1978 European Formula Two Championship
|1978 European Formula Two season|
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.
|Race No||Track||Country||Date||Laps||Distance||Time||Speed||Winner||Pole Position||Fastest Lap|
|1||Thruxton||United Kingdom||27 March 1978||55||3.792=208.560 km||1'06:13.77||188.943 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli|
|2||Hockenheim||West Germany||9 April 1978||20+20||6.789=271.56 km||1'20:22.0||202.741 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli
|3||Nürburgring||West Germany||7 May 1978||9||22.835=205,515 km||1'06:34.2||185.232 km/h||Alex Ribeiro||Bruno Giacomelli||Keke Rosberg|
|4||Pau||France||15 May 1978||73||2.76=201.48 km||1'33:11.73||129.714 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Brian Henton||Bruno Giacomelli|
|5||Mugello||Italy||28 May 1978||42||5.245=220.290 km||1'15:39.7||174.691 km/h||Derek Daly||Bruno Giacomelli||Eddie Cheever|
|6||Vallelunga||Italy||4 June 1978||65||3.2=208.0 km||1'17:12.2||161.651 km/h||Derek Daly||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli|
|7||Rouen||France||18 June 1978||38||5.543=210.634 km||1'08:43.2||183.906 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli||Ingo Hoffmann|
|8||Donington Park||United Kingdom||25 June 1978||40+40||3.149=251.92 km||1'29:51.43||168.214 km/h||Keke Rosberg||Bruno Giacomelli||Brian Henton|
|9||Nogaro||France||9 July 1978||65||3.12=202.80 km||1'19:12.23||153.629 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli||Bruno Giacomelli|
|10||Pergusa-Enna||Italy||23 July 1979||41||4.95=202.95 km||1'04:05.6||189.989 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Derek Daly||Derek Daly|
|11||Misano||Italy||6 August 1978||60||3.488=209.28 km||1'13:45.09||170.258 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Brian Henton||Bruno Giacomelli|
|12||Hockenheim||West Germany||24 September 1978||20+20||6.789=271.56 km||1'20:20.02||202.824 km/h||Bruno Giacomelli||Marc Surer||Derek Daly|
Race 2, 8 and 12 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.
Final point standings
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. Dropped scores are shown in parentheses.
Only drivers who were not graded were able to score points.
- FIA Year Book of Automobile Sport 1979. Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. gold p. 11. ISBN 0-85059-320-4.
- II Gran Premio dell'Adriatico 1978, www.formula2.net Retrieved 8 February 2017