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1996 Australian GP
1995 Brazilian GP

1996 Brazilian GP

1996 Argentine GP
1997 Brazilian GP
 XXV  Grande Prêmio do Brasil


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

Details
DateSunday 31 March 1996
Start time14:00
EventBrazilian GP
CircuitInterlagos
Event FormatRace of 71 laps
Race2 of 16
Championship race583
Circuit
Laps71
Circuit Perimeter4325 m
Race Distance4325 × 71 = 307.075 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Rain
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsTarso Marques (Driver)
MilestonesAndrea Montermini - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Rothmans Williams Renault - 20th Pole Position (Entrant)
Sauber - 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (489),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (621),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (392),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (134),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (138)

Championships
1 Damon Hill 20 
same
2 Jacques Villeneuve 6 
same
 Jean Alesi 6 
up
4 Mika Häkkinen 5 
up
5 Michael Schumacher 4 
up
 Eddie Irvine 4 
down
7 Gerhard Berger 3 
down
8 Mika Salo 3 
down
9 Olivier Panis 1 
down
1 Williams / Renault 26 
same
2 Benetton / Renault 9 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 8 
down
4 McLaren / Mercedes 5 
same
5 Tyrrell / Yamaha 3 
same
6 Ligier / Mugen-Honda 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
DriverDamon HillDamon HillDamon Hill
CarWilliams FW18Williams FW18Williams FW18
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:49'52.9761'18.1111'21.547
Speed167.674 km/h199.332 km/h190.933 km/h


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