1978 Eifelrennen in Formula 2 at the Nürburgring circuit. Full information

1978 Eifelrennen

1978 Eifelrennen is 133rd Formula 2 race. Passed at the Nürburgring circuit. Bruno Giacomelli won the pole position, Alex Ribeiro won this race. This was his 1st victory. Keke Rosberg and Eddie Cheever also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 9 laps (206 km).

Previous race: 1978 Jim Clark Trophy
Next race: 1978 Pau Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Eifelrennen

1st victory for the Alex Ribeiro team
1st victory for the Alex Ribeiro
6th podium for the Alex Ribeiro
4th podium for the Keke Rosberg
8th podium for the Eddie Cheever

1978 Eifelrennen results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 9 1h 6m 34.2s 0 Alex Ribeiro
2 Keke Rosberg Chevron B42, #14 6 1h 6m 34.3s 0 Fred Opert Racing
3 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 4 1h 6m 34.8s 0 Project 4 Racing
4 Marc Surer March 782, #9 3 1h 6m 42.2s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
5 Brian Henton March 782, #24 2 1h 6m 45.2s 0 Brian Henton
6 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 1 1h 6m 45.8s 0 Project 4 Racing
7 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 0 1h 7m 1.8s 0 Sanremo Racing
8 Jochen Mass Chevron B42, #1 0 1h 7m 2.1s 0 Chevron Cars
9 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 0 1h 7m 2.6s 0 Fred Opert Racing
10 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 0 1h 7m 16.3s 0 Minardi Team
11 Peter Scharmann March 782, #59 0 1h 7m 39.1s 0 Auto-Lehmann
12 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 0 1h 7m 49.8s 0 Sanremo Racing
13 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 0 1h 8m 19.2s 0 March Engineering
14 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 0 1h 8m 24.3s 0 Fred Opert Racing
15 Michael Korten Maco 278, #58 0 1h 8m 55.2s 0 Maco Cars
16 Norman Dickson Boxer PR276, #61 0 1h 9m 27.6s 0 Boxer Cars
17 Wolfgang Locher Chevron B40, #57 0 1h 9m 46.9s 0 Helmut Bross
18 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 0 1h 10m 20.1s 0 Trivellato Racing Team
19 Giancarlo Martini Chevron B40, #17 0 1h 11m 43.2s 0 Minardi Team
0 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 0 8 laps Fuel pressure 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 0 7 laps Electrics 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 0 7 laps Accident 0 Manfred Cassani
0 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 0 7 laps Electrics 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 0 7 laps Wing 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 James King March 782, #32 0 6 laps Fuel pressure 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 0 5 laps Engine 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Ariel Bakst Ralt RT1, #45 0 5 laps Accident 0 Heine Mader Racing
0 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 0 4 laps Clutch 0 Chevron Cars
0 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 0 4 laps Gearbox 0 Roloil Racing Team
0 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 0 4 laps Engine 0 Carlo Giorgio
0 Riccardo Patrese Chevron B42, #5 0 3 laps Spun 0 Chevron Cars
0 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 0 3 laps Accident 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 0 3 laps Engine 0 Astra Racing
0 Rudolf Dotsch Chevron B40, #27 0 2 laps Gearbox 0 KWS Autotechnik
0 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 0 1 laps Retired 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 0 1 laps Engine 0 Euroracing
0 Dieter Kern Alpine A364, #62 0 0 laps Electrics 0 Mucken Gel Racing Team
0 Sergio Mingotti March 772, #70 0 0 laps Accident 0 Sergio Mingotti

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Eifelrennen on the Nürburgring circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 7m 11.5s Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Keke Rosberg Chevron B42, #14 7m 12.4s Fred Opert Racing
3 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 7m 12.9s Project 4 Racing
4 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 7m 13.2s Alex Ribeiro
5 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 7m 14.2s Project 4 Racing
6 Marc Surer March 782, #9 7m 16s Polifac BMW Junior Team
7 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 7m 16.5s Manfred Cassani
8 Brian Henton March 782, #24 7m 17.3s Brian Henton
9 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 7m 17.9s Euroracing
10 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 7m 18.2s Astra Racing
11 Riccardo Patrese Chevron B42, #5 7m 18.3s Chevron Cars
12 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 7m 19.4s Fred Opert Racing
13 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 7m 19.5s Sanremo Racing
14 Jochen Mass Chevron B42, #1 7m 19.6s Chevron Cars
15 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 7m 19.8s Polifac BMW Junior Team
16 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 7m 19.9s Chevron Cars
17 Rudolf Dotsch Chevron B40, #27 7m 20.1s KWS Autotechnik
18 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 7m 22.2s Minardi Team
19 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 7m 22.9s Sanremo Racing
20 Peter Scharmann March 782, #59 7m 24.3s Auto-Lehmann
21 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 7m 24.4s Toleman Group Motorsport
22 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 7m 24.7s March Engineering
23 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 7m 27.2s Trivellato Racing Team
24 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 7m 27.8s Fred Opert Racing
25 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 7m 28.2s Briggs Racing Enterprises
26 Norman Dickson Boxer PR276, #61 7m 28.2s Boxer Cars
27 Giancarlo Martini Chevron B40, #17 7m 29.1s Minardi Team
28 James King March 782, #32 7m 29.1s Bob Salisbury Racing
29 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 7m 29.4s Briggs Racing Enterprises
30 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 7m 32.8s Trivellato Racing Team
31 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 7m 35.1s Bob Salisbury Racing
32 Wolfgang Locher Chevron B40, #57 7m 36.7s Helmut Bross
33 Michael Korten Maco 278, #58 7m 40.1s Maco Cars
34 Ariel Bakst Ralt RT1, #45 7m 40.1s Heine Mader Racing
35 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 7m 40.5s Roloil Racing Team
36 Dieter Kern Alpine A364, #62 7m 50.4s Mucken Gel Racing Team
37 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 7m 53.3s Carlo Giorgio
38 Sergio Mingotti March 772, #70 8m 17.7s Sergio Mingotti

List of all cars for the 1978 Eifelrennen on the Nürburgring circuit

Alpine A364

Renault

Chevron B42

Ferrari