1976 Formula Atlantic season IMSA

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1976 Formula Atlantic IMSA season
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The 1976 IMSA Formula Atlantic Players Championship Series season was contested over 6 rounds. In this one-make engine formula all drivers had to utilize Ford engines.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Race Lap
1 Road Atlanta Georgia April 11, 1976 40 4.055436=162.21744 km 0'55:20.907 175.850 km/h Gilles Villeneuve ? Gilles Villeneuve
2 Monterey California May 2, 1976 33 3.05767=100.90311 km 0'35:29.418 170.587 km/h Gilles Villeneuve ? Elliott Forbes-Robinson
3 Ontario California May 9, 1976 26 4.667=121.342 km 0'42:24.553 171.673 km/h Gilles Villeneuve ? Gilles Villeneuve
4 Lexington Ohio August 29, 1976 42 3.86232=162.21744 km 1'02:26.053 155.893 km/h Tom Klausler ? Tom Klausler
5 Road Atlanta Georgia September 19, 1976 25 4.055436=101.3859 km 0'34:23.261 176.899 km/h Gilles Villeneuve ? Gilles Villeneuve
Howdy Holmes
6 Monterey California October 3, 1976 33 3.05767=100.90311 km 0'35:06.81 172.418 km/h Price Cobb ? Bobby Rahal

Final points standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 15 for runner up, ?

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points United States United States United States United States United States United States
1 Gilles Villeneuve  Canada Ecurie Canada March 80 20 20 20 - 20 -
2 Price Cobb  United States Doug Shierson Racing March 45 - - 8 15 2 20
3 Elliott Forbes-Robinson  United States ? Tui 45 - 15 15 - - 15
4 Bobby Brown  United States ? Chevron 41 12 10 - 6 1 12
5 Tom Klausler  United States ? Lola 38 3 - - 20 12 3
6 Johnny Gerber  Mexico ? Chevron 22 - 12 10 - - -
7 Bobby Rahal  United States ? March 20 - 8 - 12 - -
8 Don Breidenbach  United States ? March 18 8 - - - - 10
9 Héctor Rebaque  Mexico ? Lola 16 - 6 - - 10 -
10 Tom Pumpelly  United States ? March 15 15 - - - - -
Tom Gloy  United States ? Tui 15 - - - - 15 -
Wink Bancroft  United States ? Chevron 15 2 - 6 1 - 6
13 Howdy Holmes  United States ?  ? 13 - - - 10 3 -
14 Bill Brack  United States ?  ? 12 - - 12 - - -
Carl Liebich  United States ?  ? 12 6 4 - 2 - -
16 Tim Cooper  United States ?  ? 11 1 2 4 - 4 -
17 Tom Bagley  United States ?  ? 10 10 - - - - -
18 James King  United States ?  ? 8 - - - 8 - -
John Mortensen  United States ?  ? 8 - - - - 8 -
Dan Marvin  United States ?  ? 8 - - - - - 8
21 Chip Mead  United States ?  ? 6 - - 2 4 - -
Marcel Talbot  Canada ? Chevron 6 - - - - 6 -
23 Cliff Hansen  United States Doug Shierson Racing March 4 4 - - - - -
Kevin Cogan  United States ? Ralt 4 - - - - - 4
25 Richard Melville  United States Wilbur Bunce Racing Lola 3 - 3 - - - -
Dick Hayes  United States ? Chevron 3 - - 3 - - -
Tom Outcault  United States ? March 3 - - - 3 - -
28 Tim Coconis  United States ? Lola 2 - - - - - 2
29 Gordon Strom  United States ? Chevron 1 - 1 - - - -
Pete Halsmer  United States ? Brabham 1 - - 1 - - -
Jon Norman  United States ? Lotus 1 - - - - - 1