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1976 South African Grand Prix

Round
2/16
Date
Mar 6, 1976 at 00:00
Location
Midrand, South Africa
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:42:18.400 2nd 78 9
2 #11 James Hunt McLaren +1.300 1st 78 6
3 #12 Jochen Mass McLaren +45.900 4th 78 4
4 #3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell +1:08.400 12th 78 3
5 #28 John Watson Penske +1 lap 3rd 77 2
6 #27 Mario Andretti Parnelli +1 lap 13th 77 1
7 #16 Tom Pryce Shadow +1 lap 7th 77
8 #9 Vittorio Brambilla March +1 lap 5th 77
9 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell +1 lap 6th 77
10 #5 Bob Evans Lotus +1 lap 23rd 77
11 #18 Brett Lunger Surtees +1 lap 20th 77
12 #34 Hans-Joachim Stuck March +2 laps 17th 76
13 #21 Michel Leclère Wolf-Williams +2 laps 22nd 76
14 #22 Chris Amon Ensign +2 laps 18th 76
15 #24 Harald Ertl Hesketh +4 laps 24th 74
16 #20 Jacky Ickx Wolf-Williams +5 laps 19th 73
17 #30 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi Engine 21st 70
DNF #2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari Engine 9th 52
DNF #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier Engine 8th 49
DNF #17 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow Radiator 15th 28
DNF #8 Carlos Pace Brabham Oil pressure 14th 22
DNF #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus Clutch 25th 18
DNF #7 Carlos Reutemann Brabham Oil pressure 11th 16
DNF #10 Ronnie Peterson March Accident 10th 15
DNF #15 Ian Scheckter Tyrrell Accident 16th 0
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #11 James Hunt McLaren 1:16.100
2 #1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:16.200 +0.100
3 #28 John Watson Penske 1:16.430 +0.330
4 #12 Jochen Mass McLaren 1:16.450 +0.350
5 #9 Vittorio Brambilla March 1:16.640 +0.540
6 #4 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 1:16.770 +0.670
7 #16 Tom Pryce Shadow 1:16.840 +0.740
8 #26 Jacques Laffite Ligier 1:16.880 +0.780
9 #2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:16.940 +0.840
10 #10 Ronnie Peterson March 1:17.030 +0.930
11 #7 Carlos Reutemann Brabham 1:17.090 +0.990
12 #3 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell 1:17.180 +1.080
13 #27 Mario Andretti Parnelli 1:17.250 +1.150
14 #8 Carlos Pace Brabham 1:17.260 +1.160
15 #17 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow 1:17.350 +1.250
16 #15 Ian Scheckter Tyrrell 1:17.400 +1.300
17 #34 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 1:17.440 +1.340
18 #22 Chris Amon Ensign 1:17.730 +1.630
19 #20 Jacky Ickx Wolf-Williams 1:18.130 +2.030
20 #18 Brett Lunger Surtees 1:18.360 +2.260
21 #30 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 1:18.400 +2.300
22 #21 Michel Leclère Wolf-Williams 1:18.820 +2.720
23 #5 Bob Evans Lotus 1:19.350 +3.250
24 #24 Harald Ertl Hesketh 1:22.110 +6.010
25 #6 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 1:22.700 +6.600
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:17.970 6

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 2 2 18
2 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 0 1 6 -12
3 James Hunt McLaren 0 1 6 -12
4 Jochen Mass McLaren 0 1 5 -13
5 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell 0 0 5 -13
6 Tom Pryce Shadow 0 1 4 -14
7 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 0 0 3 -15
8 John Watson Penske 0 0 2 -16
9 Mario Andretti Parnelli 0 0 1 -17
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ferrari Ferrari 2 2 18
2 Tyrrell Ford 0 1 9 -9
3 McLaren Ford 0 2 7 -11
4 Shadow Ford 0 1 4 -14
5 March Ford 0 0 3 -15
6 Penske Ford 0 0 2 -16
7 Parnelli Ford 0 0 1 -17

More South African GP

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
1993 #2 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Mark Blundell 1:19.492 - Alain Prost Alain Prost
1992 #5 Nigel Mansell Riccardo Patrese Ayrton Senna 1:17.578 - Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell
1985 #5 Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg Alain Prost 1:08.149 - Keke Rosberg Nigel Mansell
1984 #8 Niki Lauda Alain Prost Derek Warwick 1:08.877 - Patrick Tambay Nelson Piquet
1983 #6 Riccardo Patrese Andrea de Cesaris Nelson Piquet 1:09.948 - Nelson Piquet Patrick Tambay
1982 #15 Alain Prost Carlos Reutemann René Arnoux 1:08.278 - Alain Prost René Arnoux
1980 #16 René Arnoux Jacques Laffite Didier Pironi 1:13.150 - René Arnoux Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1979 #12 Gilles Villeneuve Jody Scheckter Jean-Pierre Jarier 1:14.412 - Gilles Villeneuve Jean-Pierre Jabouille
1978 #6 Ronnie Peterson Patrick Depailler John Watson 1:17.090 - Mario Andretti Niki Lauda
1977 #11 Niki Lauda Jody Scheckter Patrick Depailler 1:17.630 - John Watson James Hunt
1975 #3 Jody Scheckter Carlos Reutemann Patrick Depailler 1:17.200 - Carlos Pace Carlos Pace
1974 #7 Carlos Reutemann Jean-Pierre Beltoise Mike Hailwood 1:18.160 - Carlos Reutemann Niki Lauda
1973 #3 Jackie Stewart Peter Revson Emerson Fittipaldi 1:17.100 - Emerson Fittipaldi Denny Hulme
1972 #12 Denny Hulme Emerson Fittipaldi Peter Revson 1:18.900 - Mike Hailwood Jackie Stewart
1971 #6 Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart Clay Regazzoni 1:20.300 - Mario Andretti Jackie Stewart
1970 #12 Jack Brabham Denny Hulme Jackie Stewart 1:20.800 - John Surtees Jackie Stewart
1969 #7 Jackie Stewart Graham Hill Denny Hulme 1:21.600 - Jackie Stewart Jack Brabham
1968 #4 Jim Clark Graham Hill Jochen Rindt 1:23.700 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1967 #4 Pedro Rodríguez John Love John Surtees 1:29.900 - Denny Hulme Jack Brabham
1965 #5 Jim Clark John Surtees Graham Hill 1:27.600 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
1963 #1 Jim Clark Dan Gurney Graham Hill 1:29.100 - Dan Gurney Jim Clark
1962 #3 Graham Hill Bruce McLaren Tony Maggs 1:31.000 - Jim Clark Jim Clark
The 1976 South African Grand Prix started Mar 6, 1976 on Kyalami Racing Circuit in Midrand, South Africa. James Hunt started from pole position with Niki Lauda next to him. John Watson started from third place.

In 1 hour, 42 minutes and 18 seconds Niki Lauda finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with James Hunt in second and Jochen Mass in third place.

After the 1976 South African Grand Prix, Niki Lauda is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 18 points. Lauda is 12 points ahead of Patrick Depailler.