The United States Grand Prix West held over 80 laps of the temporary Long Beach street course (2


Sunday 3rd April 1977

The United States Grand Prix West held over 80 laps of the temporary Long Beach street course (2.02 mi) will always be remembered as one of the magical days in US motor racing history, as Mario Andretti thrilled the home crowd with the third of his 12 career Grand Prix wins. It was the first victory of the first ‘wing car’, the Lotus 78, and the only Formula 1 victory by an American on home soil.


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