1976 Austria Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Österreichring circuit. Full information

1976 Austria Grand Prix poster

1976 Austria Grand Prix poster

1976 Austria Grand Prix

1976 Austria Grand Prix is 275th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Österreichring circuit. James Hunt won the pole position, John Watson won this race. This was his 1st victory. Jacques Laffite and Gunnar Nilsson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (319 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1976 Germany Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1976 Netherlands Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1976 Austria Grand Prix

1st victory for the Penske team
1st victory for the John Watson
3rd podium for the John Watson
3rd podium for the Jacques Laffite
2nd podium for the Gunnar Nilsson

John Watson - Winner of the 1976 Austria Grand Prix

John Watson - Winner of the 1976 Austria Grand Prix

1976 Austria Grand Prix

1976 Austria Grand Prix

Penske PC4 - 1976 Austria Grand Prix winner

Penske PC4 - 1976 Austria Grand Prix winner

1976 Austria Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 John Watson 9.00  1h 30m 07.86s  ( 212.451 km/h ) 54 Citibank Team Penske
2 Jacques Laffite 6.00  1h 30m 18.65s  ( +10.79s ) 54 Ligier Gitanes
3 Gunnar Nilsson 4.00  1h 30m 19.84s  ( +11.98s ) 54 John Player Team Lotus
4 James Hunt 3.00  1h 30m 20.30s  ( +12.44s ) 54 Marlboro Team McLaren
5 Mario Andretti 2.00  1h 30m 29.35s  ( +21.49s ) 54 John Player Team Lotus
6 Ronnie Peterson 1.00  1h 30m 42.20s  ( +34.34s ) 54 March Engineering
7 Jochen Mass 0  1h 31m 07.31s  ( +59.45s ) 54 Marlboro Team McLaren
8 Harald Ertl 0   53 Hesketh Racing
9 Henri Pescarolo 0   52 Team Norev Racing with BS Fabrications
10 Brett Lunger 0  Accident 51 Team Surtees
11 Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi 0   51 Scuderia Gulf Rondini
12 Lella Lombardi 0   50 RAM Racing
ab Hans Binder 0  Throttle 47 Team Ensign
nc Loris Kessel 0   44 RAM Racing
ab Vittorio Brambilla 0  Collision 43 Beta Team March
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Collision 43 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
ab Carlos Pace 0  Accident 40 Martini Racing
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Fuel line 40 Shadow Racing with Tabatip
ab Alan Jones 0  Engine 30 Team Surtees
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Fuel pump 26 March Engineering
ab Patrick Depailler 0  Suspension 24 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Arturo Merzario 0  Accident 17 Walter Wolf Racing
ab Jody Scheckter 0  Accident 14 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Tom Pryce 0  Brakes 14 Shadow Racing with Tabatip
f Niki Lauda 0  Injury   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Clay Regazzoni 0  Withdrawal of the team   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Clutch 0 Martini Racing
f Chris Amon 0  Fired   Team Ensign
f Guy Edwards 0  Injury   Hesketh Racing
f Karl Oppitzhauser 0  Started unofficially   Sports Cars of Austria
f Otto Stuppacher 0  Started unofficially   Elf Team Tyrrell

List of all cars for the 1976 Austria Grand Prix on the Österreichring circuit

Penske PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Hesketh 308D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar FD04

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N176

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN5B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW05

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Brabham BT45

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Brabham BT44B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 77

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS5

Matra MS73 V12 3.0

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 007

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0