1978 Formula One Season
PosTeamConstructorChassisDriversPoints
John Player Team LotusLotus79 John Player Special Mark IV United States Mario Gabriele Andretti
France Jean-Pierre Jacques Jarier
Sweden Bengt Ronnie Peterson 
86
Scuderia FerrariFerrari
312 T2
312 T3 
Argentina Carlos Alberto Reutemann
Canada Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve 
58
Parmalat Racing TeamBrabham Austria Andreas Nikolaus 'Niki' Lauda
Brazil Nelson Souto Maior Piquet
United Kingdom John Marshall 'Wattie' Watson 
53
Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell
008 
France Patrick André Eugène Joseph Depailler
France Didier Joseph-Lovis Pironi 
38
Walter Wolf RacingWolf
WR6 
United States Robert Woodward 'Bobby' Rahal
South Africa Jody David Scheckter 
24
Ligier GitanesLigier France Jacques-Henri Laffite 19
Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi
F5A 
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 17
Marlboro McLarenMcLaren
M26 
Italy Bruno Giacomelli
United Kingdom James Simon Wallis Hunt
France Patrick Daniel Tambay 
15
10 Arrows Racing TeamArrows
FA1 
Italy Riccardo Gabriele Patrese
Germany Rolf Johann Stommelen 
11
Williams Grand Prix EngineeringWilliams
FW06 
Australia Alan Stanley Jones 11
11 Shadow Racing TeamShadow
DN8 
Switzerland Gianclaudio Giuseppe 'Clay' Regazzoni
Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck 
6
12 Equipe Renault ElfRenault France Jean-Pierre Alain Jabouille 3
13 Team SurteesSurtees Italy Carlo 'Gimax' Franchi
Italy Giuseppe 'Beppe' Gabbiani
United Kingdom Rupert Keegan 
1
14 Team Tissot EnsignEnsign
N177 
Ireland Derek Daly
Austria Harald Ertl
Belgium Jacques Bernard 'Jacky' Ickx
United Kingdom Geoffrey Lees
Italy Lamberto Leoni
United States Robert Brett Lunger
United States Danny Ongais
Brazil Nelson Souto Maior Piquet 
1
 Team MerzarioMerzario Italy Alberto Colombo
Italy Arturo Francesco 'Little Art' Merzario 
 ATS Racing TeamATS Austria Hans Binder
Netherlands Michael Bleekemolen
Italy Alberto Colombo
Austria Harald Ertl
France Jean-Pierre Jacques Jarier
Germany Jochen Richard Mass
Finland Keijo Erik 'Keke' Rosberg 
 Team RebaqueLotus Mexico Héctor Alonso Rebaque 
 Centro Asegurador F1McLaren
M23 
Spain Emilio de Villota Ruíz 
 BS FabricationsMcLaren
M23 
Brazil Nelson Souto Maior Piquet 
 Liggett Group/BS FabricationsMcLaren
M23 
United States Robert Brett Lunger 
 Melchester RacingMcLaren
M23 
United Kingdom Tony Trimmer 
 Interscope RacingShadow
DN9 
United States Danny Ongais 
 Durex Team SurteesSurtees France René Alexandre Arnoux 
 Beta Team SurteesSurtees Italy Vittorio Brambilla 
 Olympus Cameras/Hesketh RacingHesketh
308E 
United States Edward McKay 'Eddie' Cheever, Jr.
Ireland Derek Daly
United Kingdom Divina Mary Galica 
 Automobiles MartiniMartini France René Alexandre Arnoux 
 Theodore Racing TeamTheodore
TR1 
United States Edward McKay 'Eddie' Cheever, Jr.
Finland Keijo Erik 'Keke' Rosberg 
 Theodore Racing Hong KongTheodore
TR1 
Finland Keijo Erik 'Keke' Rosberg 

1978 Season Review
RaceCircuitDateWinning DriverConstructor
Argentina Argentine Grand Prix  Oscar GálvezJan 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix  JacarepaguáJan 1978 Argentina Carlos Alberto ReutemannFerrari 
South Africa South African Grand Prix  KyalamiMar 1978 Sweden Bengt Ronnie PetersonLotus 
United States United States Grand Prix West  Long BeachApr 1978 Argentina Carlos Alberto ReutemannFerrari 
Monaco Monaco Grand Prix  MonacoMay 1978 France Patrick André Eugène Joseph DepaillerTyrrell 
Belgium Belgian Grand Prix  ZolderMay 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
Spain Spanish Grand Prix  JaramaJun 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
Sweden Swedish Grand Prix  ScandinavianJun 1978 Austria Andreas Nikolaus 'Niki' LaudaBrabham 
France French Grand Prix  Paul RicardJul 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
United Kingdom British Grand Prix  Brands HatchJul 1978 Argentina Carlos Alberto ReutemannFerrari 
Germany German Grand Prix  HockenheimringJul 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
Austria Austrian Grand Prix  OsterreichringAug 1978 Sweden Bengt Ronnie PetersonLotus 
Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix  ZandvoortAug 1978 United States Mario Gabriele AndrettiLotus 
Italy Italian Grand Prix  MonzaSep 1978 Austria Andreas Nikolaus 'Niki' LaudaBrabham 
United States United States Grand Prix  Watkins GlenOct 1978 Argentina Carlos Alberto ReutemannFerrari 
Canada Canadian Grand Prix  Circuit Île Notre-DameOct 1978 Canada Jacques VilleneuveFerrari 

Formula One World Drivers' Champions

1950 G. Farina
1951 J. Fangio
1952 A. Ascari
1953 A. Ascari
1954 J. Fangio
1955 J. Fangio
1956 J. Fangio
1957 J. Fangio
1958 M. Hawthorn
1959 S. Brabham
1960 S. Brabham
1961 P. Hill, Jr
1962 N. Hill
1963 J. Clark, Jr.
1964 J. Surtees
1965 J. Clark, Jr.
1966 S. Brabham
1967 D. Hulme
1968 N. Hill
1969 S. Stewart
1970 K. Rindt
1971 S. Stewart
1972 E. Fittipaldi
1973 S. Stewart
1974 E. Fittipaldi
1975 A. Lauda
1976 J. Hunt
1977 A. Lauda
1978 M. Andretti
1979 J. Scheckter
1980 A. Jones
1981 N. Piquet
1982 K. Rosberg
1983 N. Piquet
1984 A. Lauda
1985 A. Prost
1986 A. Prost
1987 N. Piquet
1988 A. Senna
1989 A. Prost
1990 A. Senna
1991 A. Senna
1992 N. Mansell
1993 A. Prost
1994 M. Schumacher
1995 M. Schumacher
1996 D. Hill
1997 J. Villeneuve
1998 M. Hakkinen
1999 M. Hakkinen
2000 M. Schumacher
2001 M. Schumacher
2002 M. Schumacher
2003 M. Schumacher
2004 M. Schumacher
2005 F. Alonso
2006 F. Alonso
2007 K. Raikkonen
2008 L. Hamilton
2009 J. Button
2010 S. Vettel
2011 S. Vettel
2012 S. Vettel
2013 S. Vettel
2014 L. Hamilton
2015 L. Hamilton
2016 N. Rosberg
2017 L. Hamilton

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