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1976 United States GP

1976 Japanese GP

1976 Motor Show 200
1977 Argentine GP
1977 Japanese GP
 XI  Japanese Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 24 October 1976
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitMount Fuji
Event FormatRace of 73 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#16 of 16 in 1976
#280 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps73
Circuit Perimeter4359 m
Race Distance4359 × 73 = 318.207 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Rain
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers25
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Kazuyoshi Hoshino (Driver),
Masahiro Hasemi (Driver),
Masami Kuwashima (Driver),
Noritake Takahara (Driver),
Kojima (Car Manufacturer),
Bridgestone (Tyre Manufacturer),
Kojima KE007 (Car Model),
   Maki F102 (Car Model),
Heroes Racing Corporation (Entrant),
Kojima Engineering (Entrant),
Japanese GP (Event),
Mount Fuji (Circuit),
Mount Fuji (4359 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 51 - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Kojima Engineering - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Sunoco - 20th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Walter Wolf Racing - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
 Larry Perkins - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
 Wolf-Williams - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
 Kojima - 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 Masahiro Hasemi - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Highest 11th Place Finish Ratio Kojima (100.00%),
2. Most Retirements in a Season March (34),
3. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a Season Tyrrell (9),
4. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a Season Shadow (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (220),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (352),
3. Most 5th Place Finishes Ferrari (38),
4. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Tyrrell (14.44%),
5. Most Race Entries Lotus (738),
6. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (68),
7. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (42),
8. Most 16th Place Qualifications Lotus (52),
9. Most 17th Place Qualifications Brabham (30)

Championships
1  James Hunt 69 up
2  Niki Lauda 68 up
3  Jody Scheckter 49 
4  Patrick Depailler 39 
5  Clay Regazzoni 31 
6  Mario Andretti 22 up
7  John Watson 20 up
8  Jacques Laffite 20 up
9  Jochen Mass 19 up
10  Gunnar Nilsson 11 up
11  Ronnie Peterson 10 up
12  Tom Pryce 10 
13  Hans-Joachim Stuck 8 
14  Carlos Pace 7 
15  Alan Jones 7 
16  Carlos Reutemann 3 
17  Emerson Fittipaldi 3 
18  Chris Amon 2 
19  Vittorio Brambilla 1 
  Rolf Stommelen 1 
1  Ferrari / Ferrari 83 
2  McLaren / Ford 75 
3  Tyrrell / Ford 71 
4  Lotus / Ford 29 
5  Penske / Ford 20 up
  Ligier / Matra 20 up
7  March / Ford 19 
8  Shadow / Ford 10 
9  Brabham / Alfa Romeo 9 
10  Surtees / Ford 7 
11  Fittipaldi / Ford 3 
12  Ensign / Ford 2 
13  Parnelli / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 51
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusKojima Engineering
Driver Mario Andretti Mario Andretti Masahiro Hasemi
Car Lotus 77 Lotus 77 Kojima KE007
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:43'58.861'12.771'18.23
Speed183.615 km/h215.644 km/h200.593 km/h


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