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Event: Long Beach Grand PrixDate: 2.4.1978
Track: Long Beach (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

GP United States West

Weather:unknown
Start time:13:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:80 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:42
Practiced:30
Qualified:23
Started:22
Finished:11
Classified:12
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 90 minutes on 1/5
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 210 minutes on 30/4-1/5
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 T3Carlos Reutemann
Fastest Laps:
Overall:27Williams FW06 FordAlan Jones (AUS)1:22.215
Pole Positions:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 T3Carlos Reutemann (RA)1:20.636
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Ferrari (2), Lotus (2), Tyrrell (2), Arrows (2), ATS (2), McLaren (2), Brabham (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (16), Ferrari (2), Alfa Romeo (2)
Top car types by numbers:Ferrari 312 T3 (2), Lotus 78 (2), Tyrrell 008 (2), Arrows FA1 (2), ATS HS1 (2), McLaren M26 (2), Brabham BT46 (2)
Driver nationalities:F (6), I (3), GB (2), D (2)
Team nationalities:GB (13), I (3), D (2), F (2)
Most used colours:white (24%), red (20%), black (16%), yellow (14%), gold (11%), blue (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Vittorio Brambilla (41), Clay Regazzoni (39), Mario Andretti (38)
Youngest known drivers:Riccardo Patrese (24), Didier Pironi (26), Jody Scheckter (28)

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