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Formula 2 Japan 1978 standings

Championship points standings for the Formula 2 Japan 1978

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Kazuyoshi HoshinoHeroesNova 532P (BMW M12/7)
Nova 522 (BMW M12/7)


76
2.Flag Masahiro HasemiChevron B42 (BMW M12/7)
72
3.Flag Satoru NakajimaHeroes Racing CorporationNova 532P (BMW M12/7)
Martini Mk 22 (Renault CHB1)


67
4.Flag Kenji TakahashiMarch 742 (BMW M12/7)
55
5.Flag Keiji MatsumotoChevron B35 (BMW M12/7)
50
6.Flag Kunimitsu TakahashiKE008 (BMW M12/7)
40
7.Flag Masao SegawaMarch 742 (BMW M12/7)
KE008 (BMW M12/7)
Chevron B40 (BMW M12/7)




26
8.Flag Noritake TakaharaNova 512 (BMW M12/7)
Martini Mk 22 (Renault CHB1)
Chevron B40 (BMW M12/7)




22
9.Flag Richard Thomas GeckMarch 752 (BMW M12/7)
17
10.Flag Hisayoshi MitsuhashiMarch 762 (BMW M12/7)
March 782 (BMW M12/7)


13
11.Flag Masami KuwashimaRalt RT1 (BMW M12/7)
Chevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
Nova 532P (BMW M12/7)




11
12.Flag Naohiro FujitaChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
10
12.Flag Nico NicoleKauhsen (Renault CHB1)
Chevron B40 (BMW M12/7)


10
14.Flag Moto KitanoNova 512B (BMW M12/7)
6
14.Flag Shuroko SasakiMarch 742 (BMW M12/7)
SE 235 (BMW M12/7)


6
14.Flag Fumiyasu SatouMarch 782 (BMW M12/7)
6
17.Flag Yasuhiro NamikawaMarch 742 (BMW M12/7)
2
Flag René ArnouxMartini Mk 22 (Renault CHB1)
0
Flag Franco BrancatelliKauhsen (Renault CHB1)
0
Flag Giuseppe GabbianiChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Patrick GaillardChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Piercarlo GhinzaniChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Bruno GiacomelliMarch 782 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Brian HentonChevron B42 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Tetsu IkuzawaTetsu InternationalChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Masayuki Kaneda78A (Nissan LZ14)
0
Flag Michel LeclèreRalt RT1 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Lamberto LeoniChevron B40 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Kiyoshi MisakiNova 512 (Toyota 2T-G)
0
Flag Tetsuji OzasaMarch 752 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Riccardo PatreseChevron B48 (Hart 420R)
0
Flag Larry PerkinsChevron B42 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Didier PironiKE008 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Keke RosbergKauhsen (Renault CHB1)
0
Flag Stephen SouthMarch 782 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Marc SurerMarch 782 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Takao WadaRalt RT1 (BMW M12/7)
0
Flag Derek WarwickMarch 782 (BMW M12/7)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Kazuyoshi Hoshino
3
Most pole positionsFlag Kazuyoshi Hoshino
4
Most podium positionsFlag Satoru Nakajima
6
Most podium positions without a winFlag Kenji Takahashi
3
Most fastest race lapsFlag Satoru Nakajima
1
Flag Kenji Takahashi
1
Flag Bruno Giacomelli
1

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
52.6%JapanFlag Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Satoru Nakajima, Masahiro Hasemi, Kenji Takahashi, Keiji Matsumoto, Kunimitsu Takahashi, Masao Segawa, Noritake Takahara, Masayuki Kaneda, Tetsu Ikuzawa, Tetsuji Ozasa, Kiyoshi Misaki, Takao Wada, Yasuhiro Namikawa, Shuroko Sasaki, Moto Kitano, Fumiyasu Satou, Naohiro Fujita, Masami Kuwashima, Hisayoshi Mitsuhashi20
15.8%ItalyFlag Lamberto Leoni, Bruno Giacomelli, Giuseppe Gabbiani, Piercarlo Ghinzani, Franco Brancatelli, Riccardo Patrese6
10.5%FranceFlag Didier Pironi, René Arnoux, Michel Leclère, Patrick Gaillard4
7.9%Great BritainFlag Stephen South, Derek Warwick, Brian Henton3
2.6%FinlandFlag Keke Rosberg1
2.6%GermanyFlag Nico Nicole1
2.6%U.S.A.Flag Richard Thomas Geck1
2.6%SwitzerlandFlag Marc Surer1
2.6%AustraliaFlag Larry Perkins1

Individual driver statistics for the 1978 Formula 2 Japan

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Arnoux, RenéFlag 29 y/o20000
Brancatelli, FrancoFlag 28 y/o10000
Fujita, NaohiroFlag 30 y/o10000
Gabbiani, GiuseppeFlag 21 y/o10000
Gaillard, PatrickFlag 26 y/o10000
Geck, Richard ThomasFlag 31 y/o30000
Ghinzani, PiercarloFlag 26 y/o10000
Giacomelli, BrunoFlag 25 y/o10011
Hasemi, MasahiroFlag 32 y/o7141
Henton, BrianFlag 31 y/o10000
Hoshino, KazuyoshiFlag 31 y/o6344
Ikuzawa, TetsuFlag 35 y/o10000
Kaneda, MasayukiFlag n/a00000
Kitano, MotoFlag n/a10000
Kuwashima, MasamiFlag 27 y/o50000
Leclère, MichelFlag 32 y/o10000
Leoni, LambertoFlag 25 y/o10000
Matsumoto, KeijiFlag 28 y/o70100
Misaki, KiyoshiFlag 32 y/o10000
Mitsuhashi, HisayoshiFlag n/a50000
Nakajima, SatoruFlag 25 y/o61611
Namikawa, YasuhiroFlag n/a10000
Nicole, NicoFlag n/a30000
Ozasa, TetsujiFlag n/a10000
Patrese, RiccardoFlag 24 y/o10100
Perkins, LarryFlag 28 y/o10000
Pironi, DidierFlag 26 y/o10000
Rosberg, KekeFlag 29 y/o00000
Sasaki, ShurokoFlag 31 y/o10000
Satou, FumiyasuFlag n/a20000
Segawa, MasaoFlag n/a70000
South, StephenFlag 26 y/o00000
Surer, MarcFlag 26 y/o1110
Takahara, NoritakeFlag 27 y/o40000
Takahashi, KenjiFlag 32 y/o60301
Takahashi, KunimitsuFlag 38 y/o61100
Wada, TakaoFlag 25 y/o10000
Warwick, DerekFlag 23 y/o10000
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