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1996 Brazilian GP
1995 Argentine GP

1996 Argentine GP

1996 European GP
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 XIX  Gran Premio Marlboro de la Republica Argentina


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

Details
DateSunday 7 April 1996
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race3 of 16
Championship race584
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4259 m
Race Distance4259 × 72 = 306.648 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesPedro Diniz - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Yamaha - 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1334)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (490),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (622),
3. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (71),
4. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioWilliams (13.59%),
5. Most 2nd Fastest LapsWilliams (82),
6. Most 5th Fastest LapsFerrari (68),
7. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (124)

Championships
1 Damon Hill 30 
same
2 Jacques Villeneuve 12 
same
3 Jean Alesi 10 
down
4 Eddie Irvine 6 
up
5 Mika Häkkinen 5 
down
6 Michael Schumacher 4 
down
7 Gerhard Berger 3 
same
 Rubens Barrichello 3 
up
9 Mika Salo 3 
down
10 Jos Verstappen 1 
same
 Olivier Panis 1 
down
1 Williams / Renault 42 
same
2 Benetton / Renault 13 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 10 
same
4 McLaren / Mercedes 5 
same
5 Jordan / Peugeot 3 
up
6 Tyrrell / Yamaha 3 
down
7 Footwork / Hart 1 
same
 Ligier / Mugen-Honda 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 3
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultMild Seven Benetton Renault
DriverDamon HillDamon HillJean Alesi
CarWilliams FW18Williams FW18Benetton B196
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:54'55.3221'30.3461'29.413
Speed160.099 km/h169.708 km/h171.478 km/h


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