1978 United States Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
15
Laps
59
Pole
Fastest Lap
Jarier, 1m 39.557s
1978 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

1

Carlos Reutemann

11

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

1h 40m 48.8s

9

2

1

Alan Jones

27

Williams Grand Prix Engineering

Williams FW06-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 41m 8.539s

6

3

8

Jody Scheckter

20

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR6-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 41m 34.501s

4

4

5

Jean-Pierre Jabouille

15

Equipe Renault Elf

Renault RS01 (Michelin)

1h 42m 13.807s

3

5

8

Emerson Fittipaldi

14

Fittipaldi Automotive

Fittipaldi F5A-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 42m 16.889s

2

6

12

Patrick Tambay

8

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 42m 30.01s

1

7

1

James Hunt

7

Marlboro Team McLaren

McLaren M26-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

8

11

Derek Daly

22

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

9

12

Rene Arnoux

18

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

10

6

Didier Pironi

3

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

11

1

Jacques Laffite

26

Equipe Ligier Gitanes

Ligier JS9-Matra (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

12

8

Bobby Rahal

21

Walter Wolf Racing

Wolf WR5-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

13

11

Brett Lunger

23

Team Tissot Ensign

Ensign N177-Ford (Goodyear)

58 laps

0

14

3

Clay Regazzoni

17

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

56 laps

0

15

7

Jean-Pierre Jarier

55

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

55 laps Out of fuel

0

16

6

Rolf Stommelen

36

Arrows Racing Team

Arrows A1-Ford (Goodyear)

54 laps

0

DNQ

Beppe Gabbiani

19

Team Surtees

Surtees TS20-Ford (Goodyear)

0

R

John Watson

2

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

25 laps Engine

0

R

Arturo Merzario

37

Team Merzario

Merzario A1-Ford (Goodyear)

46 laps Gearbox

0

R

Patrick Depailler

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 008-Ford (Goodyear)

23 laps Loose hub assembly

0

R

Mario Andretti

5

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 79-Ford (Goodyear)

27 laps Engine

0

R

Hans-Joachim Stuck

16

Shadow Racing Team

Shadow DN9A-Ford (Goodyear)

1 laps Fuel pump

0

R

Gilles Villeneuve

12

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312T3 (Michelin)

22 laps Engine

0

R

Niki Lauda

1

Parmalat Racing Team

Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo (Goodyear)

28 laps Engine

0

R

Keke Rosberg

10

ATS Racing Team

ATS D1-Ford (Goodyear)

21 laps Gear linkage

0

R

Hector Rebaque

25

Team Rebaque

Lotus 78-Ford (Goodyear)

Clutch

0

R

Michael Bleekemolen

9

ATS Racing Team

ATS HS1-Ford (Goodyear)

43 laps Oil pump

0

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.377 (Miles)

Record

Alan Jones (Williams FW07B-Ford), 1m34.068, 129.238 mph, F1, 1980

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