Event: Toyota Grand Prix of the United StatesDate: 1.10.1978
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit (United States), unknown lengthOrganiser: unknown

GP United States

(Race Results)

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
1st11Carlos ReutemannFerrari 312 T3Ferrari Sefac59
2nd27Alan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams Grand Prix59
3rd20Jody ScheckterWolf WR6 FordWalter Wolf Racing59
4th15Jean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboEquipe Renault Elf59
5th14Emerson FittipaldiFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi Automotive59
6th8Patrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordLowenbrau Team Mclaren59
7th7James HuntMcLaren M26 FordLowenbrau Team Mclaren58
8th22Derek DalyEnsign N177 FordTissot Ensign58
9th18René ArnouxSurtees TS20 FordDurex Team Surtees58
10th3Didier PironiTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell58
11th26Jacques LaffiteLigier JS9 MatraLigier Gitanes58
12th21Bobby RahalWolf WR5 FordWalter Wolf Racing58
13th23Brett LungerEnsign N177 FordTissot Ensign58
14th17Clay RegazzoniShadow DN9 FordVillager Shadow56
15th55Jean-Pierre JarierLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team Lotus55Out of fuel
16th36Rolf StommelenArrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows54

Did not finish:

No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
37Arturo MerzarioMerzario A1 FordTeam Merzario46Gearbox oil leak
9Michael BleekemolenATS HS1 FordTeam ATS43Oil pump
1Niki LaudaBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing28Engine
5AndrettiLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team Lotus27Engine
2John WatsonBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing25Engine
4Patrick DepaillerTyrrell 008 FordElf Team Tyrrell23Loose hub assembly
12Gilles VilleneuveFerrari 312 T3Ferrari Sefac22Engine
10RosbergATS D1 FordTeam ATS21Gear linkage
16Hans-Joachim StuckShadow DN9 FordVillager Shadow1Fuel pump
25Hector RebaqueLotus 78 FordTeam Rebaque0Clutch

Did not qualify:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
19Beppe GabbianiSurtees TS20 FordBeta Team Surtees

Practiced:

Pos.No.DriversCarEntrantLapsReason
5TMario AndrettiLotus 79 FordJohn Player Team LotusSpare car
2TJohn WatsonBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat RacingSpare car
8TPatrick TambayMcLaren M26 FordLowenbrau Team MclarenSpare car
15TJean-Pierre JabouilleRenault RS01 TurboEquipe Renault ElfSpare car
25THector RebaqueLotus 78 FordTeam RebaqueSpare car
26TJacques LaffiteLigier JS9 MatraLigier GitanesSpare car
27TAlan JonesWilliams FW06 FordWilliams Grand PrixSpare car

Did not practice:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
3TTyrrell 008 FordElf Team TyrrellSpare car
11TFerrari 312 T3Ferrari SefacSpare car
14TFittipaldi F5A FordFittipaldi AutomotiveSpare car
16TShadow DN9 FordVillager ShadowSpare car
36TArrows A1 FordWarsteiner ArrowsSpare car

Entered cars that did not arrive:

No.DriversCarEntrantReason
30Brett LungerMcLaren M26 FordLiggett Group with BS Fabrications
35Arrows A1 FordWarsteiner Arrows
66Nelson PiquetBrabham BT46 Alfa RomeoParmalat Racing
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