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1976 United States Grand Prix - East


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Formula One race number 15 of 16
Sunday, October 10, 1976 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
59 laps on a 5.435 kilometer road course (320.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:42:40.74
Average Speed: 187.379 kph
Pole Time: 103.622 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 8.030 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1976 Formula One results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 111   James Hunt Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV591:42:40.74218
2 23   Jody Scheckter Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+8.03041
3 51   Niki Lauda Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01559+62.3240
41712   Jochen Mass Marlboro Team McLarenMcLaren M23 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+62.4580
5 634   Hans-Joachim Stuck March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+67.9780
6 828   John Watson Citibank Team PenskePenske PC4 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+68.1900
7142   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312T2 / Ferrari 01558+1 lap0
81819   Alan Jones Durex Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV58+1 lap0
91530   Emerson Fittipaldi Copersucar-FittipaldiFittipaldi FD04 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
101617   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
112418   Brett Lunger Team SurteesSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
122225   Alex Ribeiro Hesketh RacingHesketh 308D / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
132124   Harald Ertl Hesketh RacingHesketh 308D / Ford Cosworth DFV54+5 laps0
142321   Warwick Brown Walter Wolf RacingWolf-Williams FW05 / Ford Cosworth DFV54+5 laps0
nc2638   Henri Pescarolo Team Norev RacingSurtees TS19 / Ford Cosworth DFV48+11 laps0
ret 916   Tom Pryce Shadow Racing TeamShadow DN8 / Ford Cosworth DFV45engine0
ret129   Vittorio Brambilla Beta Team MarchMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV34tire0
ret 426   Jacques Laffite Ligier GitanesLigier JS5 / Matra MS7334tire0
ret108   Carlos Pace Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1231crash0
ret137   Larry Perkins Martini RacingBrabham BT45 / Alfa Romeo 115-1230suspension0
ret115   Mario Andretti John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV23suspension0
ret1922   Jacky Ickx Team EnsignEnsign N176 / Ford Cosworth DFV14crash0
ret206   Gunnar Nilsson John Player Team LotusLotus 77 / Ford Cosworth DFV13engine0
ret 310   Ronnie Peterson March EngineeringMarch 761 / Ford Cosworth DFV12suspension0
ret2520   Arturo Merzario Frank Williams Racing CarsWolf-Williams FW05 / Ford Cosworth DFV9crash0
ret 74   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell P34 / Ford Cosworth DFV7fuel pipe0

Fastest Lap: 190.236 kph by James Hunt

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Otto Stuppacher39OASC Racing Team

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jody Scheckter13636
  James Hunt37404
  Jody Scheckter41455
  James Hunt465914

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Niki Lauda 68    
2   James Hunt 65   -3  
3   Jody Scheckter 49   -19  
4   Patrick DePailler 33   -35  
5   Clay Regazzoni 29   -39  
6   Jacques Laffite 20   -48  
7   John Watson 20   -48  
8   Jochen Mass 19   -49  
9   Mario Andretti 13   -55  
10   Tom Pryce 10   -58  
11   Ronnie Peterson 10   -58  
12   Gunnar Nilsson 10   -58  
13   Hans-Joachim Stuck 8   -60  
14   Carlos Pace 7   -61  
15   Alan Jones 4   -64  
16   Carlos Reutemann 3   -65  
17   Emerson Fittipaldi 3   -65  
18   Chris Amon 2   -66  
19   Rolf Stommelen 1   -67  
20   Vittorio Brambilla 1   -67