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1978 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Points Graph
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Participations Matrix
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
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o  All-Time Calendar

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1977
Season Overview

1978

1979
World Championship
Races
DateEventCircuitPole PositionWinner
January 15 Argentine GPBuenos Aires Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
January 29 Brazilian GPJacarepagua Ronnie Peterson Carlos Reutemann
March 4 South African GPKyalami Niki Lauda Ronnie Peterson
April 2 US West GPLong Beach Carlos Reutemann Carlos Reutemann
May 7 Monaco GPMonte Carlo Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler
May 21 Belgian GPZolder Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
June 4 Spanish GPJarama Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
June 17 Swedish GPAnderstorp Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
July 2 French GPPaul Ricard John Watson Mario Andretti
July 16 British GPBrands Hatch Ronnie Peterson Carlos Reutemann
July 30 German GPHockenheim Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
August 13 Austrian GPOsterreichring Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson
August 27 Dutch GPZandvoort Mario Andretti Mario Andretti
September 10 Italian GPMonza Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
October 1 United States GPWatkins Glen Mario Andretti Carlos Reutemann
October 8 Canadian GPMontréal Jean-Pierre Jarier Gilles Villeneuve
Constructors' Championship
1 Lotus / Ford86
2 Ferrari / Ferrari58
3 Brabham / Alfa Romeo53
4 Tyrrell / Ford38
5 Wolf / Ford24
6 Ligier / Matra19
7 Fittipaldi / Ford17
8 McLaren / Ford15
Points System
Position
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Points
9
6
4
3
2
1

Aurora AFX British F1 Championship
Races
DateEventCircuitPole PositionWinner
March 24 International Gold CupOulton Park- Tony Trimmer
March 27 Evening News TrophyBrands Hatch- Tony Trimmer
April 16 Anglia TV TrophySnetterton- Tony Trimmer
May 1 Sun TrophyMallory Park- Geoff Lees
May 15 International Whitsuntide RaceZandvoort- Bob Evans
May 21 Donington Formula 1 TrophyDonington- Giancarlo Martini
May 29 Radio 210 European TrophyThruxton- Tony Trimmer
June 24 Oulton Park Formula 1 TrophyOulton Park- Guy Edwards
July 30 Dave Lee Travis TrophyMallory Park- Bruce Allison
August 28 Fuji Tapes TrophyBrands Hatch- Tony Trimmer
September 10 Radio Victory TrophyThruxton- Guy Edwards
September 24 Budweiser TrophySnetterton- Dave Kennedy
Drivers' Championship
1 Tony Trimmer149
2 Bob Evans93
3 Emilio de Villota86
4 Guy Edwards78
5 Geoff Lees69
6 Bruce Allison63
7 Val Musetti62
8 John C. Cooper45
Constructors' Championship
1 McLaren / Cosworth177
2 Ensign / Cosworth127
3 March / Cosworth125
4 Hesketh / Cosworth70
5 Ralt / Ford43
6 Chevron / Hart34
7 Surtees / Cosworth32
8 Williams / Cosworth29
Points System
Position
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
FL
Points
20
15
12
10
8
6
4
3
2
1
2

Non-championship
Races
DateEventCircuitPole PositionWinner
March 19 BRDC International TrophySilverstone Ronnie Peterson Keke Rosberg

Summary of Regulations
Engine1500 cc (supercharged / turbocharged), 3000 cc (normally aspirated)
Cylinders12 (maximum)
Weight575 kg (minimum)