1978 Spain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Jarama circuit. Full information

1978 Spain Grand Prix poster

1978 Spain Grand Prix poster

1978 Spain Grand Prix

1978 Spain Grand Prix is 304th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Jarama circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position and this race. Ronnie Peterson and Jacques Laffite also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (255 km).

Previous race: 1978 Belgium Grand Prix
Next race: 1978 Sweden Grand Prix
Race Start: 4th June 1978

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Spain Grand Prix

67th victory for the Lotus team
9th victory for the Mario Andretti
14th podium for the Mario Andretti
22nd podium for the Ronnie Peterson
7th podium for the Jacques Laffite

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1978 Spain Grand Prix

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1978 Spain Grand Prix

1978 Spain Grand Prix

1978 Spain Grand Prix

Lotus 79 - 1978 Spain Grand Prix winner

Lotus 79 #5 - 1978 Spain Grand Prix winner

1978 Spain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #5 9.00  1h 41m 47.06s  ( 150.495 km/h ) 75 John Player Team Lotus
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 79, #6 6.00  1h 42m 06.62s  ( +19.56s ) 75 John Player Team Lotus
3 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS9, #26 4.00  1h 42m 24.30s  ( +37.24s ) 75 Ligier Gitanes
4 Jody Scheckter Wolf WR5, #20 3.00  1h 42m 47.12s  ( +1m 00.06s ) 75 Walter Wolf Racing
5 John Watson Brabham BT46A, #2 2.00  1h 42m 52.98s  ( +1m 05.92s ) 75 Parmalat Racing Team
6 James Hunt McLaren M26, #7 1.00   74 Marlboro Team McLaren
7 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS20, #19 0   74 Beta Team Surtees
8 Alan Jones Williams FW06, #27 0   74 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
9 Jochen Mass ATS HS1, #9 0   74 ATS Racing Team
10 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T3, #12 0   74 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
11 Rupert Keegan Surtees TS20, #18 0   73 Durex Team Surtees
12 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 008, #3 0   71 Elf Team Tyrrell
13 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 0   71 Equipe Renault Elf
14 Rolf Stommelen Arrows FA1, #36 0   71 Arrows Racing Team
15 Clay Regazzoni Shadow DN9, #17 0  Fuel injection 67 Shadow Racing Team
ab Jacky Ickx Ensign N177, #22 0  Engine 64 Team Tissot Ensign
ab Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 0  Throttle 62 Fittipaldi Automotive
ab Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T3, #11 0  Accident 57 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Niki Lauda Brabham BT46A, #1 0  Engine 56 Parmalat Racing Team
ab Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 008, #4 0  Engine 51 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow DN9, #16 0  Suspension 45 Shadow Racing Team
ab Hector Rebaque Lotus 78, #25 0  Exhaust 21 Team Rebaque
ab Riccardo Patrese Arrows FA1, #35 0  Engine 21 Arrows Racing Team
ab Patrick Tambay McLaren M26, #8 0  Clutch 16 Marlboro Team McLaren
nq Alberto Colombo ATS HS1, #10 0     ATS Racing Team
nq Emilio De Villota McLaren M23, #28 0     Centro Aseguredor F1
nq Brett Lunger McLaren M26, #30 0     Liggett Group/B&S Fabrications
f René Arnoux Martini MK23, #31 0  Engine unavailable   Automobiles Martini
npq Keke Rosberg Theodore TR1, #32 0     Theodore Racing Hong Kong
nq Arturo Merzario Merzario A1, #37 0     Team Merzario

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Mario Andretti Lotus 79, #5 1'16''39 John Player Team Lotus
2 Ronnie Peterson Lotus 79, #6 1'16''68 John Player Team Lotus
3 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T3, #11 1'17''40 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 James Hunt McLaren M26, #7 1'17''66 Marlboro Team McLaren
5 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 312T3, #12 1'17''76 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Niki Lauda Brabham BT46A, #1 1'17''94 Parmalat Racing Team
7 John Watson Brabham BT46A, #2 1'17''98 Parmalat Racing Team
8 Riccardo Patrese Arrows FA1, #35 1'18''14 Arrows Racing Team
9 Jody Scheckter Wolf WR5, #20 1'18''24 Walter Wolf Racing
10 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS9, #26 1'18''42 Ligier Gitanes
11 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 1'18''99 Equipe Renault Elf
12 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 008, #4 1'19''06 Elf Team Tyrrell
13 Didier Pironi Tyrrell 008, #3 1'19''11 Elf Team Tyrrell
14 Patrick Tambay McLaren M26, #8 1'19''28 Marlboro Team McLaren
15 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5A, #14 1'19''33 Fittipaldi Automotive
16 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS20, #19 1'19''71 Beta Team Surtees
17 Jochen Mass ATS HS1, #9 1'19''98 ATS Racing Team
18 Alan Jones Williams FW06, #27 1'19''99 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
19 Rolf Stommelen Arrows FA1, #36 1'20''03 Arrows Racing Team
20 Hector Rebaque Lotus 78, #25 1'20''21 Team Rebaque
21 Jacky Ickx Ensign N177, #22 1'20''36 Team Tissot Ensign
22 Clay Regazzoni Shadow DN9, #17 1'20''67 Shadow Racing Team
23 Rupert Keegan Surtees TS20, #18 1'20''77 Durex Team Surtees
24 Hans-Joachim Stuck Shadow DN9, #16 1'20''87 Shadow Racing Team
25 Arturo Merzario Merzario A1, #37 1'20''91 Team Merzario
26 Brett Lunger McLaren M26, #30 1'21''17 Liggett Group/B&S Fabrications
27 Emilio De Villota McLaren M23, #28 1'21''55 Centro Aseguredor F1
28 Alberto Colombo ATS HS1, #10 1'21''59 ATS Racing Team
29 Keke Rosberg Theodore TR1, #32 - Theodore Racing Hong Kong
0 René Arnoux Martini MK23, #31 0 Automobiles Martini

List of all cars for the 1978 Spain Grand Prix on the Jarama circuit

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Arrows FA1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Martini MK23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS9

Matra MS78 V12 3.0

Wolf WR5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS20

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Merzario A1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Theodore TR1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

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