• Argentine Grand Prix
  • Andretti beats Lauda at Buenos Aires
  • January 15, 1978: Mario Andretti got his season off to a flying start with victory in the Argentina Grand Prix despite using the previous year's Lotus 78

  • Japanese Grand Prix
  • Hunt wins but two die as Villeneuve crashes
  • October 23, 1977: Twelve months earlier James Hunt had secured the world championship with third place in a nail- biting end to the season. A year on and he won the final race in Japan, but with the title already Niki Lauda's it was a slightly hollow victory

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Scheckter wins in Lauda's absence
  • October 9, 1977: Jody Scheckter won the Canadian Grand Prix, but with the world title secured by Niki Lauda seven days earlier, it was a hollow victory, especially given Lauda's absence at Mosport Park

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Andretti wins as Lauda moves to the brink
  • September 11, 1977: Mario Andretti wrapped up his third win of the season at the Italian Grand Prix but Niki Lauda's second place was enough to all but secure him his second world championship

  • French Grand Prix
  • Andretti prospers from Watson misfortune
  • July 3, 1977: Mario Andretti moved joint second, one point behind Niki Lauda, in the drivers' championship with victory at Dijon, his third win of the season in the impressive Lotus 78

  • Swedish Grand Prix
  • Late Andretti pit stop hands Laffite victory
  • June 19, 1977: The wide-open 1977 season continued in Sweden where Jacques Laffite won for Ligier - the sixth different winner in the eighth race of the season - with Jochen Mass taking his best result for McLaren in second place

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Nilsson secures maiden victory at Zolder
  • June 5, 1977: Twenty-eight year old Dane Gunnar Nilsson secured the only win of his tragically short Formula One career in the Belgian Grand Prix at a soggy Zolder

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Scheckter survives late scare to hold off Lauda
  • May 22, 1977: Jody Scheckter opened up a seven-point lead over Niki Lauda in the drivers' championship with victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, underlining the improvement the once-wild South African had made since his GP debut

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Back-to-back Andretti wins cut Scheckter's lead
  • May 8, 1977: Mario Andretti led throughout to record his second successive victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Jarama, the new home of the race after the disastrous 1975 race at Montjuїc Park

  • Swedish Grand Prix
  • Tyrrells finally come good at Anderstorp
  • June 13, 1976: Niki Lauda's domination of the season was put on hold as Jody Scheckter gave the innovative Tyrrell P34 six-wheeler its maiden grand prix win in Sweden

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Four from six for Lauda with Monaco win
  • May 30, 1976: Niki Lauda's successful season continued in Monte Carlo as he clinched the Monaco Grand Prix - his fourth win in six starts - with the six-wheeled Tyrrells second and third

  • United States Grand Prix West
  • Regazzoni dominates Ferrari one-two
  • March 28, 1976: Ferrari dominated the new Long Beach Grand Prix, although it was Clay Regazzoni who led home team-mate Niki Lauda

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