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1977 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 3 of 17
Saturday, March 5, 1977 at Kyalami Circuit, Kyalami, South Africa
78 laps on a 4.104 kilometer road course (320.112 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:42:21.6
Average speed: 187.657 kph
Pole time: 75.96 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 5.2 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1977 Formula One results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 311   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 015781:42:21.6729
2 520   Jody Scheckter Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+5.206
3 44   Patrick Depailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+5.704
4 11   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+9.563
5122   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+19.902
6117   John Watson Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1278+20.201
71419   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+23.600
8 812   Carlos Reutemann Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01578+26.700
91622   Clay Regazzoni Team Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+46.200
10 928   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi FD04 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+71.700
111918   Hans Binder Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
12106   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
13 28   Carlos Pace Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1276+2 laps00
142330   Brett Lunger Chesterfield RacingMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps00
152214   Larry Perkins Rotary Watches / Stanley BRMBRM P201B/204 / BRM P20073+5 laps00
ret179   Alex Ribeiro Hollywood March RacingMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV66engine00
ret1810   Hans-Joachim Stuck Team Rothmans InternationalMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV55engine00
ret 65   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV43crash00
ret2133   Boy Hayje RAM Racing / F&S PropertiesMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV33gearbox00
ret1226   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 / Matra MS7622crash00
ret1516   Tom Pryce Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV22crash00
ret2017   Renzo Zorzi Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV21fuel leak00
ret 73   Ronnie Peterson Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV5fuel system00

Fastest Lap: 190.318 kph by John Watson

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  James Hunt166
  Niki Lauda77872

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jody Scheckter 15    
2   Niki Lauda 13   -2  
2   Carlos Reutemann 13   -2  
4   James Hunt 9   -6  
5   Carlos Pace 6   -9  
5   Emerson Fittipaldi 6   -9  
7   Patrick Depailler 4   -11  
8   Jochen Mass 2   -13  
8   Mario Andretti 2   -13  
8   Gunnar Nilsson 2   -13  
11   Clay Regazzoni 1   -14  
11   Renzo Zorzi 1   -14  
11   John Watson 1   -14