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1995 Australian GP

1996 Australian GP

1996 Brazilian GP
1997 Australian GP
 LXI  Transurban Australian Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 10 March 1996
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitMelbourne
Event FormatRace of 58 laps
Race1 of 16
Championship race582
Circuit
Laps58
Circuit Perimeter5302 m
Race Distance5302 × 58 = 307.516 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers20
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Giancarlo Fisichella (Driver),
Jacques Villeneuve (Driver),
Ricardo Rosset (Driver),
Benetton B196 (Car Model),
Ferrari F310 (Car Model),
Footwork FA17 (Car Model),
Forti FG01B (Car Model),
Jordan 196 (Car Model),
Ligier JS43 (Car Model),
McLaren MP4/11 (Car Model),
   Minardi M195B (Car Model),
Sauber C15 (Car Model),
Tyrrell 024 (Car Model),
Williams FW18 (Car Model),
B&H Total Jordan Peugeot (Entrant),
Equipe Ligier Gauloises Blondes (Entrant),
Forti Corse Srl (Entrant),
Tyrrell Yamaha (Entrant),
Melbourne (5302 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 6 - 50th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Jacques Villeneuve - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jacques Villeneuve - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Mika Salo - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Renault - 75th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Rubens Barrichello - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (488),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (620),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (391),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (133),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesGerhard Berger (21),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioWilliams (13.51%),
7. Most 2nd Fastest LapsWilliams (81),
8. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (78),
9. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsWilliams (19),
10. Most 3rd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (10),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (137),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (137),
13. Most 6th Place QualificationsJean Alesi (23)

Championships
1 Damon Hill 10
2 Jacques Villeneuve 6
3 Eddie Irvine 4
4 Gerhard Berger 3
5 Mika Häkkinen 2
6 Mika Salo 1
1 Williams / Renault 16
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 4
3 Benetton / Renault 3
4 McLaren / Mercedes 2
5 Tyrrell / Yamaha 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 6Car 6
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
DriverDamon HillJacques VilleneuveJacques Villeneuve
CarWilliams FW18Williams FW18Williams FW18
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:32'50.4911'32.3711'33.421
Speed198.736 km/h206.636 km/h204.314 km/h


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