Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Round 06 Belgium

The 1978 Belgian Grand Prix was Round 6 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Zolder circuit in Belgium on Sunday, 21 May 1978. Mario Andretti started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and was the race winner.

1978 Belgian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
15Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear701:39:52.0201:39:52.020--1:23.450179.24019
26Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear70+9.9001:40:01.920+9.900+9.9001:23.13066178.95076
311Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin70+24.3401:40:16.360+24.340+14.4401:24.270178.52024
412Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin70+47.0401:40:39.060+47.040+22.7001:23.730177.85043
526Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear69Accident1 lap1 lap1:23.950142
63Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:25.590231
730Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:25.34024
833Bruno GiacomelliItalyMcLaren FordGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:24.35021
931Rene ArnouxFranceMartini FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:26.13019
1027Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1:24.46011
119Jochen MassGermanyATS FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1:26.30016
1222Jacky IckxBelgiumEnsign FordGoodyear64+6 laps6 laps4 laps1:25.18022
1319Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear63Engine7 laps1 lap1:23.38012
DNF16Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear56+14 laps1:24.29020
NC15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin56Spun Off1:24.68010
DNF20Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear53Spun Off1:23.9205
DNF4Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear51Gearbox1:25.24013
DNF17Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear40Transmission1:25.50018
DNF35Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear31Suspension1:25.0508
DNF36Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear26Spun Off1:25.01017
DNF2John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear18Accident1:25.1409
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaFittipaldi FordGoodyearAccident3
DNF7James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyearAccident6
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyearAccident15
DNQ18Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ24Derek DalyHesketh-FordHeskethGoodyear
DNQ32Keke RosbergFinlandTheodore FordGoodyear
DNQ10Alberto ColomboItalyATS FordGoodyear
DNQ25Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear
DNQ37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear