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1978 Formula Atlantic season
Previous: 1977 Next: 1979

The 1978 Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series season was contested over 7 rounds. In this one-make engine formula all drivers had to utilize Ford engines.

CalendarEdit

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Race Lap
1 Long Beach California April 6, 1978 50 3.250786=162.5393 km 1'14:18.682 131.236 km/h Howdy Holmes Bobby Rahal ?
2 Westwood Template:CAN April 23, 1978 56 2.89674=162.21744 km 1'08:47.021 141.502 km/h Keke Rosberg Jeff Wood ?
3 Québec City Template:CAN June 11, 1978 80 2.0293273=162.346184 km  ?  ? km/h Keke Rosberg Bobby Rahal ?
4 Lime Rock Connecticut July 4, 1978 65 2.462229=160.044885 km 0'54:55.024 174.858 km/h Bobby Rahal Howdy Holmes ?
5 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin July 23, 1978 25 6.4372=160.93 km 0'56:05.360 172.150 km/h Howdy Holmes Bobby Rahal ?
6 Hamilton Template:CAN August 7, 1978 39 2.09209=81.59151 km 0'47:24.585 103.259 km/h Keke Rosberg Bill Brack ?
Trois-Rivières Template:CAN September 3, 1978 did not count for the championship
7 Montréal Template:CAN September 24, 1978 35 4.409482=154.33187 km 1'02:08.582 149.010 km/h Jeff Wood Price Cobb ?

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

For every race the points were awarded: 30 points to the winner, 24 for runner up, 19 for third place, 15 for fourth place, 12 for fifth place, 10 for sixth place, 9 seventh place, winding down to 1 point for 15th place. No additional points were awarded. All results count.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points USAflagsmall !! 25px-Canadaflag !! 25px-Canadaflag !! USAflagsmall !! USAflagsmall !! 25px-Canadaflag !! 25px-Canadaflag
1 Howdy Holmes Template:USA Shierson Racing March 131 30 9 19 24 30 - 19
2 Keke Rosberg Template:FIN Opert Racing Chevron 114 - 30 30 15 9 30 -
3 Price Cobb Template:USA Ecurie Canada March 103 - 19 24 12 - 24 24
4 Jeff Wood Template:USA Great Plains Racing March 88 15 24 - 19 - - 30
5 Bobby Rahal Template:USA Pierre's Motors Racing Ralt 68 - - - 30 19 19 -
6 Tom Gloy Template:USA Lane Sports March 60 24 6 - 10 12 -
Shea Racing Chevron 8
7 Bertil Roos Template:SWE AME Racing March 57 7 7 9 9 10 - 15
8 Bill Brack Template:USA Shierson Racing March 52 10 - 10 8 24 - -
Danny Sullivan Template:USA ? March 52 - 10 - - 15 15 12
10 Kevin Cogan Template:USA Cogan Racing Ralt 49 19 15 15 - - - -
11 Chip Mead Template:USA Pierre's Motors Racing Ralt 45 - 12 12 4 7 10 -
12 Bobby Brown Template:USA ? March 28 - - 7 6 8 - 7
13 Chris Gleason Template:USA Gleason Racing March 23 6 5 2 - 4 - 6
John Mortensen Template:USA Shierson Racing March 23 - - 6 3 - 9 5
15 Bob Earl Template:USA Tourte Racing Chevron 19 12 - - - - 7 -
16 Mike Rocke Template:USA ? March 18 9 - 5 - - 4 -
Robert Nelkin Template:USA Nelkin Racing March 18 - - 8 - 6 - 4
18 Rick Bell Template:USA ? Ralt 16 - - 4 2 3 6 1
19 Divina Galica Template:GBR Opert Racing Chevron 15 3 - - - - 12 -
20 Skeeter McKitterick Template:USA ? March 14 4 - - - - -
AME Racing March 10
Ken Duclos Template:USA ? Ralt 14 - - - 5 - - 9
Rick Koehler Template:USA ? Excalibur (March) 14 - 3 - - - 8 3
23 Dan Marvin Template:USA Norman Racing March 10 2 8 - - - - -
24 Carl Liebich Template:USA Liebrau Racing Lola 9 8 - - 1 - - -
25 James Crawley Template:USA Opert Racing Chevron 7 - - - 7 - - -
26 Bruce Jensen Template:CAN ? Ralt 6 - - 1 - 5 - -
Gilles Léger Template:CAN ? Ralt 6 - - 3 - - 3 -
28 Terry Vidger Template:USA ? March 5 5 - - - - - -
Jean-Pierre Alamy Template:CAN ? March 5 - - - - - 5 -
30 Ken Briggs Template:USA ? March 4 - 4 - - - - -
31 Rick Shea Template:CAN Shea Racing Chevron 2 - 2 - - - - -
Peter Robinson Template:USA ? Chevron 2 - - - - 2 - -
Jeff Smith Template:CAN Starr Racing Chevron 2 - - - - - 2 -
Jon Norman Template:USA Norman Racing March 2 - 1 - - - 1 -
Giovanni Distasio Template:USA ? March 2 - - - - - - 2
36 Willy T. Ribbs Template:USA ? March 1 1 - - - - - -
John Bauer Template:USA ? March 1 - - - - 1 - -

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