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1978 Grand Prix of the Netherlands


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Formula One race number 13 of 16
Sunday, August 27, 1978 at Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
75 laps on a 4.226 kilometer road course (317.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:41:04.23
Average Speed: 188.162 kph
Pole Time: 76.36 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.32 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1978 Formula One results   /   1978 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
3 31   Niki Lauda Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT46 / Alfa Romeo 126075+12.210
7 411   Carlos Reutemann Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T3 / Ferrari 01575+60.520
6 512   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T3 / Ferrari 01575+45.950
51014   Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A / Ford Cosworth DFV75+21.500
ret 915   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS01 / Renault-Gordini EF135engine0
ret1816   Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN9 / Ford Cosworth DFV56transmission0
dns2718   Rupert Keegan Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS20 / Ford Cosworth DFV0did not start0
dsq2219   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS20 / Ford Cosworth DFV37disqualified0
4 82   John Watson Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT46 / Alfa Romeo 126075+20.920
121520   Jody Scheckter Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR5 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+2 laps0
ret1622   Derek Daly Team Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV10transmission0
112025   Hector Rebaque Team RebaqueLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0
8 626   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS9 / Matra MS7674+1 lap0
ret1127   Alan Jones Williams Grand Prix EngineeringWilliams FW06 / Ford Cosworth DFV17throttle0
ret2529   Nelson Piquet BS FabricationsMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV16transmission0
ret173   Didier Pironi Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret2130   Brett Lunger Liggett Group / BS FabricationsMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV35engine0
ret2331   Rene Arnoux Automobiles MartiniMartini MK23 / Ford Cosworth DFV40chassis0
ret2432   Keke Rosberg Theodore Racing Hong KongWolf WR1 / Ford Cosworth DFV21crash0
ret1933   Bruno Giacomelli Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV60spun off0
ret1335   Riccardo Patrese Arrows Racing TeamArrows A1 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret2637   Arturo Merzario Team MerzarioMerzario A1 / Ford Cosworth DFV40engine0
ret124   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 / Ford Cosworth DFV13engine0
1 15   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV751:41:04.2375
2 26   Ronnie Peterson John Player Team LotusLotus 79 / Ford Cosworth DFV75+0.320
10 77   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0
9148   Patrick Tambay Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV74+1 lap0

Fastest Lap: 191.198 kph by Niki Lauda

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
28Clay Regazzoni17Shadow Racing Team
29Michael Bleekemolen10ATS Racing Team
30Jochen Mass9ATS Racing Team
31Harald Ertl23Sachs Racing
32Danny Ongais39Interscope Racing
33Rolf Stommelen36Arrows Racing Team

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti17575

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mario Andretti 63    
2   Ronnie Peterson 51   -12  
3   Niki Lauda 35   -28  
4   Patrick DePailler 32   -31  
5   Carlos Reutemann 31   -32  
6   John Watson 19   -44  
7   Jacques Laffite 16   -47  
8   Emerson Fittipaldi 15   -48  
9   Jody Scheckter 14   -49  
10   Riccardo Patrese 8   -55  
11   James Hunt 8   -55  
12   Gilles Villeneuve 8   -55  
13   Didier Pironi 7   -56  
14   Alan Jones 5   -58  
15   Patrick Tambay 5   -58  
16   Clay Regazzoni 4   -59  
17   Hans-Joachim Stuck 2   -61  
18   Vittorio Brambilla 1   -62  
19   Hector Rebaque 1   -62