• US Grand Prix
  • Villeneuve outlines future title credentials
  • October 7, 1979: Gilles Villeneuve recorded his third win of the season in the USA Grand Prix at a wet Watkins Glen. The title had already gone to his Ferrari team-mate Jody Scheckter but Villeneuve was determined to prove he was a championship contender

  • British Grand Prix
  • Reutemann wins to reignite title race
  • July 16, 1978: Ferrari's Carlos Reutemann injected some much-needed competition into the season with victory at the British Grand Prix, beating Niki Lauda after an action-packed race at Brands Hatch

  • French Grand Prix
  • Andretti opens up commanding lead
  • July 2, 1978: Normal service was resumed at the Paul Ricard circuit as Mario Andretti secured his third win in four starts in the French Grand Prix in front of a record 100,000 spectators

  • Swedish Grand Prix
  • Lauda wins amidst fan car storm
  • June 17, 1978: Niki Lauda secured his first win for Brabham, his new team, at the Swedish Grand Prix but it was a victory surrounded by controversy as it came in one of Formula One's most innovative and short-lived creations - the fan car

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Andretti leads home another Lotus one-two
  • June 4, 1978: Mario Andretti won the Spanish Grand Prix with team-mate Ronnie Peterson second as Lotus triumphed at Jarama, their second 1-2 in succession

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Andretti wins as the 79 is unleashed
  • May 21, 1978: The much-discussed Lotus 79 was finally unleashed at Zolder and it made a winning start as Mario Andretti took his second win of the season at the Belgian Grand Prix to regain his lead in the drivers' championship

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Depailler finally wins to take championship lead
  • May 7, 1978: Patrick Depailler scored his first grand prix win in style by winning the blue-ribbon race at Monaco after finishing second almost a dozen times in his previous 68 attempts

  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Reutemann capitalises on Villeneuve error
  • April 2, 1978: Carlos Reutemann moved joint top of the drivers' championship with his second win of the season at the USA Grand Prix West at Long Beach, leading home his closest rival Mario Andretti by a little over 11 seconds

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Peterson snatches win from Depailler
  • March 4, 1978: Ronnie Peterson gave Lotus its second win in three races with victory at the South African Grand Prix, a race in which the lead changed a number of times

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • Scheckter wins courtesy of Wolf's reliability
  • January 9, 1977: Jody Scheckter, who had left Tyrrell in the close season, won the Argentine Grand Prix on his debut for Wolf as James Hunt and Niki Lauda, the leading drivers in 1976, both failed to make a mark

  • German Grand Prix
  • Hunt's win forgotten as Lauda's life hangs in the balance
  • August 1, 1976: James Hunt won the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring but no-one remembers that. Instead, the abiding memory of the race is a burning Ferrari with an unconscious Niki Lauda trapped within

  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Regazzoni dominates Ferrari one-two
  • March 28, 1976: Ferrari dominated the new Long Beach Grand Prix, although it was Clay Regazzoni who led home team-mate Niki Lauda

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Two from two as Lauda holds on
  • March 6, 1976: Niki Lauda's second win of the season laid down a marker for the year, and his victory at the South African Grand Prix came in the old 1975 Ferrari

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Lauda's defence off to flying start
  • January 25, 1976: World champion Niki Lauda in a Ferrari dominated the season-opening Brazilian Grand Prix, leading home Patrick Depailler's Tyrrell by 21 seconds

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Lauda wins as Regazzoni is criticised
  • October 5, 1975: With both drivers' and constructors' titles resolved at Monza, there was little to play for at Watkins Glen, but Niki Lauda showed why he was the new champion by winning the US Grand Prix

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Third enough for Lauda's first title
  • August 17, 1975: Niki Lauda secured his first world title by taking third place at the Italian Grand Prix, and the partisan Monza crowd was made even happier when Lauda's Ferrari team-mate Clay Regazzoni won the race

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