1978 Swedish Grand Prix

The 1978 Swedish Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1978 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Scandinavian Raceway in Anderstorp, Sweden on Sunday, 17 June 1978. Mario Andretti started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and Niki Lauda was the race winner for Ferrari. This was the last year the Swedish Grand Prix was held.

1978 Swedish Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
11Niki LaudaAustriaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear701:41:00.6061:41:00.606--1:24.83633167.60839
235Riccardo PatreseItalyArrows FordGoodyear70+34.0191:41:34.625+34.019+34.0191:25.897166.67356
36Ronnie PetersonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear70+34.1051:41:34.711+34.105+0.0861:25.897166.67144
48Patrick TambayFranceMcLaren FordGoodyear69+1 lap1:41:31.2211 lap1 lap164.384153
517Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandShadow FordGoodyear69+1 lap1:41:32.0701 lap+0.8491:27.164164.361162
614Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear69+1 lap1:41:32.7111 lap+0.6411:26.819164.343131
726Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:27.33711
87James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:27.27114
912Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:25.6657
1011Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariGoodyear69+1 lap1 lap1:26.1188
1116Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyShadow FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:28.51120
1225Hector RebaqueMexicoLotus FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1:28.55221
139Jochen MassGermanyATS FordGoodyear68+2 laps2 laps1:28.67019
1436Rolf StommelenGermanyArrows FordGoodyear67+3 laps3 laps1 lap1:29.35424
1510Keke RosbergFinlandATS FordGoodyear63+7 laps7 laps4 laps1:29.71423
NC37Arturo MerzarioItalyMerzario FordGoodyear62+8 laps1:29.03422
DNF5Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear46Engine1:25.0641
DNF27Alan JonesAustraliaWilliams FordGoodyear46Wheel1:26.2139
DNF4Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear42Suspension1:26.89812
DNF15Jean-Pierre JabouilleFranceRenaultGoodyear28Engine1:26.54910
DNF2John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear19Spun Off1:25.8742
DNF20Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear16Overheating1:27.3036
DNF3Didier PironiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear8Accident1:28.13117
DNF19Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear7Accident1:28.17418
DNQ18Rupert KeeganGreat BritainSurtees FordGoodyear
DNQ30Brett LungerUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear
DNQ22Jacky IckxBelgiumEnsign FordGoodyear