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  • German Grand Prix
  • Lauda secures emotional victory on German return
  • July 31, 1977: Niki Lauda extended his lead in the world championship to ten points with an emotional win at the German Grand Prix exactly a year after he had almost died in a horrific accident in the same race. "I have finally killed off the ghost of that crash forever with this win," he said

  • 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

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