May 21, 1978 Circuit Zolder | Lap distance 4.262 km

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Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 9 5 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 70 1:39'52.02   1 1'20.90 3 1'23.45  
2 6 6 Ronnie Peterson (SWE) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 70 1:40'01.92 +9.90 7 1'22.62 1 1'23.13 (66)
3 4 11 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 70 1:40'16.36 +24.34 2 1'21.69 7 1'24.27  
4 3 12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 70 1:40'39.06 +47.04 4 1'21.77 4 1'23.73  
5 2 26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS7/9 Matra MS78 Goodyear 69   +1 lap 14 1'23.90 6 1'23.95  
6 1 3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 69   +1 lap 23 1'24.85 19 1'25.59  
7   30 Brett Lunger (USA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 69   +1 lap 24 1'24.99 17 1'25.34  
8   33 Bruno Giacomelli (ITA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 69   +1 lap 21 1'24.81 9 1'24.35  
9   31 René Arnoux (FRA) Martini MK23 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 68   +2 laps 19 1'24.28 20 1'26.13  
10   27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 68   +2 laps 11 1'23.71 10 1'24.46  
11   9 Jochen Mass (GER) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 68   +2 laps 16 1'24.14 21 1'26.30  
12   22 Jacky Ickx (BEL) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 64   +6 laps 22 1'24.82 15 1'25.18  
13   19 Vittorio Brambilla (ITA) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 63   +7 laps 12 1'23.78 2 1'23.38  
Not classified
--   15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin 56     10 1'23.58 11 1'24.68  
Retirement
spun off 16 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 56     20 1'24.47 8 1'24.29  
spun off 20 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Wolf WR5 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 53     5 1'22.12 5 1'23.92  
gearbox 4 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 51     13 1'23.82 16 1'25.24  
transmission 17 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 40     18 1'24.18 18 1'25.50  
suspension 35 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 31     8 1'23.25 13 1'25.05  
spun off 36 Rolf Stommelen (GER) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 26     17 1'24.14 12 1'25.01  
accident 2 John Watson (GBR) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 18     9 1'23.26 14 1'25.14  
accident 1 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 0     3 1'21.70      
accident 7 James Hunt (GBR) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 0     6 1'22.50      
accident 14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 0     15 1'24.11      
Not qualified
--   18 Rupert Keegan (GBR) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'25.40      
--   24 Derek Daly (IRL) Hesketh 308E Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'25.69      
--   32 Keke Rosberg (FIN) Theodore TR1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'25.87      
--   10 Alberto Colombo (ITA) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'26.01      
Not pre-qualified
--   25 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'25.10      
--   37 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'26.69