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1978 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Date  January 29, 1978
Course length  5.031 km (3.126 mi)
Location  Jacarepagua, Brazil
Weather  Dry
1978 Brazilian Grand Prix
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  63 laps, 316.953 km (196.938 mi)

The 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 January 1978 at Jacarepagua. The race was won by Argentine driver Carlos Reutemann driving a Ferrari 312T2 in a flag-to-flag performance. The win also represented the first win for tyre manufacturer Michelin. Local driver Emerson Fittipaldi was second, scoring the first podium finish for the Fittipaldi Automotive with Austrian Brabham driver Niki Lauda finishing third. French driver Didier Pironi took his first points in Formula One, finishing sixth.


Lap leaders

  • Lap Leaders: Carlos Reutemann 63 laps (1-63).
  • Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1978 Brazilian Grand Prix Wikipedia

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