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1977 Japanese Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 17 of 17
Sunday, October 23, 1977 at Fuji International Speedway, Shizuoka, Japan
73 laps on a 4.359 kilometer road course (318.2 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:31:51.68
Average Speed: 207.863 kph
Pole Time: 72.23 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 62.45 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1977 Formula One results   /   1977 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret 15   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV1crash0
ret2118   Hans Binder Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV1crash0
8 919   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+2 laps0
3154   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+66.390
111152   Kazuyoshi Hoshino Heros Racing CorporationKojima KE009 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+2 laps0
1 21   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV731:31:51.6873
ret1727   Jean-Pierre Jarier Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 / Matra MS763engine0
41217   Alan Jones Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+66.610
ret 526   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 / Matra MS7672out of fuel0
ret 82   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV28engine0
ret146   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV63gearbox0
61316   Riccardo Patrese Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV72+1 lap0
ret183   Ronnie Peterson Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV5crash0
ret1022   Clay Regazzoni Team Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine0
2 712   Carlos Reutemann Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01573+62.450
12239   Alex Ribeiro Hollywood March RacingMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV69+4 laps0
10 620   Jody Scheckter Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+2 laps0
7 48   Hans-Joachim Stuck Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1272+1 lap0
92250   Kunimitsu Takahashi Meiritsu Racing TeamTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV71+2 laps0
ret1951   Noritake Takahara Kojima EngineeringKojima KE009 / Ford Cosworth DFV1crash0
ret1623   Patrick Tambay Theodore Racing Hong KongEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV14engine0
ret2021   Gilles Villeneuve Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 0155crash0
ret 37   John Watson Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1229gearbox0

Fastest Lap: 211.203 kph by Jody Scheckter

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  James Hunt17373

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 72    
2   Jody Scheckter 55   -17  
3   Mario Andretti 47   -25  
4   Carlos Reutemann 42   -30  
5   James Hunt 40   -32  
6   Jochen Mass 25   -47  
7   Alan Jones 22   -50  
8   Gunnar Nilsson 20   -52  
9   Patrick DePailler 20   -52  
10   Jacques Laffite 18   -54  
11   Hans-Joachim Stuck 12   -60  
12   Emerson Fittipaldi 11   -61  
13   John Watson 9   -63  
14   Ronnie Peterson 7   -65  
15   Vittorio Brambilla 6   -66  
16   Carlos Pace 6   -66  
17   Patrick Tambay 5   -67  
18   Clay Regazzoni 5   -67  
19   Jean-Pierre Jarier 1   -71  
20   Riccardo Patrese 1   -71