October 1, 1978 Watkins Glen | Lap distance 5.435 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 59 1:40'48.800   2 1'39.179 7 1'41.426  
2 6 27 Alan Jones (AUS) Williams FW06 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59 1:41'08.539 +19.739 3 1'39.742 3 1'41.293  
3 4 20 Jody Scheckter (RSA) Wolf WR5 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59 1:41'34.501 +45.701 11 1'40.762 5 1'41.412  
4 3 15 Jean-Pierre Jabouille (FRA) Renault RS01 Renault EF1 Michelin 59 1:42'13.807 +1'25.007 9 1'40.136 6 1'41.421  
5 2 14 Emerson Fittipaldi (BRA) Fittipaldi F5A Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59 1:42'16.889 +1'28.089 13 1'41.007 9 1'41.703  
6 1 8 Patrick Tambay (FRA) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 59 1:42'39.010 +1'50.210 18 1'41.974 10 1'41.870  
7   7 James Hunt (GBR) McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 6 1'39.991 8 1'41.477  
8   22 Derek Daly (IRL) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 19 1'42.179 12 1'42.303  
9   18 René Arnoux (FRA) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 21 1'42.541 11 1'42.294  
10   3 Didier Pironi (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 16 1'41.815 14 1'42.686  
11   26 Jacques Laffite (FRA) Ligier JS9 Matra MS78 Goodyear 58   +1 lap 10 1'40.228 2 1'41.047  
12   21 Bobby Rahal (USA) Wolf WR5 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 20 1'42.429 21 1'43.983  
13   23 Brett Lunger (USA) Ensign N177 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 58   +1 lap 24 1'43.067 20 1'43.944  
14   17 Clay Regazzoni (SUI) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 56   +3 laps 17 1'41.855 16 1'42.739  
15   55 Jean-Pierre Jarier (FRA) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 55   +4 laps 8 1'40.034 1 1'39.557 (55)
16   36 Rolf Stommelen (GER) Arrows A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 54   +5 laps 22 1'42.741 24 1'45.309  
Retirement
gearbox 37 Arturo Merzario (ITA) Merzario A1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 46     26 1'44.286 23 1'45.206  
oil leak 9 Michael Bleekemolen (NED) ATS HS1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 43     25 1'43.572 22 1'45.097  
engine 1 Niki Lauda (AUT) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 28     5 1'39.892 13 1'42.460  
engine 5 Mario Andretti (USA) Team Lotus 79 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 27     1 1'38.114 18 1'43.006  
engine 2 John Watson (GBR) Brabham BT46 Alfa Romeo 115-12 Goodyear 25     7 1'40.000 15 1'42.736  
wheel 4 Patrick Depailler (FRA) Tyrrell 008 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 23     12 1'40.828 17 1'42.911  
engine 12 Gilles Villeneuve (CAN) Ferrari 312T3 Ferrari 312B Michelin 22     4 1'39.820 4 1'41.404  
transmission 10 Keke Rosberg (FIN) ATS D1 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 21     15 1'41.773 19 1'43.629  
fuel system 16 Hans-Joachim Stuck (GER) Shadow DN9 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 1 2'27.746   14 1'41.681 25 2'27.746 (1)
clutch 25 Hector Rebaque (MEX) Team Lotus 78 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear 0     23 1'43.028      
Not qualified
--   19 Beppe Gabbiani (ITA) Surtees TS20 Ford Cosworth DFV Goodyear         1'45.155