1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix in Formula 2 at the Enna-Pergusa circuit. Full information

1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix

1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix is 140th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Enna-Pergusa circuit. Derek Daly won the pole position, Bruno Giacomelli won this race. This was his 9th victory. Eddie Cheever and Derek Daly also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 41 laps (203 km).

Previous race: 1978 Nogaro Grand Prix
Next race: 1978 Misano F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix

6th victory for the Polifac BMW Junior Team team
9th victory for the Bruno Giacomelli
11th podium for the Bruno Giacomelli
10th podium for the Eddie Cheever
4th podium for the Derek Daly

March 782 - 1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix winner

March 782 #8 - 1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix winner

1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 9 1h 4m 5.6s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 6 1h 4m 13.3s 0 Project 4 Racing
3 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 4 1h 4m 19.9s 0 Chevron Cars
4 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 3 1h 4m 33.4s 0 Euroracing
5 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 2 1h 4m 47.9s 0 March Engineering
6 Brian Henton March 782, #24 1 1h 5m 0.4s 0 Brian Henton
7 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 0 1h 5m 30.5s 0 Alex Ribeiro
8 Miguel Angel Guerra Chevron B42, #17 0 40 laps 0 Minardi Team
9 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 0 40 laps 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
10 Peter Scharmann Ralt RT1, #50 0 40 laps 0 Manfred Cassani
11 Ariel Bakst March 782, #28 0 40 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
12 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 0 39 laps 0 Roloil Racing Team
0 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 0 32 laps Accident 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 0 29 laps Engine 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 0 21 laps Suspension 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 0 20 laps Wheel 0 Project 4 Racing
0 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 0 20 laps Accident damage 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Richard Dallest AGS JH15, #48 0 15 laps Accident 0 Sol-Amor GPA Motul
0 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 0 12 laps Accident 0 Astra Racing
0 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #20 0 7 laps Accident 0 Chevron Cars
0 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 0 7 laps Suspension 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 0 6 laps Accident 0 Fred Opert Racing
0 Marc Surer March 782, #9 0 5 laps Accident 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
0 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 782, #32 0 4 laps Electrics 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Michael Bleekemolen Chevron B42, #16 0 3 laps Ignition 0 Fred Opert Racing
0 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 0 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 0 0 laps Accident 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 0 0 laps Engine 0 Carlo Giorgio
0 Gianfranco March 762, #46 0 0 laps Electrics 0 RAM Autoracing
0 Giancarlo Naddeo Martini MK22, #53 0 0 laps Accident damage 0 Giancarlo Naddeo
0 Geoff Lees Chevron B42, #99 0 0 laps Accident 0 Raven Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix on the Enna-Pergusa circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 1m 31.34s Chevron Cars
2 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 1m 31.65s Euroracing
3 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 1m 31.82s Polifac BMW Junior Team
4 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 1m 31.85s Sanremo Racing
5 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 782, #32 1m 32.02s Bob Salisbury Racing
6 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 1m 32.13s Project 4 Racing
7 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 1m 32.42s Project 4 Racing
8 Brian Henton March 782, #24 1m 32.46s Brian Henton
9 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 1m 32.47s Astra Racing
10 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 1m 32.5s Fred Opert Racing
11 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 1m 32.57s Trivellato Racing Team
12 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #20 1m 32.66s Chevron Cars
13 Miguel Angel Guerra Chevron B42, #17 1m 32.7s Minardi Team
14 Michael Bleekemolen Chevron B42, #16 1m 32.74s Fred Opert Racing
15 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 1m 32.94s March Engineering
16 Marc Surer March 782, #9 1m 32.98s Polifac BMW Junior Team
17 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 1m 33.01s Polifac BMW Junior Team
18 Ariel Bakst March 782, #28 1m 33.18s Sanremo Racing
19 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 1m 33.25s Alex Ribeiro
20 Peter Scharmann Ralt RT1, #50 1m 33.29s Manfred Cassani
21 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 1m 33.32s Toleman Group Motorsport
22 Sandro Cinotti Chevron B42, #41 1m 33.34s Roloil Racing Team
23 Richard Dallest AGS JH15, #48 1m 33.6s Sol-Amor GPA Motul
24 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 1m 33.82s Bob Salisbury Racing
25 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 1m 34.23s Briggs Racing Enterprises
26 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 1m 34.4s Briggs Racing Enterprises
27 Gianfranco March 762, #46 1m 34.5s RAM Autoracing
28 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 1m 34.57s Trivellato Racing Team
29 Giancarlo Naddeo Martini MK22, #53 1m 34.81s Giancarlo Naddeo
30 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 1m 35.49s Carlo Giorgio
31 Geoff Lees Chevron B42, #99 1m 39.77s Raven Racing

List of all cars for the 1978 Mediterranean Grand Prix on the Enna-Pergusa circuit

Chevron B42

Ferrari

Martini MK22

Renault