1978 International Trophy

The 1978 Daily Express International Trophy was a non-championship round of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Silverstone, United Kingdom on Sunday, 19 March 1978. Ronnie Peterson qualified on pole position in the Lotus Ford and Keke Rosberg was the race winner in the Theodore Ford. 

1978 Daily Express International Trophy Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredGapBest LapLapSpeedStarted
132Keke RosbergFinlandTheodore FordGoodyear401:12:49.02-96.64 mph11
214Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear401:12:50.90+1.881:38.63408
340Tony TrimmerGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear37+3 laps+3 laps15
430Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear37+3 laps+3 laps5
518Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear31+9 laps+9 laps10
616Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear25+15 laps+15 laps7
738Derek DalyIrelandHesketh FordGoodyear12Accident9
824Divina GalicaGreat BritainHesketh FordGoodyear11AccidentDNQ
928Emilio de VillotaSpainMcLaren FordGoodyear9Clutch12
103Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear4Accident6
115Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear2Accident3
126Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear2Handling1
1322Jacky IckxBelgiumEnsign FordGoodyear1Spun Off13
147James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear0Spun Off4
1539Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear0Spun Off16
DNS1Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear2
DNS31René ArnouxFranceMartini FordGoodyear14
Qualifying
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamQ1Q2Gap
16Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus Ford1:16.851:16.07-
21Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa Romeo1:17.471:16.43+0.36
35Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus Ford1:16.601:17.19+0.53
47James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren Ford1:16.851:17.18+0.78
530Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren Ford1:19.131:17.77+1.70
63Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell Ford1:18.641:17.98+1.91
716Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow Ford1:21.481:18.15+2.08
814Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi Ford1:18.441:18.92+2.37
938Derek DalyIrelandHesketh Ford1:19.571:18.88+2.81
1018Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees Ford1:18.961:19.10+2.89
1132Keke RosbergFinlandTheodore Ford1:19.031:19.54+2.96
1228Emilio de VillotaSpainMcLaren Ford1:19.851:19.36+3.29
1322Jacky IckxBelgiumEnsign Ford1:21.181:20.00+3.93
1431René ArnouxFranceMartini Ford1:20.341:20.09+4.02
1540Tony TrimmerGreat BritainMcLaren Ford1:20.511:20.43+4.36
1617Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow Ford1:20.631:21.26+4.56
DNQ24Divina GalicaGreat BritainHesketh Ford1:28.451:23.07+7.00

Winner

After 40 Laps

32

Keke Rosberg

Theodore Ford

1:12:49.02

fastest lap

14

Emerson Fittipaldi

Fittipaldi Ford

1:38.63

Lap 40

Pole Position

6

Ronnie Peterson

Lotus Ford

1:16.07