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1976 Race of Champions
1976 South African GP

1976 US West GP

1976 BRDC International Trophy
1976 Spanish GP
1977 US West GP
 II  Grand Prix of Long Beach


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

Details
DateSunday 28 March 1976
Start time14:00
EventUS West GP
CircuitLong Beach
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race4 of 18
Championship race267
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3251 m
Race Distance3251 × 80 = 260.080 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers20
Finishers10
Championship Debutants
Durex Team Surtees (Entrant),
Ovoro Team March (Entrant),
   Theodore Racing (Entrant),
Long Beach (3251 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesAgip - 20th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Emerson Fittipaldi - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Goodyear - 75th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Jacques Laffite - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Shadow - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (306),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (207),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (339),
4. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (222),
5. Most Race WinsFerrari (62),
6. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (87),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (74),
8. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (21),
9. Most 7th Fastest LapsEmerson Fittipaldi (6),
10. Most Races LedFerrari (164),
11. Most Laps LedFerrari (4331),
12. Most Race EntriesLotus (713),
13. Most Perfect WeekendsFerrari (33),
14. Most Failures to QualifyLotus (39),
15. Most PolesFerrari (80),
16. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (67),
17. Most 20th Place QualificationsLotus (21)

Championships
1 Niki Lauda 24 
same
2 Patrick Depailler 10 
up
3 Clay Regazzoni 9 
up
4 Jochen Mass 7 
same
5 James Hunt 6 
down
6 Jody Scheckter 5 
down
7 Tom Pryce 4 
down
8 Hans-Joachim Stuck 3 
down
 Jacques Laffite 3 
up
10 John Watson 2 
down
11 Emerson Fittipaldi 1 
up
 Mario Andretti 1 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 27 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 13 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 9 
same
4 Shadow / Ford 4 
same
5 Ligier / Matra 3 
up
 March / Ford 3 
same
7 Penske / Ford 2 
down
8 Fittipaldi / Ford 1 
same
 Parnelli / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 2
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverClay RegazzoniClay RegazzoniClay Regazzoni
CarFerrari 312TFerrari 312TFerrari 312T
EngineFerrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:53'18.4711'23.0991'23.076
Speed137.720 km/h140.839 km/h140.878 km/h


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