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1976 Brazilian GP
1975 South African GP

1976 South African GP

1976 Race of Champions
1976 US West GP
1977 South African GP
 XXII  South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 6 March 1976
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitKyalami
Event FormatRace of 78 laps
Race2 of 18
Championship race266
Circuit
Laps78
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 78 = 320.112 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers17
Championship Debutants
Gunnar Nilsson (Driver),
Hesketh 308D (Car Model),
   Parnelli VPJ4B (Car Model),
Surtees TS19 (Car Model)
MilestonesBob Evans - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Chris Amon - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Clay Regazzoni - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Goodyear - 75th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Team Ensign - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Tom Pryce - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Fastest LapsClay Regazzoni (6),
2. Most 22nd Fastest LapsJacky Ickx (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (205),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (305),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (337),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (220),
5. Most Race WinsFerrari (61),
6. Most 10th Place FinishesLotus (26),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (73),
8. Most 19th Fastest LapsLotus (9),
9. Most 21st Fastest LapsLotus (8),
10. Most Races LedFerrari (163),
11. Most Laps LedFerrari (4251),
12. Most Race EntriesLotus (711),
13. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (73),
14. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (33),
15. Most 25th Place QualificationsLotus (11)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 18 
same
2 James Hunt 6 
up
3 Patrick Depailler 6 
down
4 Jochen Mass 5 
up
5 Jody Scheckter 5 
same
6 Tom Pryce 4 
down
7 Hans-Joachim Stuck 3 
down
8 John Watson 2 
down
9 Mario Andretti 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 18 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 9 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 7 
up
4 Shadow / Ford 4 
down
5 March / Ford 3 
down
6 Penske / Ford 2 
same
7 Parnelli / Ford 1 
up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 11Car 1
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro Team McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverNiki LaudaJames HuntNiki Lauda
CarFerrari 312TMcLaren M23Ferrari 312T
EngineFerrari 3.0 F12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:42'18.41'16.101'17.97
Speed187.737 km/h194.145 km/h189.488 km/h


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