April 2, 1978 Long Beach Street Circuit | Lap distance 3.251 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 11 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 80 2:52'01.301   1 1:01'20.636 2 1:01'22.323  
2 6 5 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 2:52'12.362 +1:00'11.061 4 1:01'21.188 8 1:01'22.835  
3 4 4 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 2:52'30.252 +1:00'28.951 12 1:01'22.414 10 1:01'22.871  
4 3 6 Ronnie Peterson (SWE) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 2:52'46.904 +1:00'45.603 6 1:01'21.474 5 1:01'22.626  
5 2 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS7/9 Matra MS78 Goodyear 80 2:53'24.185 +1:01'22.884 14 1:01'22.630 3 1:01'22.569  
6 1 35 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 2:52'21.327 +1 lap 9 1:01'22.006 6 1:01'22.655  
7   27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 2:53'02.221 +1 lap 8 1:01'21.935 1 1:01'22.215 (27)
8   14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 2:53'06.821 +1 lap 15 1:01'22.790 9 1:01'22.868  
9   36 Rolf Stommelen (GER) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 2:53'08.585 +1 lap 18 1:01'23.291 13 1:01'23.330  
10   17 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 2:53'10.681 +1 lap 20 1:01'23.454 15 1:01'23.641  
11   10 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 75 2:52'50.193 +5 laps 19 1:01'23.419 19 1:01'24.703  
12   8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 74   +6 laps 11 1:01'22.234 11 1:01'22.915  
Retirement
accident 20 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Wolf WR1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59     10 1:01'22.163 12 1:01'23.070  
transmission 19 Vittorio Brambilla (ITA) Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 50     17 1:01'23.212 18 1:01'24.242  
turbo 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin 43     13 1:01'22.491 16 1:01'23.732  
accident 12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 38     2 1:01'20.836 4 1:01'22.575  
ignition 1 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 27     3 1:01'20.937 7 1:01'22.727  
gearbox 3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 25     22 1:01'23.792 21 1:01'25.232  
gearbox 37 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 17     21 1:01'23.589 22 1:01'26.756  
brakes 9 Jochen Mass (GER) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 11     16 1:01'23.106 20 1:01'24.734  
gearbox 2 John Watson (GBR) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 9     5 1:01'21.244 14 1:01'23.454  
accident 7 James Hunt (GBR) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 5     7 1:01'21.738 17 1:01'24.203  
Not started
--   18 Rupert Keegan (GBR) Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'23.677      
--   16 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'23.733      
Not qualified
--   30 Brett Lunger (USA) McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'23.795      
--   22 Lamberto Leoni (ITA) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'24.008      
Not pre-qualified
--   32 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Theodore TR1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'25.785      
--   25 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'26.128      
--   39 Danny Ongais (USA) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'26.150      
--   24 Derek Daly (IRL) Hesketh 308E Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1:01'26.635