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Car Model

Lotus 78

 
Include non-championship races

Designers
Technical DirectorColin Chapman
Chief DesignerRalph Bellamy
Chief DesignerMartin Ogilvie
Chief AerodynamicistPeter Wright
Notes
Designed In1977
F1 History
Active Years1977 - 1978
Cars Entered62
Races Contested
33  
Wins7
2nd Places3
3rd Places1
4th Places3
5th Places5
6th Places2
Average ClassificationMedian: 5, Mean: 5.74, Standard deviation: 0.81
Retirements23
Disqualifications0
Failures to qualify4
Failures to pre-qualify3
Pole Positions9
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 10.56, Standard deviation: 1.11
Fastest Laps7
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 8.26, Standard deviation: 1.28
Races Led11
Laps Led372
Race Distance Led1647 km
Debut1977 Argentine GP
Maiden Win1977 US West GP
Last Race1978 Canadian GP

Partners
DriverRacesYears
Mario Andretti
22
1977 - 1978
Gunnar Nilsson
17
1977
Ronnie Peterson
7
1978
Hector Rebaque
16
1978
Team RacesYears
Lotus
46
1977 - 1978
Rebaque
16
1978
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
Lotus
62
1977 - 1978
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
62
1977 - 1978
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Goodyear
62
1977 - 1978
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Valvoline
46
1977 - 1978
EntrantRacesYears
John Player Team Lotus
46
1977 - 1978
Team Rebaque
16
1978
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Colin Chapman
62
1977 - 1978
Ralph Bellamy
62
1977 - 1978
Martin Ogilvie
62
1977 - 1978
Peter Wright
62
1977 - 1978
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 5
22
1977 - 1978
Car 6
24
1977 - 1978
Car 25
16
1978
Team SponsorRacesYears
Goodyear
46
1977 - 1978
Imperial Tobacco
34
1977
John Player Special
46
1977 - 1978
NGK
46
1977 - 1978
Valvoline
46
1977 - 1978
Olympus
12
1978

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