1977 USA West Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1977 USA West Grand Prix poster

1977 USA West Grand Prix poster

1977 USA West Grand Prix

1977 USA West Grand Prix is 284th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Niki Lauda won the pole position, Mario Andretti won this race. This was his 3rd victory. Niki Lauda and Jody Scheckter also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 80 laps (260 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1977 South Africa Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1977 Spain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1977 USA West Grand Prix

59th victory for the Lotus team
3rd victory for the Mario Andretti
6th podium for the Mario Andretti
25th podium for the Niki Lauda
17th podium for the Jody Scheckter

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1977 USA West Grand Prix

Mario Andretti - Winner of the 1977 USA West Grand Prix

1977 USA West Grand Prix

1977 USA West Grand Prix

Lotus 78 - 1977 USA West Grand Prix winner

Lotus 78 - 1977 USA West Grand Prix winner

1977 USA West Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Mario Andretti 9.00  1h 51m 35.470s  ( 139.839 km/h ) 80 John Player Team Lotus
2 Niki Lauda 6.00  1h 51m 36.243s  ( +00.773s ) 80 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jody Scheckter 4.00  1h 51m 40.327s  ( +04.857s ) 80 Walter Wolf Racing
4 Patrick Depailler 3.00  1h 52m 49.957s  ( +1m 14.487s ) 80 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 Emerson Fittipaldi 2.00  1h 52m 56.378s  ( +1m 20.908s ) 80 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
6 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1.00   79 ATS Racing Team
7 James Hunt 0   79 Marlboro Team McLaren
8 Gunnar Nilsson 0   79 John Player Team Lotus
9 Jacques Laffite 0  Electrics 78 Ligier Gitanes
10 Brian Henton 0   77 Team Rothmans Internationnal
11 Hans Binder 0   77 Durex Team Surtees
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Fuel line 62 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Gearbox 57 Team Tissot Ensign with Castrol
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Brakes 53 Martini Racing
ab Alan Jones 0  Gearbox 40 Shadow Racing Team
ab Jochen Mass 0  Vibration 39 Marlboro Team McLaren
dsq John Watson 0  Push start 33 Martini Racing
ab Renzo Zorzi 0  Gearbox 27 Shadow Racing Team
ab Alex Ribeiro 0  Gearbox 15 Hollywood March Racing
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Collision 5 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Brett Lunger 0  Collision 4 Chesterfield Racing
f Larry Perkins 0  Car unavailable   Stanley BRM
ab Vittorio Brambilla 0  Accident 0 Beta Team Surtees
f Rupert Keegan 0  Not present   Penthouse Rizla Racing

List of all cars for the 1977 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

March 761B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45B

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Ensign N177

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar FD04

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS7

Matra MS73 V12 3.0

Shadow DN8

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Wolf WR1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P207

BRM P202 V12 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 78

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Hesketh 308E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0