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1977 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Date  January 23, 1977
Course  Permanent race track
Weather  Dry
Location  São Paulo, Brazil
Course length  7.98 km (4.79 mi)
1977 Brazilian Grand Prix
Distance  40 laps, 319.2 km (191.6 mi)

The 1977 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Interlagos on January 23, 1977.



James Hunt took pole again with Carlos Reutemann second and Mario Andretti third on the grid. Home hero Carlos Pace took the lead at the start, with Hunt dropping behind Reutemann as well but soon Hunt was back behind Pace and attacking. There was contact, and Hunt took the lead whereas Pace had to pit for repairs. Hunt led Reutemann until he began to suffer from tyre troubles and was passed by Reutemann. Hunt pitted for new tyres, and rejoined fourth and soon passed Niki Lauda in the Ferrari and John Watson to reclaim second. Reutemann marched on to victory, Hunt was second and Lauda third after Watson crashed out.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1977 Brazilian Grand Prix Wikipedia

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