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1996 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Damon Hill
Williams
97 pts
2nd
Jacques Villeneuve
Williams
78 pts
3rd
Michael Schumacher
Ferrari
59 pts
1st
Williams
175 pts
16
Races
Mar 10, 1996
Date first race
Oct 13, 1996
Date last race
HIL (8)
Most wins
HIL (9)
Most pole positions
VIL (11)
Most podiums
HIL (12)
Most in points
VIL (6)
Most fastest laps
VER (12)
Most DNF

1996 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Damon Hill Williams 8 10 97
2 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 4 11 78 -19
3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 3 8 59 -38
4 Jean Alesi Benetton 0 8 47 -50
5 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 0 4 31 -66
6 Gerhard Berger Benetton 0 2 21 -76
7 David Coulthard McLaren 0 2 18 -79
8 Rubens Barrichello Jordan 0 0 14 -83
9 Olivier Panis Ligier 1 1 13 -84
10 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 0 1 11 -86
11 Martin Brundle Jordan 0 0 8 -89
12 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber 0 0 7 -90
13 Mika Salo Tyrrell 0 0 5 -92
14 Johnny Herbert Sauber 0 1 4 -93
15 Pedro Diniz Ligier 0 0 2 -95
16 Jos Verstappen Footwork 0 0 1 -96
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Williams Renault 12 21 175
2 Ferrari Ferrari 3 9 70 -105
3 Benetton Renault 0 10 68 -107
4 McLaren Mercedes 0 6 49 -126
5 Jordan Peugeot 0 0 22 -153
6 Ligier Mugen-Honda 1 1 15 -160
7 Sauber Ford 0 1 11 -164
8 Tyrrell Yamaha 0 0 5 -170
9 Footwork Hart 0 0 1 -174

1996 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1996 Australian Grand Prix Mar 10 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Eddie Irvine Jacques Villeneuve
2 1996 Brazilian Grand Prix Mar 31 #5 Damon Hill Jean Alesi Michael Schumacher Damon Hill
3 1996 Argentine Grand Prix Apr 7 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Jean Alesi Damon Hill
4 1996 European Grand Prix Apr 28 #6 Jacques Villeneuve Michael Schumacher David Coulthard Damon Hill
5 1996 San Marino Grand Prix May 5 #5 Damon Hill Michael Schumacher Gerhard Berger Michael Schumacher
6 1996 Monaco Grand Prix May 19 #9 Olivier Panis David Coulthard Johnny Herbert Michael Schumacher
7 1996 Spanish Grand Prix Jun 2 #1 Michael Schumacher Jean Alesi Jacques Villeneuve Damon Hill
8 1996 Canadian Grand Prix Jun 16 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Jean Alesi Damon Hill
9 1996 French Grand Prix Jun 30 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Jean Alesi
10 1996 British Grand Prix Jul 14 #6 Jacques Villeneuve Gerhard Berger Mika Häkkinen Damon Hill
11 1996 German Grand Prix Jul 28 #5 Damon Hill Jean Alesi Jacques Villeneuve Damon Hill
12 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix Aug 11 #6 Jacques Villeneuve Damon Hill Jean Alesi Michael Schumacher
13 1996 Belgian Grand Prix Aug 25 #1 Michael Schumacher Jacques Villeneuve Mika Häkkinen Jacques Villeneuve
14 1996 Italian Grand Prix Sep 8 #1 Michael Schumacher Jean Alesi Mika Häkkinen Damon Hill
15 1996 Portuguese Grand Prix Sep 22 #6 Jacques Villeneuve Damon Hill Michael Schumacher Damon Hill
16 1996 Japanese Grand Prix Oct 13 #5 Damon Hill Michael Schumacher Mika Häkkinen Jacques Villeneuve

Position heatmap

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
HIL 480 128 68 83 35 10 3 13 8 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
VIL 285 247 55 98 90 51 21 25 19 7 1 0 4 4 8 0 3 0 3 1 15 0
MSC 114 238 167 67 58 13 11 7 19 2 2 3 9 7 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
ALE 60 238 282 109 35 12 44 6 4 5 0 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HAK 2 43 156 65 174 96 79 115 67 33 25 19 23 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
BER 31 48 52 225 133 120 33 13 13 11 33 25 7 5 2 17 0 5 1 0 0 0
COU 26 43 86 72 75 141 90 42 59 11 6 16 22 17 9 3 8 11 1 0 0 0
BAR 0 9 44 109 155 89 100 69 117 31 17 11 3 7 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAN 16 19 5 6 7 20 96 95 69 96 61 67 45 50 43 20 3 9 2 0 0 0
IRV 0 0 75 67 117 62 67 70 63 23 3 3 19 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
BRU 0 1 4 38 48 113 133 99 80 68 43 35 18 20 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
FRE 0 0 0 32 25 95 75 125 113 93 99 29 6 8 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SAL 0 0 3 19 39 82 53 42 38 84 91 83 43 44 28 9 12 1 12 0 5 5
HER 0 0 16 20 7 25 80 111 103 92 80 62 36 27 21 11 20 2 0 1 2 0
DIN 0 0 0 0 3 48 21 52 40 67 72 66 54 65 24 35 17 36 6 0 1 0
VER 0 0 0 0 4 20 66 31 46 95 84 38 34 24 31 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 10 7 5 1 1 3 9 12 15 25 11 7
ROS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 17 48 40 61 108 82 56 67 71 34 10 7 6 3
LAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 21 38 63 75 69 87 85 66 50 26 49 10 1
FIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 2 15 8 23 39 54 42 19 7 15 6 0 0
MAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 9 9 5 2 3 0 0 0
BAD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 17 37 31 16 25 28 25 11 11 30 24 4
KAT 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 26 50 62 75 83 65 65 34 48 47 35 13 6 0 0
LAV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 14 15 4 7 15 20 8 9 41 1 0 0

Laps in the lead

Damon Hill is the 1996 Formula 1 World Champion. Hill won 8 out of 16 races and scored a total of 97 points. With 19 points behind Jacques Villeneuve finished the season in second place and Michael Schumacher as third. Williams won the 1996 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 175 points.

The season started with the 1996 Australian Grand Prix on March 10. The last race of the season was the 1996 Japanese Grand Prix on October 13.