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
Race Date Winner Team Laps Time
Argentine Grand Prix January 15 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 52 01:37:04.470
Brazilian Grand Prix January 29 Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari 63 01:49:59.860
South African Grand Prix March 4 Sweden Ronnie Peterson
United Kingdom Team Lotus 78 01:42:15.767
USA West Grand Prix April 2 Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari 80 01:52:01.301
Monaco Grand Prix May 7 France Patrick Depailler
United Kingdom Tyrrell 75 01:55:14.660
Belgian Grand Prix May 21 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 70 01:39:52.020
Spanish Grand Prix June 4 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 75 01:41:47.060
Swedish Grand Prix June 17 Austria Niki Lauda
United Kingdom Brabham 70 01:41:00.606
French Grand Prix July 2 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 54 01:38:51.920
British Grand Prix July 16 Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari 76 01:42:12.390
German Grand Prix July 30 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 45 01:28:00.900
Austrian Grand Prix August 13 Sweden Ronnie Peterson
United Kingdom Team Lotus 54 01:41:21.570
Dutch Grand Prix August 27 United States Mario Andretti
United Kingdom Team Lotus 75 01:41:04.230
Italian Grand Prix September 10 Austria Niki Lauda
United Kingdom Brabham 40 01:07:04.540
USA Grand Prix October 1 Argentina Carlos Reutemann
Italy Ferrari 59 01:40:48.800
Canadian Grand Prix October 8 Canada Gilles Villeneuve
Italy Ferrari 70 01:57:49.196

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

Driver GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Points
United States Mario Andretti 16 6 1 0 7 8 870 3 64
Argentina Carlos Reutemann 16 4 0 3 7 2 931 2 48
Austria Niki Lauda 16 2 3 2 7 1 667 4 44
France Patrick Depailler 16 1 2 2 5 0 723 0 34
Canada Gilles Villeneuve 16 1 0 1 2 0 833 1 17
United Kingdom John Watson 16 0 1 2 3 1 752 0 25
South Africa Jody Scheckter 16 0 2 2 4 0 784 0 24
France Jacques Laffite 16 0 0 2 2 0 944 0 19
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 16 0 1 0 1 0 755 0 17
Australia Alan Jones 16 0 1 0 1 0 771 2 11
United Kingdom James Hunt 16 0 0 1 1 0 577 0 8
France Didier Pironi 16 0 0 0 0 0 725 0 7
France Patrick Tambay 15 0 0 0 0 0 803 0 8
Sweden Ronnie Peterson 14 2 4 1 7 3 721 3 51
Italy Riccardo Patrese 14 0 1 0 1 0 641 0 11
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille 14 0 0 0 0 0 555 0 3
Germany Hans Joachim Stuck 14 0 0 0 0 0 488 0 2
Italy Vittorio Brambilla 12 0 0 0 0 0 561 0 1
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 11 0 0 0 0 0 560 0 4
United States Brett Lunger 10 0 0 0 0 0 472 0 0
Germany Jochen Mass 10 0 0 0 0 0 497 0 0
Mexico Hector Rebaque 9 0 0 0 0 0 344 0 1
Finland Keke Rosberg 9 0 0 0 0 0 380 0 0
Germany Rolf Stommelen 9 0 0 0 0 0 507 0 0
Italy Arturo Merzario 8 0 0 0 0 0 259 0 0
Ireland Derek Daly 6 0 0 0 0 0 249 0 1
France René Arnoux 6 0 0 0 0 0 308 0 0
United Kingdom Rupert Keegan 6 0 0 0 0 0 182 0 0
Italy Bruno Giacomelli 5 0 0 0 0 0 271 0 0
France Jean-Pierre Jarier 5 0 0 0 0 1 307 1 0
Brazil Nelson Piquet 5 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 0
Belgium Jacky Ickx 3 0 0 0 0 0 155 0 0
United States Bobby Rahal 2 0 0 0 0 0 74 0 0
Austria Harald Ertl 2 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 0
United States Danny Ongais 2 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 0
Italy Lamberto Leoni 2 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 0
Netherlands Michael Bleekemolen 1 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0
United States Eddie Cheever 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0

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

Latest News Update

Latest Video

Newest Photos

Last Race Result

Last F1 Fan comment

On this day…

Race Tickets

Available 2021 tickets:
flag-2020/10/pt.png Netherlands
Monaco
Austria -20%
Hungary -15%
Belgium -10%

✅ Check out & order yours at F1 Tickets Store »

F1-Fansite.com is powered by ProTrix