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1977 Formula One season

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The 1977 Formula One season crowned as champion Niki Lauda.

Drivers and constructorsEdit

The following drivers and constructors contested the World Championship of Drivers and the International Cup for Formula 1 Constructors:

Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Tyres No Driver Rounds
  Marlboro Team McLaren McLaren-Ford M23
M26
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 1   James Hunt All
2   Jochen Mass All
14   Bruno Giacomelli 14
40   Gilles Villeneuve 10
  Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell-Ford P34 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 3   Ronnie Peterson All
4   Patrick Depailler All
  John Player Team Lotus Lotus-Ford 78 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 5   Mario Andretti All
6   Gunnar Nilsson All
  Martini Racing Brabham-Alfa Romeo BT45
BT45B
Alfa Romeo 115-12 3.0 F12 G 7   John Watson All
8   Carlos Pace 1–3
  Hans-Joachim Stuck 4–17
21   Giorgio Francia 14
  Hollywood March Racing March-Ford 761B
771
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 9   Alex Ribeiro All
  Team Rothmans International 10   Ian Scheckter 1–2, 5–16
  Hans-Joachim Stuck 3
  Brian Henton 4
  Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312T2 Ferrari 015 3.0 F12 G 11   Niki Lauda 1–15
  Gilles Villeneuve 17
12   Carlos Reutemann All
21   Gilles Villeneuve 16
  Rotary Watches Stanley BRM BRM P207
P201B
BRM P202 3.0 V12
BRM P200 3.0 V12
G 14   Larry Perkins 2–3
35   Conny Andersson 5, 7–9
  Guy Edwards 10
  Stanley BRM 40   Teddy Pilette 11
29 13–14
  Interscope Racing Penske-Ford PC4 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 14   Danny Ongais 15–16
  Équipe Renault Elf Renault RS01 Renault-Gordini EF1 1.5 V6t M 15   Jean-Pierre Jabouille 10, 13–16
  Shadow Racing Team Shadow-Ford DN5B
DN8
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 16   Tom Pryce 1–3
  Renzo Zorzi 4–5
  Riccardo Patrese 6–7, 9–11, 13–14, 16–17
  Jackie Oliver 8
  Arturo Merzario 12
  Jean-Pierre Jarier 15
17   Renzo Zorzi 1–3
  Alan Jones 4–17
  Durex Team Surtees Surtees-Ford TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 18   Hans Binder 1–6, 15–17
  Team Surtees   Larry Perkins 7–9
  Patrick Tambay 9
  Vern Schuppan 10–13
  Lamberto Leoni 14
  Beta Team Surtees 19   Vittorio Brambilla All
  Walter Wolf Racing Wolf-Ford WR1
WR2
WR3
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 20   Jody Scheckter All
  Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol Ensign-Ford N177 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 22   Clay Regazzoni All
  Jacky Ickx 6
  Theodore Racing Hong Kong Ensign-Ford N177 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 23   Patrick Tambay 10–17
  Penthouse Rizla Racing Hesketh-Ford 308E Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 24   Rupert Keegan 5–16
  Hesketh Racing 25   Harald Ertl 5–9
  Héctor Rebaque 11–13
  Ian Ashley 14–16
39   Héctor Rebaque 7–9
  Ian Ashley 12–13
  Ligier Gitanes Ligier-Matra JS7 Matra MS76 3.0 V12 G 26   Jacques Laffite All
27   Jean-Pierre Jarier 17
  Williams Grand Prix Engineering March-Ford 761 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 27   Patrick Nève 5, 7–16
  Copersucar-Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford FD04
F5
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 28   Emerson Fittipaldi 1–16
29   Ingo Hoffmann 1–2
  Chesterfield Racing March-Ford 761 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 30   Brett Lunger 3–5
McLaren-Ford M23 7–16
  LEC Refrigeration Racing LEC-Ford CRP1 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 31   David Purley 5, 7–10
  RAM Racing/F&S Properties March-Ford 761 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 32   Mikko Kozarowitsky 8, 10
  Michael Bleekemolen 13
33   Boy Hayje 3, 5–8, 13
  RAM Racing   Andy Sutcliffe 10
  ATS Racing Team Penske-Ford PC4 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 33   Hans Binder 12, 14
34   Jean-Pierre Jarier 4–14
35   Hans Binder 13
  Hans Heyer 11
  Iberia Airlines McLaren-Ford M23 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 36   Emilio de Villota 5, 7–8, 10–12, 14
  Team Merzario March-Ford 761B Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 37   Arturo Merzario 5–7, 9–11, 13
  British Formula One Team March-Ford 761
761B
Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 38   Bernard de Dryver 7
  Brian Henton 5, 10, 12
  HB Bewaking Alarmsystemen Boro-Ford 001 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 38   Brian Henton 13–14
  Jolly Club of Switzerland Apollon-Ford Fly Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 41   Loris Kessel 14
  Melchester Racing Surtees-Ford TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 44   Tony Trimmer 10
  Brian McGuire McGuire-Ford BM1 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 G 45   Brian McGuire 10
  Meiritsu Racing Team Tyrrell-Ford 007 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 D 50   Kunimitsu Takahashi 17
  Kojima Engineering Kojima-Ford KE009 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 B 51   Noritake Takahara 17
  Heros Racing Corporation Kojima-Ford KE009 Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8 B 52   Kazuyoshi Hoshino 17

Season reviewEdit

1977 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos Driver ARG
 
BRA
 
RSA
 
USW
 
ESP
 
MON
 
BEL
 
SWE
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
NED
 
ITA
 
USA
 
CAN
 
JPN
 
Pts
1   Niki Lauda Ret 3 1 2 Ret 2 2 Ret 5 2 1 2 1 2 4 72
2   Jody Scheckter 1 Ret 2 3 3 1 Ret Ret Ret Ret 2 Ret 3 Ret 3 1 10 55
3   Mario Andretti 5 Ret Ret 1 1 5 Ret 6 1 14 Ret Ret Ret 1 2 9 Ret 47
4   Carlos Reutemann 3 1 8 Ret 2 3 Ret 3 6 15 4 4 6 Ret 6 Ret 2 42
5   James Hunt Ret 2 4 7 Ret Ret 7 12 3 1 Ret Ret Ret Ret 1 Ret 1 40
6   Jochen Mass Ret Ret 5 Ret 4 4 Ret 2 9 4 Ret 6 Ret 4 Ret 3 Ret 25
7   Alan Jones Ret Ret 6 5 17 Ret 7 Ret 1 Ret 3 Ret 4 4 22
8   Gunnar Nilsson 5 12 8 5 Ret 1 19 4 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 20
9   Patrick Depailler Ret Ret 3 4 Ret Ret 8 4 Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret 14 2 3 20
10   Jacques Laffite NC Ret Ret 9 7 7 Ret 1 8 6 Ret Ret 2 8 7 Ret 5 18
11   Hans Joachim Stuck Ret Ret 6 Ret 6 10 Ret 5 3 3 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12
12   Emerson Fittipaldi 4 4 10 5 14 Ret Ret 18 11 Ret DNQ 11 4 DNQ 13 Ret 11
13   John Watson Ret Ret 6 DSQ Ret Ret Ret 5 2 Ret Ret 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret Ret 9
14   Ronnie Peterson Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 3 Ret 12 Ret 9 5 Ret 6 16 Ret Ret 7
15   Carlos Pace 2 Ret 13 6
16   Vittorio Brambilla 7 Ret 7 Ret Ret 8 4 Ret 13 8 5 15 12 Ret 19 6 8 6
17   Clay Regazzoni 6 Ret 9 Ret Ret DNQ Ret 7 7 DNQ Ret Ret 5 5 Ret Ret 5
18   Patrick Tambay DNQ Ret 6 Ret 5 Ret DNQ 5 Ret 5
19   Jean-Pierre Jarier 6 DNQ 11 11 8 Ret 9 Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 Ret 1
20   Riccardo Patrese 9 Ret Ret Ret 10 13 Ret 10 6 1
21   Renzo Zorzi Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 1
22   Rupert Keegan Ret 12 Ret 13 10 Ret Ret 7 Ret 9 8 Ret 0
23   Patrick Nève 12 10 15 DNQ 10 DNQ 9 DNQ 7 18 Ret 0
24   Vern Schuppan 12 7 16 DNQ 0
25   Ingo Hoffmann Ret 7 0
26   Danny Ongais Ret 7 0
27   Alex Ribeiro Ret Ret Ret Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 8 DNQ 11 DNQ 15 8 12 0
28   Hans Binder Ret Ret 11 11 9 Ret 12 8 DNQ 11 Ret Ret 0
29   Brett Lunger 14 Ret 10 11 DNQ 13 Ret 10 9 Ret 10 11 0
30   Harald Ertl Ret DNQ 9 16 DNQ 0
31   Jackie Oliver 9 0
32   Kunimitsu Takahashi 9 0
33   Ian Scheckter Ret Ret 11 DNQ Ret Ret NC Ret Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret 0
34   Brian Henton 10 DNQ DNQ DNQ DSQ DNQ 0
35   Jacky Ickx 10 0
36   Gilles Villeneuve 11 12 Ret 0
37   Kazuyoshi Hoshino 11 0
38   Larry Perkins Ret 15 12 DNQ DNQ 0
39   David Purley DNQ 13 14 Ret DNPQ 0
40   Emilio de Villota 13 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 17 DNQ 0
41   Arturo Merzario Ret DNQ 14 Ret Ret DNQ Ret DNQ 0
42   Ian Ashley DNQ DNQ DNQ 17 DNS 0
  Jean-Pierre Jabouille Ret Ret Ret Ret DNQ 0
  Tom Pryce NC Ret Ret 0
  Boy Hayje Ret DNQ DNQ NC DNQ DNQ 0
  Hector Rebaque DNQ DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ 0
  Hans Heyer Ret 0
  Bruno Giacomelli Ret 0
  Noritake Takahara Ret 0
  Conny Andersson DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Teddy Pilette DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Mikko Kozarowitzky DNQ DNPQ 0
  Bernard de Dryver DNQ 0
  Michael Bleekemolen DNQ 0
  Lamberto Leoni DNQ 0
  Loris Kessel DNQ 0
  Giorgio Francia DNQ 0
  Tony Trimmer DNPQ 0
  Andy Sutcliffe DNPQ 0
  Guy Edwards DNPQ 0
  Brian McGuire DNPQ 0
Pos Driver ARG
 
BRA
 
RSA
 
USW
 
ESP
 
MON
 
BEL
 
SWE
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
AUT
 
NED
 
ITA
 
USA
 
CAN
 
JPN
 
Pts