1996 German Grand Prix
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|Race 11 of 16 in the 1996 Formula One season|
|Date||July 28, 1996|
|Official name||Grosser Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland|
|Location||Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||6.823 km (4.256 mi)|
|Distance||45 laps, 307.035 km (191.537 mi)|
|Weather||Sunny, Dry Track|
|Time||1:46.504 on lap 26|
The 1996 German Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on July 28, 1996 at Hockenheimring. Damon Hill started the race on pole position, and won it after Gerhard Berger's engine failed with 3 laps to go.
- Giovanni Lavaggi replaced Giancarlo Fisichella at Minardi for the remainder of the season.
- Though the Forti team arrived, neither of its cars were assembled as the team had run out of money and therefore could not obtain any engines. It closed down shortly afterwards.
Championship standings after the race
- Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
1996 British Grand Prix
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1996 Hungarian Grand Prix
1995 German Grand Prix
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1997 German Grand Prix