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1977 Swedish GP
1976 French GP

1977 French GP

1977 British GP
1978 French GP
 LXIII  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 3 July 1977
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitDijon
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race10 of 18
Championship race289
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3800 m
Race Distance3800 × 80 = 304.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherHot, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers22
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Patrick Tambay (Driver),    Dijon (3800 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 35 - 25th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 5 - 25th Win (Car Number)
Alex Ribeiro - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Arturo Merzario - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
David Purley - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Duckhams - 100th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Ferrari - 750th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Hesketh - 75th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ligier Gitanes - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ligier - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Marlboro Team McLaren - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Valvoline - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place QualificationsMarch (23),
2. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonMarch (14)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (232),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (364),
3. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (39),
4. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (45),
5. Most Race EntriesLotus (756),
6. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (59),
7. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (35)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 33 
up
2 Mario Andretti 32 
up
3 Jody Scheckter 32 
down
4 Carlos Reutemann 28 
down
5 Gunnar Nilsson 16 
up
6 Jochen Mass 14 
down
7 James Hunt 13 
up
8 Patrick Depailler 10 
down
9 Jacques Laffite 9 
down
10 John Watson 9 
up
11 Emerson Fittipaldi 8 
down
12 Carlos Pace 6 
down
13 Ronnie Peterson 4 
down
14 Vittorio Brambilla 3 
down
15 Alan Jones 3 
same
16 Hans-Joachim Stuck 2 
same
17 Clay Regazzoni 1 
same
 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1 
same
 Renzo Zorzi 1 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 50 
same
2 Lotus / Ford 43 
same
3 Wolf / Ford 32 
same
4 McLaren / Ford 25 
same
5 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 17 
up
6 Tyrrell / Ford 14 
down
7 Ligier / Matra 9 
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 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team Lotus
DriverMario AndrettiMario AndrettiMario Andretti
CarLotus 78Lotus 78Lotus 78
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:39'40.131'12.211'13.75
Speed183.006 km/h189.447 km/h185.492 km/h


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