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. 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
Race Start: 16th July 1977

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 #1 - 1977 Britain Grand Prix winner

1977 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 James Hunt McLaren M26, #1 9.00  1h 31m 46.06s  ( 209.807 km/h ) 68 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 Niki Lauda Ferrari 312T2, #11 6.00  1h 32m 04.37s  ( +18.31s ) 68 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 78, #6 4.00  1h 32m 05.63s  ( +19.57s ) 68 John Player Team Lotus
4 Jochen Mass McLaren M26, #2 3.00  1h 32m 33.82s  ( +47.76s ) 68 Marlboro Team McLaren
5 Hans-Joachim Stuck Brabham BT45B, #8 2.00  1h 32m 57.79s  ( +1m 11.73s ) 68 Martini Racing
6 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS7, #26 1.00   67 Ligier Gitanes
7 Alan Jones Shadow DN8, #17 0   67 Shadow Racing Team
8 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS19, #19 0   67 Beta Team Surtees
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier Penske PC4, #34 0   67 ATS Racing Team
10 Patrick Neve March 761, #27 0   66 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
11 Gilles Villeneuve McLaren M23, #40 0   66 Marlboro Team McLaren
12 Vern Schuppan Surtees TS19, #18 0   66 Team Surtees
13 Brett Lunger McLaren M23, #30 0   64 Chesterfield Racing
14 Mario Andretti Lotus 78, #5 0  Engine 62 John Player Team Lotus
15 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T2, #12 0   62 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab John Watson Brabham BT45B, #7 0  Fuel injection 60 Martini Racing
ab Jody Scheckter Wolf WR1, #20 0  Engine 59 Walter Wolf Racing
ab Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5, #28 0  Engine 42 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
ab Arturo Merzario March 761B, #37 0  Transmission 28 Team Merzario
ab Riccardo Patrese Shadow DN8, #16 0  Fuel pressure 20 Shadow Racing Team
ab Patrick Depailler Tyrrell P34, #4 0  Accident 16 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 0  Turbo 16 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Ian Scheckter March 761B, #10 0  Accident 6 Team Rothmans Internationnal
ab Patrick Tambay Ensign N177, #23 0  Ignition 3 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
ab Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34, #3 0  Engine 3 Elf Team Tyrrell
npq Tony Trimmer Surtees TS19, #44 0     Melchester Racing
f Derek Bell Penske PC3, #43 0  Non-corresponding car   Hexagone of Highgate
npq Brian Mcguire McGuire BM1, #45 0     Privé
f Bernard De Dryver March 761, #46 0  Not present   British Formula 1 Racing Team
f Hector Rebaque Hesketh 308E, #39 0  Not present   Hesketh Racing
nq Brian Henton March 761, #38 0     British Formula 1 Racing Team
nq Emilio De Villota McLaren M23, #36 0     Iberia Airlines
npq Guy Edwards BRM P207, #35 0     Rotary Watches Stanley BRM
npq Andy Sutcliffe March 761, #33 0     RAM Racing
npq Mikko Kozarowitsky March 761, #32 0     RAM Racing/F&S Properties
npq David Purley LEC CRP1, #31 0  Accident   LEC Refrigeration Racing
f Harald Ertl Hesketh 308E, #25 0  Not present   Penthouse Rizla Racing
ab Rupert Keegan Hesketh 308E, #24 0  Spin 0 Penthouse Rizla Racing
nq Clay Regazzoni Ensign N177, #22 0     Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
nq Alex Ribeiro March 761B, #9 0     Hollywood March Racing

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

Position Name Car Result Team
1 James Hunt McLaren M26, #1 1'18''490 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 John Watson Brabham BT45B, #7 1'18''770 Martini Racing
3 Niki Lauda Ferrari 312T2, #11 1'18''840 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Jody Scheckter Wolf WR1, #20 1'18''850 Walter Wolf Racing
5 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 78, #6 1'18''950 John Player Team Lotus
6 Mario Andretti Lotus 78, #5 1'19''110 John Player Team Lotus
7 Hans-Joachim Stuck Brabham BT45B, #8 1'19''160 Martini Racing
8 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees TS19, #19 1'19''200 Beta Team Surtees
9 Gilles Villeneuve McLaren M23, #40 1'19''320 Marlboro Team McLaren
10 Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell P34, #3 1'19''420 Elf Team Tyrrell
11 Jochen Mass McLaren M26, #2 1'19''550 Marlboro Team McLaren
12 Alan Jones Shadow DN8, #17 1'19''600 Shadow Racing Team
13 Rupert Keegan Hesketh 308E, #24 1'19''640 Penthouse Rizla Racing
14 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 312T2, #12 1'19''640 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
15 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS7, #26 1'19''750 Ligier Gitanes
16 Patrick Tambay Ensign N177, #23 1'19''810 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
17 Arturo Merzario March 761B, #37 1'19''880 Team Merzario
18 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell P34, #4 1'19''900 Elf Team Tyrrell
19 Brett Lunger McLaren M23, #30 1'20''060 Chesterfield Racing
20 Jean-Pierre Jarier Penske PC4, #34 1'20''100 ATS Racing Team
21 Jean-Pierre Jabouille Renault RS01, #15 1'20''110 Equipe Renault Elf
22 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar F5, #28 1'20''200 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
23 Vern Schuppan Surtees TS19, #18 1'20''240 Team Surtees
24 Ian Scheckter March 761B, #10 1'20''310 Team Rothmans Internationnal
25 Riccardo Patrese Shadow DN8, #16 1'20''350 Shadow Racing Team
26 Patrick Neve March 761, #27 1'20''360 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
27 Alex Ribeiro March 761B, #9 1'20''460 Hollywood March Racing
28 Clay Regazzoni Ensign N177, #22 1'20''790 Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
29 Brian Henton March 761, #38 1'20''790 British Formula 1 Racing Team
30 Emilio De Villota McLaren M23, #36 1'21''530 Iberia Airlines
31 David Purley LEC CRP1, #31 1'20''630 LEC Refrigeration Racing
32 Andy Sutcliffe March 761, #33 1'21''930 RAM Racing
33 Guy Edwards BRM P207, #35 1'22''620 Rotary Watches Stanley BRM
34 Tony Trimmer Surtees TS19, #44 1'22''800 Melchester Racing
35 Brian Mcguire McGuire BM1, #45 1'23''760 Privé
36 Mikko Kozarowitsky March 761, #32 1'31''079 RAM Racing/F&S Properties
0 Hector Rebaque Hesketh 308E, #39 0 Hesketh Racing
0 Harald Ertl Hesketh 308E, #25 0 Penthouse Rizla Racing
0 Derek Bell Penske PC3, #43 0 Hexagone of Highgate
0 Bernard De Dryver March 761, #46 0 British Formula 1 Racing Team

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

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McGuire BM1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

LEC CRP1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar F5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45B

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Wolf WR1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P207

BRM P202 V12 3.0

March 761B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS7

Matra MS76 V12 3.0

Hesketh 308E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 78

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0