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Event: 64e Grand Prix de FranceDate: 2.7.1978
Track: Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet (France), 5.800 kmsOrganiser: A.C.F.

GP France

Weather:unknown
Start time:14:30
Grid:unknown
Distance:54 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:47
Practiced:29
Qualified:26
Started:26
Finished:18
Classified:18
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 120 minutes on 29/6
4 qualifying sessions held for a total of 300 minutes on 30/6-1/7
20 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:5Lotus 79 FordMario Andretti
Fastest Laps:
Overall:11Ferrari 312 T3Carlos Reutemann (RA)1:48.560
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Brabham BT46 Alfa RomeoJohn Watson (GB)1:44.410
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:McLaren (4), Lotus (2), Brabham (2), Arrows (2), Tyrrell (2), Shadow (2), Ferrari (2), ATS (2), Surtees (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (20), Alfa Romeo (2), Ferrari (2)
Top car types by numbers:McLaren M26 (4), Lotus 79 (2), Brabham BT46 (2), Arrows FA1 (2), Tyrrell 008 (2), Shadow DN9 (2), Ferrari 312 T3 (2), ATS HS1 (2), Surtees TS20 (2)
Driver nationalities:F (6), D (3), GB (3), I (3), USA (2)
Team nationalities:GB (17), F (3), D (2), I (2)
Most used colours:white (25%), red (19%), black (14%), yellow (11%), gold (10%), blue (9%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Vittorio Brambilla (41), Clay Regazzoni (39), Mario Andretti (38)
Youngest known drivers:Rupert Keegan (23), Riccardo Patrese (24), Bruno Giacomelli (26)

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