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1976 Grand Prix of Austria


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Formula One race number 11 of 16
Sunday, August 15, 1976 at Osterreichring, Knittelfeld, Austria
54 laps on a 5.910 kilometer road course (319.1 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:30:07.86
Average Speed: 212.463 kph
Pole Time: 95.02 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 10.79 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1976 Formula One results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
5 95   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+21.490
ret1922   Hans Binder Team EnsignEnsign N176 / Ford Cosworth DFV47throttle0
ret 79   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team MarchMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV43crash0
ret134   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV24suspension0
82024   Harald Ertl Hesketh RacingHesketh 308D / Ford Cosworth DFV53+1 lap0
ret1730   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi FD04 / Ford Cosworth DFV43crash0
4 111   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+12.440
ret 817   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5B / Ford Cosworth DFV40fuel pump0
ret1519   Alan Jones Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV30crash0
nc2532   Loris Kessel RAM RacingBrabham BT44B / Ford Cosworth DFV44+10 laps0
2 526   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS5 / Matra MS7354+10.790
122433   Lella Lombardi RAM Racing with LavazzaBrabham BT44B / Ford Cosworth DFV50+4 laps0
ret1618   Brett Lunger Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV51crash0
71212   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+59.450
ret2120   Arturo Merzario Frank Williams Racing CarsWolf-Williams FW05 / Ford Cosworth DFV17crash0
3 46   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+11.980
ret188   Carlos Pace Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1240crash0
92238   Henri Pescarolo Team Norev RacingSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV52+2 laps0
112340   Alessandro Pesenti-RossiScuderia Gulf RodiniTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV51+3 laps0
6 310   Ronnie Peterson March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+34.348
ret 616   Tom Pryce Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5B / Ford Cosworth DFV14brakes0
ret147   Carlos Reutemann Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-120clutch0
ret103   Jody Scheckter Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV14suspension1
ret1134   Hans-Joachim Stuck March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV26fuel system0
1 228   John Watson Citibank Team PenskePenske PC4 / Ford Cosworth DFV541:30:07.8645

Fastest Lap: 221.833 kph by James Hunt

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  John Watson122
  Ronnie Peterson397
  Jody Scheckter10101
  Ronnie Peterson11111
  John Watson125443

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 61    
2   James Hunt 38   -23  
3   Jody Scheckter 36   -25  
4   Patrick DePailler 26   -35  
5   John Watson 19   -42  
6   Jacques Laffite 16   -45  
7   Clay Regazzoni 16   -45  
8   Jochen Mass 14   -47  
9   Gunnar Nilsson 10   -51  
10   Carlos Pace 7   -54  
11   Tom Pryce 7   -54  
12   Hans-Joachim Stuck 6   -55  
13   Mario Andretti 5   -56  
14   Alan Jones 4   -57  
15   Carlos Reutemann 3   -58  
16   Emerson Fittipaldi 3   -58  
17   Chris Amon 2   -59  
18   Rolf Stommelen 1   -60  
19   Ronnie Peterson 1   -60