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 1:52'01.301   1 1'20.636 2 1'22.323  
2 6 5 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:52'12.362 +11.061 4 1'21.188 8 1'22.835  
3 4 4 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:52'30.252 +28.951 12 1'22.414 10 1'22.871  
4 3 6 Ronnie Peterson (SWE) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 80 1:52'46.904 +45.603 6 1'21.474 5 1'22.626  
5 2 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS7/9 Matra MS78 Goodyear 80 1:53'24.185 +1'22.884 14 1'22.630 3 1'22.569  
6 1 35 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 1:52'21.327 +1 lap 9 1'22.006 6 1'22.655  
7   27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 1:53'02.221 +1 lap 8 1'21.935 1 1'22.215 (27)
8   14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 1:53'06.821 +1 lap 15 1'22.790 9 1'22.868  
9   36 Rolf Stommelen (GER) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 1:53'08.585 +1 lap 18 1'23.291 13 1'23.330  
10   17 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 79 1:53'10.681 +1 lap 20 1'23.454 15 1'23.641  
11   10 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 75 1:52'50.193 +5 laps 19 1'23.419 19 1'24.703  
12   8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 74   +6 laps 11 1'22.234 11 1'22.915  
Retirement
accident 20 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Wolf WR1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59     10 1'22.163 12 1'23.070  
transmission 19 Vittorio Brambilla (ITA) Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 50     17 1'23.212 18 1'24.242  
turbo 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin 43     13 1'22.491 16 1'23.732  
accident 12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 38     2 1'20.836 4 1'22.575  
ignition 1 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 27     3 1'20.937 7 1'22.727  
gearbox 3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 25     22 1'23.792 21 1'25.232  
gearbox 37 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 17     21 1'23.589 22 1'26.756  
brakes 9 Jochen Mass (GER) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 11     16 1'23.106 20 1'24.734  
gearbox 2 John Watson (GBR) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 9     5 1'21.244 14 1'23.454  
accident 7 James Hunt (GBR) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 5     7 1'21.738 17 1'24.203  
Not started
--   18 Rupert Keegan (GBR) Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'23.677      
--   16 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'23.733      
Not qualified
--   30 Brett Lunger (USA) McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'23.795      
--   22 Lamberto Leoni (ITA) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'24.008      
Not pre-qualified
--   32 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Theodore TR1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'25.785      
--   25 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'26.128      
--   39 Danny Ongais (USA) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'26.150      
--   24 Derek Daly (IRL) Hesketh 308E Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'26.635