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World Championship of F1 Drivers 1978 standings

Championship points standings for the World Championship of F1 Drivers 1978

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Mario AndrettiJohn Player Team LotusLotus 78
Lotus 79
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
64
2.Flag Ronnie PetersonJohn Player Team LotusLotus 78
Lotus 79
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
51
3.Flag Carlos ReutemannScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Michelin
48
4.Flag Niki LaudaParmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT45C
Brabham BT46
Brabham BT46B
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
44
5.Flag Patrick DepaillerElf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
34
6.Flag John WatsonParmalat Racing TeamBrabham BT46
Brabham BT45C
Brabham BT46B
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
25
7.Flag Jody ScheckterWalter Wolf RacingWolf WR1
Wolf WR5
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
24
8.Flag Jacques LaffiteLigier GitanesLigier JS7
Ligier JS7/9
Ligier JS9
Matra 3.0
Matra 3.0
Matra 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
19
9.Flag Gilles VilleneuveScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2
Ferrari 312T3
Ferrari 3.0
Ferrari 3.0
Michelin
Michelin
17
10.Flag Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5ACosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
17
11.Flag Alan JonesWilliams Grand Prix EngineeringWilliams FW06Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
11
12.Flag Riccardo PatreseArrows Racing TeamArrows FA1
Arrows A1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
11
13.Flag James HuntMarlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
8
14.Flag Patrick TambayMarlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
8
15.Flag Didier PironiElf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
7
16.Flag Clay RegazzoniShadow Racing TeamShadow DN8
Shadow DN9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
4
17.Flag Jean-Pierre JabouilleEquipe Renault ElfRenault RS01Renault 1.5 turboMichelin
3
18.Flag Hans-Joachim StuckShadow Racing TeamShadow DN8
Shadow DN9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
2
19.Flag Vittorio BrambillaBeta Team SurteesSurtees TS19
Surtees TS20
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
1
19.Flag Derek DalyOlympus Cameras/Hesketh Racing, Team Tissot EnsignHesketh 308E
Ensign N177
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
1
19.Flag Héctor RebaqueTeam RebaqueLotus 78Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
1
Flag René ArnouxTeam Surtees, Automobiles MartiniMartini MK23
Surtees TS20
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Hans BinderATS Racing TeamATS HS1Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Michael BleekemolenATSATS HS1Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Eddie Cheever, Jr.Theodore Racing Hong Kong, Olympus Cameras Hesketh RacingTheodore TR01
Hesketh 308E
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Alberto ColomboATS Racing Team, Team MerzarioATS HS1
Merzario A1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Bernard de DryverTeam Tissot EnsignEnsign N177Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Emilio de VillotaCentro Aseguredor F1McLaren M25
McLaren M23
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Harald ErtlSachs Racing, ATS Racing TeamEnsign N177
ATS HS1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Carlo FranchiDurex Team SurteesSurtees TS20Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Beppe GabbianiBeta Team SurteesSurtees TS20Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Female Divina GalicaOlympus Camera Hesketh RacingHesketh 308ECosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Bruno GiacomelliMarlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Jacky IckxTeam Tissot EnsignEnsign N177Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Jean-Pierre JarierATS Racing Team, John Player Team LotusATS HS1
Lotus 79
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Rupert KeeganDurex Team SurteesSurtees TS19
Surtees TS20
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Geoff LeesMario Deliotti RacingEnsign N175Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Lamberto LeoniTeam Tissot EnsignEnsign N177Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Brett LungerLiggett Group / BS Fabrications, Team Tissot EnsignMcLaren M26
McLaren M23B
Ensign N177
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Jochen MassATS Racing TeamATS HS1Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Arturo MerzarioTeam MerzarioMerzario A1Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Patrick NèvePatrick NèveMarch 781SCosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Flag Danny OngaisTeam Tissot Ensign, Interscope RacingEnsign N177
Shadow DN9
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Nelson PiquetTeam Tissot Ensign, BS Fabrications, Parmalat Racing TeamMcLaren M23
Ensign N177
Brabham BT46
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Alfa Romeo 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Bobby RahalWalter Wolf RacingWolf WR5
Wolf WR1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Keke RosbergTheodore Racing Hong Kong, ATS Racing TeamATS HS1
Theodore TR01
Wolf WR1
ATS D1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Rolf StommelenArrows Racing TeamArrows FA1
Arrows A1
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Cosworth DFV 3.0
Goodyear
Goodyear
0
Flag Tony TrimmerMelchester RacingMcLaren M23Cosworth DFV 3.0Goodyear
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Mario Andretti
6
Most pole positionsFlag Mario Andretti
8
Most podium positionsFlag Mario Andretti
7
Flag Niki Lauda
7
Flag Ronnie Peterson
7
Flag Carlos Reutemann
7
Most podium positions without a winFlag Jody Scheckter
4
Most fastest race lapsFlag Niki Lauda
4
Youngest driverFlag Eddie Cheever, Jr.
20 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Vittorio Brambilla
40 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
16.7%ItalyFlag Vittorio Brambilla, Alberto Colombo, Carlo Franchi, Beppe Gabbiani, Bruno Giacomelli, Lamberto Leoni, Arturo Merzario, Riccardo Patrese8
14.6%FranceFlag René Arnoux, Patrick Depailler, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, Jean-Pierre Jarier, Jacques Laffite, Didier Pironi, Patrick Tambay7
12.5%Great BritainFlag Divina Galica, James Hunt, Rupert Keegan, Geoff Lees, Tony Trimmer, John Watson6
10.4%U.S.A.Flag Mario Andretti, Eddie Cheever, Jr., Brett Lunger, Danny Ongais, Bobby Rahal5
6.3%AustriaFlag Hans Binder, Harald Ertl, Niki Lauda3
6.3%BelgiumFlag Jacky Ickx, Bernard de Dryver, Patrick Nève3
6.3%GermanyFlag Jochen Mass, Rolf Stommelen, Hans-Joachim Stuck3
4.2%BrazilFlag Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet2
2.1%SpainFlag Emilio de Villota1
2.1%CanadaFlag Gilles Villeneuve1
2.1%South AfricaFlag Jody Scheckter1
2.1%FinlandFlag Keke Rosberg1
2.1%ArgentinaFlag Carlos Reutemann1
2.1%SwitzerlandFlag Clay Regazzoni1
2.1%MexicoFlag Héctor Rebaque1
2.1%SwedenFlag Ronnie Peterson1
2.1%AustraliaFlag Alan Jones1
2.1%IrelandFlag Derek Daly1
2.1%NetherlandsFlag Michael Bleekemolen1

Individual driver statistics for the 1978 World Championship of F1 Drivers

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Andretti, MarioFlag 38 y/o166783
Arnoux, RenéFlag 29 y/o60000
Binder, HansFlag 30 y/o00000
Bleekemolen, MichaelFlag 28 y/o10000
Brambilla, VittorioFlag 40 y/o120000
Cheever, Jr., EddieFlag 20 y/o10000
Colombo, AlbertoFlag 32 y/o00000
Daly, DerekFlag 25 y/o60000
de Dryver, BernardFlag 25 y/o00000
de Villota, EmilioFlag 31 y/o00000
Depailler, PatrickFlag 33 y/o161500
Ertl, HaraldFlag 29 y/o20000
Fittipaldi, EmersonFlag 31 y/o160100
Franchi, CarloFlag 40 y/o00000
Gabbiani, BeppeFlag 21 y/o00000
Galica, DivinaFlag 31 y/o00000
Giacomelli, BrunoFlag 25 y/o50000
Hunt, JamesFlag 30 y/o170100
Ickx, JackyFlag 33 y/o30000
Jabouille, Jean-PierreFlag 35 y/o140000
Jarier, Jean-PierreFlag 31 y/o40011
Jones, AlanFlag 31 y/o160102
Keegan, RupertFlag 23 y/o60000
Laffite, JacquesFlag 34 y/o160200
Lauda, NikiFlag 29 y/o162714
Lees, GeoffFlag 27 y/o00000
Leoni, LambertoFlag 25 y/o10000
Lunger, BrettFlag 32 y/o100000
Mass, JochenFlag 31 y/o100000
Merzario, ArturoFlag 35 y/o80000
Nève, PatrickFlag 28 y/o00000
Ongais, DannyFlag 36 y/o20000
Patrese, RiccardoFlag 24 y/o140100
Peterson, RonnieFlag 34 y/o142733
Piquet, NelsonFlag 25 y/o50000
Pironi, DidierFlag 26 y/o160000
Rahal, BobbyFlag 25 y/o20000
Rebaque, HéctorFlag 22 y/o90000
Regazzoni, ClayFlag 38 y/o110000
Reutemann, CarlosFlag 36 y/o164722
Rosberg, KekeFlag 29 y/o90000
Scheckter, JodyFlag 28 y/o150400
Stommelen, RolfFlag 34 y/o90000
Stuck, Hans-JoachimFlag 27 y/o140000
Tambay, PatrickFlag 29 y/o150000
Trimmer, TonyFlag 35 y/o00000
Villeneuve, GillesFlag 28 y/o161201
Watson, JohnFlag 32 y/o160310
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11978-01-15Buenos Aires
21978-01-29Brasilia
31978-03-04Kyalami
41978-04-02Long Beach
51978-05-07Monte Carlo
61978-05-21Zolder
71978-06-04Jarama
81978-06-17Anderstorp
91978-07-02Paul Ricard
101978-07-16Brands Hatch
111978-07-30Hockenheim
121978-08-13Österreichring
131978-08-27Zandvoort
141978-09-10Monza
151978-10-01Watkins Glen
161978-10-08Montreal
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