• 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

  • 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

  • Argentine Grand Prix
  • Scheckter wins courtesy of Wolf's reliability
  • January 9, 1977: Jody Scheckter, who had left Tyrrell in the close season, won the Argentine Grand Prix on his debut for Wolf as James Hunt and Niki Lauda, the leading drivers in 1976, both failed to make a mark

  • Japanese Grand Prix
  • Lauda courage sees Hunt dramatically snatch title
  • October 24, 1976: Third place at a rain-lashed inaugural Japanese Grand Prix was enough to secure James Hunt his first and only world title, a tense finale to a season of almost unprecedented on-track fluctuations and off-field drama

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Peterson wins on Lauda's remarkable return
  • September 12, 1976: Ronnie Peterson's wretched luck with his March was put to one side for a day as he won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, his third victory in the race in four seasons. But all the media attention before and after the race surrounded the remarkable return of Niki Lauda

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Hunt holds off Regazzoni to slice Lauda's lead
  • August 29, 1976: James Hunt celebrated his 29th birthday with victory at the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, and in so doing closed the gap on Niki Lauda in the drivers' championship to three points with four races remaining

  • German Grand Prix
  • Hunt's win forgotten as Lauda's life hangs in the balance
  • August 1, 1976: James Hunt won the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring but no-one remembers that. Instead, the abiding memory of the race is a burning Ferrari with an unconscious Niki Lauda trapped within

  • French Grand Prix
  • Hunt wins as Lauda retires
  • July 4, 1976: The seemingly effortless procession of Niki Lauda and the Ferraris, which had wobbled in Sweden, came off the rails completely at Paul Ricard

  • 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

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Lauda heads Regazzoni as Ferrari dominates
  • May 16, 1976: Niki Lauda's third win of the season at Zolder (at the time it was reported as his fourth as he had been awarded the Spanish Grand Prix following James Hunt's disqualification) gave him a commanding 27-point lead in the drivers' championship

  • 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

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Lauda's defence off to flying start
  • January 25, 1976: World champion Niki Lauda in a Ferrari dominated the season-opening Brazilian Grand Prix, leading home Patrick Depailler's Tyrrell by 21 seconds

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Lauda wins as Regazzoni is criticised
  • October 5, 1975: With both drivers' and constructors' titles resolved at Monza, there was little to play for at Watkins Glen, but Niki Lauda showed why he was the new champion by winning the US Grand Prix

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Third enough for Lauda's first title
  • August 17, 1975: Niki Lauda secured his first world title by taking third place at the Italian Grand Prix, and the partisan Monza crowd was made even happier when Lauda's Ferrari team-mate Clay Regazzoni won the race

  • German Grand Prix
  • Reutemann up to second with 'Ring win
  • August 3, 1975: Carlos Reutemann won a German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring which was notable for the high attrition rate - only nine of the 24 starters finished - caused by a succession of punctures resulting from a failure to sweep flints and stones from the track

  • British Grand Prix
  • Fittipaldi emerges victorious from the rain
  • July 19, 1975: Emerson Fittipaldi, who had led the championship in the early stages of the season, reminded Niki Lauda he was not about to relinquish his title without a fight with a gutsy victory at a sodden British Grand Prix which ended in chaos

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