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1976 Season
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1976 British GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 1 August 1976
Start time14:00
EventGerman GP
CircuitNürburgring
Event FormatRace of 14 laps
Race12 of 18
Championship race274
Circuit
Laps14
Circuit Perimeter22835 m
Race Distance22835 × 14 = 319.690 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherWet
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers27
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi (Driver),
Scuderia Gulf Rondini (Entrant),
   Shadow Racing with Tabatip (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 77 - 10th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Citibank Team Penske - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Elf - 25th Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Hesketh Racing - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ligier Gitanes - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ligier - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Marlboro Team McLaren - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
RAM Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Texaco - 20th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 8th Fastest LapsBrabham (12),
2. Most 2nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonFerrari (6),
3. Most 25th Place QualificationsGuy Edwards (5)
Records Extended 1. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioTyrrell (14.29%),
2. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (25),
3. Most 6th Fastest LapsLotus (19),
4. Most 7th Fastest LapsLotus (16),
5. Most Race EntriesLotus (726),
6. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (78),
7. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (67),
8. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (36),
9. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (51)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 61 
same
2 Jody Scheckter 36 
same
3 James Hunt 35 
same
4 Patrick Depailler 26 
same
5 Clay Regazzoni 16 
same
6 Jochen Mass 14 
up
7 Jacques Laffite 10 
down
8 John Watson 10 
same
9 Tom Pryce 7 
same
10 Carlos Pace 7 
up
11 Gunnar Nilsson 6 
same
12 Hans-Joachim Stuck 6 
down
13 Alan Jones 4 
same
14 Carlos Reutemann 3 
same
15 Mario Andretti 3 
same
16 Emerson Fittipaldi 3 
same
17 Chris Amon 2 
same
18 Rolf Stommelen 1 
up
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 64 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 49 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 40 
same
4 Ligier / Matra 10 
same
5 Penske / Ford 10 
same
6 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 9 
up
7 Lotus / Ford 8 
same
8 Shadow / Ford 7 
down
9 March / Ford 6 
down
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 3
EntrantMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLarenElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJames HuntJames HuntJody Scheckter
CarMcLaren M23McLaren M23Tyrrell P34
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:41'42.77'06.57'10.8
Speed188.586 km/h192.746 km/h190.822 km/h


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