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  • Italian Grand Prix
  • First corner carnage claims Peterson's life
  • September 10, 1978: What should have been a triumphant weekend at Monza for Lotus as Mario Andretti was crowned world champion, proved a tragic one as it was completely overshadowed by the death of his team-mate Ronnie Peterson

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Andretti all but secures title with sixth win
  • August 27, 1978: Mario Andretti overcame near exhaustion to win the Dutch Grand Prix, his sixth win of the campaign and a result which meant the drivers' title was almost certainly his

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