1977 USA East Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1977 USA East Grand Prix poster

1977 USA East Grand Prix poster

1977 USA East Grand Prix

1977 USA East Grand Prix is 295th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. James Hunt won the pole position and this race. This was his 9th victory. Mario Andretti and Jody Scheckter also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 59 laps (321 km).

Previous race: 1977 Italy Grand Prix
Next race: 1977 Canada Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1977 USA East Grand Prix

23rd victory for the McLaren team
9th victory for the James Hunt
21st podium for the James Hunt
10th podium for the Mario Andretti
22nd podium for the Jody Scheckter

1977 USA East Grand Prix

1977 USA East Grand Prix

McLaren M26 - 1977 USA East Grand Prix winner

McLaren M26 - 1977 USA East Grand Prix winner

1977 USA East Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 James Hunt 9.00  1h 58m 23.267s  ( 162.516 km/h ) 59 Marlboro Team McLaren
2 Mario Andretti 6.00  1h 58m 25.293s  ( +02.026s ) 59 John Player Team Lotus
3 Jody Scheckter 4.00  1h 59m 42.146s  ( +1m 18.879s ) 59 Walter Wolf Racing
4 Niki Lauda 3.00  2h 00m 03.882s  ( +1m 40.615s ) 59 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Clay Regazzoni 2.00  2h 00m 11.405s  ( +1m 48.138s ) 59 Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
6 Carlos Reutemann 1.00   58 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Jacques Laffite 0   58 Ligier Gitanes
8 Rupert Keegan 0   58 Penthouse Rizla Racing
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   58 Shadow Racing Team
10 Brett Lunger 0   57 Chesterfield Racing
11 Hans Binder 0   57 Durex Team Surtees
12 John Watson 0   57 Martini Racing
13 Emerson Fittipaldi 0   57 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
14 Patrick Depailler 0   56 Elf Team Tyrrell
15 Alex Ribeiro 0   56 Hollywood March Racing
16 Ronnie Peterson 0   56 Elf Team Tyrrell
17 Ian Ashley 0   55 Hesketh Racing
18 Patrick Neve 0   55 Williams Grand Prix Engineering
19 Vittorio Brambilla 0   54 Beta Team Surtees
ab Jean-Pierre Jabouille 0  Alternator 30 Equipe Renault Elf
ab Gunnar Nilsson 0  Collision 17 John Player Team Lotus
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Accident 14 Martini Racing
ab Ian Scheckter 0  Accident 10 Team Rothmans Internationnal
ab Jochen Mass 0  Fuel pump 8 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Danny Ongais 0  Spin 6 Interscope Racing
ab Alan Jones 0  Spin 3 Shadow Racing Team
nq Patrick Tambay 0     Theodore Racing Hong Kong

List of all cars for the 1977 USA East Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Copersucar F5

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 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 PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45B

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 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

Renault RS01

Renault EF1 V6 t 1.5

Wolf WR2

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

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

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 771

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0