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Programme Cover - GP United States West 1977
Event: Long Beach Grand PrixDate: 3.4.1977
Track: Long Beach (USA), unknown lengthDistance: 80 lapsAttendance: unknown

GP United States West

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: unknown

Entered: 30

Practiced: 22

Started: 22

Classified: 11

Entry List
Entry List - GP United States West 1977
Photos by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock (17), John McCollister (9) and Jonathan Tuttelman (1)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 28/05/2005 Last photo update on this page: 10/07/2008
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11 - McLaren M23 Ford #M23/11 - Marlboro-McLarenMcLaren M23 #M23/11 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro-McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: James Hunt (GB)Result: 7th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 8th (1:22.529)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
22 - McLaren M23 Ford #M23/12 - Marlboro-McLarenMcLaren M23 #M23/12 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro-McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)Result: did not finish (Transmission)
Grid: 15th (1:23.231)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
33 - Tyrrell P34 Ford #P34/5 - First National City Travellers Checks/Elf TyrrellTyrrell P34 #P34/5 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
First National City Travellers Checks/Elf Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: did not finish (Fuel line)
Grid: 10th (1:22.655)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
44 - Tyrrell P34 Ford #P34/2 - First National City Travellers Checks/Elf TyrrellTyrrell P34 #P34/2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
First National City Travellers Checks/Elf Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Patrick Depailler (F)Result: 4th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:22.675)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
55 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R3 - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/R3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: winner
Grid: 2nd (1:21.868)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
66 - Lotus 78 Ford #78/R2 - John Player SpecialLotus 78 #78/R2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gunnar Nilsson (S)Result: 8th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:23.384)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
77 - Brabham BT45B Alfa Romeo #BT45/3 - Martini RacingBrabham BT45 B #BT45/3 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Martini Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Watson (GB)Result: disqualified (Outside assistance) (47 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:22.372)
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
88 - Brabham BT45B Alfa Romeo #BT45/1 - Martini RacingBrabham BT45 B #BT45/1 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Martini Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: did not finish (Brakes)
Grid: 17th (1:23.811)
Colours: red (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
99 - March 761 Ford #761B-3 - Hollywood MarchMarch 761 #761B-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Hollywood March (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alex Ribeiro (BR)Result: did not finish (Gearbox oil leak)
Grid: 22nd (1:25.080)
Colours: red/white (+blue)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 06/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
1010 - March 761 Ford #761B-1 - Rothmans MarchMarch 761 #761B-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Rothmans MarchOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brian Henton (GB)Result: 10th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:24.036)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
1111 - Ferrari 312 T2 #030 - Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 T2 #030 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: 2nd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 1st (1:21.630)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
1212 - Ferrari 312 T2 #029 - Ferrari SEFACFerrari 312 T2 #029 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Carlos Reutemann (RA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 4th (1:22.260)
Colours: red (+white/silver)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
1616 - Shadow DN8 Ford #DN8-1A - Tabatip-Ambrosio ShadowShadow DN8 #DN8-1A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tabatip-Ambrosio Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Renzo Zorzi (I)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 20th (1:24.357)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
1717 - Shadow DN8 Ford #DN8-3A - Tabatip-Ambrosio ShadowShadow DN8 #DN8-3A - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tabatip-Ambrosio Shadow (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alan Jones (AUS)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 14th (1:23.056)
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Jonathan Tuttelman
1818 - Surtees TS19 Ford #TS19-01 - Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 #TS19-01 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Durex Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans Binder (A)Result: 11th (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:24.163)
Colours: white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
1919 - Surtees TS19 Ford #TS19-06 - Beta Team SurteesSurtees TS19 #TS19-06 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Beta Team Surtees (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vittorio Brambilla (I)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 11th (1:22.659)
Colours: white (+orange/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
2020 - Wolf WR1 Ford #WR1 - Walter Wolf RacingWolf WR1 #WR1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: 3rd (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:21.887)
Colours: black (+gold)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
2222 - Ensign N177 Ford #MN-06 - Tissot Ensign with CastrolEnsign N177 #MN-06 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign with Castrol (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Clay Regazzoni (CH)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 13th (1:22.762)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
2626 - Ligier JS7 Matra #JS7-01 - Norev-Ligier GitanesLigier JS7 #JS7-01 - Matra V12 3000 cc N/A
Norev-Ligier Gitanes (F)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jacques Laffite (F)Result: 9th - did not finish (Cut out switch)
Grid: 5th (1:22.296)
Colours: blue/white
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
2828 - Fittipaldi FD04 Ford #FD04-3 - Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi FD04 #FD04-3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Copersucar-Fittipaldi (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: 5th (0 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:22.382)
Colours: yellow (+blue/green/red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
3030 - March 761 Ford #761-2 - ChesterfieldMarch 761 #761-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
ChesterfieldOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Brett Lunger (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 21st (1:24.979)
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 28/05/2005Photo by courtesy of: Lynn Haddock
3434 - Penske PC4 Ford #PC4-002 - Team ATSPenske PC4 #PC4-002 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Team ATSOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
listed, never drove:
Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)
Result: 6th (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:22.611)
Colours: yellow (+red/black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 10/07/2008Photo by courtesy of: John McCollister
No photos available:
2TThe car is not available on a photoMcLaren M23 #M23/8-2 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Marlboro-McLaren (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
3TThe car is not available on a photoTyrrell P34 #P34/6 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
First National City Travellers Checks/Elf Tyrrell (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Ronnie Peterson (S)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
5TThe car is not available on a photoLotus 78 #78/R1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
John Player Special (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mario Andretti (USA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
8TThe car is not available on a photoBrabham BT45 #BT45/5 - Alfa Romeo Type 115-12 F12 2995 cc N/A
Martini Racing (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
11TThe car is not available on a photoFerrari 312 T2 #027 - Ferrari F12 3000 cc N/A
Ferrari SEFAC (I)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Niki Lauda (A)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
20TThe car is not available on a photoWolf WR3 #WR3 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Walter Wolf Racing (CDN)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jody Scheckter (ZA)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
22TThe car is not available on a photoEnsign N177 #MN-07 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Tissot Ensign with Castrol (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Result: car not used (Spare car)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
28TThe car is not available on a photoFittipaldi FD04 #FD04-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Copersucar-Fittipaldi (BR)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Driven by: Emerson Fittipaldi (BR)Result: practiced only (Spare car)
Grid: T-car
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
14The car did not arriveBRM P207 # - BRM P202 V12 2998 cc N/A
Rotary Watches (GB)Open wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Larry Perkins (AUS)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
The car did not arriveHesketh 308E #308E-1 - Ford Cosworth DFV V8/90° 4v DOHC 2993 cc N/A
Penthouse/RizlaOpen wheel car
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Rupert Keegan (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Lynn Haddock (4)
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