Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Round 16 Canada

The 1978 Canadian Grand Prix was Round 16 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Montreal, Canada on Sunday, 8 October 1978. Jean-Pierre Jarier started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and Gilles Villeneuve was the race winner for Ferrari.

1978 Canadian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
112Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin701:57:49.1961:57:49.196--1:38.407160.41439
220Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear70+13.3721:58:02.568+13.372+13.3721:39.858160.11126
311Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin70+19.4081:58:08.604+19.408+6.0361:39.251159.975114
435Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear70+24.6671:58:13.863+24.667+5.2591:38.913159.856123
54Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear70+28.5581:58:17.754+28.558+3.8911:38.713159.768132
622Derek DalyIrelandEnsign FordGoodyear70+54.4761:58:43.672+54.476+25.9181:39.426159.187151
73Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear70+1:21.2501:59:10.446+1:21.250+26.7741:39.102158.59118
88Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear70+1:26.5601:59:15.756+1:26.560+5.3101:39.605158.47317
927Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear70+1:28.9421:59:18.138+1:28.942+2.3821:38.07270158.4215
105Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear69+1 lap1:58:00.9331 lap1 lap1:39.560157.8609
1166Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear69+1 lap1:58:38.1511 lap+37.2181:39.575157.03514
1215Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin65+5 laps1:59:01.1865 laps4 laps1:40.629147.45422
NC10Keke RosbergFinlandATS FordGoodyear58+12 laps1:58:57.2091:38.780131.64821
DNF26Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear52Transmission1:39.24210
DNF7James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear51Spun Off1:40.61719
DNF55Jean-Pierre JarierFranceLotus FordGoodyear49Oil Leak1:38.7431
DNF18Rene ArnouxFranceSurtees FordGoodyear37Engine1:40.08716
DNF21Bobby RahalUnited StatesWolf FordGoodyear16Fuel System1:41.55220
DNF2John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear8Accident1:42.5324
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear5Brakes1:42.4837
DNF16Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear1Accident2:44.7352:44.735198.3398
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyearAccident6
DNQ17Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear
DNQ19Beppe GabbianiItalySurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear
DNQ25Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear
DNQ36Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear
DNQ9Michael BleekemolenNetherlandsATS FordGoodyear