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1978 European Formula Two Championship

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1978 European Formula Two season
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The 1978 European Formula Two season was contested over 12 rounds. Italian driver Bruno Giacomelli, driving the works March car, won the season in dominant fashion.[1]

Contents

CalendarEdit

Race No Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Thruxton 27 March 55 3.792=208.560 km 1'06:13.77 188.943 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
2   Hockenheim 9 April 20+20 6.789=271.56 km 1'20:22.0 202.741 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
  Marc Surer
  Bruno Giacomelli
3   Nürburgring 7 May 9 22.835=205,515 km 1'06:34.2 185.232 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Keke Rosberg   Alex Ribeiro
4   Pau 15 May 73 2.76=201.48 km 1'33:11.73 129.714 km/h   Brian Henton   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
5   Mugello 28 May 42 5.245=220.290 km 1'15:39.7 174.691 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Eddie Cheever   Derek Daly
6   Vallelunga 4 June 65 3.2=208.0 km 1'17:12.2 161.651 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli   Derek Daly
7   Rouen 18 June 38 5.543=210.634 km 1'08:43.2 183.906 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Ingo Hoffmann   Bruno Giacomelli
8   Donington Park 25 June 40+40 3.149=251.92 km 1'29:51.43 168.214 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Brian Henton   Keke Rosberg
9   Nogaro 9 July 65 3.12=202.80 km 1'19:12.23 153.629 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
10   Pergusa-Enna 23 July 1979 41 4.95=202.95 km 1'04:05.6 189.989 km/h   Derek Daly   Derek Daly   Bruno Giacomelli
11   Misano 6 August 60 3.488=209.28 km 1'13:45.09 170.258 km/h   Brian Henton   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
12   Hockenheim 24 September 20+20 6.789=271.56 km 1'20:20.02 202.824 km/h   Marc Surer   Derek Daly   Bruno Giacomelli

Note:

Race 2, 8 and 12 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Final point standingsEdit

DriversEdit

For every race points were awarded: 9 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded.

Three scores were dropped.[2] Dropped scores are shown in parentheses.

Place Name Team Chassis Engine THR
 
HOC
 
NÜR
 
PAU
 
MUG
 
VLL
 
ROU
 
DON
 
NOG
 
EMM
 
MIS
 
HOC
 
Points
1   Bruno Giacomelli March Racing March BMW 9 9 - 9 (4) 6 9 - 9 9 9 9 78 (82)
2   Marc Surer March Racing March BMW 6 6 (3) 4 6 - 4 4 6 - 6 6 48 (51)
3   Derek Daly Chevron Racing Chevron Hart 1 - - - 9 9 - - 4 4 - - 27
4   Eddie Cheever Project Four Racing March BMW 3 - 4 2 1 - 6 - - 6 2 - 24
5   Keke Rosberg Opert Racing Chevron Hart - 1 6 - - - - 9 - - - - 16
6   Piero Necchi Astra Racing March BMW - - - 3 - 4 - 6 - - - - 13
  Ingo Hoffmann Project Four Racing March BMW - 4 1 - 3 - - 3 2 - - - 13
8   Alex Ribeiro Alex Ribeiro [3] March BMW - 2 9 - - - - - - - - - 11
  Alberto Colombo San Remo Racing March BMW - 3 - - 2 - 3 - 3 - - - 11
  Manfred Winkelhock March Racing March BMW 2 - - - - 3 - 2 - - - 4 11
11   Ricardo Zunino March Racing March BMW - - - - - 1 2 - - 2 1 2 8
  Eje Elgh Opert Racing Chevron Hart - - - 6 - - 1 - - - - 1 8
13   Rad Dougall Toleman Motorsport March BMW 4 - - - - - - 1 - - - - 5
14   Elio de Angelis Chevron Racing Chevron Hart - - - - - - - - - - 4 - 4
  Geoff Lees Team Kallay Chevron Hart - - - - - - - 1 - - 3 - 4
16   Piercarlo Ghinzani Team Euroracing March BMW - - - - - - - - - 3 - - 3
  Brian Henton Brian Henton [3] March Hart - - 2 - - - - - - 1 - - 3
  Stephen South Raven Racing March Hart - - - - - - - - - - - 3 3
19   Giuseppe Gabbiani Trivellato Racing Chevron Ferrari - - - - - 2 - - - - - - 2
20   Roberto Marazzi Team Benelli March BMW - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1

Note:

Only drivers who were not graded were able to score points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1978 European F2 Championship". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ FIA Year Book of Automobile Sport 1979. Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. gold p. 11. ISBN 0-85059-320-4.
  3. ^ a b II Gran Premio dell'Adriatico 1978, www.formula2.net Retrieved 8 February 2017