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1978 Toyota Grand Prix of the United States qualifying results


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Formula One race number 15 of 16
Sunday, October 1, 1978 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
59 laps on a 5.435 kilometer road course (320.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:40:48.80
Average Speed: 190.847 kph
Pole Time: 98.114 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 19.739 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1978 Formula One results   /   1978 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   Mario Andretti598.114   199.421  
2   Carlos Reutemann1199.179   197.280  
3   Alan Jones2799.742   196.166  
4   Gilles Villeneuve1299.820   196.013  
5   Niki Lauda199.892   195.872  
6   James Hunt799.991   195.678  
7   John Watson2100.000   195.660  
8   Jean-Pierre Jarier55100.034   195.593  
9   Jean-Pierre Jabouille15100.136   195.394  
10   Jacques Laffite26100.228   195.215  
11   Jody Scheckter20100.762   194.180  
12   Patrick DePailler4100.828   194.053  
13   Emerson Fittipaldi14101.007   193.709  
14   Hans-Joachim Stuck16101.681   192.425  
15   Keke Rosberg10101.773   192.251  
16   Didier Pironi3101.815   192.172  
17   Clay Regazzoni17101.855   192.097  
18   Patrick Tambay8101.974   191.872  
19   Derek Daly22102.179   191.487  
20   Bobby Rahal21102.429   191.020  
21   Rene Arnoux31102.541   190.811  
22   Riccardo Patrese35102.741   190.440  
23   Hector Rebaque25103.028   189.910  
24   Brett Lunger30103.067   189.838  
25   Michael Bleekemolen9103.572   188.912  
26   Arturo Merzario37104.286   187.619  
27   Beppe Gabbiani19105.155   186.068  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Beppe Gabbiani (#19)