1976 South Africa Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Kyalami circuit. Full information

1976 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1976 South Africa Grand Prix poster

1976 South Africa Grand Prix

1976 South Africa Grand Prix is 266th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Kyalami circuit. James Hunt won the pole position, Niki Lauda won this race. This was his 9th victory. James Hunt and Jochen Mass also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 78 laps (320 km).

Previous race: 1976 Brazil Grand Prix
Next race: 1976 USA West Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1976 South Africa Grand Prix

61st victory for the Ferrari team
9th victory for the Niki Lauda
15th podium for the Niki Lauda
10th podium for the James Hunt
5th podium for the Jochen Mass

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1976 South Africa Grand Prix

Niki Lauda - Winner of the 1976 South Africa Grand Prix

1976 South Africa Grand Prix

1976 South Africa Grand Prix

Ferrari 312T - 1976 South Africa Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312T - 1976 South Africa Grand Prix winner

1976 South Africa Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Niki Lauda 9.00  1h 42m 18.4s  ( 187.737 km/h ) 78 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 James Hunt 6.00  1h 42m 19.7s  ( +01.3s ) 78 Marlboro Team McLaren
3 Jochen Mass 4.00  1h 43m 04.3s  ( +45.9s ) 78 Marlboro Team McLaren
4 Jody Scheckter 3.00  1h 43m 26.8s  ( +1m 08.4s ) 78 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 John Watson 2.00   77 Citibank Team Penske
6 Mario Andretti 1.00   77 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
7 Tom Pryce 0   77 Shadow Racing Team
8 Vittorio Brambilla 0   77 Beta Team March
9 Patrick Depailler 0   77 Elf Team Tyrrell
10 Bob Evans 0   77 John Player Team Lotus
11 Brett Lunger 0   77 Team Surtees
12 Hans Joachim Stuck 0   76 March Engineering
13 Michel Leclere 0   76 Frank Williams Racing Cars
14 Chris Amon 0   76 Team Ensign
15 Harald Ertl 0   74 Hesketh Racing
16 Jacky Ickx 0   73 Frank Williams Racing Cars
17 Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Engine 70 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Engine 52 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Engine 49 Ligier Gitanes
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Radiator 28 Shadow Racing Team
ab Carlos Pace 0  Oil pressure 22 Martini Racing
ab Gunnar Nilsson 0  Clutch 18 John Player Team Lotus
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Oil pressure 16 Martini Racing
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Accident 15 March Engineering
f Ian Ashley 0  Withdrawal of the team   Stanley BRM
ab Ian Scheckter 0  Collision 0 Lexington Racing

List of all cars for the 1976 South Africa Grand Prix on the Kyalami circuit

Hesketh 308D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar FD04

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS5

Matra MS73 V12 3.0

Lotus 77

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 007

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Parnelli VPJ4B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Williams FW05

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N174

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN5B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P201B

BRM P200 V12 3.0