1978 German Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
Germany
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
45
Pole
Fastest Lap
Peterson, 1m 55.62s
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 28m 0.9s

9

2

2

Jody Scheckter

20

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR5-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 28m 16.25s

6

3

4

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS9-Matra (Goodyear)

1h 28m 28.91s

4

4

6

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 28m 37.78s

3

5

11

Didier Pironi

3

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 28m 58.16s

2

6

12

Hector Rebaque

25

Team Rebaque

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 29m 38.76s

1

7

2

John Watson

2

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

1h 29m 40.43s

0

8

7

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

1h 29m 57.77s

0

9

5

Riccardo Patrese

35

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

44 laps

0

10

9

Keke Rosberg

32

Theodore Racing Hong Kong

Wolf WR3-Ford (Goodyear)

42 laps

0

11

12

Harald Ertl

23

Sachs Racing

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

41 laps Engine

0

DNQ

Jean-Pierre Jarier

10

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

Drove wrong way

0

DNQ

Clay Regazzoni

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

Drove wrong way

0

DNQ

Rupert Keegan

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

Drove wrong way

0

DSQ

Rolf Stommelen

36

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows FA1-Ford (Goodyear)

42 laps Drove wrong way

0

DNQ

Arturo Merzario

37

Team Merzario

Merzario A1-Ford (Goodyear)

0

DSQ

James Hunt

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

34 laps Drove wrong way

0

NPQ

Brett Lunger

30

Liggett Group with BS Fabrications

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

0

NPQ

Rene Arnoux

31

Automobiles Martini

Martini MK23-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

Alan Jones

27

Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

31 laps Fuel vapourisation

0

R

Nelson Piquet

22

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

31 laps Engine

0

R

Vittorio Brambilla

19

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

24 laps Fuel vapourisation

0

R

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

5 laps Engine

0

R

Hans-Joachim Stuck

16

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

1 laps Accident

0

R

Carlos Reutemann

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

14 laps Fuel vapourisation

0

R

Niki Lauda

1

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

11 laps Engine

0

R

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

16 laps Accident

0

R

Jochen Mass

9

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

1 laps Accident

0

R

Patrick Depailler

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

Accident

0

R

Ronnie Peterson

6

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

36 laps Gearbox

0

Circuit - Hockenheim

Country

Germany

Location

Hockenheim, Baden-Wurttemberg

Type

Permanent road course

Length

4.219 (Miles)

Record

Alan Jones (Williams FW07B-Ford), 1m48.49, 139.998 mph, F1, 1980

First Race

1949 Hockenheim F2

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