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1996 Transurban Australian Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 1 of 16
Sunday, March 10, 1996 at Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, South Melbourne, Victoria
58 laps on a 5.302 kilometer road course (307.516 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:32:50.491
Average speed: 198.736 kph
Pole time: 92.371 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 38.020 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1996 Formula One results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 25   Damon Hill Rothmans Williams RenaultWilliams FW18 / Renault RS8581:32:50.491810
2 16   Jacques Villeneuve Rothmans Williams RenaultWilliams FW18 / Renault RS858+38.020506
3 32   Eddie Irvine Scuderia Ferrari SpAFerrari F310 / Ferrari Type 04658+62.57104
4 74   Gerhard Berger Mild Seven Benetton RenaultBenetton B196 / Renault RS858+77.03703
5 57   Mika Hakkinen Marlboro McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-11 / Mercedes-Benz FO11058+95.07102
61019   Mika Salo Tyrrell-YamahaTyrrell 024 / Yamaha OX11A57+1 lap01
7119   Olivier Panis Equipe Ligier Gauloises BlondesLigier JS43 / Mugen-Honda MF-301HA57+1 lap00
8 915   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Red Bull Sauber FordSauber C15 / Ford JD Zetec-R57+1 lap00
91816   Ricardo Rosset Footwork HartFootwork FA17 / Hart 83056+2 laps00
102010   Pedro Diniz Equipe Ligier Gauloises BlondesLigier JS43 / Mugen-Honda MF-301HA56+2 laps00
111518   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-YamahaTyrrell 024 / Yamaha OX11A55+3 laps00
ret1720   Pedro Lamy Minardi Team SpAMinardi M195B / Ford EDM242safety belt00
ret 41   Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari SpAFerrari F310 / Ferrari Type 04632brakes00
ret1621   Giancarlo Fisichella Minardi Team SpAMinardi M195B / Ford EDM232clutch00
ret 811   Rubens Barrichello B&H Total Jordan PeugeotJordan 196 / Peugeot A1229engine00
ret138   David Coulthard Marlboro McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-11 / Mercedes-Benz FO11024throttle00
ret1217   Jos Verstappen Footwork HartFootwork FA17 / Hart 83015engine00
ret 63   Jean Alesi Mild Seven Benetton RenaultBenetton B196 / Renault RS89crash00
ret1912   Martin Brundle B&H Total Jordan PeugeotJordan 196 / Peugeot A121crash00
dns1414   Johnny Herbert Red Bull Sauber FordSauber C15 / Ford JD Zetec-R0did not start00

Fastest Lap: 204.314 kph by Jacques Villeneuve

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
21Luca Badoer22Forti Grand PrixForti FG03 / Ford ECA Zetec-R
22Andrea Montermini23Forti Grand PrixForti FG01B / Ford ECA Zetec-R

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jacques Villeneuve12929
  Damon Hill30323
  Jacques Villeneuve335321
  Damon Hill54585

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Damon Hill 10    
2   Jacques Villeneuve 6   -4  
3   Eddie Irvine 4   -6  
4   Gerhard Berger 3   -7  
5   Mika Hakkinen 2   -8  
6   Mika Salo 1   -9