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

Details
DateSunday 13 October 1996
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitSuzuka
Event FormatRace of 52 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race597
Circuit
Laps52
Circuit Perimeter5864 m
Race Distance5864 × 52 = 304.928 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers19
Finishers13
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 14 - 500th Race Entry (Car Number)
Giovanni Lavaggi - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Rothmans Williams Renault - 25th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Place Finishes in a SeasonPedro Lamy (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (500),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (632),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (399),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (155),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesGerhard Berger (23),
6. Most 8th Fastest LapsFerrari (46),
7. Most 14th Fastest LapsTyrrell (34),
8. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (40),
9. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1360),
10. Most Perfect WeekendsWilliams (45),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (145),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsGerhard Berger (37),
13. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (121),
14. Most 18th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMinardi (10),
15. Most 18th Place Qualifications in a SeasonPedro Lamy (7)

Championships
1 Damon Hill 97 
same
2 Jacques Villeneuve 78 
same
3 Michael Schumacher 59 
same
4 Jean Alesi 47 
same
5 Mika Häkkinen 31 
same
6 Gerhard Berger 21 
same
7 David Coulthard 18 
same
8 Rubens Barrichello 14 
same
9 Olivier Panis 13 
same
10 Eddie Irvine 11 
same
11 Martin Brundle 8 
up
12 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 7 
down
13 Mika Salo 5 
same
14 Johnny Herbert 4 
same
15 Pedro Diniz 2 
same
16 Jos Verstappen 1 
same
1 Williams / Renault 175 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 70 
up
3 Benetton / Renault 68 
down
4 McLaren / Mercedes 49 
same
5 Jordan / Peugeot 22 
same
6 Ligier / Mugen-Honda 15 
same
7 Sauber / Ford 11 
same
8 Tyrrell / Yamaha 5 
same
9 Footwork / Hart 1 
same

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
Time1:32'33.7911'38.9091'44.043
Speed197.656 km/h213.433 km/h202.901 km/h


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