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1996 Italian GP
1995 Portuguese GP

1996 Portuguese GP

1996 Japanese GP
 XV  Grande Premio de Portugal


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

Details
DateSunday 22 September 1996
Start time14:00
EventPortuguese GP
CircuitEstoril
Event FormatRace of 70 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race596
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter4360 m
Race Distance4360 × 70 = 305.200 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries20
Qualifiers20
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesDamon Hill - 20th Pole Position (Driver)
Elf - 2500th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Williams - 100th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 15th Place FinishesMinardi (9),
2. Most Perfect WeekendsWilliams (44),
3. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonBenetton (9)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (499),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (631),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (398),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (135),
5. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (72),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioWilliams (13.87%),
7. Most 2nd Fastest LapsWilliams (86),
8. Most 16th Fastest LapsTyrrell (37),
9. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1358),
10. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsWilliams (23),
11. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (140),
12. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (120),
13. Most 19th Place QualificationsMinardi (37),
14. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMinardi (10),
15. Most 19th Place Qualifications in a SeasonPedro Lamy (8)

Championships
1 Damon Hill 87 
same
2 Jacques Villeneuve 78 
same
3 Michael Schumacher 53 
same
4 Jean Alesi 47 
same
5 Mika Häkkinen 27 
same
6 Gerhard Berger 18 
up
7 David Coulthard 18 
down
8 Rubens Barrichello 14 
same
9 Olivier Panis 13 
same
10 Eddie Irvine 11 
same
11 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 6 
same
12 Martin Brundle 6 
same
13 Mika Salo 5 
same
14 Johnny Herbert 4 
same
15 Pedro Diniz 2 
same
16 Jos Verstappen 1 
same
1 Williams / Renault 165 
same
2 Benetton / Renault 65 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 64 
same
4 McLaren / Mercedes 45 
same
5 Jordan / Peugeot 20 
same
6 Ligier / Mugen-Honda 15 
same
7 Sauber / Ford 10 
same
8 Tyrrell / Yamaha 5 
same
9 Footwork / Hart 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 6Car 5Car 6
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
DriverJacques VilleneuveDamon HillJacques Villeneuve
CarWilliams FW18Williams FW18Williams FW18
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:40'22.9151'20.3301'22.873
Speed182.423 km/h195.394 km/h189.398 km/h


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