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1977 European Formula Two Championship

1977 European Formula Two season
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The 1977 European Formula Two season was contested over 13 rounds. Frenchman René Arnoux was the season champion, driving a Martini-Renault/Gordini for Ecurie Renault Elf.[1]

Contents

CalendarEdit

Race No Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Silverstone 6 March 47 4.719=221.793 km 1'05:45.22 202.385 km/h   Michel Leclère   Patrick Nève   René Arnoux
2   Thruxton 11 April 50 3.792=189.600 km 1'05:59.43 172.388 km/h   Alex Ribeiro   Brian Henton   Brian Henton
3   Hockenheim 17 April 20+20 6.789=271.56 km 1'21:20.4
1'21:30.4
200.315 km/h
199.905 km/h
  Jochen Mass
  Bruno Giacomelli
  Eddie Cheever   Jochen Mass
  René Arnoux
4   Nürburgring 1 May 9 22.835=205,515 km 1'06:41.1
1'06:54.3
184.913 km/h
184.305 km/h
  Riccardo Patrese   Jochen Mass   Jochen Mass
  Eddie Cheever
5   Vallelunga 15 May 65 3.2=208.0 km 1'16:57.36 162.171 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
6   Pau 30 May 59 2.76=162.84 km 1'14:52.52 130.489 km/h   Patrick Tambay   Didier Pironi   René Arnoux
7   Mugello 19 June 42 5.245=220.290 km 1'16:36.5 172.532 km/h   Riccardo Patrese   Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi   Bruno Giacomelli
8   Rouen 26 June 38 5.543=210.634 km 1'08:36.19 184.219 km/h   Eddie Cheever   Ingo Hoffmann   Eddie Cheever
9   Nogaro 12 July 65 3.12=202.80 km 1'20:42.69 150.759 km/h   René Arnoux   Riccardo Patrese   René Arnoux
10   Pergusa-Enna 24 July 30+30 4.95=297.0 km 1'36:18.0 185.047 km/h   Keke Rosberg   Riccardo Patrese
  Keke Rosberg
  Keke Rosberg
11   Misano 7 August 30+30 3.488=209.28 km 1'13:44.8 170.269 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli
  René Arnoux
  Lamberto Leoni
12   Estoril 2 October 50 4.35=217.50 km 1'19:29.30 164.175 km/h   Didier Pironi   Derek Daly   Didier Pironi
13   Donington Park 30 October 65 3.149=204.685 km 1'12:40.35 168.992 km/h   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli   Bruno Giacomelli

Note:

Race 3, 10 and 11 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Race 6 originally scheduled over 73 laps, but stopped early due to heavy rain.

Race 3 and 4 was won by a graded driver, all graded drivers are shown in Italics

Final point standingsEdit

DriverEdit

For every race points were awarded: 9 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded.

Place Name Team Chassis Engine SIL
 
THR
 
HOC
 
NÜR
 
VLL
 
PAU
 
MUG
 
ROU
 
NOG
 
EMM
 
MIS
 
EST
 
DON
 
Points
1   René Arnoux Écurie Renault Martini Renault 9 - 9 3 - 9 - - 9 6 - 6 1 52
2   Eddie Cheever Project Four Racing Ralt BMW - 6 - 9 4 - - 9 2 - 6 4 - 40
3   Didier Pironi Écurie Renault Martini Renault - - - 4 6 6 - 4 - 3 2 9 4 38
4   Riccardo Patrese Trivellato Racing Chevron BMW 1 2 6 - - 4 6 6 6 - - 1 - 32
  Bruno Giacomelli Team Euroracing March Hart - - - 2 32
Team Euroracing March BMW 9 - 9 - 3 - - - 9
6   Keijo Rosberg Opert Racing Chevron Hart - - 1 6 - - - - - 9 - 3 6 25
7   Alberto Colombo Team Euroracing March BMW 2 3 2 - 2 3 4 1 1 - - - - 18
  Ingo Hoffmann Project Four Racing Ralt BMW 3 - - 1 - - - 2 4 4 4 - - 18
9   Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi Team Euroracing March Hart - - 4 - 13
Team Euroracing March BMW 3 - 3 - - - 3 - -
10   Brian Henton Netherton & Worth Boxer Cars Boxer Hart - 9 3 - - - - - - - - - - 12
11   Lamberto Leoni Trivellato Racing Chevron Ferrari - - - - - - - - - - 9 - - 9
12   Ray Mallock private entry Chevron Hart 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - 6
13   Marc Surer Team Hohmann March BMW - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 5
March Racing March BMW 3
14   Patrick Nève March Racing March BMW 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
  Alex Ribeiro March Racing March BMW - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 4
16   Gaudenzio Mantova private entry March BMW - - - - - 2 - - - 2 - - - 4
17   Gianfranco Brancatelli Team Everest Ralt Ferrari - - - - - - - 3 - - - - - 3
18   Derek Daly Chevron Racing Chevron Hart - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2
  Danny Sullivan Netherton & Worth Boxer Cars Boxer Hart - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
20   Hans Royer Opert Racing Chevron Hart - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Luciano Pavesi private entry Ralt Hart - - - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
  Ricardo Zunino March Racing March Hart - - - - - 1 - - - - - - - 1
  Bernard de Dryver Team Gubelmann & Gerard March BMW - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 1
  "Gianfranco" Team Everest Ralt Ferrari - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1
  Patrick Bardinon Maublanc Racing March BMW - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - 1

Note:

Only drivers which were not graded were able to score points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1977 European F2 Championship". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2018.