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Event: Grand Prix of BelgiumDate: 21.5.1978
Track: Zolder (Belgium), 4.262 kmsOrganiser: unknown

GP Belgium

Weather:unknown
Start time:15:00
Grid:2-2-2, PP left
Distance:70 laps
Attendance:unknown
Entered:47
Practiced:28
Qualified:24
Started:24
Finished:13
Classified:13
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 90 minutes on 20/5
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 210 minutes on 19-20/5
30 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:5Lotus 79 FordMario Andretti
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Lotus 78 FordRonnie Peterson (S)1:23.130
Pole Positions:
Overall:5Lotus 79 FordMario Andretti (USA)1:20.900
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:McLaren (3), Lotus (2), Ferrari (2), Tyrrell (2), Arrows (2), Brabham (2), Shadow (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (18), Ferrari (2), Alfa Romeo (2)
Top car types by numbers:McLaren M26 (3), Ferrari 312 T3 (2), Tyrrell 008 (2), Arrows FA1 (2), Shadow DN9 (2), Brabham BT46 (2)
Driver nationalities:F (5), I (3), D (3), USA (2), GB (2)
Team nationalities:GB (16), F (3), I (2)
Most used colours:white (25%), red (20%), black (13%), blue (13%), yellow (10%), gold (10%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (100%)
Oldest known drivers:Vittorio Brambilla (41), Clay Regazzoni (39), Mario Andretti (38)
Youngest known drivers:Riccardo Patrese (24), Bruno Giacomelli (26), Didier Pironi (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
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