Race car Lotus 78 in motorsport. Full information

Lotus 78

The Lotus 78 is a racing car that competed in motorsport from 1977 to 1978.
Powered by a Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 engine.
During performances he took part in 33 races, won 7 victories and won 9 pole positions.

List of all Lotus 78 racers

Driver Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Mario Andretti 1 1 22
Ronnie Peterson 1 1 7
Hector Rebaque 6 18 16
Gunnar Nilsson 1 3 17

All the years when Lotus 78 took part in competitions

Formula 1

Year Points Wins Poles
1977 67 5 7
1978 39 2 2

List of races in which Lotus 78 took part

Grand Prix Track Race Start Driver Position
Argentina Grand Prix 1977 Argentina Grand Prix Buenos Aires 9th January 1977 Mario Andretti 5
Gunnar Nilsson -
Brazil Grand Prix 1977 Brazil Grand Prix Interlagos 23rd January 1977 Gunnar Nilsson 5
Mario Andretti -
South Africa Grand Prix 1977 South Africa Grand Prix Kyalami 5th March 1977 Gunnar Nilsson 12
Mario Andretti -
USA West Grand Prix 1977 USA West Grand Prix Long Beach 3rd April 1977 Mario Andretti 1
Gunnar Nilsson 8
Spain Grand Prix 1977 Spain Grand Prix Jarama 8th May 1977 Mario Andretti 1
Gunnar Nilsson 5
Monaco Grand Prix 1977 Monaco Grand Prix Monaco 22nd May 1977 Mario Andretti 5
Gunnar Nilsson -
Belgium Grand Prix 1977 Belgium Grand Prix Zolder 5th June 1977 Gunnar Nilsson 1
Mario Andretti -
Sweden Grand Prix 1977 Sweden Grand Prix Anderstorp 19th June 1977 Mario Andretti 6
Gunnar Nilsson 19
France Grand Prix 1977 France Grand Prix Dijon-Prenois 3rd July 1977 Mario Andretti 1
Gunnar Nilsson 4
Britain Grand Prix 1977 Britain Grand Prix Silverstone 16th July 1977 Gunnar Nilsson 3
Mario Andretti 14
Germany Grand Prix 1977 Germany Grand Prix Hockenheim 31st July 1977 Mario Andretti -
Gunnar Nilsson -
Austria Grand Prix 1977 Austria Grand Prix Österreichring 14th August 1977 Gunnar Nilsson -
Mario Andretti -
Netherlands Grand Prix 1977 Netherlands Grand Prix Zandvoort 28th August 1977 Gunnar Nilsson -
Mario Andretti -
Italy Grand Prix 1977 Italy Grand Prix Monza 11th September 1977 Mario Andretti 1
Gunnar Nilsson -
USA East Grand Prix 1977 USA East Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2nd October 1977 Mario Andretti 2
Gunnar Nilsson -
Canada Grand Prix 1977 Canada Grand Prix Mosport Park 9th October 1977 Mario Andretti 9
Gunnar Nilsson -
Japan Grand Prix 1977 Japan Grand Prix Fuji 23rd October 1977 Gunnar Nilsson -
Mario Andretti -
Argentina Grand Prix 1978 Argentina Grand Prix Buenos Aires 15th January 1978 Mario Andretti 1
Ronnie Peterson 5
Hector Rebaque -
Brazil Grand Prix 1978 Brazil Grand Prix Jacarepagua 29th January 1978 Mario Andretti 4
Hector Rebaque -
Ronnie Peterson -
South Africa Grand Prix 1978 South Africa Grand Prix Kyalami 4th March 1978 Ronnie Peterson 1
Mario Andretti 7
Hector Rebaque 10
USA West Grand Prix 1978 USA West Grand Prix Long Beach 2nd April 1978 Mario Andretti 2
Ronnie Peterson 4
Hector Rebaque -
Monaco Grand Prix 1978 Monaco Grand Prix Monaco 7th May 1978 Mario Andretti 11
Ronnie Peterson -
Hector Rebaque -
Belgium Grand Prix 1978 Belgium Grand Prix Zolder 21st May 1978 Ronnie Peterson 2
Hector Rebaque -
Spain Grand Prix 1978 Spain Grand Prix Jarama 4th June 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Sweden Grand Prix 1978 Sweden Grand Prix Anderstorp 17th June 1978 Hector Rebaque 12
France Grand Prix 1978 France Grand Prix Le Castellet 2nd July 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Britain Grand Prix 1978 Britain Grand Prix Brands Hatch 16th July 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Germany Grand Prix 1978 Germany Grand Prix Hockenheim 30th July 1978 Hector Rebaque 6
Austria Grand Prix 1978 Austria Grand Prix Österreichring 13th August 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Netherlands Grand Prix 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix Zandvoort 27th August 1978 Hector Rebaque 11
Italy Grand Prix 1978 Italy Grand Prix Monza 10th September 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Ronnie Peterson -
USA East Grand Prix 1978 USA East Grand Prix Watkins Glen 1st October 1978 Hector Rebaque -
Canada Grand Prix 1978 Canada Grand Prix Montréal 8th October 1978 Hector Rebaque -

List of tracks where Lotus 78 raced

Track Best Race Position Best position in qualification Total Races
Buenos Aires 1 1 2
Österreichring 3 2
Zolder 1 1 2
Interlagos 5 3 1
Jacarepagua 4 1 1
Silverstone 3 5 1
Brands Hatch 21 1
Montréal 26 1
Mosport Park 9 1 1
Le Castellet 29 1
Dijon-Prenois 1 1 1
Hockenheim 6 7 2
Monza 1 4 2
Fuji 1 1
Monaco 5 4 2
Zandvoort 11 1 2
Kyalami 1 2 2
Jarama 1 1 2
Anderstorp 6 1 2
Watkins Glen 2 4 2
Long Beach 1 2 2