1978 Austrian Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Austria
Circuit
Round
12
Laps
54
Pole
Fastest Lap
Peterson, 1m 43.12s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Ronnie Peterson

6

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 41m 21.57s

9

2

11

Patrick Depailler

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 42m 9.01s

6

3

8

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

1h 43m 1.33s

4

4

2

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

3

5

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS9-Matra (Goodyear)

53 laps

2

6

15

Vittorio Brambilla

19

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

1

7

3

John Watson

2

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

53 laps

0

8

9

Brett Lunger

30

Liggett Group with BS Fabrications

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

0

9

17

Rene Arnoux

31

Automobiles Martini

Martini MK23-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

0

DSQ

Derek Daly

22

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

43 laps Outside assistance

0

DNQ

Rolf Stommelen

36

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

Outside assistance

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

37

Team Merzario

Merzario A1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Jochen Mass

9

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNP

Brian Henton

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Rupert Keegan

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

Outside assistance

0

DNQ

Hans Binder

10

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DSQ

Carlos Reutemann

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

27 laps Outside assistance

0

NC

Clay Regazzoni

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

47 laps Not classified

0

NC

Keke Rosberg

32

Theodore Racing Hong Kong

Wolf WR3-Ford (Goodyear)

47 laps Not classified

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

35

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

6 laps Accident

0

R

Harald Ertl

23

Sachs Racing

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

6 laps Accident

0

R

Hector Rebaque

25

Team Rebaque

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

1 laps Clutch

0

R

Mario Andretti

5

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

James Hunt

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

8 laps Accident

0

R

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

40 laps Accident

0

R

Niki Lauda

1

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

28 laps Accident

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

31 laps Gearbox

0

R

Hans-Joachim Stuck

16

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

33 laps Accident

0

R

Jody Scheckter

20

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR5-Ford (Goodyear)

3 laps Accident

0

R

Alan Jones

27

Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

7 laps Accident

0

R

Nelson Piquet

29

Liggett Group with BS Fabrications

McLaren M23-Ford (Goodyear)

2 laps Accident

0

R

Didier Pironi

3

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

20 laps Accident

0

Circuit - Osterreichring

Country

Austria

Location

Spielberg, Styria

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.692 (Miles)

Record

Nigel Mansell (Williams FW11B-Honda), 1m28.318, 150.493 mph, F1, 1987

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