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1978 Grand Prix of France qualifying results


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Formula One race number 9 of 16
Sunday, July 2, 1978 at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
54 laps on a 5.810 kilometer road course (313.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:38:51.92
Average Speed: 190.431 kph
Pole Time: 104.41 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2.93 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1978 Formula One results   /   1978 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrTime (seconds)Speed (km/hr)
1   John Watson2104.410   200.326  
2   Mario Andretti5104.460   200.230  
3   Niki Lauda1104.710   199.752  
4   James Hunt7104.920   199.352  
5   Ronnie Peterson6104.980   199.238  
6   Patrick Tambay8105.070   199.067  
7   Jody Scheckter20105.200   198.821  
8   Carlos Reutemann11105.350   198.538  
9   Gilles Villeneuve12105.550   198.162  
10   Jacques Laffite26105.680   197.918  
11   Jean-Pierre Jabouille15105.730   197.825  
12   Riccardo Patrese35106.320   196.727  
13   Patrick DePailler4106.370   196.634  
14   Alan Jones27106.400   196.579  
15   Emerson Fittipaldi14106.700   196.026  
16   Didier Pironi3107.120   195.258  
17   Clay Regazzoni17108.550   192.685  
18   Rene Arnoux31108.680   192.455  
19   Vittorio Brambilla19108.680   192.455  
20   Hans-Joachim Stuck16108.890   192.084  
21   Rolf Stommelen36109.140   191.644  
22   Bruno Giacomelli33109.530   190.961  
23   Rupert Keegan18109.540   190.944  
24   Brett Lunger30109.550   190.927  
25   Jochen Mass9109.900   190.318  
26   Keke Rosberg10110.090   189.990  
27   Arturo Merzario37110.110   189.955  
28   Derek Daly22110.190   189.818  
29   Hector Rebaque25110.400   189.457  

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Arturo Merzario (#37), Derek Daly (#22), Hector Rebaque (#25)