1978 Belgian Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Belgium
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
70
Pole
Fastest Lap
Peterson, 1m 23.13s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Mario Andretti

5

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 39m 52.02s

9

2

5

Ronnie Peterson

6

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 40m 1.92s

6

3

1

Carlos Reutemann

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

1h 40m 16.36s

4

4

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

1h 40m 39.06s

3

5

9

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS7/9-Matra (Goodyear)

69 laps Accident

2

6

17

Didier Pironi

3

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

69 laps

1

7

17

Brett Lunger

30

Liggett Group with BS Fabrications

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

69 laps

0

8

13

Bruno Giacomelli

33

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

69 laps

0

9

10

Rene Arnoux

31

Automobiles Martini

Martini MK23-Ford (Goodyear)

68 laps

0

10

1

Alan Jones

27

Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

68 laps

0

11

5

Jochen Mass

9

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

68 laps

0

12

10

Jacky Ickx

22

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

64 laps

0

13

1

Vittorio Brambilla

19

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

63 laps Engine

0

DNQ

Rupert Keegan

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNP

Bernard de Dryver

23

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Keke Rosberg

32

Theodore Racing Hong Kong

Theodore TR1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Alberto Colombo

10

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNP

Patrick Neve

29

Patrick Neve

March 781S-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Derek Daly

24

Olympus Cameras with Hesketh

Hesketh 308E-Ford (Goodyear)

0

NC

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

56 laps Not classified

0

NPQ

Arturo Merzario

37

Team Merzario

Merzario A1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

NPQ

Hector Rebaque

25

Team Rebaque

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Clay Regazzoni

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

40 laps Differential

0

R

Hans-Joachim Stuck

16

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

56 laps Spun

0

R

Jody Scheckter

20

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR5-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps Spun

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Patrick Depailler

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

51 laps Gearbox

0

R

Riccardo Patrese

35

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

31 laps Suspension

0

R

Rolf Stommelen

36

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

26 laps Accident

0

R

Niki Lauda

1

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

John Watson

2

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

18 laps Accident damage

0

R

James Hunt

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident

0

Circuit - Zolder

Country

Belgium

Location

Heusden-Zolder, Limburg

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.648 (Miles)

Record

Rene Arnoux (Ferrari 126C4), 1m19.294, 120.221 mph, F1, 1984

First Race

1963 Zolder ETCC

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