July 2, 1978 Circuit Paul Ricard | Lap distance 5.810 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 54 1:38'51.92   2 1'44.46 3 1'48.79  
2 6 6 Ronnie Peterson (SWE) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:38'54.85 +2.93 5 1'44.98 4 1'48.94  
3 4 7 James Hunt (GBR) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:39'11.72 +19.80 4 1'44.92 2 1'48.77  
4 3 2 John Watson (GBR) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 54 1:39'28.80 +36.88 1 1'44.41 9 1'49.85  
5 2 27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:39'33.73 +41.81 14 1'46.40 6 1'49.76  
6 1 20 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Wolf WR5 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:39'46.45 +54.53 7 1'45.20 10 1'49.98  
7   26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS9 Matra MS78 Goodyear 54 1:39'46.66 +54.74 10 1'45.68 11 1'50.04  
8   35 Riccardo Patrese (ITA) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:40'16.80 +1'24.88 12 1'46.32 13 1'50.40  
9   8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:40'18.98 +1'27.06 6 1'45.07 7 1'49.78  
10   3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54 1:40'21.90 +1'29.98 16 1'47.12 15 1'50.71  
11   16 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 53   +1 lap 20 1'48.89 17 1'51.33  
12   12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 53   +1 lap 9 1'45.55 5 1'49.75  
13   9 Jochen Mass (GER) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 53   +1 lap 25 1'49.90 18 1'51.44  
14   31 René Arnoux (FRA) Martini MK23 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 53   +1 lap 18 1'48.68 20 1'51.92  
15   36 Rolf Stommelen (GER) Arrows FA1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 53   +1 lap 21 1'49.14 21 1'52.01  
16   10 Keke Rosberg (FIN) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 52   +2 laps 26 1'50.09 24 1'52.90  
17   19 Vittorio Brambilla (ITA) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 52   +2 laps 19 1'48.68 22 1'52.12  
18   11 Carlos Reutemann (ARG) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 49   +5 laps 8 1'45.35 1 1'48.56 (48)
Retirement
engine 30 Brett Lunger (USA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 45     24 1'49.55 16 1'51.29  
suspension 14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 43     15 1'46.70 12 1'50.17  
engine 18 Rupert Keegan (GBR) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 40     23 1'49.54 19 1'51.87  
engine 33 Bruno Giacomelli (ITA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 28     22 1'49.53 23 1'52.13  
engine 1 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 10     3 1'44.71 7 1'49.78  
engine 4 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 10     13 1'46.37 14 1'50.64  
electrical 17 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 4     17 1'48.55 25 2'29.31  
engine 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin 1     11 1'45.73      
Not qualified
--   37 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'50.11      
--   22 Derek Daly (IRL) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'50.19      
--   25 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'50.40