Those four would run nose-to-tail early on, only for Watson and Lauda to drop away with failures, before Villeneuve lost his shot at a maiden triumph when he crashed lapping Clay Regazzoni. FORMULA UNO - 125 F1 (1950) - 166 F2-50 (1950) - 275 F1 (1950) - 340 F1 (1950) - 375 F1 (1950,1951) - 212 F1 (1951,1952) - 500 F2 (1951,1952,1953) - 375 INDY (1952) (vincitrice del mondiale piloti) - 166 C (1953) (vincitrice del mondiale piloti) - 553 F1 (1953,1954) - 625 F1 (1954,1955) [13] Patrick Depailler claimed a strong second for Tyrrell, having briefly challenged Peterson, while the two Ferraris were strong, staying out on wets long after everyone else. The typically extreme weather during January in Rio meant that this race was run in oppressively hot and humid conditions. Villeneuve and Reutemann ran 1–2 with Jones putting both under pressure, before Villeneuve also retired after colliding with a backmarker. [2], Reutemann would go unchallenged after the opening lap, his Michelin tyres lasting the distance far better than the Goodyears used by the everyone else bar Gilles Villeneuve. The best seven results from the first eight races and the best seven results from the remaining eight races were retained.[7]. [4] All that left Reutemann on his own ahead of Alan Jones, who was set for second until a fuel pressure issue dropped him back down the order. Lotus-Ford 86 points Ferrari 58 points Category:1978 Formula One races. On the fourth lap, a heavy rainshower hit the track and Reutemann spun off and was beached but the marshals push-started his car as it was in a dangerous position, while Scheckter crashed out, and the race was stopped. Included was the F1 World Championship and one non-championship race. Canadian Grand Prix Andretti crossed the line first, with Villeneuve close behind, but when their one-minute penalties were added, it was Lauda who emerged the victor ahead of Watson and Reutemann. Movies & TV Hello, Sign in. This was the last time that this event was run under Formula One regulations. [15] Contact between Patrese and James Hunt ultimately resulted in Peterson's car getting pitched straight into the barriers, which duly caused the car to burst into flame. Round Five took place in Monaco, taking place after an extended gap created by the Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit being cancelled. [12] Jones, however, proved to be the centre of action, attacking and ultimately passing Lauda early on for third. [12] The duo duly disappeared off into the distance at the start, Peterson beating Andretti off the line, leaving Lauda to lead the field from third. Alan Jones's Williams was up to fourth and closed in on the now lead trio, which became a duo when Lauda went out with an electrical failure. Argentine Grand Prix 1979 Da Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera. 1978 European Formula Two Championship. The main news before the Belgian GP at Zolder was that the new Lotus 79 was ready to race, and immediately Andretti showed its pace by taking pole comfortably from Reutemann and Lauda. However, attrition would steadily thin the field, allowing Patrese in the new Arrows to seize the lead after battling past Scheckter and Andretti as they hit tyre trouble. The Italian race was host to round fourteen, and as usual Andretti took pole with Gilles Villeneuve pleasing the Ferrari fans by qualifying second, ahead of Jabouille's turbocharged Renault. Again there was confusion as the front-row starters Andretti and Villeneuve went too early, but the rest of the field did not follow and both Andretti and Villeneuve were handed one-minute time penalties as a result. [8], After an overnight protest against the Brabhams was waved away it was Andretti whom snatched the lead at the start, fending off Lauda early on. [14], The result of the Dutch Grand Prix also meant that Lotus were declared as the International Cup for Constructors Champions with three rounds to go.[14]. [7] Qualifying would see a repeat of the respective sessions in Belgium, with Andretti again claiming a dominant pole for Lotus, with Peterson, equipped with his own Lotus 79 a close second. [15] The two duly duelled for victory until the closing stages, before Andretti claimed the win five laps before the "early" chequered flag. Hunt eventually spun out of the race after being caught out by the hot and humid conditions on lap 26, as did Tambay on lap 35 and Villeneuve one lap later. Peterson's car broke in two on impact with the barriers and caught fire, and Vittorio Brambilla who was in the Surtees was hit on the head by a flying wheel. Canadian GP . [17] Thus the 1978 World Championship tour came to an end, with a new generation of drivers set to take the stage in 1979 and beyond.[17]. At the start, Andretti led with Peterson following, whereas Lauda was challenged by Jacques Laffite. Andretti motored on to a crushing victory, with Lauda second and Patrick Depailler's Tyrrell taking the final spot on the podium. The drivers went to the Netherlands for the next race, and qualifying was as expected, Andretti taking pole with Peterson alongside in the all-Lotus front row, and Lauda heading the second row. [7], Unfortunately for those two the slow start was to be as bad as it got for Andretti, who duly carved past the McLaren and Ferrari to snatch the lead early on. [3], It would be an all Ferrari front row for the United States Grand Prix West in Long Beach, California, with Reutemann edging out the impressive rookie Villeneuve for pole. Two non-championship races were also held. Lauda and Peterson were on the move as well, as they passed Watson and Tambay to jump into second and third, but Lauda suffered another engine failure. [15], Unfortunately, Peterson would never recover from the injuries he sustained, for he succumbed to a fat embolism shortly after his surgery on the Monday after the race. [13], In his desperation to pass the Argentine, however, Andretti would make a rare mistake, crashing out of the race halfway around the opening tour. [6] Villeneuve led the chase in second, while a slow start from Reutemann resulted in a crunch in the middle of the pack, with several drivers including Lauda and Hunt getting knocked out of the race. As Jarier began to pull away, Jones suffered a slow puncture, and dropped down the field as the race progressed, promoting Scheckter to second and Villeneuve to third, and then Villeneuve passed Scheckter mid-race to take second. That was how it stayed to the end, Andretti winning from Peterson in another Lotus 1–2, and Laffite getting the final spot on the podium. At the start, Peterson got off better and took the lead from Andretti, but he held it for only four laps before Andretti retook it. The 1976 Formula One season was the 30th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. The West German race was next on the calendar, and there were no surprises in qualifying, with Andretti on pole and Peterson alongside him, with Lauda third. Find Formula Uno 1978 - L'Eroe Dei Due Mondi - IMPORT by !!! [8] That left Patrese on his own in third, as Andretti and Lauda streaked ahead, running nose-to-tail at a pace no-one could match.[8]. Last race Scheckter inherited the lead, but Lauda put him under pressure and took the lead before Scheckter went out with gearbox problems. Reutemann ran third for a while, but then began to drop down the order due to tire problems, and so reigning world champion Niki Lauda took third in his Brabham, which became second with ten laps left when Watson's engine blew up. 3rd [6] Both would subsequently stop for fresh tyres after half distance, with Peterson then making a late charge to leap back into second. [1] Watson duly barged his way through to second, only to drop out of contention with an overheating engine. When the race started, Andretti led into the first corner, with Lauda getting second from his teammate. [12] Andretti was therefore left to claim a lonely victory, with attrition ultimately putting Scheckter and Jacques Laffite onto the podium. [14] ultimately, Lauda held out the longest to finish third ahead of Watson, with Fittipaldi and Villeneuve completing the points. Reutemann was never headed at the front and went to win comfortably, with double world champion Emerson Fittipaldi in his brother's team finishing second, and Lauda third, with both overhauling an ailing Andretti towards the end, who eventually finished 4th ahead of Regazzoni and Pironi who rounded out the top 6. Brabham-Alfa Romeo 53 points. The Ferraris, with the two Brabhams in between ran together until Watson's engine failed. [13] However, before Peterson and Reutemann could disappear heavy rain lashed down on the circuit, quickly causing the race to be red flagged after six laps. [8] Lauda quickly pulled away from Andretti, aided by the fact that an oil slick had been dumped on the sweeping middle sector, causing everyone bar Lauda to slow through that section. [13], Another race and another all conquering performance from Lotus, with the black-gold cars again dominating amid the dunes of the Circuit Park Zandvoort. It was expected to be another all-Lotus affair as Andretti jumped Peterson at the start in Britain. Italian driver Bruno Giacomelli, driving the … Peterson took pole with James Hunt driving for McLaren beating Andretti to second. Jarier was able to easily lead into the first corner, with Jones jumping up to second after a brilliant start, also dropping Scheckter down to third. 06 - 08 October 1978 More. [11] Lauda therefore inherited the lead, but was powerless to prevent Carlos Reutemann sweeping through in the closing stages to claim victory for Ferrari, using the backmarker Bruno Giacomelli to pounce with five laps to go. Reutemann and Villeneuve ran 1–2 for Ferrari, until Villeneuve's engine blew up. [6] Indeed, after making a brief appearance in Monte Carlo, Andretti used the new Lotus 79 to claim pole by almost a second, before sprinting clear at the start. [4] Ultimately it was Villeneuve who snatched the lead from Watson, with Lauda sneaking ahead of Reutemann on the exit.[4]. Mario Andretti completed a very lonely Sunday drive with victory for Lotus. [6] He duly passed Reutemann and Jacques Laffite in the closing stages, with the Argentine controversially taking third after knocking Laffite off on the final lap. Depailler was up to second ahead of Lauda, but the latter's engine failed handing third to Andretti. [17], Amid a threat of snow, Jarier blasted clear at the start of the race, leaving Villeneuve to rue a poor start as he slipped behind Scheckter and Jones. [15] He was duly flown to hospital for emergency surgery, while Vittorio Brambilla was taken to Milan by ambulance after getting knocked unconscious after smashing into Peterson's spinning Lotus. United States GP . New World Champion and home hero Andretti was shaken up more than most drivers due to Peterson's death, but it did not stop him from romping to pole ahead of Reutemann, with Alan Jones's Williams heading the second row. Peterson began to struggle with a slow puncture, whereas Andretti and Lauda battled with Andretti making a mistake just after mid-distance allowing Lauda to take the lead. Amazon.ca - Buy formula uno 1978 - l'eroe dei due mondi dvd Italian Import at a low price; free shipping on qualified orders. Seven other drivers were collected, including Carlos Reutemann, Hans Joachim Stuck, Patrick Depailler, Didier Pironi, Vittorio Brambilla and Clay Regazzoni. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Formel 1-VM 1979 hade 15 deltävlingar som kördes under perioden 21 januari-7 oktober. [13] They were almost split, however, by the ever improving, turbocharged, Renault of Jean-Pierre Jabouille, who claimed third ahead of Reutemann. XIV Gran Premio de la República Argentina, Autódromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires, https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/archive/article/august-1978/33/brabham-alfa-romeo-fan, https://f1.fandom.com/wiki/1978_Formula_One_Season?oldid=78774. Andretti kept the lead at the start, with Reutemann and Villeneuve following, ahead of Jones. The 1978 European Formula Two season was contested over 12 rounds. Once again a Swede came so close to the European Formula 3 title. Your go-to source for the latest F1 news, video highlights, GP results, live timing, in-depth analysis and expert commentary. [15], The loss of Peterson caused a universal slump of morale heading into the North American phase of the Championship, beginning with the annual trip to Watkins Glen for the United States Grand Prix in early October. The start saw Peterson lead into the first corner, with Reutemann snatching second from Andretti. Niki Lauda (footages from "Formula Uno, Febbre della velocità", 1978) This left the two Lotus cars running 1–2 and they finished like that with Andretti taking his third win in four races, and the podium was completed by Hunt who passed Watson mid-race. The season also included the non-championship BRDC International Trophy. The two Lotus cars were cruising at the front and Jones ran third comfortably until he retired with a fuel vaporization problem. Jump to navigation Jump to search. [16] Reutemann, meanwhile, would claim victory as an engine failure dumped Villeneuve out of contention, meaning Jones and Scheckter completed the podium, albeit only after Jarier's late charge came to an end as he burned through the last of his fuel prematurely. Brands Hatch had its turn to host the British Grand Prix in 1978, a track that was expected to suit the two black-gold Loti once again. [6], The Spanish Grand Prix played host to the seventh round of the 1978 World Championship tour, with Jarama taking the stage. Jump to navigation Jump to search. With Andretti gone, Lauda was left to claim an imperious victory for the Brabham BT46B. [4], After a late cancellation to the trip to Fuji for the Japanese Grand Prix, the field convened at the Circuit de Monaco for the start of the European tour, with several new cars on display. Email link . Champions Riccardo Patrese got up to third in his Arrows until he was passed by home driver Peterson, but by then Andretti and Lauda had escaped. The … Formula 1 -kausi 1978 oli 29. However, it did not stop Andretti from continuing his run of poles, but it was able to get Watson to qualify second and Lauda third- while running on full fuel tanks. [15], The additional delay to fix those barriers ultimately meant that the race distance had to be shortened to 40 laps, with fading light a major concern. A bajnok az amerikai Mario Andretti lett, ezzel pedig a mai napig az utolsó amerikai, aki világbajnoki címet, illetve futamot tudott nyerni. [17] He duly cruised home to claim a famous home victory, with Shceckter slipping away to a lonely second ahead of Reutemann. 1978 FIA Formula One World Championship Reutemann took a comfortable win from Jones, with Scheckter completing the podium. [9] It was only the threat of a split in the ranks of the Formula One Constructors Association that saw the BT46B "banned", with Brabham owner, and F.O.C.A. [16] Andretti would duly sweep into the lead at the start, albeit after taking over Jarier's car after an accident in the warm-up destroyed his car. The already existing files will be validated. [17] This time it was Jarier who emerged on pole ahead of Scheckter in the Canadian built Wolf, while World Champion Andretti only managed to claim ninth after a troubled run. [12] They continued to pull away from the field at a cruise, until the Swede hit trouble with a gearbox issue, forcing him to retire. The 1978 Formula One season was the 29th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. Reutemann ran third until he had to pit for tyres, and so Watson inherited third until he was passed by Laffite, but soon the recovering Peterson passed both of them. It was an all Italian Flat-12 fight for the lead at the start, with the two Brabham-Alfa Romeos sandwiching the two Ferraris. His closest competitor was Finnish star Keke Rosberg, in a Fred Opert Chevron B45 and the Ralts of Bobby Rahal, Price Cobb and Kevin Cogan. This had been an unusual Argentine Grand Prix- although the summer weather had been usually hot (although not as hot as the previous year), the attrition rate hadn't been as high, nor had the polesitter retired. Formula 1-kausi. Andretti tried to get the place back later in the lap, but the two collided and Andretti retired after his car spun into the barriers while Reutemann lost a couple of places to Patrick Depailler and Scheckter. This made Andretti the world champion, although he did not celebrate it, and mourned for Peterson along with his fellow drivers. At the start, it was Reutemann who beat the trio into the first corner, with Hunt and Andretti following, as Peterson got a bad start. [1] Carlos Reutemann led the chase from second for Ferrari, while John Watson and Niki Lauda led the Brabham-Alfa Romeo charge in third and fourth.[1]. At the front, Depailler took his first career victory with Lauda second, and Scheckter third after Watson made another mistake in the final laps. [11] That handed Scheckter the lead, which became fairly comfortable after Alan Jones retired, only for the South African racer himself to retire with a ruined gearbox. Category:1978 Formula One season cars. [3] Indeed, it was Andretti who surged into the lead early on, dragging South African hero Jody Scheckter along with him in the Wolf. There was also one non-Championship race in 1978, the XXX BRDC International Trophy at Silverstone, the last time that this … [10] That allowed Niki Lauda and Ronnie Peterson to sweep past as they duelled during the early stages, only for Lauda's engine to fail after ten laps. A single non-championship Formula One race was held in 1978: the BRDC International Trophy, staged at Silverstone. The season was marred by the death of Andretti's teammate, Ronnie Peterson, at the Italian Grand Prix. The formula 1 season section provides the possibility to compare different points systems for a specific season and see the resulting F1 standings. Riccardo Patrese's Arrows overtook many of the cars on the right hand side of the circuit next to the pitlane since he got a rolling start when the starter Gianni Restelli started the race prematurely. Home / Series / Formula 1 / Aired Order / Season 1978 When available, episode names will be translated into your preferred ... August 27, 1978. Peterson and Brambilla were taken to hospital, the former with 27 fractures in his legs and feet,[5] and there was concern for the latter who was unconscious after being hit by the wheel. [10] However, it was not to be in qualifying for John Watson, in the down-graded Brabham BT46, claimed pole, with Mario Andretti ending the session second. [16], One week later and the F1 circus headed to the new Circuit Île Notre-Dame, the home of the Canadian Grand Prix and the 1978 season finale. Kuljettajien mestaruuden voitti Niki Lauda, ja valmistajien mestaruuden Ferrari. The season commenced on January 15, 1978 in Argentina, and ended on October 8 in Canada after sixteen races. [16] He duly retired after a duel with Lauda, while Jarier slowly gained confidence in the middle of the pack. [14] Andretti came out on top on their private duel for pole at the Dutch Grand Prix, and duly claimed the lead at the start. As the track began to dry, Peterson started to pull away, and behind, Reutemann was on a charge and passed Lauda for third but he was black-flagged for receiving outside assistance, and Lauda crashed out soon after, leaving Gilles Villeneuve third. Home Explore Motorsport Images International Series Formula 1 1978 1978 Formula 1 Images . G M The field went to Britain for the next round, and this time it was Peterson who beat Andretti to pole, as Lotus took the front row, with Scheckter next up on the second row. This put Reutemann up to second, and he then closed down and passed Lauda in the late stages of the race to win. Mario Andretti 64 points When the race started, Andretti and Villeneuve got away comfortably with Lauda and Jabouille following, but the rest of the field was bunched up. Ronnie Peterson was awarded second place in the Drivers' standings posthumously, having died from medical complications after an accident at Monza during the Italian Grand Prix. The best seven results from the first eight races and the best seven results from the remaining eight races were retained. [1] He remains the last American driver to win the World Championship, and his victory at the Dutch Grand Prix is also the last for an American driver. Andretti cruised to an untroubled victory, with Peterson making it a Lotus 1–2, and Reutemann completing the podium. [11], Andretti and Peterson again duelled for pole at the German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring, with the American coming out on top ahead of the Swede. [3] That left Depailler on course to take victory, only for a resurgent Peterson to snatch the win away with half a lap to go. It would be Andretti's only title, and Lotus' last title. 3rd Konstruktőri bajnoki cím a Lotusé lett, amely egyben az utolsó volt a brit csapat számára. The rest of the race passed without incident, and with all challengers out of contention, Reutemann won comfortably ahead of Andretti and Depailler. The surprise in qualifying was Jean-Pierre Jabouille who qualified his turbocharged Renault third. He rejoined the other cars just in front of the blocked entrance to the old Monza banking and James Hunt got so surprised that he veered left and hit Peterson's Lotus 78 with his left front wheel. The next race was at the tight and twisty Jarama circuit near Madrid in Spain, and once again the new Lotus 79 demonstrated its speed, with Andretti on pole again with Peterson alongside, and Reutemann having to settle for the second row.