Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Round 12 Austria

The 1978 Austrian Grand Prix was Round 12 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Österreichring circuit in Austria on Sunday, 13 August 1978. Ronnie Peterson started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and was the race winner.

1978 Austrian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
16Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear541:41:21.5701:41:21.570--1:43.120189.95119
24Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear54+47.4401:42:09.010+47.440+47.440188.481146
312Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin54+1:39.7601:43:01.330+1:39.760+52.320186.885114
414Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear53+1 lap1:42:45.9901 lap1 lap183.88163
526Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear53+1 lap1:42:46.5701 lap+0.580183.86352
619Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear53+1 lap1:43:05.4601 lap+18.890183.302211
72John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear53+1 lap1:43:11.0201 lap+5.560183.13710
830Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear52+2 laps1:42:25.9902 laps1 lap180.99817
931Rene ArnouxFranceMartini FordGoodyear52+2 laps1:43:26.8702 laps+1:00.880179.22326
NC17Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear50+4 laps1:42:13.060174.40422
NC32Keke RosbergFinlandWolf FordGoodyear49+5 laps1:42:17.150170.80225
DSQ22Derek DalyIrelandEnsign FordGoodyear41Disqualified19
DNF8Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear40Accident14
DNF16Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear33Accident23
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin31Gearbox3
DSQ11Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin28Disqualified12
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear27Accident4
DNF3Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear20Accident9
DNF7James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear8Accident8
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear7Accident15
DNF35Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear7Accident16
DNF23Harald ErtlAustriaEnsign FordGoodyear7Accident24
DNF25Hector RebaqueMexicoWolf FordGoodyear4Accident18
DNF29Nelson PiquetBrazilMcLaren FordGoodyear4Accident20
DNF20Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaLotus FordGoodyear3Accident7
DNF5Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyearAccident2
DNQ37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear
DNQ9Jochen MassGermanyShadow FordGoodyear
DNQ18Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ10Hans BinderAustriaATS FordGoodyear
DNPQ36Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear