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1978 Season
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1978 Spanish GP
1977 Swedish GP

1978 Swedish GP

1978 Oulton Park Formula 1 Trophy
1978 French GP
 IX  Sveriges Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSaturday 17 June 1978
Start time14:00
EventSwedish GP
CircuitAnderstorp
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
Race16 of 29
Championship race305
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter4031 m
Race Distance4031 × 70 = 282.170 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Brabham BT46B (Car Model),    Anderstorp (4031 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 7 - 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Beta Team Surtees - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ford - 100th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Michelin - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Parmalat Racing Team - 1st Win (Entrant)
Team Tissot Ensign - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
 Brabham - 25th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Rupert Keegan - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
 Wolf - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (339),
2. Most Race Entries Lotus (796),
3. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (48),
4. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (46)

Championships
1  Mario Andretti 36 
2  Ronnie Peterson 30 
3  Niki Lauda 25 
up
4  Patrick Depailler 23 
down
5  Carlos Reutemann 22 
down
6  Jacques Laffite 10 
7  John Watson 9 
8  Riccardo Patrese 8 
up
9  Emerson Fittipaldi 7 
10  Jody Scheckter 7 
down
11  Didier Pironi 5 
down
12  Patrick Tambay 4 
up
  James Hunt 4 
down
14  Clay Regazzoni 4 
15  Gilles Villeneuve 3 
down
  Alan Jones 3 
down
1  Lotus / Ford 49 
2  Brabham / Alfa Romeo 31 
up
3  Tyrrell / Ford 25 
down
4  Ferrari / Ferrari 22 
down
5  Ligier / Matra 10 
6  Arrows / Ford 8 
up
7  Fittipaldi / Ford 7 
8  Wolf / Ford 7 
down
9  McLaren / Ford 7 
down
10  Shadow / Ford 4 
11  Williams / Ford 3 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 5Car 1
EntrantParmalat Racing TeamJohn Player Team LotusParmalat Racing Team
Driver Niki Lauda Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
Car Brabham BT46B Lotus 79 Brabham BT46B
EngineAlfa Romeo 3.0 F12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Alfa Romeo 3.0 F12
Time1:41'00.6061'22.0581'24.836
Speed167.609 km/h176.846 km/h171.055 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led