Formula 1 World Championship 1978 Round 11 Germany

The 1978 German Grand Prix was Round 11 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Hockenheim in Germany on Sunday, 30 July 1978. Mario Andretti started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and was the race winner.

1978 German Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
15Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear451:28:00.9001:28:00.900--1:56.150208.26019
220Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear45+15.3501:28:16.250+15.350+15.3501:56.410207.66046
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear45+28.0101:28:28.910+28.010+12.6601:56.590207.16074
414Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear45+36.8801:28:37.780+36.880+8.8701:56.340206.820103
53Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear45+57.2601:28:58.160+57.260+20.3801:57.110206.030162
625Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear45+1:37.8601:29:38.760+1:37.860+40.6001:56.470204.470181
72John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear45+1:39.5301:29:40.430+1:39.530+1.6701:57.260204.4105
812Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin45+1:56.8701:29:57.770+1:56.870+17.3401:55.800203.75015
935Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear44+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:57.76014
1032Keke RosbergFinlandWolf FordGoodyear42+3 laps3 laps2 laps1:56.53019
1123Harald ErtlAustriaEnsign FordGoodyear41Engine4 laps1 lap1:57.57017
DSQ36Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear42Disqualified1:58.08023
DNF6Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear36Gearbox1:55.620262
DSQ7James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear34Disqualified1:55.8408
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear31Fuel System1:55.9006
DNF22Nelson PiquetBrazilEnsign FordGoodyear31Engine1:59.16021
DNF19Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear24Fuel System1:59.06020
DNF8Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear16Accident1:57.55011
DNF11Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin14Fuel System1:58.26012
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear11Engine1:57.1203
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin5Engine1:57.4109
DNF9Jochen MassGermanyATS FordGoodyear1Accident22
DNF16Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear1Accident24
DNF4Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyearAccident13
DNQ17Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear
DNQ10Jean Pierre JarierFranceATS FordGoodyear
DNQ18Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear
DNQ31Rene ArnouxFranceMartini FordGoodyear
DNQ30Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear