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1977 United States Grand Prix - East


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Formula One race number 15 of 17
Sunday, October 2, 1977 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
59 laps on a 5.435 kilometer road course (320.665 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:58:23.27
Average speed: 162.516 kph
Pole time: 100.863 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 2.026 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1977 Formula One results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 11   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV591:58:23.267459
2 45   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+2.02606
3 920   Jody Scheckter Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+78.87904
4 711   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01559+100.61503
51922   Clay Regazzoni Team Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+108.13802
6 612   Carlos Reutemann Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01558+1 lap01
71026   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 / Matra MS7658+1 lap00
82024   Rupert Keegan Penthouse Rizla RacingHesketh 308E / Ford Cosworth DFV58+1 lap00
91616   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV58+1 lap00
101730   Brett Lunger Chesterfield RacingMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps00
112518   Hans Binder Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps00
12 37   John Watson Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1257+2 laps00
131828   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi F5 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps00
14 84   Patrick Depailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV56+3 laps00
15239   Alex Ribeiro Hollywood March RacingMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV56+3 laps00
16 53   Ronnie Peterson Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV56+3 laps00
172225   Ian Ashley Hesketh RacingHesketh 308E / Ford Cosworth DFV55+4 laps00
182427   Patrick Neve Williams Grand Prix EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV55+4 laps00
191119   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+5 laps00
ret1415   Jean-Pierre Jabouille Equipe Renault ElfRenault RS01 / Renault-Gordini EF130alternator00
ret126   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV17crash00
ret 28   Hans-Joachim Stuck Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1214crash140
ret2110   Ian Scheckter Team Rothmans InternationalMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV10crash00
ret152   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV8fuel pump00
ret2614   Danny Ongais Interscope RacingPenske PC4 / Ford Cosworth DFV6crash00
ret1317   Alan Jones Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV3crash00

Fastest Lap: 174.924 kph by Ronnie Peterson

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Patrick Tambay23Theodore Racing Hong Kong

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Hans-Joachim Stuck11414
  James Hunt155945

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 72    
2   Mario Andretti 47   -25  
3   Jody Scheckter 46   -26  
4   Carlos Reutemann 36   -36  
5   James Hunt 31   -41  
6   Jochen Mass 21   -51  
7   Gunnar Nilsson 20   -52  
8   Jacques Laffite 16   -56  
8   Alan Jones 16   -56  
10   Hans-Joachim Stuck 12   -60  
11   Emerson Fittipaldi 11   -61  
12   Patrick Depailler 10   -62  
13   John Watson 9   -63  
14   Ronnie Peterson 7   -65  
15   Carlos Pace 6   -66  
16   Clay Regazzoni 5   -67  
16   Vittorio Brambilla 5   -67  
18   Patrick Tambay 3   -69  
19   Renzo Zorzi 1   -71  
19   Jean-Pierre Jarier 1   -71