FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1996 Round 01 Australia

The 1996 Australian Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1996 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, 10 March 1996. Jacques Villeneuve started on pole position in the Williams Renault and his team-mate Damon Hill was the race winner. Villeneuve made a memorable F1 debut at this Grand Prix and finished 2nd.

1996 Transurban Australian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamChassisTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
15Damon HillGreat BritainWilliams RenaultFW18Goodyear581:32:50.491--1:33.62127198.73610
26Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams RenaultFW18Goodyear581:33:28.511+38.020+38.0201:33.42127197.3886
32Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariF310Goodyear581:33:53.062+1:02.571+24.5511:34.53337196.5284
44Gerhard BergerAustriaBenetton RenaultB196Goodyear581:34:07.528+1:17.037+14.4661:34.75726196.0253
57Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesMP4/11Goodyear581:34:25.562+1:35.071+18.0341:35.84349195.4012
619Mika SaloFinlandTyrrell Yamaha024Goodyear571:33:03.1811 lap1 lap1:35.28039194.8651
79Olivier PanisFranceLigier Mugen HondaJS43Goodyear571:33:14.4681 lap+11.2871:34.76721194.472
815Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanySauber FordC15Goodyear571:33:29.4361 lap+14.9681:35.59643193.953
916Riccardo RossetBrazilFootwork HartFA17Goodyear561:33:21.6292 laps1 lap1:36.55745190.816
1010Pedro DinizBrazilLigier Mugen HondaJS43Goodyear561:33:25.6892 laps+4.0601:37.02424190.678
1118Ukyo KatayamaJapanTyrrell Yamaha024Goodyear551:32:51.8273 laps1 lap1:36.37744188.411
DNF20Pedro LamyPortugalMinardi FordM195BGoodyear421:15:38.6281:38.7844176.630
DNF1Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariF310Goodyear3253:01.6671:33.65118191.971
DNF21Giancarlo FisichellaItalyMinardi FordM195BGoodyear3254:09.6211:38.0775187.957
DNF11Rubens BarrichelloBrazilJordan Peugeot196Goodyear2947:25.4121:35.06427194.533
DNF8David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesMP4/11Goodyear2439:55.1451:37.74613191.258
DNF17Jos VerstappenNetherlandsFootwork HartFA17Goodyear1525:10.4621:36.64913189.549
DNF3Jean AlesiFranceBenetton RenaultB196Goodyear914:36.2931:35.5198196.035
DNF12Martin BrundleGreat BritainJordan Peugeot196Goodyear11:56.4811:56.4811163.865
DNS14Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber FordC15Goodyear
DNQ22Luca BadoerItalyForti FordFG01BGoodyear
DNQ23Andrea MonterminiItalyForti FordFG01BGoodyear