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1977 Race of Champions
1977 South African GP
1976 US West GP

1977 US West GP

1977 Spanish GP
1978 US West GP
 III  Grand Prix of Long Beach


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

Details
DateSunday 3 April 1977
Start time14:00
EventUS West GP
CircuitLong Beach
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race5 of 18
Championship race284
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3251 m
Race Distance3251 × 80 = 260.080 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsATS Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 34 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Agip - 20th Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Jochen Mass - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
John Watson - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Ligier Gitanes - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ligier - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Niki Lauda - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Niki Lauda - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Surtees - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Valvoline - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Valvoline - 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioWolf (25.00%)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (225),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (357),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (236),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (92),
5. Most 8th Place FinishesLotus (35),
6. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (80),
7. Most Race EntriesLotus (746),
8. Most PolesFerrari (84),
9. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (71),
10. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (53),
11. Most 17th Place QualificationsBrabham (31),
12. Most 21st Place QualificationsMarch (17),
13. Most 22nd Place QualificationsMarch (18)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 19 
up
 Jody Scheckter 19 
same
3 Carlos Reutemann 13 
down
4 Mario Andretti 11 
up
5 James Hunt 9 
down
6 Emerson Fittipaldi 8 
same
7 Patrick Depailler 7 
same
8 Carlos Pace 6 
down
9 Gunnar Nilsson 2 
up
 Jochen Mass 2 
down
11 Clay Regazzoni 1 
up
 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1 
up
 Renzo Zorzi 1 
same
 John Watson 1 
same
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
same
2 Wolf / Ford 19 
same
3 Lotus / Ford 13 
up
4 McLaren / Ford 9 
down
5 Fittipaldi / Ford 8 
same
6 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 7 
down
7 Tyrrell / Ford 7 
down
8 Shadow / Ford 1 
same
 Ensign / Ford 1 
same
 Penske / Ford 1 
up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 11Car 11
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverMario AndrettiNiki LaudaNiki Lauda
CarLotus 78Ferrari 312T2Ferrari 312T2
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:51'35.4701'21.6301'22.753
Speed139.839 km/h143.374 km/h141.428 km/h


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