1977 Japan Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Fuji circuit. Full information

1977 Japan Grand Prix poster

1977 Japan Grand Prix poster

1977 Japan Grand Prix

1977 Japan Grand Prix is 297th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Fuji circuit. Mario Andretti won the pole position, James Hunt won this race. This was his 10th victory. Carlos Reutemann and Patrick Depailler also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 73 laps (318 km).

Previous race: 1977 Canada Grand Prix
Next race: 1978 Argentina Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1977 Japan Grand Prix

24th victory for the McLaren team
10th victory for the James Hunt
22nd podium for the James Hunt
18th podium for the Carlos Reutemann
12th podium for the Patrick Depailler

1977 Japan Grand Prix

1977 Japan Grand Prix

McLaren M26 - 1977 Japan Grand Prix winner

McLaren M26 - 1977 Japan Grand Prix winner

1977 Japan Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 James Hunt 9.00  1h 31m 51.68s  ( 207.840 km/h ) 73 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 Carlos Reutemann 6.00  1h 32m 54.13s  ( +1m 02.45s ) 73 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Patrick Depailler 4.00  1h 32m 58.07s  ( +1m 06.39s ) 73 Elf Team Tyrrell
4 Alan Jones 3.00  1h 32m 58.29s  ( +1m 06.61s ) 73 Shadow Racing Team
5 Jacques Laffite 2.00  Out of fuel 72 Ligier Gitanes
6 Riccardo Patrese 1.00   72 Shadow Racing Team
7 Hans Joachim Stuck 0   72 Martini Racing
8 Vittorio Brambilla 0   71 Beta Team Surtees
9 Kunimitsu Takahashi 0   71 Meritsu Racing Team
10 Jody Scheckter 0   71 Walter Wolf Racing
11 Kazuyoshi Hoshino 0   71 Heros Racing Corporation
12 Alex Ribeiro 0   69 Hollywood March Racing
ab Gunnar Nilsson 0  Gearbox 63 John Player Team Lotus
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Engine 43 Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
ab John Watson 0  Gearbox 29 Martini Racing
ab Jochen Mass 0  Engine 28 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Patrick Tambay 0  Engine 14 Theodore Racing Hong Kong
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Collision 5 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Gilles Villeneuve 0  Collision 5 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Valve 3 Ligier Gitanes
ab Noritake Takahara 0  Collision 1 Kojima Engineering
ab Mario Andretti 0  Accident 1 John Player Team Lotus
ab Hans Binder 0  Collision 1 Durex Team Surtees
f Ian Scheckter 0  Not present   Team Rothmans Internationnal

List of all cars for the 1977 Japan Grand Prix on the Fuji circuit

Ligier JS7

Matra MS76 V12 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Kojima KE009

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 78

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45B

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

March 761B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M26

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 771

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 007

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0