The Automobiles of 1977
The Porsche 928 debuts. The long overdue replacement for the classic but low tech air cooled Porsche 911. The 928 sported an aluminum block V8 and was the talk of the 1977 Auto Convention in Geneva, Switzerland. The Porsche 928 fact sheet.
Car of the Year 1977
1977 Chevrolet Caprice
General Motors took their full size sedan, the Chevorlet Caprice and reduced its size, weight and power train to arrive at what they called the Caprice Classic. The 1977 Caprice Classic
The Races of 1977
Tom Pryce fatal crash video
In perhaps the strangest fatal crash in Formula One history driver Tom Pryce hit a pedestrian fire marshal who was crossing the track to help a stranded driver. The impact caused the fire extinguisher to hit Pryce in the head and his car crashed into the guard rail at the Grand Prix in Kyalami, South Africa.
USAC Racing - Tom Sneva wins the season championship
24 hours of Le Mans: Jean-Pierre Laussaud / Didier Pironi won, driving a Renault-Alpine 442
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