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1976 Japanese Grand Prix

Round
16/16
Date
Oct 24, 1976 at 00:00
Location
Oyama, Japan
Circuit

Results

Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:43:58.860 1st 73 9
2 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell +1 lap 13th 72 6
3 #11 James Hunt McLaren +1 lap 2nd 72 4
4 #19 Alan Jones Surtees +1 lap 20th 72 3
5 #2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari +1 lap 7th 72 2
6 #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus +1 lap 16th 72 1
7 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier +1 lap 11th 72
8 #24 Harald Ertl Hesketh +1 lap 22nd 72
9 #18 Noritake Takahara Surtees +3 laps 24th 70
10 #17 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow +4 laps 15th 69
11 #51 Masahiro Hasemi Kojima +7 laps 10th 66
DNF #3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell Overheating 5th 58
DNF #21 Hans Binder Wolf-Williams Wheel 25th 49
DNF #16 Tom Pryce Shadow Oil pressure 14th 46
DNF #9 Vittorio Brambilla March Electrical 8th 38
DNF #34 Hans-Joachim Stuck March Electrical 18th 37
DNF #12 Jochen Mass McLaren Accident 12th 35
DNF #28 John Watson Penske Engine 4th 33
DNF #52 Kazuyoshi Hoshino Tyrrell Tyre 21st 27
DNF #20 Arturo Merzario Wolf-Williams Gearbox 19th 23
DNF #30 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Withdrew 23rd 9
DNF #8 Carlos Pace Brabham Withdrew 6th 7
DNF #1 Niki Lauda Ferrari Withdrew 3rd 2
DNF #7 Larry Perkins Brabham Withdrew 17th 1
DNF #10 Ronnie Peterson March Engine 9th 0
DNS #21 Masami Kuwashima Wolf-Williams
DNQ #54 Tony Trimmer Maki
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #5 Mario Andretti Lotus 1:12.770
2 #11 James Hunt McLaren 1:12.800 +0.030
3 #1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:13.080 +0.310
4 #28 John Watson Penske 1:13.290 +0.520
5 #3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell 1:13.310 +0.540
6 #8 Carlos Pace Brabham 1:13.430 +0.660
7 #2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:13.640 +0.870
8 #9 Vittorio Brambilla March 1:13.720 +0.950
9 #10 Ronnie Peterson March 1:13.850 +1.080
10 #51 Masahiro Hasemi Kojima 1:13.880 +1.110
11 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:13.880 +1.110
12 #12 Jochen Mass McLaren 1:14.050 +1.280
13 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:14.150 +1.380
14 #16 Tom Pryce Shadow 1:14.230 +1.460
15 #17 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow 1:14.320 +1.550
16 #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 1:14.350 +1.580
17 #7 Larry Perkins Brabham 1:14.380 +1.610
18 #34 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 1:14.380 +1.610
19 #20 Arturo Merzario Wolf-Williams 1:14.410 +1.640
20 #19 Alan Jones Surtees 1:14.600 +1.830
21 #52 Kazuyoshi Hoshino Tyrrell 1:14.650 +1.880
22 #24 Harald Ertl Hesketh 1:15.260 +2.490
23 #30 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:15.300 +2.530
24 #18 Noritake Takahara Surtees 1:15.770 +3.000
25 #21 Hans Binder Wolf-Williams 1:17.360 +4.590
26 #21 Masami Kuwashima Wolf-Williams 1:17.900 +5.130
27 #54 Tony Trimmer Maki 1:30.910 +18.140
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:19.970

Standings after the race

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 James Hunt McLaren 6 8 69
2 Niki Lauda Ferrari 5 9 68 -1
3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell 1 5 49 -20
4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 0 7 39 -30
5 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1 4 31 -38
6 Mario Andretti Lotus 1 3 22 -47
7 John Watson Penske 1 3 20 -49
8 Jacques Laffite Ligier 0 3 20 -49
9 Jochen Mass McLaren 0 2 19 -50
10 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 0 2 11 -58
11 Ronnie Peterson March 1 1 10 -59
12 Tom Pryce Shadow 0 1 10 -59
13 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 0 0 8 -61
14 Carlos Pace Brabham 0 0 7 -62
15 Alan Jones Surtees 0 0 7 -62
16 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari 0 0 3 -66
17 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 0 0 3 -66
18 Chris Amon Wolf-Williams 0 0 2 -67
19 Rolf Stommelen Brabham 0 0 1 -68
20 Vittorio Brambilla March 0 0 1 -68
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 6 13 83
2 McLaren Ford 6 10 74 -9
3 Tyrrell Ford 1 12 71 -12
4 Lotus Ford 1 5 29 -54
5 Penske Ford 1 3 20 -63
6 Ligier Matra 0 3 20 -63
7 March Ford 1 1 19 -64
8 Shadow Ford 0 1 10 -73
9 Brabham Alfa Romeo 0 0 9 -74
10 Surtees Ford 0 0 7 -76
11 Fittipaldi Ford 0 0 3 -80
12 Ensign Ford 0 0 2 -81
13 Parnelli Ford 0 0 1 -82

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1977 #1 James Hunt Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:14.300 - Jody Scheckter Mario Andretti
The 1976 Japanese Grand Prix started Oct 24, 1976 on Fuji Speedway in Oyama, Japan. Mario Andretti started from pole position with James Hunt next to him. Niki Lauda started from third place.

In 1 hour, 43 minutes and 58 seconds Mario Andretti finished the race in first place. The podium was completed with Patrick Depailler in second and James Hunt in third place.

After the 1976 Japanese Grand Prix, James Hunt is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 69 points. Hunt is 1 points ahead of Niki Lauda.