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1976 Italian GP
1974 Canadian GP

1976 Canadian GP

1976 United States GP
1977 Canadian GP
 XV  Labatt's Canadian Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 3 October 1976
Start time14:00
EventCanadian GP
CircuitMosport Park
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race16 of 18
Championship race278
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3957 m
Race Distance3957 × 80 = 316.560 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers26
Finishers20
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesAlan Jones - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
McLaren - 20th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Wolf-Williams - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonHenri Pescarolo (2),
2. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonPatrick Depailler (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (218),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (350),
3. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (44),
4. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioTyrrell (13.81%),
5. Most 16th Fastest LapsLotus (21),
6. Most Race EntriesLotus (734),
7. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (57)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 64 
same
2 James Hunt 56 
same
3 Jody Scheckter 43 
same
4 Patrick Depailler 33 
up
5 Clay Regazzoni 29 
down
6 Jacques Laffite 20 
same
7 John Watson 19 
same
8 Jochen Mass 16 
same
9 Mario Andretti 13 
up
10 Gunnar Nilsson 10 
down
11 Tom Pryce 10 
down
12 Ronnie Peterson 10 
down
13 Carlos Pace 7 
same
14 Hans-Joachim Stuck 6 
same
15 Alan Jones 4 
same
16 Carlos Reutemann 3 
same
17 Emerson Fittipaldi 3 
same
18 Chris Amon 2 
same
19 Rolf Stommelen 1 
same
20 Vittorio Brambilla 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 77 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 61 
up
3 Tyrrell / Ford 59 
down
4 Ligier / Matra 20 
same
5 Lotus / Ford 20 
up
6 Penske / Ford 19 
down
7 March / Ford 17 
down
8 Shadow / Ford 10 
same
9 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 9 
same
10 Surtees / Ford 4 
same
11 Fittipaldi / Ford 3 
same
12 Ensign / Ford 2 
same
13 Parnelli / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 11Car 4
EntrantMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLarenElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJames HuntJames HuntPatrick Depailler
CarMcLaren M23McLaren M23Tyrrell P34
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'09.6261'12.3891'13.817
Speed189.632 km/h196.787 km/h192.980 km/h


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