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The 1978 British Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 16 July 1978 at Brands Hatch.

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 76 1:42:12.39 8 9
2 1 Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 76 +1.23 secs 4 6
3 2 United Kingdom John Watson Brabham-Alfa Romeo 76 +37.25 secs 9 4
4 4 France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 76 +1:13.27 10 3
5 16 Germany Hans Joachim Stuck Shadow-Ford 75 +1 Lap 18 2
6 8 France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 75 +1 Lap 20 1
7 33 Italy Bruno Giacomelli McLaren-Ford 75 +1 Lap 16
8 30 United States Brett Lunger McLaren-Ford 75 +1 Lap 24
9 19 Italy Vittorio Brambilla Surtees-Ford 75 +1 Lap 25
10 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 73 +3 Laps 7
NC 9 Germany Jochen Mass ATS-Ford 65 +11 Laps 26
Ret 10 Finland Keke Rosberg ATS-Ford 59 Suspension 22
Ret 17 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Shadow-Ford 49 Gearbox 17
Ret 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 46 Turbo 12
Ret 35 Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 40 Suspension 5
Ret 3 France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 40 Gearbox 19
Ret 20 South Africa Jody Scheckter Wolf-Ford 36 Gearbox 3
Ret 14 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 32 Engine 11
Ret 37 Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford 32 Fuel System 23
Ret 22 Republic of Ireland Derek Daly Ensign-Ford 30 Wheel 15
Ret 5 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 28 Engine 2
Ret 27 Australia Alan Jones Williams-Ford 26 Transmission 6
Ret 12 Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 19 Transmission 13
Ret 25 Mexico Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 15 Gearbox 21
Ret 7 United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford 7 Accident 14
Ret 6 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 6 Fuel System 1
DNQ 18 United Kingdom Rupert Keegan Surtees-Ford
DNQ 36 Germany Rolf Stommelen Arrows-Ford
DNQ 23 United Kingdom Geoff Lees Ensign-Ford
DNQ 40 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer McLaren-Ford

Notes

Previous race:
1978 French Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1978 season
Next race:
1978 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1977 British Grand Prix
British Grand Prix Next race:
1979 British Grand Prix
Awards
Preceded by
1977 British Grand Prix
Formula One Promotional Trophy
for Race Promoter

1978
Succeeded by
1979 Italian Grand Prix
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