1978 Silverstone Indycars

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
16
Laps
38
Pole
Fastest Lap
Ongais, 1m 18.45s
1978 Season

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

9

AJ Foyt jr

14

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 4m 3.35s

300

2

1

Rick Mears

7

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

1h 4m 4.44s

240

3

6

Tom Sneva

1

Penske Racing

Penske PC6-Cosworth

1h 4m 5.42s

210

4

Gordon Johncock

20

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk2-Offenhauser

1h 4m 6.19s

180

5

1

Johnny Rutherford

4

Team McLaren

McLaren M24B-Cosworth

1h 4m 6.89s

150

6

5

Steve Krisiloff

40

Patrick Racing

Wildcat Mk3-Offenhauser

37 laps

120

7

5

Salt Walther

77

Dayton-Walther

McLaren M24-Cosworth

36 laps

90

8

3

Bobby Unser

48

All-American Racers

Eagle-Cosworth

28 laps Cylinder head

75

9

7

Spike Gehlhausen

19

Carl Gehlhausen

Eagle 74-Offenhauser

28 laps

60

10

8

Al Unser

2

Chaparral Racing

Lola T500-Cosworth

26 laps Gearbox

45

11

2

George Snider

84

Gilmore Racing Team

Coyote-Ford

26 laps Transmission

30

12

3

Dick Simon

17

Vollstedt Enterprises

Vollstedt-Offenhauser

25 laps

15

13

6

Tom Bagley

22

Leader Card Racers

Watson-Offenhauser

16 laps Piston

8

14

6

Wally Dallenbach

6

Sugaripe Prune Racing Team

McLaren M24-Cosworth

15 laps Engine

8

15

14

Danny Ongais

25

Interscope Racing

Parnelli VPJ6B-Cosworth

5 laps Half shaft

8

16

2

Joe Saldana

69

Hoffman Racing

Eagle 73-Offenhauser

3 laps Valve

8

Circuit - Silverstone

Country

Britain

Location

Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.932 (Miles)

Record

Alain Prost (McLaren MP4/2B-TAG Porsche), 1m09.886, 151.035 mph, F1, 1985

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