1977 Formula Atlantic season

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1977 Formula Atlantic season
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1976 CASC
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The 1977 CASC Formula Atlantic Labatts Championship Series season was contested over 7 rounds. In this one-make engine formula all drivers had to utilize Ford engines. 39 different drivers competed in 5 different chassis.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Race Lap
1 Mosport Park  Canada May 22, 1977 40 3.957=158.28 km 0'53:45.460 176.659 km/h Price Cobb Gilles Villeneuve Gilles Villeneuve
2 Gimli  Canada June 26, 1977 75 2.140369=160.527675 km 1'09:23.009 138.818 km/h Bobby Rahal ? Bobby Rahal
3 Edmonton  Canada July 3, 1977 67 2.414=161.738 km 1'04:01.258 151.580 km/h Gilles Villeneuve Gilles Villeneuve Price Cobb
4 Westwood  Canada July 17, 1977 57 2.89674=165.11418 km 1'00:31.19 163.696 km/h Keke Rosberg Howdy Holmes Howdy Holmes
5 Halifax  Canada August 7, 1977 65 2.57488=167.3672 km 1'12:23.4 138.721 km/h Bill Brack Gilles Villeneuve ?
6 St. Félicien  Canada August 14, 1977 100 1.6093=160.93 km 1'11:56.955 134.203 km/h Gilles Villeneuve Gilles Villeneuve ?
Trois-Rivières  Canada September 4, 1977 did not count for the championship
7 Québec City  Canada September 25, 1977 80 2.0293273=162.346184 km 1'27:11.702 111.712 km/h Gilles Villeneuve Bill Brack Howdy Holmes

Final points standings[edit]

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For every race the points were awarded: 30 points to the winner, 24 for runner up, 19 for third place, 15 for fourth place, 12 for fifth place, 10 for sixth place, 9 for seventh place, winding down to 1 point for 15th place. No additional points were awarded. All results count.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points Canada Canada Canada Canada Canada Canada Canada
1 Gilles Villeneuve  Canada Ecurie Canada March 114 24 - 30 - - 30 30
2 Bobby Rahal  United States Morgan Racing March 92 9 30 15 6 5 3
Pierre's Motors Racing Ralt 24
3 Bill Brack  Canada Shierson Racing March 87 - 19 12 24 30 2 -
4 Keke Rosberg  Finland Opert Racing Chevron 82 - 24 24 30 - - 4
Price Cobb  United States Hansen Racing March 82 30 - 19 - 24 - 9
6 Tom Gloy  United States Shea Racing March 68 12 8 - 12 12 24 -
7 Chip Mead  United States Pierre's Motors Racing Ralt 60 15 9 1 3 3 19 10
8 Kevin Cogan  United States ? Ralt 59 19 6 - 19 - 15 -
9 Richard Spénard  Canada Ecurie Canada March 48 8 7 9 - 19 - 5
10 Howdy Holmes  United States Shierson Racing March 46 - - 8 1 15 10 12
11 David Oxton  New Zealand Team Tui Tui 39 - 5 6 15 1 12 -
12 Marcel Talbot  Canada Hine Racing March 31 1 15 - 9 - 6 -
Cliff Hansen  United States Hansen Racing March 31 - 12 7 4 8 - -
Gregg Young  United States Opert Racing Chevron 31 4 2 4 5 9 7 -
15 Craig Hill  Canada Team Ralt American Ralt 25 - - - - 10 8 7
16 Jeff Wood  United States R&R Racing March 23 - 4 5 - 6 - 8
17 Juan Cochesa  Venezuela Pierre's Motors Racing Ralt 21 - 10 10 - - 1 -
18 Steve Saleen  United States Clayton Racing Ralt 19 6 3 3 7 - - -
Patrick Depailler  France Opert Racing Chevron 19 - - - - - - 19
20 Jacques Laffite  France Opert Racing Chevron 15 - - - - - - 15
21 Peter Ferguson  Canada ? Chevron 10 10 - - - - - -
Jon Norman  United States Norman Racing March 10 - - - 10 - - -
23 Didier Pironi  France Opert Racing Chevron 9 - - - - - 9 -
24 Carl Liebich  United States Liebrau Racing Lola 8 - - - 8 - - -
Brad Abbott  United States Stimola Racing March 8 - - - - 4 4 -
Dan Marvin  United States Norman Racing March 8 - - - 2 - -
? Chevron 6
27 Bruce Jensen  Canada ? Chevron 7 7 - - - - - -
Dave McMillan  New Zealand Team Ralt American Ralt 7 - - - - 7 - -
Robert Nelkin  United States Nelkin Racing March 7 - 1 - - - 5 1
30 Francisco Romero  Venezuela Opert Racing Chevron 5 5 - - - - - -
31 Mike Rocke  United States R&R Racing March 4 - - 2 - 2 - -
32 Tim Cooper  United States ? March 3 3 - - - - - -
Rick Bell  United States Bell Racing Chevron 3 - - - - - - 3
34 Bob Fisher  United States ? March 2 2 - - - - - -
Gilles Léger  Canada ? Ralt 2 - - - - - - 2

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