Formula 1 World Championship 1977 Round 17 Japan

The 1977 Japanese Grand Prix was Round 17 of the 1977 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Fuji Speedway, Japan on Sunday, 23 October 1977. Mario Andretti started on pole position in the Lotus Ford and James Hunt was the race winner in the McLaren Ford.

1977 Japanese Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPointsPoints
11James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear731:31:51.6801:31:51.680--29
212Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrariGoodyear73+1:02.4501:32:54.130+1:02.450+1:02.45076
34Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear73+1:06.3901:32:58.070+1:06.390+3.940154
417Alan JonesAustraliaShadow FordGoodyear73+1:06.6101:32:58.290+1:06.610+0.220123
526Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear72Out of Fuel1 lap1 lap52
616Riccardo PatreseItalyShadow FordGoodyear72+1 lap1 lap131
78Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear72+1 lap1 lap4
819Vittorio BrambillaItalySurtees FordGoodyear71+2 laps2 laps1 lap9
950Kunimitsu TakahashiJapanTyrrell FordDunlop71+2 laps2 laps22
1020Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaWolf FordGoodyear71+2 laps2 laps1:14.300716
1152Kazuyoshi HoshinoJapanKojima FordBridgestone71+2 laps2 laps11
129Alex RibeiroBrazilMarch FordGoodyear69+4 laps4 laps2 laps23
DNF6Gunnar NilssonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear63Gearbox10 laps6 laps14
DNF22Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandEnsign FordGoodyear43Engine30 laps20 laps10
DNF7John WatsonGreat BritainBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear29Gearbox44 laps14 laps3
DNF2Jochen MassGermanyMcLaren FordGoodyear28Engine45 laps1 lap8
DNF23Patrick TambayFranceEnsign FordGoodyear14Engine59 laps14 laps16
DNF3Ronnie PetersonSwedenTyrrell FordGoodyear5Accident68 laps9 laps18
DNF11Gilles VilleneuveCanadaFerrariGoodyear5Accident68 laps20
DNF27Jean-Pierre JarierFranceLigier MatraGoodyear3Engine70 laps2 laps17
DNF5Mario AndrettiUnited StatesSurtees FordGoodyear1Collision72 laps2 laps1
DNF51Noritake TakaharaJapanKojima FordBridgestone1Collision72 laps19
DNF18Hans BinderAustriaLotus FordGoodyear1Collision72 laps21