1977 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1977 Britain Grand Prix poster

1977 Britain Grand Prix poster

1977 Britain Grand Prix

1977 Britain Grand Prix is 290th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. James Hunt won the pole position and this race. This was his 8th victory. Niki Lauda and Gunnar Nilsson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 68 laps (321 km).

Previous race: 1977 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1977 Germany Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1977 Britain Grand Prix

22nd victory for the McLaren team
8th victory for the James Hunt
20th podium for the James Hunt
28th podium for the Niki Lauda
4th podium for the Gunnar Nilsson

James Hunt - Winner of the 1977 Britain Grand Prix

James Hunt - Winner of the 1977 Britain Grand Prix

1977 Britain Grand Prix

1977 Britain Grand Prix

McLaren M26 - 1977 Britain Grand Prix winner

McLaren M26 - 1977 Britain Grand Prix winner

1977 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 James Hunt 9.00  1h 31m 46.06s  ( 209.807 km/h ) 68 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 Niki Lauda 6.00  1h 32m 04.37s  ( +18.31s ) 68 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Gunnar Nilsson 4.00  1h 32m 05.63s  ( +19.57s ) 68 John Player Team Lotus
4 Jochen Mass 3.00  1h 32m 33.82s  ( +47.76s ) 68 Marlboro Team McLaren
5 Hans Joachim Stuck 2.00  1h 32m 57.79s  ( +1m 11.73s ) 68 Martini Racing
6 Jacques Laffite 1.00   67 Ligier Gitanes
7 Alan Jones 0   67 Shadow Racing Team
8 Vittorio Brambilla 0   67 Beta Team Surtees
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   67 ATS Racing Team
10 Patrick Neve 0   66 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
11 Gilles Villeneuve 0   66 Marlboro Team McLaren
12 Vern Schuppan 0   66 Team Surtees
13 Brett Lunger 0   64 Chesterfield Racing
14 Mario Andretti 0  Engine 62 John Player Team Lotus
15 Carlos Reutemann 0   62 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab John Watson 0  Fuel injection 60 Martini Racing
ab Jody Scheckter 0  Engine 59 Walter Wolf Racing
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Engine 42 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
ab Arturo Merzario 0  Transmission 28 Team Merzario
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Fuel pressure 20 Shadow Racing Team
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Turbo 16 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Patrick Depailler 0  Accident 16 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Ian Scheckter 0  Accident 6 Team Rothmans Internationnal
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Ignition 3 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Engine 3 Elf Team Tyrrell
nq Alex Ribeiro 0     Hollywood March Racing
nq Clay Regazzoni 0     Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
ab Rupert Keegan 0  Spin 0 Penthouse Rizla Racing
f Harald Ertl 0  Not present   Penthouse Rizla Racing
npq David Purley 0  Accident   LEC Refrigeration Racing
npq Mikko Kozarowitsky 0     RAM Racing/F&S Properties
npq Andy Sutcliffe 0     RAM Racing
npq Guy Edwards 0     Rotary Watches Stanley BRM
nq Emilio De Villota 0     Iberia Airlines
nq Brian Henton 0     British Formula 1 Racing Team
f Hector Rebaque 0  Not present   Hesketh Racing
f Derek Bell 0  Non-corresponding car   Hexagone of Highgate
npq Tony Trimmer 0     Melchester Racing
npq Brian Mcguire 0     Privé
f Bernard De Dryver 0  Not present   British Formula 1 Racing Team

Qualifying Results for the 1977 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 James Hunt 1'18''490 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 John Watson 1'18''770 Martini Racing
3 Niki Lauda 1'18''840 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Jody Scheckter 1'18''850 Walter Wolf Racing
5 Gunnar Nilsson 1'18''950 John Player Team Lotus
6 Mario Andretti 1'19''110 John Player Team Lotus
7 Hans Joachim Stuck 1'19''160 Martini Racing
8 Vittorio Brambilla 1'19''200 Beta Team Surtees
9 Gilles Villeneuve 1'19''320 Marlboro Team McLaren
10 Ronnie Peterson 1'19''420 Elf Team Tyrrell
11 Jochen Mass 1'19''550 Marlboro Team McLaren
12 Alan Jones 1'19''600 Shadow Racing Team
13 Rupert Keegan 1'19''640 Penthouse Rizla Racing
14 Carlos Reutemann 1'19''640 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
15 Jacques Laffite 1'19''750 Ligier Gitanes
16 Patrick Tambay 1'19''810 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
17 Arturo Merzario 1'19''880 Team Merzario
18 Patrick Depailler 1'19''900 Elf Team Tyrrell
19 Brett Lunger 1'20''060 Chesterfield Racing
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'20''100 ATS Racing Team
21 Jean-Pierre Jabouille 1'20''110 Equipe Renault Elf
22 Emerson Fittipaldi 1'20''200 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
23 Vern Schuppan 1'20''240 Team Surtees
24 Ian Scheckter 1'20''310 Team Rothmans Internationnal
25 Riccardo Patrese 1'20''350 Shadow Racing Team
26 Patrick Neve 1'20''360 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
27 Alex Ribeiro 1'20''460 Hollywood March Racing
28 Clay Regazzoni 1'20''790 Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
29 Brian Henton 1'20''790 British Formula 1 Racing Team
30 Emilio De Villota 1'21''530 Iberia Airlines
31 David Purley 1'20''630 LEC Refrigeration Racing
32 Andy Sutcliffe 1'21''930 RAM Racing
33 Guy Edwards 1'22''620 Rotary Watches Stanley BRM
34 Tony Trimmer 1'22''800 Melchester Racing
35 Brian Mcguire 1'23''760 Privé
36 Mikko Kozarowitsky 1'31''079 RAM Racing/F&S Properties
0 Harald Ertl 0 Penthouse Rizla Racing
0 Hector Rebaque 0 Hesketh Racing
0 Derek Bell 0 Hexagone of Highgate
0 Bernard De Dryver 0 British Formula 1 Racing Team

List of all cars for the 1977 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Brabham BT45B

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

March 761B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS7

Matra MS76 V12 3.0

Shadow DN8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 78

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P207

BRM P202 V12 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

LEC CRP1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Copersucar F5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Hesketh 308E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

McGuire BM1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0