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1977 French GP
1976 British GP

1977 British GP

1977 German GP
1978 British GP
 XXX  John Player British Grand Prix
 XXXIV  Grand Prix d'Europe



Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 17 July 1977
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race11 of 18
Championship race290
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4719 m
Race Distance4719 × 68 = 320.892 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries36
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Andy Sutcliffe (Driver),
Brian McGuire (Driver),
Gilles Villeneuve (Driver),
McGuire (Car Manufacturer),
Renault (Car Manufacturer),
Renault (Engine Manufacturer),
Michelin (Tyre Manufacturer),
   McGuire BM1 (Car Model),
Renault RS01 (Car Model),
Brian McGuire (Entrant),
Equipe Renault Elf (Entrant),
Melchester Racing (Entrant),
Theodore Racing Hong Kong (Entrant)
MilestonesBeta Team Surtees - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Gunnar Nilsson - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Hollywood March Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
LEC Refrigeration Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Rothmans International - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Wolf - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 14th Place FinishesLotus (8),
2. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonAlex Ribeiro (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (233),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (365),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (242),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (96),
5. Most 4th Fastest LapsJody Scheckter (8),
6. Most 7th Fastest LapsLotus (18),
7. Most Race EntriesLotus (758),
8. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (72),
9. Most 24th Place QualificationsMarch (18),
10. Most 26th Place QualificationsMarch (9),
11. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonMarch (16)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 39 
same
2 Mario Andretti 32 
same
3 Jody Scheckter 32 
same
4 Carlos Reutemann 28 
same
5 James Hunt 22 
up
6 Gunnar Nilsson 20 
down
7 Jochen Mass 17 
down
8 Jacques Laffite 10 
up
9 Patrick Depailler 10 
down
10 John Watson 9 
same
11 Emerson Fittipaldi 8 
same
12 Carlos Pace 6 
same
13 Ronnie Peterson 4 
same
14 Hans-Joachim Stuck 4 
up
15 Vittorio Brambilla 3 
down
16 Alan Jones 3 
down
17 Clay Regazzoni 1 
same
 Renzo Zorzi 1 
same
19 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 56 
same
2 Lotus / Ford 47 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 34 
up
4 Wolf / Ford 32 
down
5 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 19 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 14 
same
7 Ligier / Matra 10 
same
8 Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
same
9 Shadow / Ford 4 
same
10 Surtees / Ford 3 
same
11 Penske / Ford 1 
same
 Ensign / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 1
EntrantMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLaren
DriverJames HuntJames HuntJames Hunt
CarMcLaren M26McLaren M26McLaren M26
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:31'46.061'18.491'19.60
Speed209.807 km/h216.440 km/h213.422 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led