Constructors Championship

1978 World Drivers Championship

3.0 Litre Normally Aspirated
1.5 Litre Supercharged or Turbocharged
Maximum 12 Cylinders
575 Kg Minimum Weight

DRIVER NAT. CAR
RA

BR

ZA

USAW

MC

B

E

S

F

GB

D

A

NL

I

USAE

CDN
TOTAL
Mario Andretti USA Lotus 78-Ford
Lotus 79-Ford
9
3
-
6
-

9

9

DNF

9

DNF

9

DNF

9

1

DNF

-
64
Ronnie Peterson S
Lotus 78-Ford
Lotus 79-Ford
2
DNF
9
3
DNF
6

6

4

6

DNF

DNF

9

6
DNF


51
Carlos Reutemann RA
Ferrari 312T2
Ferrari 312T3
-
9

DNF

9

-

4

DNF

-

-

9

DNF

DQ

-

4

9

4
48
Niki Lauda A
Brabham BT45C-Alfa Romeo
Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo
BrabhamBT46B-Alfa Romeo
6
4

DNF

DNF

6

DNF

DNF


9

DNF

6

DNF

DNF

4

9

DNF

DNF
44
Patrick Depailler F
Tyrrell 008-Ford
4
DNF
6
4
9
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
3
DNF
6
DNF
-
DNF
2
34
John Watson GB
Brabham BT45C-Alfa Romeo
Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo
Brabham BT46B-Alfa Romeo
DNF
-

4

DNF

3

DNF

2


DNF

3

4

-

-

3

6

DNF

DNF
25
Jody Scheckter ZA
Wolf WR1-Ford
Wolf WR3-Ford
Wolf WR4-Ford
Wolf WR5-Ford
Wolf WR6-Ford


-
DNF
DNF

DNF
4



DNF



3



DNF



1



DNF



6



DNF




-




-




4




6
24
Jacques Laffite F
Ligier JS7-Matra
Ligier JS7/9-Matra
Ligier JS9-Matra
-
-

2
2


DNF
2


4


-


-


-


4


2


-


3


-


DNF

19
Emerson Fittipaldi BR
Copersucar F5A-Ford
-
6
DNF
-
-
DNF
DNF
1
DNF
DNF
3
3
2
-
2
DNF
17
Gilles Villeneuve CDN
Ferrari 312T2
Ferrari 312T3
-
DNF

DNF

DNF

DNF

3

-

-

-

DNF

-

4

1

-

DNF

9
17
Riccardo Patrese I
Arrows FA-1-Ford
Arrows A1-Ford

-
DNF
1
1
DNF
DNF
6
-
DNF
-

DNF

DNF

DNF


3
11
Alan Jones AUS
Williams FW06-Ford
DNF
-
3
-
DNF
-
-
DNF
2
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
-
6
-
11
James Hunt GB
McLaren M26-Ford
3
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
1
-
4
DNF
DQ
DNF
-
DNF
-
DNF
8
Patrick Tambay F
McLaren M26-Ford
1
DNF
DNF
-
-

DNF
3
-
1
DNF
DNF
-
2
1
-
8
Didier Pironi F
Tyrrell 008-Ford
-
1
1
DNF
2
1
-
DNF
-
DNF
2
DNF
DNF
DNF
-
-
7
Gianclaudio Regazzoni CH
Shadow DN8A-Ford
Shadow DN9A-Ford
-
2
DNQ
-
DNQ

DNF

-

2

DNF

DNF

DNQ

NC

DNQ

NC

-

DNQ
4
Jean-Pierre Jabouille F
Renault RS01


DNF
DNF
-
NC
-
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNF
3
-
3
Hans-Joachim Stuck D
Shadow DN8A-Ford
Shadow DN9A-Ford
-
DNF
DNQ
DNS

DNF

DNF

DNF

-

-

2

DNF

DNF

DNF

DNF

DNF

DNF
2
Hector Rebaque MEX
Lotus 78-Ford
DNQ
DNF
-
DNP
DNP
DNP
DNF
-
DNQ
DNF
1
DNF
-
DNQ
DNF
DNQ
1
Vittorio Brambilla I
Surtees TS19-Ford
Surtees TS20-Ford
-
DNQ
-
DNF
DNQ

-

-

DNF

-

-

DNF

1

DQ

DNF

DNQ

DNQ
1
Derek Daly IRL
Hesketh 308E-Ford
Ensign N177-Ford



DNP
DNP
DNQ



DNQ

DNF


DQ

DNF

-

-

1
1
Jochen Mass D
ATS HS1-Ford
-
-
DNF
DNF
DNQ
-
-
-
-
-
DNF
DNQ
DNQ




Brett Lunger USA
McLaren M23-Ford
McLaren M26-Ford
Ensign N177-Ford
-
DNF
-
DNQ
DNP

-

DNQ

DNQ

DNF

-

DNP

DNQ

DNF

DNF


-


Arturo Merzario I
Merzario A1-Ford
DNF
DNQ
DNF
DNF
DNP
DNP
DNQ
NC
DNQ
DNF
DNQ
DNQ
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNQ

Rupert Keegan GB
Surtees TS19-Ford
Surtees TS20-Ford
DNF
DNF
DNF
DNS
DNF
DNQ

-

DNQ

DNF

DNQ

DNQ

DNQ

DNS




Jean-Pierre Jarier F
ATS HS-1-Ford
Lotus 79-Ford
-
DNS
-
-
DNQ





DNQ




-

DNF

Danny Ongais USA
Ensign N177-Ford
Shadow DN9A-Ford
DNF
DNF


DNP

DNQ








DNP




Lamberto Leoni I
Ensign N177-Ford
DNF

DNQ
DNQ













Eddie Cheever USA
Theodore TR1-Ford
Hesketh 308E-Ford
DNQ
DNQ

DNF














Divina Galica GB
Hesketh 308E-Ford
DNQ
DNQ















Rolf Stommelen D
Arrows FA1-Ford
Arrows A1-Ford


-
-
DNF
DNF
-
-
-
DNQ
DQ

DNP

DNP
DNP

-

DNQ

Keke Rosberg FIN
Theodore TR1-Ford
ATS HS-1-Ford
Wolf WR3-Ford
Wolf WR4-Ford
ATS D1-Ford


DNF
DNP
DNP
DNQ
DNP

-

-

DNF


NC


NC



DNF



DNP




DNF




NC

Rene Arnoux F
Martini MK23-Ford
Surtees TS20-Ford


DNQ

DNP
-


-

DNP
-
DNF


-

DNF

Jacky Ickx B
Ensign N177-Ford



DNF
-
DNF
DNQ
DNQ









Alberto Colombo I
ATS HS-1-Ford
Merzario A1-Ford





DNQ
DNQ







DNP



Bruno Giacomelli I
McLaren M26-Ford





-


DNF
-


DNF
-



Emilio de Villota E
McLaren M23-Ford






DNQ










Tony Trimmer GB
McLaren M23-Ford









DNQ







Geoff Lees GB
Ensign N175-Ford









DNQ







Nelson Piquet BR
Ensign N177-Ford
McLaren M23-Ford
Brabham BT46-Alfa Romeo










DNF

DNF

DNF

-



-

Harald Ertl A
Ensign N177-Ford
ATS HS-1-Ford










-
DNF
DNP

DNQ



Hans Binder A ATS HS-1-Ford











DNQ





Carlo Franchi 'Gimax' I Surtees TS20-Ford













DNQ



Mike Bleekemolen NL
ATS HS-1-Ford












DNQ
DNQ
DNF
DNQ

Bobby Rahal USA
Wolf WR5-Ford
Wolf WR1-Ford














-

DNF

Beppe Gabbiani I
Surtees TS19-Ford
Surtees TS20-Ford















DNQ
DNQ

Patrick Neve B March 781S-Ford           DNP                      
Barnard de Dryver B Ensign N177-Ford           DNP                      

Point System

9 points - 1st Best five results from the first six races and
6 points - 2nd the best five results from the final six races
4 points - 3rd count toward championship
3 points - 4th
2 points - 5th
1 point - 6th

1978 World Manufacturers Championship

CAR
RA

BR

ZA

USAW

MC

B

E

S

F

GB

D

A

NL

I

USAE

CDN
TOTAL
Lotus-Ford 9 3 9 6
9 9 4 9
9 9 9 1

86
Ferrari
9
9
4


9
4 1 4 9 9 58
Brabham-Alfa Romeo 6 4 4
6
2 9 3 6

4 9

53
Tyrrell-Ford 4 1 6 4 9 1


3 2 6


2 38
Wolf-Ford



4
3
1
6


4 6 24
Ligier-Matra

2 2
2 4


4 2
3

19
Copersucar-Ford
6




1

3 3 2
2
17
McLaren-Ford 3




1 3 4 1


2 1
15
Williams-Ford

3




2




6
11
Arrows-Ford


1 1

6






3 11
Shadow-Ford
2




2
2





6
Renault













3
3
Surtees-Ford










1



1
Ensign-Ford














1 1
Hesketh-Ford
















ATS-Ford
















Merzario-Ford
















Theodore-Ford
















Martini
















March-Ford                                  

Point System

9 points - 1st First car to finish for a manufacturer awarded points
6 points - 2nd
4 points - 3rd
3 points - 4th
2 points - 5th
1 point - 6th