1978 Rouen Grand Prix in Formula 2 at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Full information

1978 Rouen Grand Prix

1978 Rouen Grand Prix is 137th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit. Bruno Giacomelli won the pole position and this race. This was his 7th victory. Eddie Cheever and Marc Surer also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 38 laps (211 km).

Previous race: 1978 Rome Grand Prix
Next race: 1978 Donington F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Rouen Grand Prix

4th victory for the Polifac BMW Junior Team team
7th victory for the Bruno Giacomelli
9th podium for the Bruno Giacomelli
9th podium for the Eddie Cheever
5th podium for the Marc Surer

March 782 - 1978 Rouen Grand Prix winner

March 782 #8 - 1978 Rouen Grand Prix winner

1978 Rouen Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 9 1h 8m 43.2s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 6 1h 8m 55.1s 0 Project 4 Racing
3 Marc Surer March 782, #9 4 1h 9m 27.7s 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
4 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 3 1h 9m 42.6s 0 Sanremo Racing
5 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 2 1h 9m 45.9s 0 March Engineering
6 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 1 1h 9m 47.4s 0 Fred Opert Racing
7 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 0 1h 10m 11.1s 0 Fred Opert Racing
8 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 782, #1 0 1h 10m 17s 0 Maublanc Racing Services
9 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 0 1h 10m 18.07s 0 Manfred Cassani
10 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 0 37 laps 0 Alex Ribeiro
11 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 0 36 laps Electrics 0 Chevron Cars
12 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 0 36 laps Accident 0 Polifac BMW Junior Team
13 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Chevron B42, #2 0 36 laps 0 Chevron Cars
14 Brian Henton March 782, #24 0 34 laps Clutch 0 Brian Henton
0 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 0 31 laps Accident 0 Project 4 Racing
0 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 0 30 laps Transmission 0 Euroracing
0 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 0 30 laps Electrics 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Kazuyoshi Hoshino Nova 532, #27 0 25 laps Driveshaft 0 Heros Racing Corporation
0 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 0 19 laps Engine 0 Minardi Team
0 Alain Couderc March 782, #20 0 6 laps Throttle cable 0 Maublanc Racing Services
0 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 0 0 laps 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 0 0 laps 0 Trivellato Racing Team
0 Michel Leclere Chevron B42, #14 0 0 laps 0 Fred Opert Racing
0 Miguel Angel Guerra Chevron B40, #17 0 0 laps 0 Minardi Team
0 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 0 0 laps 0 Sanremo Racing
0 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 782, #32 0 0 laps 0 Bob Salisbury Racing
0 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 0 0 laps 0 Toleman Group Motorsport
0 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 0 0 laps Accident 0 Astra Racing
0 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 0 0 laps Electrics 0 Carlo Giorgio
0 José Dolhem AGS JH15, #49 0 0 laps Engine 0 Sol-Amor GPA Motul
0 Giancarlo Naddeo Martini MK22, #53 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 Giancarlo Naddeo
0 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 0 0 laps Throttle cable 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises
0 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 0 0 laps Transmission 0 Briggs Racing Enterprises

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Rouen Grand Prix on the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bruno Giacomelli March 782, #8 1m 58.79s Polifac BMW Junior Team
2 Eddie Cheever March 782, #6 2m 5.22s Project 4 Racing
3 Ingo Hoffmann March 782, #7 1m 59.87s Project 4 Racing
4 Alberto Colombo March 782, #25 2m 5.63s Sanremo Racing
5 Alex Ribeiro March 782, #23 1m 59.98s Alex Ribeiro
6 Bernard De Dryver March 782, #31 2m 6.28s Bob Salisbury Racing
7 Derek Daly Chevron B42, #19 2m 0.12s Chevron Cars
8 Marc Surer March 782, #9 2m 6.68s Polifac BMW Junior Team
9 Manfred Winkelhock March 782, #10 2m 0.5s Polifac BMW Junior Team
10 Ricardo Zunino March 782, #26 2m 7.9s March Engineering
11 Boy Hayje Chevron B42, #16 2m 1.35s Fred Opert Racing
12 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Chevron B42, #2 2m 8.08s Chevron Cars
13 Elio De Angelis Chevron B42, #18 2m 2s Minardi Team
14 Piercarlo Ghinzani March 782, #21 2m 8.37s Euroracing
15 Kazuyoshi Hoshino Nova 532, #27 2m 2.08s Heros Racing Corporation
16 Brian Henton March 782, #24 2m 8.97s Brian Henton
17 Axel Plankenhorn Ralt RT1, #50 2m 2.4s Manfred Cassani
18 Eje Elgh Chevron B42, #15 2m 8.98s Fred Opert Racing
19 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 782, #1 2m 3.21s Maublanc Racing Services
20 Alain Couderc March 782, #20 2m 9.34s Maublanc Racing Services
21 Beppe Gabbiani Chevron B42, #11 2m 3.3s Trivellato Racing Team
22 Miguel Angel Guerra Chevron B40, #17 2m 10.98s Minardi Team
23 Michel Leclere Chevron B42, #14 2m 3.46s Fred Opert Racing
24 José Dolhem AGS JH15, #49 2m 11.43s Sol-Amor GPA Motul
25 Giancarlo Naddeo Martini MK22, #53 2m 4.07s Giancarlo Naddeo
26 J David Briggs Chevron B42, #71 2m 11.47s Briggs Racing Enterprises
27 Gianfranco Brancatelli March 782, #32 2m 5.27s Bob Salisbury Racing
28 Rad Dougall March 782, #37 2m 12.83s Toleman Group Motorsport
29 Roberto Marazzi March 782, #28 2m 5.57s Sanremo Racing
30 Piero Necchi March 782, #39 2m 13.02s Astra Racing
31 Don Breidenbach Chevron B42, #77 2m 10.07s Briggs Racing Enterprises
32 Giacomo Agostini Chevron B42, #12 2m 17.65s Trivellato Racing Team
33 Carlo Giorgio March 742, #42 2m 30.62s Carlo Giorgio

List of all cars for the 1978 Rouen Grand Prix on the Rouen-les-Essarts circuit

Chevron B42

Ferrari

Martini MK22

Renault