1978 Netherlands Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Zandvoort circuit. Full information

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix poster

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix is 310th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Zandvoort circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position and this race. Ronnie Peterson and Niki Lauda also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (317 km).

Previous race: 1978 Austria Grand Prix
Next race: 1978 Italy Grand Prix
Race Start: 27th August 1978

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

71st victory for the Lotus team
12th victory for the Mario Andretti
17th podium for the Mario Andretti
26th podium for the Ronnie Peterson
38th podium for the Niki Lauda

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix

Lotus 79 - 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

Lotus 79 #5 - 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix winner

1978 Netherlands Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #5 9.00  1h 41m 04.23s  ( 188.156 km/h ) 75 John Player Team Lotus
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 79, #6 6.00  1h 41m 04.55s  ( +00.32s ) 75 John Player Team Lotus
3 Niki Lauda Brabham BT46A, #1 4.00  1h 41m 16.44s  ( +12.21s ) 75 Parmalat Racing Team
4 John Watson Brabham BT46A, #2 3.00  1h 41m 25.15s  ( +20.92s ) 75 Parmalat Racing Team
5 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 2.00  1h 41m 25.73s  ( +21.50s ) 75 Fittipaldi Automotive
6 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T3, #12 1.00  1h 41m 50.18s  ( +45.95s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T3, #11 0  1h 42m 04.73s  ( +1m 00.50s ) 75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS9, #26 0   74 Ligier Gitanes
9 Patrick Tambay McLaren M26, #8 0   74 Marlboro Team McLaren
10 James Hunt McLaren M26, #7 0   74 Marlboro Team McLaren
11 Hector Rebaque Lotus 78, #25 0   74 Team Rebaque
12 Jody Scheckter Wolf WR6, #20 0   73 Walter Wolf Racing
ab Bruno Giacomelli McLaren M26, #33 0  Spin 60 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow DN9, #16 0  Differential 56 Shadow Racing Team
ab René Arnoux Martini MK23, #31 0  Wing 40 Automobiles Martini
ab Arturo Merzario Merzario A1, #37 0  Engine 40 Team Merzario
dsq Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS20, #19 0  Push start 37 Beta Team Surtees
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 0  Engine 35 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Brett Lunger McLaren M26, #30 0  Engine 35 Liggett Group/B&S Fabrications
ab Keke Rosberg Wolf WR4, #32 0  Accident 21 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
ab Alan Jones Williams FW06, #27 0  Throttle 17 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
ab Nelson Piquet McLaren M23, #29 0  Transmission 16 BS Fabrications
ab Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 008, #4 0  Engine 13 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Derek Daly Ensign N177, #22 0  Clutch 10 Team Tissot Ensign
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows A1, #35 0  Collision 0 Arrows Racing Team
npq Rolf Stommelen Arrows A1, #36 0     Arrows Racing Team
npq Danny Ongais Shadow DN9, #39 0     Interscope Racing
npq Harald Ertl Ensign N177, #23 0     Sachs Racing
np Rupert Keegan Surtees TS20, #18 0  Injury   Durex Team Surtees
nq Clay Regazzoni Shadow DN9, #17 0     Shadow Racing Team
nq Michael Bleekemolen ATS HS1, #10 0     F&S Properties/ATS Racing Team
nq Jochen Mass ATS HS1, #9 0     ATS Racing Team
ab Didier Pironi Tyrrell 008, #3 0  Collision 0 Elf Team Tyrrell

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #5 1'16''36 John Player Team Lotus
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 79, #6 1'16''97 John Player Team Lotus
3 Niki Lauda Brabham BT46A, #1 1'17''33 Parmalat Racing Team
4 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T3, #11 1'17''34 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T3, #12 1'17''54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS9, #26 1'17''55 Ligier Gitanes
7 James Hunt McLaren M26, #7 1'17''67 Marlboro Team McLaren
8 John Watson Brabham BT46A, #2 1'17''73 Parmalat Racing Team
9 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 1'18''28 Equipe Renault Elf
10 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 1'18''30 Fittipaldi Automotive
11 Alan Jones Williams FW06, #27 1'18''42 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
12 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 008, #4 1'18''43 Elf Team Tyrrell
13 Riccardo Patrese Arrows A1, #35 1'18''50 Arrows Racing Team
14 Patrick Tambay McLaren M26, #8 1'18''50 Marlboro Team McLaren
15 Jody Scheckter Wolf WR6, #20 1'18''57 Walter Wolf Racing
16 Derek Daly Ensign N177, #22 1'19''39 Team Tissot Ensign
17 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 008, #3 1'19''59 Elf Team Tyrrell
18 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow DN9, #16 1'19''62 Shadow Racing Team
19 Bruno Giacomelli McLaren M26, #33 1'19''83 Marlboro Team McLaren
20 Hector Rebaque Lotus 78, #25 1'20''02 Team Rebaque
21 Brett Lunger McLaren M26, #30 1'20''03 Liggett Group/B&S Fabrications
22 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS20, #19 1'20''26 Beta Team Surtees
23 René Arnoux Martini MK23, #31 1'20''31 Automobiles Martini
24 Keke Rosberg Wolf WR4, #32 1'20''47 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
25 Rupert Keegan Surtees TS20, #18 1'20''52 Durex Team Surtees
26 Nelson Piquet McLaren M23, #29 1'20''64 BS Fabrications
27 Arturo Merzario Merzario A1, #37 1'20''64 Team Merzario
28 Clay Regazzoni Shadow DN9, #17 1'20''69 Shadow Racing Team
29 Michael Bleekemolen ATS HS1, #10 1'21''33 F&S Properties/ATS Racing Team
30 Jochen Mass ATS HS1, #9 1'21''82 ATS Racing Team
31 Harald Ertl Ensign N177, #23 1'21''00 Sachs Racing
32 Danny Ongais Shadow DN9, #39 1'21''41 Interscope Racing
33 Rolf Stommelen Arrows A1, #36 1'22''24 Arrows Racing Team

List of all cars for the 1978 Netherlands Grand Prix on the Zandvoort circuit

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR6

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows A1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Martini MK23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS9

Matra MS78 V12 3.0

Surtees TS20

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

ATS HS1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 79

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 78

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 008

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW06

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Copersucar F5A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T3

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Brabham BT46A

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0