1976 Formula 1 World Championship

The 1976 Formula 1 World Championship was the 27th F1 season. It consisted of 16 Grand Prix rounds, held across 15 different countries. James Hunt won the Drivers’ Championship and Ferrari won the Constructors’ Championship.

1976 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1BrazilAutódromo de Interlagos25 January 1976Niki LaudaFerrari401:45:16.780
2South AfricaKyalami Grand Prix Circuit6 March 1976Niki LaudaFerrari781:42:18.400
3USA WestLong Beach Street Circuit28 March 1976Clay RegazzoniFerrari801:53:18.471
4SpainCircuito Permanente del Jarama2 May 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford751:42:20.430
5BelgiumCircuit Zolder16 May 1976Niki LaudaFerrari701:42:53.230
6MonacoCircuit de Monaco30 May 1976Niki LaudaFerrari781:59:51.470
7SwedenScandinavian Raceway13 June 1976Jody ScheckterTyrrell Ford721:46:53.729
8FranceCircuit Paul Ricard4 July 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford541:40:58.600
9Great BritainBrands Hatch Circuit18 July 1976Niki LaudaFerrari761:44:19.660
10GermanyNürburgring1 August 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford141:41:42.700
11AustriaÖsterreichring15 August 1976John WatsonPenske Ford541:30:07.860
12NetherlandsCircuit Park Zandvoort29 August 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford751:44:52.090
13ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza12 September 1976Ronnie PetersonMarch Ford521:30:35.600
14CanadaMosport International Raceway3 October 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford801:40:09.626
15USA EastWatkins Glen International10 October 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford591:42:40.741
16JapanFuji Speedway24 October 1976Mario AndrettiLotus Ford731:43:58.860
1976 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1James HuntGreat BritainMcLaren Ford69
2Niki LaudaAustriaFerrari68
3Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaTyrrell Ford49
4Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell Ford39
5Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrari31
6Mario AndrettiUnited StatesLotus Ford22
7John WatsonGreat BritainPenske Ford20
7Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier Matra20
9Jochen MassGermanyMcLaren Ford19
10Gunnar NilssonSwedenLotus Ford11
11Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch Ford10
11Tom PryceGreat BritainShadow Ford10
13Hans-Joachim StuckGermanyMarch Ford8
14Carlos PaceBrazilBrabham Alfa Romeo7
14Alan JonesAustraliaSurtees Ford7
16Carlos ReutemannArgentinaFerrari3
16Emerson FittipaldiBrazilFittipaldi Ford3
18Chris AmonNew ZealandWolf-Williams2
19Rolf StommelenGermanyBrabham Alfa Romeo1
19Vittorio BrambillaItalyMarch Ford1
1976 Constructor Standings
Pos.TeamPoints
1Ferrari83
2McLaren Ford74
3Tyrrell Ford71
4Lotus Ford29
5Penske Ford20
6Ligier Matra20
7March Ford19
8Shadow Ford10
9Brabham Alfa Romeo9
10Surtees Ford7
11Fittipaldi Ford3
12Ensign Ford2
13Parnelli Ford1
1976 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1BrazilJean-Pierre JarierShadow Ford2:35.070
2South AfricaNiki LaudaFerrari1:17.970
3USA WestClay RegazzoniFerrari1:23.076
4SpainJochen MassMcLaren Ford1:20.930
5BelgiumNiki LaudaFerrari1:25.980
6MonacoClay RegazzoniFerrari1:30.280
7SwedenMario AndrettiLotus Ford1:28.002
8FranceNiki LaudaFerrari1:51.000
9Great BritainNiki LaudaFerrari1:19.910
10GermanyJody ScheckterTyrrell Ford7:10.800
11AustriaJames HuntMcLaren Ford1:35.910
12NetherlandsClay RegazzoniFerrari1:22.590
13ItalyRonnie PetersonMarch Ford1:41.300
14CanadaPatrick DepaillerTyrrell Ford1:13.817
15USA EastJames HuntMcLaren Ford1:42.851
16JapanJacques LaffiteLigier Matra1:19.970
1976 Non-Championship Races
EventCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace TimeCountry
Race of ChampionsBrands Hatch Circuit14 March 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford4058:01.23Great Britain
BRDC International TrophySilverstone Circuit11 April 1976James HuntMcLaren Ford4053:04.57Great Britain