Formula 1 1978 Swedish Grand Prix results

data

1978-06-17
8
Scandinavian Raceway
Niki Lauda
Mario Andretti

The 1978 Swedish Grand Prix was won by Niki Lauda of Brabham.
Despite being on pole position in Sweden, Mario Andretti could not convert this into a win.
Andretti was forced to retire in lap 46 due to: Engine.

The race in Sweden was round 8 of 16 of the 1978 season.

 

results

# driver F1 constructor laps time points
1 70 1:41:00.606 9
2 70 +34.019 6
3 70 +34.105 4
4 69 +1 Lap 3
5 69 +1 Lap 2
6 69 +1 Lap 1
7 69 +1 Lap 0
8 69 +1 Lap 0
9 69 +1 Lap 0
10 69 +1 Lap 0
11 68 +2 Laps 0
12 68 +2 Laps 0
13 68 +2 Laps 0
14 67 +3 Laps 0
15 63 +7 Laps 0
62 +8 Laps 0
46 Engine 0
46 Wheel 0
42 Suspension 0
28 Engine 0
19 Spun off 0
16 Overheating 0
8 Accident 0
7 Accident 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0
0 Did not qualify 0

grid

# driver F1 constructor time
1 Mario Andretti Team Lotus
2 John Watson Brabham
3 Niki Lauda Brabham
4 Ronnie Peterson Team Lotus
5 Riccardo Patrese Arrows
6 Jody Scheckter Wolf
7 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari
8 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari
9 Alan Jones Williams
10 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault
11 Jacques Laffite Ligier
12 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell
13 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi
14 James Hunt McLaren
15 Patrick Tambay McLaren
16 Clay Regazzoni Shadow
17 Didier Pironi Tyrrell
18 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees
19 Jochen Mass ATS
20 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow
21 Hector Rebaque Team Lotus
22 Arturo Merzario Merzario
23 Keke Rosberg ATS
24 Rolf Stommelen Arrows

1978 Swedish Grand Prix

The 1978 Swedish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 17 June 1978 at the Scandinavian Raceway. It was the eighth race of the 1978 World Championship of F1 Drivers and the 1978 International Cup for F1 Constructors.

The 70-lap race was the only race to feature the Brabham BT46B "fan car", with which Niki Lauda took a commanding victory. Riccardo Patrese finished second in an Arrows, with Ronnie Peterson third in a Lotus.


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