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1976 German GP
1975 Austrian GP

1976 Austrian GP

1976 Dutch GP
1977 Austrian GP
 XIV  Raiffeisen Großer Preis von Österreich


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 15 August 1976
Start time14:00
EventAustrian GP
CircuitOsterreichring
Event FormatRace of 54 laps
Race13 of 18
Championship race275
Circuit
Laps54
Circuit Perimeter5910 m
Race Distance5910 × 54 = 319.140 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Wet
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Hans Binder (Driver),
Karl Oppitzhauser (Driver),
   Sports Cars of Austria (Entrant),
Osterreichring (5909.5 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCitibank Team Penske - 1st Win (Entrant)
Gunnar Nilsson - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Jean-Pierre Jarier - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
John Watson - 1st Win (Driver)
March Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Martini Racing - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
McLaren - 10th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Penske - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Sunoco - 1st Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 24th Place Qualifications Lella Lombardi (5)
Records Extended 1. Most 12th Place FinishesBrabham (19),
2. Most Race EntriesLotus (728),
3. Most 26th Place QualificationsMarch (8)

Championships
1  Niki Lauda 61 
2  James Hunt 38 
up
3  Jody Scheckter 36 
down
4  Patrick Depailler 26 
5  John Watson 19 
up
6  Clay Regazzoni 16 
down
7  Jacques Laffite 16 
8  Jochen Mass 14 
down
9  Gunnar Nilsson 10 
up
10  Tom Pryce 7 
down
11  Carlos Pace 7 
down
12  Hans-Joachim Stuck 6 
13  Mario Andretti 5 
up
14  Alan Jones 4 
down
15  Carlos Reutemann 3 
down
16  Emerson Fittipaldi 3 
17  Chris Amon 2 
18  Ronnie Peterson 1 
up
  Rolf Stommelen 1 
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 64 
2 Tyrrell / Ford 49 
3 McLaren / Ford 43 
4 Penske / Ford 19 
up
5 Ligier / Matra 16 
down
6 Lotus / Ford 12 
up
7 Brabham / Alfa Romeo 9 
down
8 Shadow / Ford 7 
9 March / Ford 7 
10 Surtees / Ford 4 
11 Fittipaldi / Ford 3 
12 Ensign / Ford 2 
13 Parnelli / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 28Car 11Car 11
EntrantCitibank Team PenskeMarlboro Team McLarenMarlboro Team McLaren
Driver John Watson James Hunt James Hunt
CarPenske PC4McLaren M23McLaren M23
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:30'07.861'35.021'35.91
Speed212.451 km/h223.911 km/h221.833 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led