1976 Dutch Grand Prix

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Netherlands  1976 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 16 in the 1976 Formula One season
Circuit Park Zandvoort-1973.svg
Date August 29, 1976
Official name XXV Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location Circuit Park Zandvoort
Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course Permanent racing facility
4.226 km (2.626 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 316.960 km (196.950 mi)
Weather Warm, dry
Pole position
Driver Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford
Time 1:21.31[1]
Fastest lap
Driver Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Time 1:22.59[2] on lap 49
Podium
First United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford
Second Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Third United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford

The 1976 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Zandvoort on August 29, 1976. It was won by British driver James Hunt driving a McLaren M23.

The weekend was marred by the death of track marshal Ron Lenderink during a touring car support race. He was 29.[3]

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford 75 1:44:52.09 2 9
2 2 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 75 + 0.92 5 6
3 5 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 75 + 2.09 6 4
4 16 United Kingdom Tom Pryce Shadow-Ford 75 + 6.94 3 3
5 3 South Africa Jody Scheckter Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 22.46 8 2
6 9 Italy Vittorio Brambilla March-Ford 75 + 45.03 7 1
7 4 France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 56.28 14  
8 19 Australia Alan Jones Surtees-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 16  
9 12 West Germany Jochen Mass McLaren-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 15  
10 17 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 20  
11 38 France Henri Pescarolo Surtees-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 22  
12 25 Germany Rolf Stommelen Hesketh-Ford 72 + 3 Laps 25  
Ret 22 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ensign-Ford 66 Electrical 11  
Ret 39 Netherlands Boy Hayje Penske-Ford 63 Halfshaft 21  
Ret 8 Brazil Carlos Pace Brabham-Alfa Romeo 53 Oil Leak 9  
Ret 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 53 Oil Leak 10  
Ret 10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 52 Oil Pressure 1  
Ret 24 Austria Harald Ertl Hesketh-Ford 49 Spun Off 24  
Ret 28 United Kingdom John Watson Penske-Ford 47 Gearbox 4  
Ret 27 Australia Larry Perkins Boro-Ford 44 Accident 19  
Ret 30 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 40 Electrical 17  
Ret 7 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Alfa Romeo 11 Clutch 12  
Ret 6 Sweden Gunnar Nilsson Lotus-Ford 10 Accident 13  
Ret 34 West Germany Hans Joachim Stuck March-Ford 9 Engine 26  
Ret 18 Sweden Conny Andersson Surtees-Ford 9 Engine 18  
Ret 20 Italy Arturo Merzario Wolf-Williams-Ford 5 Accident 23  
DNQ 40 Italy Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi Tyrrell-Ford        

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 7 results from the first 8 races and the best 7 results from the last 8 races counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored. Points do not reflect final results of 1976 British Grand Prix as it was under appeal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lang, Mike (1983). Grand Prix! Vol 3. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 142. ISBN 0-85429-380-9. 
  2. ^ Lang, Mike (1983). Grand Prix! Vol 3. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 144. ISBN 0-85429-380-9. 
  3. ^ http://www.motorsportmemorial.org/focus.php?db=ct&n=2524

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". Retrieved 2007-06-16. 


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