1976 USA West Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Long Beach circuit. Full information

1976 USA West Grand Prix poster

1976 USA West Grand Prix poster

1976 USA West Grand Prix

1976 USA West Grand Prix is 267th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Long Beach circuit. Clay Regazzoni won the pole position and this race. This was his 4th victory. Niki Lauda and Patrick Depailler also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 80 laps (260 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1976 South Africa Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1976 Spain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1976 USA West Grand Prix

62nd victory for the Ferrari team
4th victory for the Clay Regazzoni
20th podium for the Clay Regazzoni
16th podium for the Niki Lauda
4th podium for the Patrick Depailler

Clay Regazzoni - Winner of the 1976 USA West Grand Prix

Clay Regazzoni - Winner of the 1976 USA West Grand Prix

1976 USA West Grand Prix

1976 USA West Grand Prix

Ferrari 312T - 1976 USA West Grand Prix winner

Ferrari 312T - 1976 USA West Grand Prix winner

1976 USA West Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Clay Regazzoni 9.00  1h 53m 18.471s  ( 137.720 km/h ) 80 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Niki Lauda 6.00  1h 54m 00.885s  ( +42.414s ) 80 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Patrick Depailler 4.00  1h 54m 08.443s  ( +49.972s ) 80 Elf Team Tyrrell
4 Jacques Laffite 3.00  1h 54m 31.299s  ( +1m 12.828s ) 80 Ligier Gitanes
5 Jochen Mass 2.00  1h 54m 40.763s  ( +1m 22.292s ) 80 Marlboro Team McLaren
6 Emerson Fittipaldi 1.00   79 Copersucar-Fittipaldi
7 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   79 Shadow Racing Team
8 Chris Amon 0   78 Team Ensign
9 Carlos Pace 0   77 Martini Racing
10 Ronnie Peterson 0   77 March Engineering
nc Alan Jones 0   70 Team Surtees
nc John Watson 0   69 Citibank Team Penske
ab Jody Scheckter 0  Accident 34 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Tom Pryce 0  Transmission 32 Shadow Racing Team
ab Mario Andretti 0  Water leak 15 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
ab James Hunt 0  Collision 3 Marlboro Team McLaren
ab Hans Joachim Stuck 0  Collision 2 March Engineering
nq Bob Evans 0     John Player Team Lotus
ab Gunnar Nilsson 0  Accident 0 John Player Team Lotus
ab Carlos Reutemann 0  Collision 0 Martini Racing
ab Vittorio Brambilla 0  Collision 0 Beta Team March
nq Brett Lunger 0     Team Surtees
nq Jacky Ickx 0     Frank Williams Racing Cars
nq Michel Leclere 0     Frank Williams Racing Cars
nq Harald Ertl 0     Hesketh Racing
nq Ingo Hoffmann 0     Copersucar-Fittipaldi
nq Arturo Merzario 0     Ovoro Team March

List of all cars for the 1976 USA West Grand Prix on the Long Beach circuit

Hesketh 308D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Parnelli VPJ4B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT45

Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0

Ensign N174

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Williams FW05

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 007

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312T

Ferrari 015 F12 3.0

Surtees TS19

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Copersucar FD04

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 77

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ligier JS5

Matra MS73 V12 3.0

Shadow DN5B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 761

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0