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1976 South African Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 2 of 16
Saturday, March 6, 1976 at Kyalami Circuit, Kyalami, South Africa
78 laps on a 4.104 kilometer road course (320.112 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:42:18.4
Average speed: 187.749 kph
Pole time: 76.1 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 1.3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1976 Formula One results   /   1976 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 21   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T / Ferrari 015781:42:18.4789
2 111   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+1.306
3 412   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+45.904
4123   Jody Scheckter Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV78+68.403
5 328   John Watson Citibank Team PenskePenske PC3 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap02
61327   Mario Andretti Vel's Parnelli Jones RacingParnelli VPJ4B / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap01
7 716   Tom Pryce Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5B / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
8 59   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team MarchMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
9 64   Patrick Depailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
10235   Bob Evans John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
112018   Brett Lunger Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV77+1 lap00
121734   Hans-Joachim Stuck March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps00
132221   Michel Leclere Frank Williams Racing CarsWolf-Williams FW05 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps00
141822   Chris Amon Team EnsignEnsign N174 / Ford Cosworth DFV76+2 laps00
152424   Harald Ertl Hesketh RacingHesketh 308D / Ford Cosworth DFV74+4 laps00
161920   Jacky Ickx Frank Williams Racing CarsWolf-Williams FW05 / Ford Cosworth DFV73+5 laps00
ret2130   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi FD04 / Ford Cosworth DFV70engine00
ret 92   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T / Ferrari 01552engine00
ret 826   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS5 / Matra MS7349engine00
ret1517   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN5B / Ford Cosworth DFV28radiator00
ret148   Carlos Pace Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1222oil pressure00
ret256   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV18clutch00
ret117   Carlos Reutemann Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1216oil pressure00
ret1010   Ronnie Peterson March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV15crash00
ret1615   Ian Scheckter Lexington RacingTyrrell 007 / Ford Cosworth DFV0crash00

Fastest Lap: 189.488 kph by Niki Lauda

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Niki Lauda17878

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 18    
2   Patrick Depailler 6   -12  
2   James Hunt 6   -12  
4   Jochen Mass 5   -13  
4   Jody Scheckter 5   -13  
6   Tom Pryce 4   -14  
7   Hans-Joachim Stuck 3   -15  
8   John Watson 2   -16  
9   Mario Andretti 1   -17