1978 Spanish Grand Prix

The 1978 Spanish Grand Prix was Round 7 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Jarama, Spain on Sunday, 4 June 1978. Mario Andretti started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and was the race winner.

1978 Spanish Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
15Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear751:41:47.061:41:47.060--1:20.0605150.51019
26Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear75+19.5601:42:06.620+19.560+19.5601:20.400150.03026
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear75+37.2401:42:24.300+37.240+17.6801:21.100149.600104
420Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear75+1:00.0601:42:47.120+1:00.060+22.8201:21.330149.04093
52John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear75+1:05.9301:42:52.990+1:05.930+5.8701:21.270148.90072
67James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear74+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:20.44041
719Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear74+1 lap1 lap1:22.44016
827Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear74+1 lap1 lap1:21.87018
99Jochen MassGermanyATS FordGoodyear74+1 lap1 lap1:22.04017
1012Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariMichelin74+1 lap1 lap1:20.9405
1118Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear73+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:23.20023
123Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear71+4 laps4 laps2 laps1:21.58013
1315Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultMichelin71+4 laps4 laps1:22.63011
1436Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear71+4 laps4 laps1:23.35019
1517Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear67Fuel Pipe8 laps4 laps1:22.53022
DNF22Jacky IckxBelgiumEnsign FordGoodyear64Engine1:22.19021
DNF14Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear62Throttle1:22.11015
DNF11Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariMichelin57Accident1:20.7803
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear56Engine1:20.8506
DNF4Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear51Engine1:20.84012
DNF16Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear45Suspension1:22.90024
DNF35Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear21Engine1:21.1408
DNF25Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear21Exhaust1:23.46020
DNF8Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear16Spun Off1:21.71014
DNQ37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear
DNQ30Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear
DNQ28Emilio de VillotaSpainMcLaren FordGoodyear
DNQ10Alberto ColomboItalyATS FordGoodyear
DNPQ32Keke RosbergFinlandTheodore FordGoodyear