1978 Jim Clark Trophy in Formula 2 at the Hockenheim circuit. Full information

1978 Jim Clark Trophy

1978 Jim Clark Trophy is 132nd Formula 2 race. Passed at the Hockenheim circuit. Bruno Giacomelli won the pole position and this race. Marc Surer and Jean-Pierre Jarier also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 40 laps (272 km).

Previous race: 1978 Jochen Rindt Trophy
Next race: 1978 Eifelrennen
Race Start: 9th April 1978

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Jim Clark Trophy

2nd victory for the Polifac BMW Junior Team team
5th victory for the Bruno Giacomelli
5th podium for the Bruno Giacomelli
2nd podium for the Marc Surer
12th podium for the Jean-Pierre Jarier

March 782 - 1978 Jim Clark Trophy winner

March 782 #8 - 1978 Jim Clark Trophy winner

1978 Jim Clark Trophy results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 9 1h 20m 22s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Marc Surer March 782, #9 6 1h 20m 31.9s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
3 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 782, #3 0 1h 20m 46.6s 0 Maublanc Racing Services
4 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 4 1h 20m 52.2s 0 Project 4 Racing
5 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 3 1h 21m 2.2s 0 Sanremo Racing
6 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 2 1h 21m 23.5s 0 Alex Ribeiro
7 Jochen Mass Chevron B42, #1 0 1h 21m 56.2s 0 Chevron Cars
8 Keke Rosberg Chevron B42, #14 1 1h 22m 0s 0 Fred Opert Racing
9 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 0 1h 22m 10.4s 0 Chevron Cars
10 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 0 1h 22m 16.2s 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
11 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 0 1h 22m 17s 0 Trivellato Racing Team
12 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 0 1h 22m 40.3s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
13 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 0 1h 22m 55.7s 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
14 Peter Scharmann March 782, #59 0 39 laps 0 Auto-Lehmann
15 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 0 39 laps 0 Manfred Cassani
16 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 0 38 laps 0 Fred Opert Racing
17 Brian Henton March 782, #24 0 38 laps 0 Brian Henton
18 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 0 36 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Walter Raus March 762, #78 0 0 laps Engine 0 OASC Racing Team
0 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 0 0 laps Overheating 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 0 0 laps Accident 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 Gerd Biechteler March 762, #65 0 0 laps Retired 0 Gerd Biechteler
0 Gerard Pillon March 762, #64 0 0 laps Engine 0 Racing Organisation Course
0 Kurt Lotterschmid Toj F201, #63 0 0 laps Electrics 0 Kurt Lotterschmid
0 Dieter Kern Alpine A364, #62 0 0 laps Engine 0 Mucken Gel Racing Team
0 Michael Korten Maco 278, #58 0 0 laps Engine 0 Maco Cars
0 Helmut Bross Chevron B40, #57 0 0 laps 0 Scuderia Lang Verpackungen
0 Paul Dienemann Brabham BT40, #56 0 0 laps 0 Teppich-Grabher Racing
0 Richard Dallest AGS JH15, #48 0 0 laps 0 Sol-Amor GPA Motul
0 Romeo Camathias Ralt RT1, #44 0 0 laps 0 Heine Mader Racing
0 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 0 0 laps 0 Carlo Giorgio
0 Gianfranco Brancatelli Chevron B40, #17 0 0 laps 0 Minardi Team
0 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 0 0 laps 0 Fred Opert Racing
0 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 0 0 laps 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 0 8 laps Overheating 0 Roloil Racing Team
0 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 0 20 laps Accident 0 Astra Racing
0 Harald Ertl March 782, #33 0 22 laps Electrics 0 Harald Ertl Racing
0 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 0 25 laps Engine 0 Minardi Team
0 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 0 26 laps Engine 0 March Engineering
0 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 0 29 laps Engine 0 Project 4 Racing
0 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 0 32 laps Engine 0 Euroracing
0 Ariel Bakst Ralt RT1, #45 0 35 laps Retired 0 Heine Mader Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Jim Clark Trophy on the Hockenheim circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 1m 59s Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Keke Rosberg Chevron B42, #14 1m 59.5s Fred Opert Racing
3 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 1m 59.5s Project 4 Racing
4 Brian Henton March 782, #24 1m 59.7s Brian Henton
5 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 1m 59.8s Sanremo Racing
6 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 782, #3 1m 59.9s Maublanc Racing Services
7 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 2m 0.1s Alex Ribeiro
8 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 2m 0.1s Euroracing
9 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 2m 0.3s Project 4 Racing
10 Jochen Mass Chevron B42, #1 2m 0.4s Chevron Cars
11 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 2m 0.5s Chevron Cars
12 Marc Surer March 782, #9 2m 0.6s Polifac BMW Junior Team
13 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 2m 0.8s Fred Opert Racing
14 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 2m 1s Trivellato Racing Team
15 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 2m 1s Polifac BMW Junior Team
16 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 2m 1.6s Minardi Team
17 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 2m 1.6s Astra Racing
18 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 2m 1.8s Manfred Cassani
19 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 2m 2.1s March Engineering
20 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 2m 2.2s Roloil Racing Team
21 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 2m 2.2s Bob Salisbury Racing
22 Ariel Bakst Ralt RT1, #45 2m 2.3s Heine Mader Racing
23 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 2m 2.3s Toleman Group Motorsport
24 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 2m 2.4s Sanremo Racing
25 Harald Ertl March 782, #33 2m 2.4s Harald Ertl Racing
26 Peter Scharmann March 782, #59 2m 2.7s Auto-Lehmann
27 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 2m 3.1s Fred Opert Racing
28 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 2m 3.1s Briggs Racing Enterprises
29 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 2m 3.2s Briggs Racing Enterprises
30 Walter Raus March 762, #78 2m 3.2s OASC Racing Team
31 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 2m 3.9s Carlo Giorgio
32 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 2m 4.4s Trivellato Racing Team
33 Richard Dallest AGS JH15, #48 2m 4.7s Sol-Amor GPA Motul
34 Helmut Bross Chevron B40, #57 2m 5.3s Scuderia Lang Verpackungen
35 Gerd Biechteler March 762, #65 2m 5.6s Gerd Biechteler
36 Gerard Pillon March 762, #64 2m 5.9s Racing Organisation Course
37 Gianfranco Brancatelli Chevron B40, #17 2m 6.1s Minardi Team
38 Dieter Kern Alpine A364, #62 2m 6.2s Mucken Gel Racing Team
39 Michael Korten Maco 278, #58 2m 7.8s Maco Cars
40 Romeo Camathias Ralt RT1, #44 2m 9.2s Heine Mader Racing
41 Kurt Lotterschmid Toj F201, #63 2m 10.9s Kurt Lotterschmid
42 Paul Dienemann Brabham BT40, #56 Teppich-Grabher Racing

List of all cars for the 1978 Jim Clark Trophy on the Hockenheim circuit

Chevron B42

Ferrari

Alpine A364

Renault