Event: Grand Prix du CanadaDate: 8.10.1978
Track: Ile Notre-Dame, Montréal (Canada), 4.500 kmsOrganiser: unknown

GP Canada

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLaps
1st12Gilles VilleneuveFerrari 312 T3Ferrari Sefac70
2nd20Jody ScheckterWolf WR6 FordWalter Wolf Racing70
3rd11Carlos ReutemannFerrari 312 T3Ferrari Sefac70
4th35Riccardo PatreseArrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows70
5th4Patrick DepaillerTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell70
6th22Derek DalyEnsign N177 FordTissot Ensign70
7th3Didier PironiTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell70
8th8Patrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team Mclaren70
9th27Alan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams G.P. Engineering70
10th5Mario AndrettiLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team Lotus69
11th66Nelson PiquetBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing69
12th15Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboÉquipe Renault Elf65

Not classified:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
10RosbergATS D1 FordTeam ATS58
26Jacques LaffiteLigier JS9 MatraLigier Gitanes52

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
7James HuntMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team Mclaren51Spun
55Jean-Pierre JarierLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team Lotus49Oil leak
18René ArnouxSurtees TS20 FordDurex Team37Engine
21TBobby RahalWolf WR1 FordWalter Wolf Racing16Fuel system
2John WatsonBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing8Suspension
1Niki LaudaBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing6Brakes
16Hans-Joachim StuckShadow DN9 FordVilliger Shadow1Accident damage
14Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi Automotive0Accident

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
17Clay RegazzoniShadow DN9 FordVilliger Shadow
19Beppe GabbianiSurtees TS20 FordDurex Team
37Arturo MerzarioMerzario A1 FordTeam Merzario
25Hector RebaqueLotus 78 FordTeam Rebaque
36Rolf StommelenArrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows
9Michael BleekemolenATS HS1 FordTeam ATS

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
5TMario AndrettiLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team LotusSpare car
8TPatrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordMarlboro Team MclarenSpare car
15TJean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboÉquipe Renault ElfSpare car
21Bobby RahalWolf WR5 FordWalter Wolf RacingOriginal race chassis, accident in practice
25THector RebaqueLotus 78 FordTeam RebaqueSpare car
26TJacques LaffiteLigier JS9 MatraLigier GitanesSpare car
27TAlan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams G.P. EngineeringSpare car

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
3TTyrrell 008 FordElf Team TyrrellSpare car
11TFerrari 312 T3Ferrari SefacSpare car
14TFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi AutomotiveSpare car
16TShadow DN9 FordVilliger ShadowSpare car
22TEnsign N177 FordTissot EnsignSpare car

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
30Brett LungerMcLaren M26 FordLiggett Group
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