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The 1978 German Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on 30 July 1978 at Hockenheimring.

It was the first race of the Brazilian driver Nelson Piquet, who would become a 3-time world champion.

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 45 1:28:00.90 1 9
2 20 South Africa Jody Scheckter Wolf-Ford 45 +15.35 secs 4 6
3 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 45 +28.01 secs 7 4
4 14 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 45 +36.88 secs 10 3
5 3 France Didier Pironi Tyrrell-Ford 45 +57.26 secs 16 2
6 25 Mexico Hector Rebaque Lotus-Ford 45 +1:37.86 18 1
7 2 United Kingdom John Watson Brabham-Alfa Romeo 45 +1:39.53 5
8 12 Canada Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 45 +1:56.87 15
9 35 Italy Riccardo Patrese Arrows-Ford 44 +1 Lap 14
10 32 Finland Keke Rosberg Wolf-Ford 42 +3 Laps 19
11 23 Austria Harald Ertl Ensign-Ford 41 Engine 17
DSQ 36 Germany Rolf Stommelen Arrows-Ford 42 Disqualified 23
Ret 6 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 36 Gearbox 2
DSQ 7 United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford 34 Disqualified 8
Ret 27 Australia Alan Jones Williams-Ford 31 Fuel System 6
Ret 22 Brazil Nelson Piquet Ensign-Ford 31 Engine 21
Ret 19 Italy Vittorio Brambilla Surtees-Ford 24 Fuel System 20
Ret 8 France Patrick Tambay McLaren-Ford 16 Accident 11
Ret 11 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 14 Fuel System 12
Ret 1 Austria Niki Lauda Brabham-Alfa Romeo 11 Engine 3
Ret 15 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault 5 Engine 9
Ret 9 Germany Jochen Mass ATS-Ford 1 Accident 22
Ret 16 Germany Hans Joachim Stuck Shadow-Ford 1 Accident 24
Ret 4 France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 0 Accident 13
DNQ 17 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Shadow-Ford
DNQ 10 France Jean-Pierre Jarier ATS-Ford
DNQ 18 United Kingdom Rupert Keegan Surtees-Ford
DNQ 37 Italy Arturo Merzario Merzario-Ford
DNPQ 31 France René Arnoux Martini-Ford
DNPQ 30 United States Brett Lunger McLaren-Ford

Notes

Previous race:
1978 British Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1978 season
Next race:
1978 Austrian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1977 German Grand Prix
German Grand Prix Next race:
1979 German Grand Prix
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