1978 Rouen Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
7
Laps
38
Pole
Fastest Lap
Hoffmann, 1m 46.31s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Bruno Giacomelli

8

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 8m 43.2s

9

2

Eddie Cheever

6

Project 4 Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 8m 55.1s

6

3

5

Marc Surer

9

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 9m 27.7s

4

4

Alberto Colombo

25

Sanremo Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 9m 42.6s

3

5

5

Ricardo Zunino

26

March Engineering

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 9m 45.9s

2

6

12

Eje Elgh

15

Fred Opert Racing

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

1h 9m 47.4s

1

7

4

Boy Hayje

16

Fred Opert Racing

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

1h 10m 11.1s

0

8

11

Jean-Pierre Jarier

1

Maublanc Racing Services

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 10m 17s

0

9

8

Axel Plankenhorn

50

Manfred Cassani

Ralt RT1-BMW (Goodyear)

1h 10m 18.07s

0

10

5

Alex Ribeiro

23

Alex Ribeiro

March 782-Hart (Goodyear)

37 laps

0

11

4

Derek Daly

19

Chevron Cars

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

36 laps Electrics

0

12

3

Manfred Winkelhock

10

Polifac BMW Junior Team

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

36 laps Accident

0

13

1

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

2

Chevron Cars

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

36 laps

0

14

2

Brian Henton

24

Brian Henton

March 782-Hart (Goodyear)

34 laps Clutch

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

11

Trivellato Racing Team

Chevron B42-Ferrari (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Giacomo Agostini

12

Trivellato Racing Team

Chevron B42-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Michel Leclere

14

Fred Opert Racing

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Miguel Angel Guerra

17

Minardi Team

Chevron B40-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Giancarlo Naddeo

53

Giancarlo Naddeo

Martini MK22-Renault (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Roberto Marazzi

28

Sanremo Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Gianfranco Brancatelli

32

Bob Salisbury Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Rad Dougall

37

Toleman Group Motorsport

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Piero Necchi

39

Astra Racing

March 782-BMW (Pirelli)

0

DNQ

Carlo Giorgio

42

Carlo Giorgio

March 742-Hart (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Jose Dolhem

49

Sol-Amor GPA Motul

AGS JH15-BMW (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

J David Briggs

71

Briggs Racing Enterprises

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

0

DNQ

Don Breidenbach

77

Briggs Racing Enterprises

Chevron B42-Hart (Goodyear)

0

R

Ingo Hoffmann

7

Project 4 Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

31 laps Accident

0

R

Bernard de Dryver

31

Bob Salisbury Racing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

30 laps Electrics

0

R

Elio de Angelis

18

Minardi Team

Chevron B42-Ferrari (Goodyear)

19 laps Engine

0

R

Kazuyoshi Hoshino

27

Heros Racing Corporation

Nova 532-BMW (Bridgestone)

25 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Alain Couderc

20

Maublanc Racing Services

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

6 laps Throttle cable

0

R

Piercarlo Ghinzani

21

Euroracing

March 782-BMW (Goodyear)

30 laps Transmission

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Bruno Giacomelli

Polifac BMW Junior Team

1m 58.79s

2

Eddie Cheever

Project 4 Racing

2m 5.22s

3

Ingo Hoffmann

Project 4 Racing

1m 59.87s

4

Alberto Colombo

Sanremo Racing

2m 5.63s

5

Alex Ribeiro

Alex Ribeiro

1m 59.98s

6

Bernard de Dryver

Bob Salisbury Racing

2m 6.28s

7

Derek Daly

Chevron Cars

2m 0.12s

8

Marc Surer

Polifac BMW Junior Team

2m 6.68s

9

Manfred Winkelhock

Polifac BMW Junior Team

2m 0.5s

10

Ricardo Zunino

March Engineering

2m 7.9s

11

Boy Hayje

Fred Opert Racing

2m 1.35s

12

Jean-Pierre Jaussaud

Chevron Cars

2m 8.08s

13

Elio de Angelis

Minardi Team

2m 2s

14

Piercarlo Ghinzani

Euroracing

2m 8.37s

15

Kazuyoshi Hoshino

Heros Racing Corporation

2m 2.08s

16

Brian Henton

Brian Henton

2m 8.97s

17

Axel Plankenhorn

Manfred Cassani

2m 2.4s

18

Eje Elgh

Fred Opert Racing

2m 8.98s

19

Jean-Pierre Jarier

Maublanc Racing Services

2m 3.21s

20

Alain Couderc

Maublanc Racing Services

2m 9.34s

21

Beppe Gabbiani

Trivellato Racing Team

2m 3.3s

22

Miguel Angel Guerra

Minardi Team

2m 10.98s

23

Michel Leclere

Fred Opert Racing

2m 3.46s

24

Jose Dolhem

Sol-Amor GPA Motul

2m 11.43s

25

Giancarlo Naddeo

Giancarlo Naddeo

2m 4.07s

26

J David Briggs

Briggs Racing Enterprises

2m 11.47s

27

Gianfranco Brancatelli

Bob Salisbury Racing

2m 5.27s

28

Rad Dougall

Toleman Group Motorsport

2m 12.83s

29

Roberto Marazzi

Sanremo Racing

2m 5.57s

30

Piero Necchi

Astra Racing

2m 13.02s

31

Don Breidenbach

Briggs Racing Enterprises

2m 10.07s

32

Giacomo Agostini

Trivellato Racing Team

2m 17.65s

33

Carlo Giorgio

Carlo Giorgio

2m 30.62s

Circuit - Rouen-les-Essarts

Country

France

Location

Grand-Couronne, Normandy

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.444 (Miles)

Record

Ingo Hoffmann (March 782-BMW), 1m46.31, 116.625 mph, F2, 1978

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