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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 Finishes Patrick Nève (2),
2. Most 11th Place Qualifications in a Season Vittorio Brambilla (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (242),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (374),
3. Most RetirementsLotus (331),
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 
2  Mario Andretti 47 
up
3  Jody Scheckter 46 
down
4  Carlos Reutemann 36 
5  James Hunt 31 
6  Jochen Mass 21 
7  Gunnar Nilsson 20 
8  Jacques Laffite 16 
9  Alan Jones 16 
10  Hans-Joachim Stuck 12 
11  Emerson Fittipaldi 11 
12  Patrick Depailler 10 
13  John Watson 9 
14  Ronnie Peterson 7 
15  Carlos Pace 6 
16  Vittorio Brambilla 5 
17  Clay Regazzoni 5 
18  Patrick Tambay 3 
19  Jean-Pierre Jarier 1 
  Renzo Zorzi 1 
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 89 
2 Lotus / Ford 62 
3 McLaren / Ford 47 
up
4 Wolf / Ford 46 
down
5 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 27 
6 Tyrrell / Ford 17 
7 Shadow / Ford 17 
8 Ligier / Matra 16 
9 Fittipaldi / Ford 11 
10 Ensign / Ford 8 
11 Surtees / Ford 5 
12 Penske / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 3
EntrantMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLarenElf Team Tyrrell
Driver James Hunt James Hunt Ronnie 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