Photos of Chassis 78/3

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GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix3.4.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:21.868)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 05/07/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett and Lynn Haddock
GP Monaco35e Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco22.5.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: 5th
Grid: 10th (1:31.500)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/08/2023Photo by courtesy of: Martin Lee (CC-BY-SA-2.0)
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium5.6.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: did not finish (Collision with Watson)
Grid: 1st (1:24.640)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 30/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Paul Kooyman
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix (Grand Prix d'Europe)16.7.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: 14th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 6th (1:19.110)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor and Randal Warner
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:18.650)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP Italy48° Gran Premio d' Italia11.9.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: winner
Grid: 4th (1:38.370)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of The United States2.10.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: 2nd
Grid: 4th (1:41.481)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/03/2018Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, James McDougal and Art
GP CanadaLabatt's Grand Prix of Canada9.10.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - 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: 9th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.385)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski and Wyman Pattee
International TrophyDaily Express International Trophy19.3.1978
5T5T - Lotus 78 Ford - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix2.4.1978
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player/LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player/Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 2nd
Grid: 4th (1:21.188)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 05/07/2023Photo by courtesy of: Bob Moffett, Peter Wilson and Steve Tandy
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium21.5.1978
5T5T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 05/07/2023Photo by courtesy of: Wolfgang Clemens
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland27.8.1978
6T6T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/3 (JPS-17) - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/3 (JPS-17) - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/11/2005Photo by courtesy of: Ben van der Meer