1976 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Brands Hatch circuit. Full information

1976 Britain Grand Prix poster

1976 Britain Grand Prix poster

1976 Britain Grand Prix

1976 Britain Grand Prix is 273rd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Brands Hatch circuit. Niki Lauda won the pole position and this race. Jody Scheckter and John Watson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 76 laps (320 km).

Previous race: 1976 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1976 Germany Grand Prix
Race Start: 18th July 1976

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1976 Britain Grand Prix

64th victory for the Ferrari team
12th victory for the Niki Lauda
21st podium for the Niki Lauda
12th podium for the Jody Scheckter
2nd podium for the John Watson

1976 Britain Grand Prix

1976 Britain Grand Prix

Ferrari 312T2 - 1976 Britain Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312T2 #1 - 1976 Britain Grand Prix winner

1976 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 312T2, #1 9.00  1h 44m 19.66s  ( 183.881 km/h ) 76 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell P34, #3 6.00  1h 44m 35.84s  ( +16.18s ) 76 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 John Watson Penske PC4, #28 4.00   75 Citibank Team Penske
4 Tom Pryce Shadow DN5B, #16 3.00   75 Shadow Racing Team
5 Alan Jones Surtees TS19, #19 2.00   75 Team Surtees
6 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar FD04, #30 1.00   74 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
7 Harald Ertl Hesketh 308D, #24 0   73 Hesketh Racing
8 Carlos Pace Brabham BT45, #8 0   73 Martini Racing
9 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow DN5B, #17 0   70 Shadow Racing Team
dsq James Hunt McLaren M23, #11 0  Started unofficially 1h 43m 27.61s 76 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 77, #6 0  Engine 67 John Player Team Lotus
ab Ronnie Peterson March 761, #10 0  Fuel pressure 60 March Engineering
ab Brett Lunger Surtees TS19, #18 0  Gearbox 55 Team Surtees
ab Patrick Depailler Tyrrell P34, #4 0  Engine 47 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT45, #7 0  Oil pressure 46 Martini Racing
ab Arturo Merzario March 761, #35 0  Engine 39 Ovoro Team March
dsq Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312T2, #2 0  Changed car 36 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
dsq Jacques Laffite Ligier JS5, #26 0  Changed car 31 Ligier Gitanes
ab Bob Evans Brabham BT44B, #32 0  Gearbox 24 RAM Racing
ab Vittorio Brambilla March 761, #9 0  Suspension 22 Beta Team March
ab Henri Pescarolo Surtees TS19, #38 0  Fuel pressure 16 Team Norev Racing with BS Fabrications
ab Chris Amon Ensign N176, #22 0  Engine 8 Team Ensign
ab Mario Andretti Lotus 77, #5 0  Ignition 4 John Player Team Lotus
ab Jochen Mass McLaren M23, #12 0  Clutch 1 Marlboro Team McLaren
nq Jacky Ickx Williams FW05, #20 0     Walter Wolf Racing
nq Divina Galica Surtees TS16, #13 0     Shellsport
ab Guy Edwards Hesketh 308D, #25 0  Collision 0 Penthouse Rizla Racing with Hesketh
f Ingo Hoffmann Copersucar FD04, #31 0  Car unavailable   Copersucar-Fittipaldi
nq Lella Lombardi Brabham BT44B, #33 0     RAM Racing
ab Hans-Joachim Stuck March 761, #34 0  Spin 0 March Engineering
nq Mike Wilds Shadow DN3, #40 0     Team P.R. Reilly

Qualifying Results for the 1976 Britain Grand Prix on the Brands Hatch circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Niki Lauda Ferrari 312T2, #1 1'19''35 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 James Hunt McLaren M23, #11 1'19''41 Marlboro Team McLaren
3 Mario Andretti Lotus 77, #5 1'19''76 John Player Team Lotus
4 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312T2, #2 1'20''05 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell P34, #4 1'20''15 Elf Team Tyrrell
6 Chris Amon Ensign N176, #22 1'20''27 Team Ensign
7 Ronnie Peterson March 761, #10 1'20''29 March Engineering
8 Jody Scheckter Tyrrell P34, #3 1'20''31 Elf Team Tyrrell
9 Arturo Merzario March 761, #35 1'20''32 Ovoro Team March
10 Vittorio Brambilla March 761, #9 1'20''36 Beta Team March
11 John Watson Penske PC4, #28 1'20''41 Citibank Team Penske
12 Jochen Mass McLaren M23, #12 1'20''61 Marlboro Team McLaren
13 Jacques Laffite Ligier JS5, #26 1'20''67 Ligier Gitanes
14 Gunnar Nilsson Lotus 77, #6 1'20''67 John Player Team Lotus
15 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT45, #7 1'20''99 Martini Racing
16 Carlos Pace Brabham BT45, #8 1'21''03 Martini Racing
17 Hans-Joachim Stuck March 761, #34 1'21''20 March Engineering
18 Brett Lunger Surtees TS19, #18 1'21''30 Team Surtees
19 Alan Jones Surtees TS19, #19 1'21''42 Team Surtees
20 Tom Pryce Shadow DN5B, #16 1'21''84 Shadow Racing Team
21 Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar FD04, #30 1'22''06 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
22 Bob Evans Brabham BT44B, #32 1'22''47 RAM Racing
23 Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow DN5B, #17 1'22''72 Shadow Racing Team
24 Harald Ertl Hesketh 308D, #24 1'22''75 Hesketh Racing
25 Guy Edwards Hesketh 308D, #25 1'22''76 Penthouse Rizla Racing with Hesketh
26 Henri Pescarolo Surtees TS19, #38 1'22''76 Team Norev Racing with BS Fabrications
27 Jacky Ickx Williams FW05, #20 1'23''32 Walter Wolf Racing
28 Divina Galica Surtees TS16, #13 1'25''24 Shellsport
29 Mike Wilds Shadow DN3, #40 1'25''66 Team P.R. Reilly
30 Lella Lombardi Brabham BT44B, #33 1'27''08 RAM Racing
0 Ingo Hoffmann Copersucar FD04, #31 0 Copersucar-Fittipaldi

List of all cars for the 1976 Britain Grand Prix on the Brands Hatch circuit

Surtees TS16

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS5

Matra MS73 V12 3.0

Hesketh 308D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N176

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW05

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 77

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T2

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Brabham BT44B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar FD04

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN5B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Tyrrell P34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0