Photos of Lotus 78

GP South AfricaSouth African GP5.3.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 6th (1:16.380)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
GP South AfricaSouth African GP5.3.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R1 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 12th
Grid: 10th (1:16.650)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Brian Isherwood
Race of ChampionsMarlboro Daily Mail, Race of Champions20.3.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Electrics)
Grid: 2nd (1:19.390)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 29/09/2005Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix3.4.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:21.868)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix3.4.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 8th
Grid: 16th (1:23.384)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium5.6.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Collision with Watson)
Grid: 1st (1:24.640)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 30/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler and Paul Kooyman
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium5.6.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: winner
Grid: 3rd (1:26.450)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 30/09/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP FranceFrench GP3.7.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 4th
Grid: 3rd (1:12.790)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 21/12/2016Photo by courtesy of: Jean-Michel Lefebvre
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix (Grand Prix d'Europe)16.7.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 14th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 6th (1:19.110)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor and Randal Warner
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix (Grand Prix d'Europe)16.7.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 3rd
Grid: 5th (1:18.950)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:18.650)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: practiced only (Original race car)
Grid: T-car (1:19.980)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland28.8.1977
6T6T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 5th (1:19.570)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 06/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: H-J Roegler
GP Italy48° Gran Premio d' Italia11.9.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 4th (1:38.370)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP Italy48° Gran Premio d' Italia11.9.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident damage)
Grid: 19th (1:39.850)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 20/10/2012Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of The United States2.10.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 2nd
Grid: 4th (1:41.481)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 13/03/2018Photo by courtesy of: Fred Lewis, James McDougal and Art
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of The United States2.10.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 12th (1:42.815)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 17/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
GP CanadaLabatt's Grand Prix of Canada9.10.1977
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 9th - did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 1st (1:11.385)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 07/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Ron Kielbiski and Wyman Pattee
GP CanadaLabatt's Grand Prix of Canada9.10.1977
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 4th (1:12.975)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 14/11/2009Photo by courtesy of: David Ahrenberg
International TrophyDaily Express International Trophy19.3.1978
5T5T - Lotus 78 Ford - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 # - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 26/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Randal Warner
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix2.4.1978
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player/LotusLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player/Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: 2nd
Grid: 4th (1:21.188)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/08/2018Photo by courtesy of: Steve Tandy and Peter Wilson
GP United States WestLong Beach Grand Prix2.4.1978
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player/LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player/Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 4th
Grid: 6th (1:21.474)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/12/2007Photo by courtesy of: Steve Tandy
GP BelgiumGrand Prix of Belgium21.5.1978
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: 2nd
Grid: 7th (1:22.620)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/10/2019Photo by courtesy of: Paul Kooyman and H-J Roegler
GP France64e Grand Prix de France2.7.1978
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 29th (1:50.400)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Harry Maurer
GP Great BritainJohn Player British Grand Prix16.7.1978
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 21st (1:20.240)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 08/03/2015Photo by courtesy of: Barry Boor and Randal Warner
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland27.8.1978
6T6T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player Team LotusLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Team Lotus (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 03/11/2005Photo by courtesy of: Ben van der Meer
GP NetherlandsGrand Prix van Nederland27.8.1978
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: 11th
Grid: 20th (1:20.020)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 23/01/2015Photo by courtesy of: Harry Maurer
GP Italy49° Gran Premio d' Italia10.9.1978
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not qualify
Grid: 25th (1:41.063)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 22/03/2014Photo by courtesy of: Luciano Passoni
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States1.10.1978
2525 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 23rd (1:43.028)
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 11/03/2005Photo by courtesy of: Wayne Ellwood
GP United StatesToyota Grand Prix of the United States1.10.1978
25T25T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R1 - Team RebaqueLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team Rebaque (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hector Rebaque (MEX)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: brown (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 19/12/2015Photo by courtesy of: Art
GP Great BritainMarlboro British Grand Prix14.7.1979
31T31T - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R4 - Rebaque F1 TeamLotus 78 #78/R4 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Rebaque F1 Team (MEX)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2010Photo by courtesy of: R. J. Colmar and Rupert Lowes
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