1978 German MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Germany
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
6
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ferrari, 8m 29.5s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Virginio Ferrari

12

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

51m 21.7s

15

2

1

Johnny Cecotto

4

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

51m 22.4s

12

3

1

Kenny Roberts

3

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

51m 55.6s

10

4

2

Barry Sheene

7

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

Suzuki

51m 57.7s

8

5

3

Takazumi Katayama

17

Sarome & Motul Team

Yamaha

51m 58s

6

6

2

Michel Rougerie

13

Suzuki

52m 17.7s

5

7

2

Steve Baker

2

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

52m 19.2s

4

8

2

Boet van Dulmen

29

Suzuki

52m 29.8s

3

9

2

Teuvo Lansivuori

9

Suzuki

52m 31.7s

2

10

6

Jurgen Steiner

59

Caramba Racing Team Bohme

Suzuki

53m 32.1s

1

11

6

Jack Middelburg

26

Suzuki

53m 32.9s

0

12

Gianfranco Bonera

1

Team Kiwi Yamoto

Suzuki

53m 37.5s

0

13

9

Steve Parrish

5

Suzuki

53m 37.8s

0

14

5

Max Wiener

15

Suzuki

53m 47.4s

0

15

10

Alex George

44

Hermetite Racing International

Suzuki

55m 2.4s

0

16

7

Gerhard Vogt

57

Bill Smith Racing

Suzuki

55m 5.8s

0

17

9

Hans-Otto Butenuth

55

Yamaha

56m 26.6s

0

18

16

Jack Findlay

16

Suzuki

56m 40.1s

0

19

14

Dick Alblas

27

Suzuki

56m 41.4s

0

20

10

Tako Hase

34

Yamaha

57m 4.6s

0

21

15

Franz Shermer

52

Suzuki

57m 20.2s

0

22

20

Carlos Delgado de San Antonio

41

Suzuki

57m 21.8s

0

23

12

Rene Gutknecht

32

Suzuki

57m 22s

0

24

4

Michael Schmid

18

Suzuki

57m 50.4s

0

25

10

Philippe Coulon

8

Marlboro Nava Total

Suzuki

58m 18.1s

0

26

14

Hans-Gunter Schone

48

Yamaha

1h 20.3s

0

27

14

Lars Johansson

22

Yamaha

1h 21.5s

0

28

18

Walter Kaletsch

46

Yamaha

1h 1m 12.6s

0

29

16

Gustav Canehl

49

Yamaha

5 laps

0

DNS

Bernd Dawicki

51

Konig

0

R

Herbert Schieferecke

54

Yamaha

3 laps Retired

0

R

Iingo Riemer

56

RSS Racing Team

Yamaha

3 laps Retired

0

R

Horst Scherer

58

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Yamaha

1 laps Retired

0

R

Gustav Reiner

50

Cagiva Corse

Yamaha

1 laps Retired

0

R

Horst Lahfeld

47

Konig

Retired

0

R

Franz Rau

45

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Suzuki

5 laps Retired

0

R

Gianni Rolando

42

Team Librenti

Suzuki

1 laps Retired

0

R

Bruno Kneubuhler

43

RSS Racing Team

Suzuki

6 laps Retired

0

R

Graziano Rossi

40

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Suzuki

2 laps Retired

0

R

Borge Nielsen

35

RSS Racing Team

Suzuki

1 laps Retired

0

R

Jean-Claude Hogrel

36

Buton

Buton

2 laps Retired

0

R

Leslie van Breda

39

Cagiva Corse

Suzuki

1 laps Retired

0

R

Peter Sjostrom

24

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

1 laps Retired

0

R

Hans Braumandl

20

Buton

Suzuki

1 laps Retired

0

R

Michel Frutschi

33

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

Yamaha

1 laps Retired

0

R

Jan Verwey

28

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

Suzuki

2 laps Retired

0

R

Wil Hartog

10

Riemersma Racing

Suzuki

2 laps Accident

0

R

Marco Lucchinelli

11

Cagiva Corse

Cagiva

6 laps Retired

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Johnny Cecotto

Yamaha Motor Company

8m 31.7s

2

Kenny Roberts

Yamaha Motor Company

8m 32.5s

3

Virginio Ferrari

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

8m 32.5s

4

Michel Rougerie

8m 35.2s

5

Wil Hartog

Riemersma Racing

8m 35.5s

6

Barry Sheene

Texaco Heron Team Suzuki

8m 37.8s

7

Marco Lucchinelli

Cagiva Corse

8m 40.1s

8

Takazumi Katayama

Sarome & Motul Team

8m 41.7s

9

Steve Baker

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

8m 42.6s

10

Boet van Dulmen

8m 43.4s

11

Teuvo Lansivuori

8m 44s

12

Gianfranco Bonera

Team Kiwi Yamoto

8m 45s

13

Graziano Rossi

Team Gallina Nava Olio Fiat

8m 49.7s

14

Bruno Kneubuhler

RSS Racing Team

8m 53.5s

15

Philippe Coulon

Marlboro Nava Total

8m 55.4s

16

Jurgen Steiner

Caramba Racing Team Bohme

8m 56.1s

17

Jack Middelburg

8m 57s

18

Franz Rau

Kazenmaier Autovermietung

8m 59.4s

19

Max Wiener

9m 0.1s

20

Michel Frutschi

9m 0.6s

21

Gustav Reiner

9m 2.2s

22

Steve Parrish

9m 2.9s

23

Gerhard Vogt

Bill Smith Racing

9m 3.5s

24

Borge Nielsen

9m 8.8s

25

Alex George

Hermetite Racing International

9m 9.2s

26

Hans-Otto Butenuth

9m 17.4s

27

Leslie van Breda

9m 25.2s

28

Michael Schmid

9m 26.1s

29

Gianni Rolando

Team Librenti

9m 27.2s

30

Tako Hase

9m 28.2s

31

Horst Lahfeld

9m 30.2s

32

Iingo Riemer

9m 30.6s

33

Dick Alblas

9m 31.2s

34

Jack Findlay

9m 31.7s

35

Rene Gutknecht

9m 35.5s

36

Franz Shermer

9m 39.6s

37

Jean-Claude Hogrel

Buton

9m 51.7s

38

Herbert Schieferecke

9m 53s

39

Peter Sjostrom

9m 54.9s

40

Hans-Gunter Schone

9m 55.1s

41

Lars Johansson

9m 57.9s

42

Carlos Delgado de San Antonio

10m 0.8s

43

Jan Verwey

10m 12.5s

44

Horst Scherer

10m 13.1s

45

Gustav Canehl

10m 41.9s

46

Walter Kaletsch

10m 51.6s

47

Bernd Dawicki

12m 24.5s

48

Hans Braumandl

13m 12.8s

Circuit - Nurburgring

Country

Germany

Location

Nurburg, Rhineland-Palatinate

Type

Permanent road course

Length

14.189 (Miles)

Record

Clay Regazzoni (Ferrari 312T), 7m06.4, 119.795 mph, F1, 1975

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