The XII Race of Champions was a non-championship Formula One race held at Brands Hatch on 20 March 1977. The 40-lap race was won by Englishman James Hunt, driving a McLaren-Cosworth, who also set the fastest lap. South African Jody Scheckter finished second in a Wolf-Cosworth, while Northern Irishman John Watson finished third in a Brabham-Alfa Romeo, having started from pole position.
|1977 Race of Champions|
|Non-championship race in the 1977 Formula One season|
|Date||20 March 1977|
|Official name||XII Race of Champions|
|Location||Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit, Fawkham, Kent, England|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||4.206 km (2.6136 miles)|
|Distance||40 laps, 168.24 km (104.544 miles)|
- Darren Galpin. "1977 Non-World Championship Formula One Races". silhouet.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015.
- "Formula 1 1977 - Brands Hatch, 20.03". formula2.net. Retrieved 18 November 2015.