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1977 South African Grand Prix

Round
3/17
Date
Mar 5, 1977 at 00:00
Location
Midrand, South Africa
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #11 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:42:21.600 3rd 78 9
2 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf +5.200 5th 78 6
3 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell +5.700 4th 78 4
4 #1 James Hunt McLaren +9.500 1st 78 3
5 #2 Jochen Mass McLaren +19.900 13th 78 2
6 #7 John Watson Brabham +20.200 11th 78 1
7 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees +23.600 14th 78
8 #12 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari +26.700 8th 78
9 #22 Clay Regazzoni Ensign +46.200 16th 78
10 #28 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi +1:11.700 9th 78
11 #18 Hans Binder Surtees +1 lap 19th 77
12 #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus +1 lap 10th 77
13 #8 Carlos Pace Brabham +2 laps 2nd 76
14 #30 Brett Lunger March +2 laps 23rd 76
15 #14 Larry Perkins BRM +5 laps 22nd 73
DNF #9 Alex Ribeiro March Engine 17th 66
DNF #10 Hans-Joachim Stuck March Engine 18th 55
DNF #5 Mario Andretti Lotus Accident 6th 43
DNF #33 Boy Hayje March Gearbox 21st 33
DNF #16 Tom Pryce Shadow Fatal accident 15th 22
DNF #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier Accident 12th 22
DNF #17 Renzo Zorzi Shadow Fuel leak 20th 21
DNF #3 Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell Fuel system 7th 5
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #1 James Hunt McLaren 1:15.960
2 #8 Carlos Pace Brabham 1:16.010 +0.050
3 #11 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:16.290 +0.330
4 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:16.330 +0.370
5 #20 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1:16.350 +0.390
6 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:16.380 +0.420
7 #3 Ronnie Peterson Tyrrell 1:16.440 +0.480
8 #12 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1:16.540 +0.580
9 #28 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:16.640 +0.680
10 #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 1:16.650 +0.690
11 #7 John Watson Brabham 1:16.710 +0.750
12 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:16.740 +0.780
13 #2 Jochen Mass McLaren 1:16.990 +1.030
14 #19 Vittorio Brambilla Surtees 1:17.080 +1.120
15 #16 Tom Pryce Shadow 1:17.110 +1.150
16 #22 Clay Regazzoni Ensign 1:17.210 +1.250
17 #9 Alex Ribeiro March 1:17.440 +1.480
18 #10 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 1:17.490 +1.530
19 #18 Hans Binder Surtees 1:18.070 +2.110
20 #17 Renzo Zorzi Shadow 1:18.420 +2.460
21 #33 Boy Hayje March 1:19.590 +3.630
22 #14 Larry Perkins BRM 1:21.770 +5.810
23 #30 Brett Lunger March 1:24.350 +8.390
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #7 John Watson Brabham 1:17.630 7

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Jody Scheckter Wolf 1 2 15
2 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 1 2 13 -2
3 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1 2 13 -2
4 James Hunt McLaren 0 1 9 -6
5 Carlos Pace Brabham 0 1 6 -9
6 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 0 6 -9
7 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 0 1 4 -11
8 Mario Andretti Lotus 0 0 2 -13
9 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 0 0 2 -13
10 Jochen Mass McLaren 0 0 2 -13
11 Clay Regazzoni Ensign 0 0 1 -14
12 Renzo Zorzi Shadow 0 0 1 -14
13 John Watson Brabham 0 0 1 -14
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 2 4 22
2 Wolf Ford 1 2 15 -7
3 McLaren Ford 0 1 9 -13
4 Brabham Alfa Romeo 0 1 7 -15
5 Fittipaldi Ford 0 0 6 -16
6 Tyrrell Ford 0 1 4 -18
7 Lotus Ford 0 0 4 -18
8 Ensign Ford 0 0 1 -21
9 Shadow Ford 0 0 1 -21

More South African GP

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1993 #2 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Mark Blundell 1:19.492 - Alain Prost Alain Prost
1992 #5 Nigel Mansell Riccardo Patrese Ayrton Senna 1:17.578 - Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell
1985 #5 Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg Alain Prost 1:08.149 - Keke Rosberg Nigel Mansell
1984 #8 Niki Lauda Alain Prost Derek Warwick 1:08.877 - Patrick Tambay Nelson Piquet
1983 #6 Riccardo Patrese Andrea de Cesaris Nelson Piquet 1:09.948 - Nelson Piquet Patrick Tambay
1982 #15 Alain Prost Carlos Reutemann René Arnoux 1:08.278 - Alain Prost René Arnoux
1980 #16 René Arnoux Jacques Laffite Didier Pironi 1:13.150 - René Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jarier 1:14.412 - Gilles Villeneuve Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1978 #6 Ronnie Peterson Patrick Depailler John Watson 1:17.090 - Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
1976 #1 Niki Lauda James Hunt Jochen Mass 1:17.970 - Niki Lauda James Hunt
1975 #3 Jody Scheckter Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:17.200 - Carlos Pace Carlos Pace
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Jean-Pierre Beltoise Mike Hailwood 1:18.160 - Carlos Reutemann Niki Lauda
1973 #3 Jackie Stewart Peter Revson Emerson Fittipaldi 1:17.100 - Emerson Fittipaldi Denny Hulme
1972 #12 Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi Peter Revson 1:18.900 - Mike Hailwood Jackie Stewart
1971 #6 Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart Clay Regazzoni 1:20.300 - Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart
1970 #12 Jack Brabham Denny Hulme Jackie Stewart 1:20.800 - John Surtees Jackie Stewart
1969 #7 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:21.600 - Jackie Stewart Jack Brabham
1968 #4 Jim Clark Graham Hill Jochen Rindt 1:23.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1967 #4 Pedro Rodríguez John Love John Surtees 1:29.900 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #5 Jim Clark John Surtees Graham Hill 1:27.600 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Jim Clark Dan Gurney Graham Hill 1:29.100 - Dan Gurney Jim Clark
1962 #3 Graham Hill Bruce McLaren Tony Maggs 1:31.000 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
The 1977 South African Grand Prix started Mar 5, 1977 on Kyalami Racing Circuit in Midrand, South Africa. James Hunt started from pole position with Carlos Pace next to him. Niki Lauda started from third place.

In 1 hour, 42 minutes and 21 seconds Niki Lauda finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Jody Scheckter in second and Patrick Depailler in third place.

After the 1977 South African Grand Prix, Jody Scheckter is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 15 points. Scheckter is 2 points ahead of Carlos Reutemann.