Formula 1 World Championship 1976 Round 08 France

The 1976 French Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on Sunday, 4 July 1976. James Hunt started on pole position in the McLaren Ford and was the race winner.

1976 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPoints
111James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear541:40:58.601:40:58.600--1:51.3001719
24Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear54+12.7001:41:11.300+12.700+12.7001:51.5001436
328John WatsonGreat BritainPenske FordGoodyear54+23.5501:41:22.150+23.550+10.8501:51.4005184
48Carlos PaceBrazilBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear54+24.8201:41:23.420+24.820+1.2701:51.6004153
55Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus FordGoodyear54+43.9201:41:42.520+43.920+19.1001:51.8005172
63Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaTyrrell FordGoodyear54+55.0701:41:53.670+55.070+11.1501:51.8002091
734Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyMarch FordGoodyear54+1:21.5501:42:20.150+1:21.550+26.4801:52.6001017
816Tom PryceGreat BritainShadow FordGoodyear54+1:30.6701:42:29.270+1:30.670+9.1201:52.9003316
935Arturo MerzarioItalyMarch FordGoodyear54+1:53.5701:42:52.170+1:53.570+22.9001:53.2001120
1020Jacky IckxBelgiumWolf-WilliamsGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:53.5004219
117Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham Alfa RomeoGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:52.900410
1217Jean-Pierre JarierFranceShadow FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:53.2001515
1321Michel LeclereFranceWolf-WilliamsGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:53.800922
1426Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier MatraGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:52.2001413
1512Jochen MassGermanyMcLaren FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:52.900514
1618Brett LungerUnited StatesSurtees FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:53.9003923
1725Guy EdwardsGreat BritainHesketh FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:54.3001525
1822Patrick NèveBelgiumEnsign FordGoodyear53+1 lap1 lap1:54.2001226
1910Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch FordGoodyear51Fuel System3 laps2 laps1:51.700236
DNF19Alan JonesAustraliaSurtees FordGoodyear44Suspension1:53.2003118
DNF9Vittorio BrambillaItalyMarch FordGoodyear28Oil Pressure1:52.400911
DNF30Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear21Oil Pressure1:53.7001521
DNF38Henri PescaroloFranceSurtees FordGoodyear19Suspension1:54.000624
DNF2Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrariGoodyear17Engine1:51.200164
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaFerrariGoodyear8Engine1:51.00042
DNF6Gunnar NilssonSwedenLotus FordGoodyear8Gearbox1:53.500612
DNF24Harald ErtlAustriaHesketh FordGoodyear4Differential1:57.300227
DNQ33Damien MageeGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear
DNQ31Ingo HoffmannBrazilFittipaldi FordGoodyear
DNQ32Loris KesselSwitzerlandBrabham FordGoodyear