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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1976
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Ralph Bellamy for Lotus
Predecessor:Lotus 76 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 29, 2019
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Chassis JPS11 The first of three Lotus 77s built, this example was first raced by Mario Andretti in Brazil. He crashed out in what was a disastrous debut for the Type 77. The subsequent three races, it was campaigned by Gunnar Nilsson with an eight place finish as the best result. Upon hi>>>

Chassis JPS12 Ronnie Peterson debuted this Type 77 at the Brazilian Grand Prix. He retired early and this prompted the Swedish driver to jump ship and race a March for the rest of the season. It was then fielded for Bob Evans three times before being allocated to Gunnar Nilsson for the re>>>

Chassis JPS14 The third and final Type 77 built, chassis JPS14 served as a spare car for most of the 1976 season. Mario Andretti did race it three times with a fifth place finish in the Austrian Grand Prix the only result of note. Retired from contemporary racing at the end of the year, i>>>

  Article Image gallery (26) Chassis (3) Specifications