1978 F1 Championship Standings

See all 1978 F1 results for each race, driver and team.

Here you can find the 1978 F1 teams overview, we also have all other F1 results since 1950.

1978 F1 Championship Overview

1978 F1 World Championship
RaceDateWinning DriverTeamLapsTime
Argentine Grand Prix resultJanuary 15United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus5201:37:04.470
Brazilian Grand Prix resultJanuary 29Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari6301:49:59.860
South African Grand Prix resultMarch 4Sweden Ronnie Peterson
United Kingdom Team Lotus7801:42:15.767
USA West Grand Prix resultApril 2Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari8001:52:01.301
Monaco Grand Prix resultMay 7France Patrick Depailler
United Kingdom Tyrrell7501:55:14.660
Belgian Grand Prix resultMay 21United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus7001:39:52.020
Spanish Grand Prix resultJune 4United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus7501:41:47.060
Swedish Grand Prix resultJune 17Austria Niki Lauda
United Kingdom Brabham7001:41:00.606
French Grand Prix resultJuly 2United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus5401:38:51.920
British Grand Prix resultJuly 16Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari7601:42:12.390
German Grand Prix resultJuly 30United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus4501:28:00.900
Austrian Grand Prix resultAugust 13Sweden Ronnie Peterson
United Kingdom Team Lotus5401:41:21.570
Dutch Grand Prix resultAugust 27United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus7501:41:04.230
Italian Grand Prix resultSeptember 10Austria Niki Lauda
United Kingdom Brabham4001:07:04.540
USA Grand Prix resultOctober 1Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari5901:40:48.800
Canadian Grand Prix resultOctober 8Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari7001:57:49.196

1978 Formula 1 Drivers Championship Table

PosDriverARGBRASOUUSWMONBELSPASWEFREBRIGEROSTDUTITAUSCANPts
1United States Mario Andretti147*21111*DNF1DNF1DNF16*DNF1064
2Sweden Ronnie Peterson5DNF14DNF2*232DNFDNF*1*2DNF  51
3Argentina Carlos Reutemann71*DNF183DNF1018*1DNFDSQ731348
4Austria Niki Lauda23DNFDNF2*DNFDNF1*DNF2*DNFDNF3*1DNFDNF44
5France Patrick Depailler3DNF231DNFDNFDNFDNF4DNF2DNF11DNF534
6United Kingdom John WatsonDNF83DNF4DNF5DNF437742DNFDNF25
7South Africa Jody Scheckter10DNFDNFDNF3DNF4DNF6DNF2DNF12123224
8France Jacques Laffite16955DNF537710358411DNF19
9Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi92DNF89DNFDNF6DNFDNF44585DNF17
10Canada Gilles Villeneuve8*DNFDNFDNFDNF410912DNF8367DNF117
11Italy Riccardo Patrese 10DNF66DNFDNF28DNF9DNFDNFDNF 411
12Australia Alan JonesDNF1147*DNF108DNF5DNFDNFDNFDNF1329*11
13France Patrick Tambay6DNFDNF127 DNF496DNFDNF95688
14United Kingdom James Hunt4DNFDNFDNFDNFDNF683DNFDSQDNF10DNF7DNF8
15France Didier Pironi1466DNF5612DNF10DNF5DNFDNFDNF1077
16Switzerland Clay Regazzoni155DNQ10DNQDNF155DNFDNFDNQNCDNQNC14DNQ4
17France Jean-Pierre Jabouille  DNFDNF10NC13DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF4123
18Germany Hans Joachim Stuck17DNFDNQDNSDNFDNFDNF11115DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF2
19Ireland Derek Daly   DNPQDNPQDNQ  DNQDNF DSQDNF10861
20Mexico Hector RebaqueDNQDNF10DNPQDNPQDNPQDNF12DNQDNF6DNF11DNQDNFDNQ1
21Italy Vittorio Brambilla18DNQ12DNFDNQ137DNF179DNF6DSQDNF  1
22United States Eddie CheeverDNQDNQDNF             0
23Italy Beppe Gabbiani              DNQDNQ0
24United States Bobby Rahal              12DNF0
25Austria Hans Binder           DNQ    0
26Italy Carlo Gimax Franchi             DNQ  0
27United Kingdom Geoff Lees         DNQ      0
28Italy Arturo MerzarioDNFDNQDNFDNFDNPQDNPQDNQNCDNQDNFDNQDNQDNFDNFDNFDNQ0
29Austria Harald Ertl          11DNFDNPQDNQ  0
30Netherlands Michael Bleekemolen            DNQDNQDNFDNPQ0
31Brazil Nelson Piquet          DNFDNFDNF9 110
32United Kingdom Rupert KeeganDNFDNFDNFDNSDNFDNQ11DNQDNFDNQDNQDNQDNS   0
33Italy Bruno Giacomelli     8  DNF7  DNF14  0
34Germany Rolf Stommelen  99DNFDNF141415DNQDSQDNPQDNPQDNPQ16DNPQ0
35United States Brett Lunger13DNF11DNQDNPQ7DNQDNQDNF8DNPQ8DNFDNF13 0
36France René Arnoux  DNQ DNPQ9  14 DNPQ9DNF 9DNF0
37Spain Emilio de Villota      DNQ         0
38United States Danny OngaisDNFDNF DNPQ        DNPQ   0
39Italy Lamberto LeoniDNFDNFDNQDNQ            0
40Finland Keke Rosberg  DNFDNPQDNPQDNQDNPQ1516DNF10NCDNFDNPQDNFNC0
41Italy Alberto Colombo     DNQDNQ      DNPQ  0
42Germany Jochen Mass117DNFDNFDNQ1191313NCDNFDNQDNQ   0
43France Jean-Pierre Jarier12DNS811DNQ     DNQ   15*DNF0
44Belgium Jacky Ickx    DNF12DNFDNQ        0
45United Kingdom Divina GalicaDNQDNQ              0
46United Kingdom Tony Trimmer         DNQ      0

1978 F1 Drivers Statistics Table

DriverRaces1st2nd3rdPodiumsPolesLapsFastestLeadPoints
United States Mario Andretti16610788703064
Argentina Carlos Reutemann16403729312048
Austria Niki Lauda16232716674044
France Patrick Depailler16122507230034
Canada Gilles Villeneuve16101208331017
United Kingdom John Watson16012317520025
South Africa Jody Scheckter16022407840024
France Jacques Laffite16002209440019
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi16010107550017
Australia Alan Jones16010107712011
United Kingdom James Hunt1600110577008
France Didier Pironi1600000725007
France Patrick Tambay1500000803008
Sweden Ronnie Peterson14241737213051
Italy Riccardo Patrese14010106410011
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille1400000555003
Germany Hans Joachim Stuck1400000488002
Italy Vittorio Brambilla1200000561001
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni1100000560004
United States Brett Lunger1000000472000
Germany Jochen Mass1000000497000
Mexico Hector Rebaque900000344001
Germany Rolf Stommelen900000507000
Finland Keke Rosberg900000380000
Italy Arturo Merzario800000259000
Ireland Derek Daly600000249001
United Kingdom Rupert Keegan600000182000
France René Arnoux600000308000
Brazil Nelson Piquet500000160000
Italy Bruno Giacomelli500000271000
France Jean-Pierre Jarier500001307100
Belgium Jacky Ickx300000155000
Italy Lamberto Leoni20000028000
United States Bobby Rahal20000074000
Austria Harald Ertl20000048000
United States Danny Ongais20000048000
Netherlands Michael Bleekemolen10000043000
United States Eddie Cheever1000008000

1978 Formula 1 Constructors Championship Table

PosTeamARGBRASOUUSWMONBELSPASWEFREBRIGEROSTDUTITAUSCANPts
1United Kingdom Team Lotus1412111131DNF1116151086
2Italy Ferrari71DNF18310912183631158
3United Kingdom Brabham233DNF2DNF51427731DNF1153
4United Kingdom Tyrrell36231612DNF10452DNF1110538
5Canada Wolf10DNFDNFDNF3DNF4DNF6DNF2NC12123224
6France Ligier16955DNF537710358411DNF19
7Brazil Fittipaldi92DNF89DNFDNF6DNFDNF44585DNF17
8United Kingdom McLaren4DNF1112776436DSQ8956815
9United Kingdom Arrows 10966DNF1428DNF9DNFDNFDNF16411
10United Kingdom WilliamsDNF1147DNF108DNF5DNFDNFDNFDNF132911
11United Kingdom Shadow155DNQ10DNFDNF155115DNFNCDNFNC14DNF6
12France Renault  DNFDNF10NC13DNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNFDNF4123
13United Kingdom Surtees18DNF12DNFDNF137DNF179DNF6DSQDNFDNQDNF1
14United Kingdom EnsignDNFDNFDNQDNQDNF12DNFDNQDNQDNF11DSQDNF10861
15France Martini  DNQ DNPQ9  14 DNPQ9DNF 9 0
16Italy MerzarioDNFDNQDNFDNFDNPQDNPQDNQNCDNQDNFDNQDNQDNFDNFDNFDNQ0
17United Kingdom HeskethDNQDNQDNFDNPQDNPQDNQ          0
18Hong Kong TheodoreDNQDNQDNFDNPQDNPQDNQDNPQ         0
19Germany ATS117811DNQ1191313NCDNFDNQDNQDNQDNFNC0

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