Formula 1 1976 Brazilian Grand Prix results


Autódromo José Carlos Pace
Niki Lauda
James Hunt

The 1976 Brazilian Grand Prix was won by Niki Lauda of Ferrari.
Despite being on pole position in Brazil, James Hunt could not convert this into a win.
Hunt was forced to retire in lap 32 due to: Accident.

The race in Brazil was round 1 of 16 of the 1976 season.


1976 Brazilian Grand Prix

The 1976 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Interlagos in São Paulo, Brazil on 25 January 1976. It was the opening round of the 1976 Formula One season. The race was the fifth Brazilian Grand Prix and the fourth to be held for the World Drivers' Championship. The race was held over 40 laps of the 7.87-kilometre circuit for a total race distance of 315 kilometres.

The race was won by defending world champion, Niki Lauda, driving a Ferrari 312T. The Austrian driver won his eighth Formula One Grand Prix by 28 seconds over French driver Patrick Depailler in a Tyrrell 007. Second place was Depailler's best finish in almost two years having finished second previously at the 1974 Swedish Grand Prix. Tom Pryce finished third in a Shadow DN5B in his second podium in six months. It would prove to be the season highlight for Pryce and for Shadow Racing Cars. It was their only podium for the season and Pryce would not stand on the podium again.

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