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1977 Grand Prix of Austria


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Formula One race number 12 of 17
Sunday, August 14, 1977 at Osterreichring, Knittelfeld, Austria
54 laps on a 5.942 kilometer road course (320.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:37:16.49
Average Speed: 197.943 kph
Pole Time: 99.32 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 20.13 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1977 Formula One results   /   1977 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
ret 21   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine32
ret2410   Ian Scheckter Team Rothmans InternationalMarch 761B / Ford Cosworth DFV2crash0
2 111   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01554+20.130
4 512   Carlos Reutemann Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01554+34.750
ret2116   Arturo Merzario Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV29gearbox0
11417   Alan Jones Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV541:37:16.4911
162518   Vern Schuppan Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps0
151319   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps0
6 92   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M26 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
ret 820   Jody Scheckter Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 / Ford Cosworth DFV45spun off0
ret1122   Clay Regazzoni Team Tissot EnsignEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash0
ret 723   Patrick Tambay Theodore Racing Hong KongEnsign N177 / Ford Cosworth DFV41engine0
72024   Rupert Keegan Penthouse Rizla RacingHesketh 308E / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
ret 626   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 / Matra MS7621oil leak0
92227   Patrick Neve Williams Grand Prix EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
112328   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi F5 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
5153   Ronnie Peterson Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+72.090
101730   Brett Lunger Chesterfield RacingMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
121933   Hans Binder ATS Racing TeamPenske PC4 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
141834   Jean-Pierre Jarier ATS Racing TeamPenske PC4 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps0
ret2636   Emilio de Villota Iberia AirlinesMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV50crash0
13104   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
ret 35   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV11engine11
ret166   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 78 / Ford Cosworth DFV38engine0
8127   John Watson Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1253+1 lap0
3 48   Hans-Joachim Stuck Martini RacingBrabham BT45B / Alfa Romeo 115-1254+34.500

Fastest Lap: 211.878 kph by John Watson

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Brian Henton38British Formula 1 Racing Team
28Ian Ashley39Hesketh Racing
29Hector Rebaque25Hesketh Racing
30Alex Ribeiro9Hollywood March Racing

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mario Andretti11111
  James Hunt124332
  Alan Jones445411

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 54    
2   Jody Scheckter 38   -16  
3   Carlos Reutemann 34   -20  
4   Mario Andretti 32   -22  
5   James Hunt 22   -32  
6   Gunnar Nilsson 20   -34  
7   Jochen Mass 18   -36  
8   Hans-Joachim Stuck 12   -42  
9   Alan Jones 12   -42  
10   Jacques Laffite 10   -44  
11   Patrick DePailler 10   -44  
12   John Watson 9   -45  
13   Emerson Fittipaldi 8   -46  
14   Ronnie Peterson 6   -48  
15   Carlos Pace 6   -48  
16   Vittorio Brambilla 5   -49  
17   Jean-Pierre Jarier 1   -53  
18   Patrick Tambay 1   -53  
19   Renzo Zorzi 1   -53  
20   Clay Regazzoni 1   -53