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22px-Flag of the Netherlands  1976 Dutch Grand Prix
Race details
Race 12 of 16 in the 1976 Formula One season
Circuit Park Zandvoort-1973.svg
Date August 29, 1976
Official name XXV Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location Circuit Park Zandvoort
Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course Permanent racing facility
4.226 km (2.626 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 75 laps, 316.960 km (196.950 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Warm, dry
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford
Time 1:21.31[1]
Fastest lap
Driver 20px-Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Time 1:22.59[2] on lap 49
Podium
First 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford
Second 20px-Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Third USAflagsmall Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford

The 1976 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Zandvoort on August 29, 1976. It was won by British driver James Hunt driving a McLaren M23.

The weekend was marred by the death of track marshal Ron Lenderink during a touring car support race. He was 29.[3]

Classification Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford 75 1:44:52.09 2 9
2 2 20px-Flag of Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 75 + 0.92 5 6
3 5 USAflagsmall Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 75 + 2.09 6 4
4 16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Tom Pryce Shadow-Ford 75 + 6.94 3 3
5 3 22px-Flag of South Africa 1928 svg Jody Scheckter Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 22.46 8 2
6 9 22px-Flag of Italy Vittorio Brambilla March-Ford 75 + 45.03 7 1
7 4 22px-Flag of France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 56.28 14  
8 19 25px-AustraliaFLAG Alan Jones Surtees-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 16  
9 12 Flag of Germany Jochen Mass McLaren-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 15  
10 17 22px-Flag of France Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 20  
11 38 22px-Flag of France Henri Pescarolo Surtees-Ford 74 + 1 Lap 22  
12 25 Flag of Germany Rolf Stommelen Hesketh-Ford 72 + 3 Laps 25  
Ret 22 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Jacky Ickx Ensign-Ford 66 Electrical 11  
Ret 39 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Boy Hayje Penske-Ford 63 Halfshaft 21  
Ret 8 25px-Brazilflag Carlos Pace Brabham-Alfa Romeo 53 Oil Leak 9  
Ret 26 22px-Flag of France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 53 Oil Leak 10  
Ret 10 22px-Flag of Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 52 Oil Pressure 1  
Ret 24 22px-Flag of Austria Harald Ertl Hesketh-Ford 49 Spun Off 24  
Ret 28 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom John Watson Penske-Ford 47 Gearbox 4  
Ret 27 25px-AustraliaFLAG Larry Perkins Boro-Ford 44 Accident 19  
Ret 30 25px-Brazilflag Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 40 Electrical 17  
Ret 7 25px-ARGENntina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Alfa Romeo 11 Clutch 12  
Ret 6 22px-Flag of Sweden Gunnar Nilsson Lotus-Ford 10 Accident 13  
Ret 34 Flag of Germany Hans Joachim Stuck March-Ford 9 Engine 26  
Ret 18 22px-Flag of Sweden Conny Andersson Surtees-Ford 9 Engine 18  
Ret 20 22px-Flag of Italy Arturo Merzario Wolf-Williams-Ford 5 Accident 23  
DNQ 40 22px-Flag of Italy Alessandro Pesenti-Rossi Tyrrell-Ford        

Notes Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lang, Mike (1983). Grand Prix! Vol 3. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 142. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lang, Mike (1983). Grand Prix! Vol 3. Haynes Publishing Group. p. 144. 
  3. http://www.motorsportmemorial.org/focus.php?db=ct&n=2524

Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from "The Official Formula 1 website". http://www.formula1.com/results/season/1976/453/. Retrieved 2007-06-16. 



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