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Programme Cover - GP Canada 1978
Event: Grand Prix du CanadaDate: 8.10.1978
Track: Ile Notre-Dame, Montréal (CDN), 4.500 kmsDistance: unknownAttendance: unknown

GP Canada

Start time: 14:00; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 40

Practiced: 28

Started: 22

Classified: 12

Entry List
Entry List - GP Canada 1978
Photos by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt (19), www.autocourse.ca (18) and Doug Petepiece (7)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/01/2009 Last photo update on this page: 08/09/2015
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11 - Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo #BT46/7 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT46 #BT46/7 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 7th (1:39.020)
Colours: red (+black/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and William Siegfriedt
33 - Tyrrell 008 Ford #008/1 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 #008/1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Didier Pironi (F)Result: 7th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:40.959)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and William Siegfriedt
44 - Tyrrell 008 Ford #008/3 - Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 008 #008/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Depailler (F)Result: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:39.619)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2015Photo by courtesy of: Doug Petepiece
55 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 10th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:39.236)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
77 - McLaren M26 Ford #M26/5 - Marlboro Team MclarenMcLaren M26 #M26/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Hunt (GB)Result: did not finish (Spun)
Grid: 19th (1:40.970)
Colours: white/blue (+turquoise/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
88 - McLaren M26 Ford #M26/3 - Marlboro Team MclarenMcLaren M26 #M26/3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: 8th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 17th (1:40.659)
Colours: white/blue (+turquoise/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
99 - ATS HS1 Ford #HS1/2 - Team ATSATS HS1 #HS1/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATS (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Michael Bleekemolen (NL)
listed, never drove:
Keke Rosberg (SF)
Result: did not qualify
Grid: 28th (1:45.553)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
1111 - Ferrari 312 T3 #035 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T3 #035 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:39.455)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and William Siegfriedt
1212 - Ferrari 312 T3 #034 - Ferrari SefacFerrari 312 T3 #034 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gilles Villeneuve (CDN)Result: winner - margin: 13s372
Grid: 3rd (1:38.230)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 08/09/2015Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and Doug Petepiece
1414 - Fittipaldi F5A Ford #F5A-1 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A #F5A-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 6th (1:38.930)
Colours: yellow (+black/blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca and William Siegfriedt
14T14T - Fittipaldi F5A Ford #F5A-2 - Fittipaldi AutomotiveFittipaldi F5A #F5A-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Fittipaldi Automotive (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: yellow (+black/blue/red/green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1515 - Renault RS01 Turbo #RS01/2 - Équipe Renault ElfRenault RS01 #RS01/2 - Renault EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Équipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: 12th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:41.689)
Colours: yellow (+white/black)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 08/09/2015Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca, William Siegfriedt and Doug Petepiece
1616 - Shadow DN9 Ford #DN9-5A - Villiger ShadowShadow DN9 #DN9-5A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villiger Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 8th (1:39.081)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1717 - Shadow DN9 Ford #DN9-4A - Villiger ShadowShadow DN9 #DN9-4A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villiger Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 23rd (1:41.739)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1818 - Surtees TS20 Ford #TS20-03 - Durex TeamSurtees TS20 #TS20-03 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Durex Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: René Arnoux (F)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 16th (1:40.515)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
1919 - Surtees TS20 Ford #TS20-01 - Durex TeamSurtees TS20 #TS20-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Durex Team (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Beppe Gabbiani (I)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 24th (1:41.799)
Colours: orange
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
2020 - Wolf WR6 Ford #WR6-2 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR6 #WR6-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 2nd (13s372 behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:38.026)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
2121 - Wolf WR5 Ford #WR5 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR5 #WR5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)Result: practiced only (Original race chassis, accident in practice)
Grid: T-car
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
21T21T - Wolf WR1 Ford #WR1 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 #WR1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bobby Rahal (USA)Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 20th (1:40.983)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
2626 - Ligier JS9 Matra #JS9-01 - Ligier GitanesLigier JS9 #JS9-01 - Matra V12 3000 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: not classified (18 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:39.381)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2015Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca, William Siegfriedt and Doug Petepiece
2727 - Williams FW06 Ford #FW06/001 - Williams G.P. EngineeringWilliams FW06 #FW06/001 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Williams G.P. Engineering (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: 9th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:38.681)
Colours: white (+green)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
3535 - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/3A - Warsteiner ArrowsArrows A1 #A1/3A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Riccardo Patrese (I)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:39.491)
Colours: gold
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
3636 - Arrows A1 Ford #A1/2A - Warsteiner ArrowsArrows A1 #A1/2A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Warsteiner Arrows (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Rolf Stommelen (D)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 27th (1:43.267)
Colours: gold
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
3737 - Merzario A1 Ford #A1/02 - Team MerzarioMerzario A1 #A1/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Merzario (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Arturo Merzario (I)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 25th (1:41.962)
Colours: black
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/01/2009Photo by courtesy of: www.autocourse.ca
5555 - Lotus 79 Ford #79/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 79 #79/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 1st (1:38.015)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/09/2015Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt and Doug Petepiece
6666 - Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo #BT46/5 - Parmalat RacingBrabham BT46 #BT46/5 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Nelson Piquet (BR)Result: 11th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 14th (1:39.624)
Colours: red (+black/blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 15/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: William Siegfriedt
No photos available:
2The car is not available on a photoBrabham BT46 #BT46/8 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Parmalat Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: did not finish (Suspension)
Grid: 4th (1:38.417)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
3TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell 008 #008/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Elf Team Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
5TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 79 #79/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
8TThe car is not available on a photoMcLaren M26 #M26/7 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro Team Mclaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Tambay (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
10The car is not available on a photoATS D1 #D1/02 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATS (D)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keke Rosberg (SF)
listed, never drove:
Michael Bleekemolen (NL)
Result: not classified (12 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:41.611)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
11TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T3 #036 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari Sefac (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
15TThe car is not available on a photoRenault RS01 #RS01/3 - Renault EF1 V6/90° 4v DOHC 1492 cc 1xGarrett
Équipe Renault Elf (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jabouille (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
16TThe car is not available on a photoShadow DN9 #DN9-1A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Villiger Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22The car is not available on a photoEnsign N177 #MN-06 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Derek Daly (IRL)Result: 6th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:40.042)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
22TThe car is not available on a photoEnsign N177 #MN-07 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 26th (1:42.413)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
26TThe car is not available on a photoLigier JS9 #JS9-02 - Matra V12 3000 cc N/A
Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
27TThe car is not available on a photoWilliams FW06 #FW06/002 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Williams G.P. Engineering (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
30The car did not arriveMcLaren M26 #M26/6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Liggett Group (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Brett Lunger (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: red/white
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Doug Petepiece (1) and William Siegfriedt (1)
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