Formula 1 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix

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1978-01-29
2
Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet
Carlos Reutemann
Ronnie Peterson

The 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix was won by Carlos Reutemann of Ferrari.
Despite being on pole position in Brazil, Ronnie Peterson could not convert this into a win.
Peterson was forced to retire in lap 15 due to: Collision.

The race in Brazil was round 2 of 16 of the 1978 season.

 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 63 1:49:59.86 9
2 63 +49.13 6
3 63 +57.02 4
4 63 +1:33.12 3
5 62 +1 Lap 2
6 62 +1 Lap 1
7 62 +1 Lap 0
8 61 +2 Laps 0
9 61 +2 Laps 0
10 59 +4 Laps 0
11 58 +5 Laps 0
40 Physical 0
35 Spun off 0
34 Spun off 0
25 Fuel system 0
25 Spun off 0
16 Accident 0
15 Collision 0
13 Brakes 0
11 Overheating 0
8 Accident 0
5 Accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Withdrew 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Transmission 0
0 Did not qualify 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Ronnie Peterson Team Lotus
2 James Hunt McLaren
3 Mario Andretti Team Lotus
4 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari
5 Patrick Tambay McLaren
6 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
7 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi
8 Alan Jones Williams
9 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow
10 Niki Lauda Brabham
11 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell
12 Jody Scheckter Wolf
13 Brett Lunger McLaren
14 Jacques Laffite Ligier
15 Clay Regazzoni Shadow
16 Jean-Pierre Jarier ATS
17 Lamberto Leoni Ensign
18 Riccardo Patrese Arrows
19 Didier Pironi Tyrrell
20 Jochen Mass ATS
21 John Watson Brabham
22 Hector Rebaque Team Lotus
23 Danny Ongais Ensign
24 Rupert Keegan Surtees

1978 Brazilian Grand Prix

The 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 January 1978 at Jacarepagua. The race was won by Argentine driver Carlos Reutemann driving a Ferrari 312T2 in a flag-to-flag performance. The win also represented the first win for tyre manufacturer Michelin. Local driver Emerson Fittipaldi was second, scoring the first podium finish for the Fittipaldi team with Austrian Brabham driver Niki Lauda finishing third. French driver Didier Pironi took his first points in Formula One, finishing sixth.


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