 +4.315
21 #18 René Arnoux Surtees 1:42.541 +4.427
22 #36 Rolf Stommelen Arrows 1:42.741 +4.627
23 #25 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 1:43.028 +4.914
24 #23 Brett Lunger Ensign 1:43.067 +4.953
25 #9 Michael Bleekemolen ATS 1:43.572 +5.458
26 #37 Arturo Merzario Merzario 1:44.286 +6.172
27 #19 Beppe Gabbiani Surtees 1:45.155 +7.041
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #55 Jean-Pierre Jarier Lotus 1:39.557 55

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 6 7 64
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 2 7 51 -13
3 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 4 6 44 -20
4 Niki Lauda Brabham 2 7 44 -20
5 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1 5 32 -32
6 John Watson Brabham 0 3 25 -39
7 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 2 19 -45
8 Jody Scheckter Wolf 0 3 18 -46
9 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 1 17 -47
10 Alan Jones Williams 0 1 11 -53
11 Riccardo Patrese Arrows 0 1 8 -56
12 James Hunt McLaren 0 1 8 -56
13 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 0 1 8 -56
14 Patrick Tambay McLaren 0 0 8 -56
15 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 0 0 7 -57
16 Clay Regazzoni Shadow 0 0 4 -60
17 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 0 0 3 -61
18 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow 0 0 2 -62
19 Héctor Rebaque Lotus 0 0 1 -63
20 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 0 0 1 -63
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Lotus Ford 8 14 86
2 Brabham Alfa Romeo 2 10 53 -33
3 Ferrari Ferrari 4 7 49 -37
4 Tyrrell Ford 1 5 36 -50
5 Ligier Matra 0 2 19 -67
6 Wolf Ford 0 3 18 -68
7 Fittipaldi Ford 0 1 17 -69
8 McLaren Ford 0 1 15 -71
9 Williams Ford 0 1 11 -75
10 Arrows Ford 0 1 8 -78
11 Shadow Ford 0 0 6 -80
12 Renault Renault 0 0 3 -83
13 Surtees Ford 0 0 1 -85

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2006 #5 Michael Schumacher Felipe Massa Giancarlo Fisichella 1:12.719 - Michael Schumacher Michael Schumacher
2005 #1 Michael Schumacher Rubens Barrichello Tiago Monteiro 1:11.497 - Michael Schumacher Jarno Trulli
2004 #1 Michael Schumacher Rubens Barrichello Takuma Sato 1:10.399 - Rubens Barrichello Rubens Barrichello
2003 #1 Michael Schumacher Kimi Räikkönen Heinz-Harald Frentzen 1:11.473 - Michael Schumacher Kimi Räikkönen
2002 #2 Rubens Barrichello Michael Schumacher David Coulthard 1:12.738 - Rubens Barrichello Michael Schumacher
2001 #3 Mika Häkkinen Michael Schumacher David Coulthard 1:14.448 - Juan Pablo Montoya Michael Schumacher
2000 #3 Michael Schumacher Rubens Barrichello Heinz-Harald Frentzen 1:14.711 - David Coulthard Michael Schumacher
1991 #1 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Nelson Piquet 1:26.758 - Jean Alesi Ayrton Senna
1990 #27 Ayrton Senna Jean Alesi Thierry Boutsen 1:31.050 - Gerhard Berger Gerhard Berger
1989 #2 Alain Prost Riccardo Patrese Eddie Cheever 1:33.969 - Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna
1980 #27 Alan Jones Carlos Reutemann Didier Pironi 1:34.068 - Alan Jones Bruno Giacomelli
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve René Arnoux Didier Pironi 1:40.054 - Nelson Piquet Alan Jones
1977 #1 James Hunt Mario Andretti Jody Scheckter 1:51.854 - Ronnie Peterson James Hunt
1976 #11 James Hunt Jody Scheckter Niki Lauda 1:42.851 - James Hunt James Hunt
1975 #12 Niki Lauda Emerson Fittipaldi Jochen Mass 1:43.374 - Emerson Fittipaldi Niki Lauda
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Carlos Pace James Hunt 1:40.608 - Carlos Pace Carlos Reutemann
1973 #2 Ronnie Peterson James Hunt Carlos Reutemann 1:41.652 - James Hunt Ronnie Peterson
1972 #1 Jackie Stewart François Cevert Denny Hulme 1:41.644 - Jackie Stewart Jackie Stewart
1971 #9 François Cevert Jo Siffert Ronnie Peterson 1:43.474 - Jacky Ickx Jackie Stewart
1970 #24 Emerson Fittipaldi Pedro Rodríguez Reine Wisell 1:02.740 - Jacky Ickx Jacky Ickx
1969 #2 Jochen Rindt Piers Courage John Surtees 1:04.340 - Jochen Rindt Jochen Rindt
1968 #15 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill John Surtees 1:05.220 - Jackie Stewart Mario Andretti
1967 #5 Jim Clark Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:06.000 - Graham Hill Graham Hill
1966 #1 Jim Clark Jochen Rindt John Surtees 1:09.670 - John Surtees Jack Brabham
1965 #3 Graham Hill Dan Gurney Jack Brabham 1:11.900 - Graham Hill Graham Hill
1964 #3 Graham Hill John Surtees Jo Siffert 1:12.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Graham Hill Richie Ginther Jim Clark 1:14.500 - Jim Clark Graham Hill
1962 #8 Jim Clark Graham Hill Bruce McLaren 1:15.000 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1961 #15 Innes Ireland Dan Gurney Tony Brooks 1:18.200 - Jack Brabham Jack Brabham
1960 #5 Stirling Moss Innes Ireland Bruce McLaren 1:56.300 - Jack Brabham Stirling Moss
1959 #9 Bruce McLaren Maurice Trintignant Tony Brooks 3:05.000 - Maurice Trintignant Stirling Moss
The 1978 United States Grand Prix started Oct 1, 1978 on Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, United States of America. Mario Andretti started from pole position with Carlos Reutemann next to him. Alan Jones started from third place.

In 1 hour, 40 minutes and 48 seconds Carlos Reutemann finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Alan Jones in second and Jody Scheckter in third place.

After the 1978 United States Grand Prix, Mario Andretti is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 64 points. Andretti is 13 points ahead of Ronnie Peterson.