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1976 French GP
1975 British GP

1976 British GP

1976 German GP
1977 British GP
 XXIX  John Player British Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 18 July 1976
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
Race11 of 18
Championship race273
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter4207 m
Race Distance4207 × 76 = 319.732 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers26
Finishers9
Championship Debutants
Divina Galica (Driver),
RAM Racing with Lavazza (Entrant),
   Shellsport/Whiting (Entrant),
Team P.R. Reilly (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 1 - 25th Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 35 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Agip - 75th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Brett Lunger - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Ford - 2000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Hesketh - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Walter Wolf Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 26th Place QualificationsHenri Pescarolo (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (214),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (315),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (346),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (228),
5. Most Race WinsFerrari (65),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioTyrrell (13.94%),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (78),
8. Most 9th Fastest LapsLotus (16),
9. Most Races LedFerrari (169),
10. Most Laps LedFerrari (4594),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (724),
12. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (36),
13. Most PolesFerrari (83),
14. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (69),
15. Most 14th Place QualificationsLotus (33)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 61 
same
2 Jody Scheckter 30 
up
3 James Hunt 26 
down
4 Patrick Depailler 26 
down
5 Clay Regazzoni 16 
same
6 Jacques Laffite 10 
same
7 Jochen Mass 10 
same
8 John Watson 10 
same
9 Tom Pryce 7 
up
10 Hans-Joachim Stuck 6 
down
11 Gunnar Nilsson 4 
down
12 Carlos Pace 4 
same
13 Alan Jones 4 
up
14 Carlos Reutemann 3 
down
15 Mario Andretti 3 
down
16 Emerson Fittipaldi 3 
up
17 Chris Amon 2 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 64 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 43 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 31 
same
4 Ligier / Matra 10 
same
5 Penske / Ford 10 
same
6 Shadow / Ford 7 
up
7 Lotus / Ford 6 
down
8 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 6 
down
 March / Ford 6 
down
10 Surtees / Ford 4 
same
11 Fittipaldi / Ford 3 
up
12 Ensign / Ford 2 
down
13 Parnelli / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 1
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverNiki LaudaNiki LaudaNiki Lauda
CarFerrari 312T2Ferrari 312T2Ferrari 312T2
EngineFerrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:44'19.661'19.351'19.91
Speed183.881 km/h190.866 km/h189.528 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led