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1977 Italian GP
1976 United States GP

1977 United States GP

1977 Canadian GP
1978 United States GP
 XX  Toyota United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 2 October 1977
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race16 of 18
Championship race295
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCold, Rain
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers26
Finishers19
Championship Debutants
Danny Ongais (Driver),    Interscope Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 14 - 250th Race Entry (Car Number)
Ford - 2500th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Ian Ashley - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Williams Grand Prix Engineering - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 18th Place FinishesPatrick Nève (2),
2. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a SeasonVittorio Brambilla (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (242),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (331),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (374),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (61),
5. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (47),
6. Most 12th Place FinishesBrabham (20),
7. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioWolf (26.67%),
8. Most Race EntriesLotus (768),
9. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (61),
10. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (45),
11. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (39),
12. Most 21st Place QualificationsMarch (21),
13. Most 23rd Place QualificationsMarch (17),
14. Most 24th Place QualificationsMarch (22)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 72 
same
2 Mario Andretti 47 
up
3 Jody Scheckter 46 
down
4 Carlos Reutemann 36 
same
5 James Hunt 31 
same
6 Jochen Mass 21 
same
7 Gunnar Nilsson 20 
same
8 Jacques Laffite 16 
same
9 Alan Jones 16 
same
10 Hans-Joachim Stuck 12 
same
11 Emerson Fittipaldi 11 
same
12 Patrick Depailler 10 
same
13 John Watson 9 
same
14 Ronnie Peterson 7 
same
15 Carlos Pace 6 
same
16 Vittorio Brambilla 5 
same
17 Clay Regazzoni 5 
same
18 Patrick Tambay 3 
same
19 Renzo Zorzi 1 
same
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 89 
same
2 Lotus / Ford 62 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 47 
up
4 Wolf / Ford 46 
down
5 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 27 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 17 
same
7 Shadow / Ford 17 
same
8 Ligier / Matra 16 
same
9 Fittipaldi / Ford 11 
same
10 Ensign / Ford 8 
same
11 Surtees / Ford 5 
same
12 Penske / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 3
EntrantMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLarenElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJames HuntJames HuntRonnie Peterson
CarMcLaren M26McLaren M26Tyrrell P34
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:58'23.2671'40.8631'51.854
Speed162.516 km/h193.986 km/h174.924 km/h


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