Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Round 10 Great Britain

The 1978 British Grand Prix was Round 10 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Brands Hatch, United Kingdom on 16 July 1978. Ronnie Peterson started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and Carlos Reutemann was the race winner for Ferrari.

1978 British Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
111Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin761:42:12.3901:42:12.390--1:18.84061187.66089
21Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear76+1.2301:42:13.620+1.230+1.2301:18.60072187.62046
32John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear76+37.2501:42:49.640+37.250+36.0201:19.83067186.52094
44Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear76+1:13.2701:43:25.660+1:13.270+36.0201:19.35067185.440103
516Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear75+1 lap1:42:25.8801 Lap1 Lap1:19.79060184.780182
68Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear75+1 lap1:42:27.5101 Lap+1.6301:19.39064184.730201
733Bruno GiacomelliItalyMcLaren FordGoodyear75+1 lap1:42:29.9601 Lap+2.4501:19.89075184.66016
830Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear75+1 lap1:43:12.6001 Lap+42.6401:20.82069183.39024
919Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear75+1 lap1:43:33.9901 Lap+21.3901:21.15064182.76025
1026Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear73+3 laps1:42:52.3203 Laps2 Laps1:19.64068179.0807
NC9Jochen MassGermanyATS FordGoodyear66+10 laps1:43:08.5801:21.71043161.49026
DNF10Keke RosbergFinlandATS FordGoodyear59Suspension1:21.0504822
DNF17Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear49Gearbox1:20.3904217
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin46Turbo1:20.6304212
DNF35Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear40Suspension5
DNF3Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear40Gearbox1:21.4002419
DNF20Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear36Gearbox1:20.910313
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear32Engine1:20.8203111
DNF37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear32Fuel System1:22.4501623
DNF22Derek DalyIrelandEnsign FordGoodyear30Wheel1:21.1902615
DNF5Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear28Engine1:19.390282
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear26Transmission1:21.040256
DNF12Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin19Transmission1:20.7501413
DNF25Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear15Gearbox1:21.8801021
DNF7James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear8Accident1:21.920414
DNF6Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear6Fuel System1:20.15061
DNQ18Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ36Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear
DNQ23Geoff LeesGreat BritainEnsign FordGoodyear
DNQ40Tony TrimmerGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear