1978 French Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
9
Laps
54
Pole
Fastest Lap
Reutemann, 1m 48.56s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Mario Andretti

5

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 38m 51.92s

9

2

3

Ronnie Peterson

6

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 38m 54.85s

6

3

1

James Hunt

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 39m 11.72s

4

4

3

John Watson

2

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

1h 39m 28.8s

3

5

9

Alan Jones

27

Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 39m 33.73s

2

6

1

Jody Scheckter

20

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR5-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 39m 46.45s

1

7

3

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS7/9-Matra (Goodyear)

1h 39m 46.66s

0

8

4

Riccardo Patrese

35

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 40m 16.8s

0

9

3

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 40m 18.98s

0

10

6

Didier Pironi

3

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 40m 21.9s

0

11

9

Hans-Joachim Stuck

16

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

0

12

3

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

53 laps

0

13

12

Jochen Mass

9

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

0

14

4

Rene Arnoux

31

Automobiles Martini

Martini MK23-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

0

15

6

Rolf Stommelen

36

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

53 laps

0

16

10

Keke Rosberg

10

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

0

17

2

Vittorio Brambilla

19

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

52 laps

0

18

10

Carlos Reutemann

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

49 laps

0

DNQ

Derek Daly

22

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Hector Rebaque

25

Team Rebaque

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

37

Team Merzario

Merzario A1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Patrick Depailler

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

10 laps Engine

0

R

Bruno Giacomelli

33

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

28 laps Engine

0

R

Brett Lunger

30

Liggett Group with BS Fabrications

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

45 laps Engine

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

43 laps Suspension

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

1 laps Engine

0

R

Niki Lauda

1

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

10 laps Engine

0

R

Clay Regazzoni

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

4 laps Electrics

0

R

Rupert Keegan

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

40 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Paul Ricard

Country

France

Location

Le Castellet, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.61 (Miles)

Record

Keke Rosberg (Williams FW10-Honda), 1m39.914, 130.072 mph, F1, 1985

First Race

1970 Paul Ricard F2

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