1978 Formula 1 standings

Listed below are the final championship standings for the 1978 Formula 1 season. Mario Andretti was crowned Champion for Lotus with a total of 64 points and 6 race victories, with Ronnie Peterson claiming the runner-up spot as Carlos Reutemann, Niki Lauda and Patrick Depailler completed the top five.

Drivers' Championship

# Driver   Points
1.  Mario Andretti Lotus 64
2.  Ronnie Peterson Lotus 51
3.  Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 48
4.  Niki Lauda Brabham 44
5.  Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 34
6.  John Watson Brabham 25
7.  Jody Scheckter Wolf 24
8.  Jacques Laffite Ligier 19
9.  Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari 17
10.  Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 17
11.  Alan Jones Williams 11
12.  Ricardo Patrese Arrows 11
13.  James Hunt McLaren 8
14.  Patrick Tambay McLaren 8
15.  Didier Pironi Tyrrell 7
16.  Clay Regazzoni Shadow 4
17.  Jean Pierre Jabouille Renault 3
18.  Hans Joachim Stuck Shadow 2
19.  Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 1
20.  Derek Daly Ensign 1
21.  Hector Rebaque Lotus 1
22.  Brett Lunger Ensign 0
23.  Bruno Giacomelli McLaren 0
24.  Jochen Mass ATS 0
25.  Jean Pierre Jarier Lotus 0
26.  Rene Arnoux Surtees 0
27.  Rolf Stommelen Arrows 0
28.  Nelson Piquet Brabham 0
29.  Keke Rosberg ATS 0
30.  Rupert Keegan Surtees 0
31.  Jacky Ickx Ensign 0
32.  Bobby Rahal Wolf 0
33.  Eddie Cheever Hesketh 0
34.  Harald Ertl Ensign 0
35.  Arturo Merzario Merzario 0
36.  Michael Bleekemolen ATS 0
37.  Lamberto Leoni Ensign 0
38.  Danny Ongais Ensign 0

Constructors' Championship

# Team Points
1.  Lotus 116
2.  Brabham 69
3.  Ferrari 65
4.  Tyrrell 41
5.  Wolf 24
6.  Ligier 19
7.  Fittipaldi 17
8.  McLaren 16
9.  Williams 11
10.  Arrows 11
11.  Shadow 6
12.  Renault 3
13.  Surtees 1
14.  Hesketh 1
15.  ATS 0
16.  Ensign 0
17.  Merzario 0
18.  Theodore 0