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The 1976 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on October 10, 1976 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course in Watkins Glen, New York. This event was also unofficially referred to as the United States Grand Prix East in order to distinguish it from the United States Grand Prix West held on March 28, 1976 in Long Beach, California.

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Entry ListEdit

Below is the full entry list for the 1976 United States Grand Prix:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Austria Niki Lauda Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312T2 Ferrari 015 F12 3.0 G
2 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Italy Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312T2 Ferrari 015 F12 3.0 G
3 South Africa Jody Scheckter United Kingdom Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell P34 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
4 France Patrick Depailler United Kingdom Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell P34 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
5 United States Mario Andretti United Kingdom John Player Team Lotus Lotus 77 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
6 Sweden Gunnar Nilsson United Kingdom John Player Team Lotus Lotus 77 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
7 Australia Larry Perkins United Kingdom Martini Racing Brabham BT45 Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0 G
8 Brazil Carlos Pace United Kingdom Martini Racing Brabham BT45 Alfa Romeo 115-12 F12 3.0 G
9 Italy Vittorio Brambilla United Kingdom Beta Team March March 761 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson United Kingdom March Engineering March 761 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
34 Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck United Kingdom March Engineering March 761 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
11 United Kingdom James Hunt United Kingdom Marlboro Team McLaren McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
12 Germany Jochen Mass United Kingdom Marlboro Team McLaren McLaren M23 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
16 United Kingdom Tom Pryce United States Shadow Racing Team Shadow DN8 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
17 France Jean-Pierre Jarier United States Shadow Racing Team Shadow DN5B Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
18 United States Brett Lunger United Kingdom Durex Team Surtees Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
19 Australia Alan Jones United Kingdom Durex Team Surtees Surtees TS19 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G

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RaceEdit

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Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford 59 1:42:40.742 1 9
2 3 South Africa Jody Scheckter Tyrrell-Ford 59 + 8.030 sec 2 6
3 1 Austria Niki Lauda Ferrari 59 + 1:02.324 5 4
4 12 Germany Jochen Mass McLaren-Ford 59 + 1:02.458 17 3
5 34 Germany Hans-Joachim Stuck March-Ford 59 + 1:07.978 6 2
6 28 United Kingdom John Watson Penske-Ford 59 + 1:08.190 8 1
7 2 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 58 + 1 Lap 14  
8 19 Australia Alan Jones Surtees-Ford 58 + 1 Lap 18  
9 30 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi-Ford 57 + 2 Laps 15  
10 17 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford 57 + 2 Laps 16  
11 18 United States Brett Lunger Surtees-Ford 57 + 2 Laps 24  
12 25 Brazil Alex Ribeiro Hesketh-Ford 57 + 2 Laps 22  
13 24 Austria Harald Ertl Hesketh-Ford 54 + 5 Laps 21  
14 21 Australia Warwick Brown Wolf-Williams-Ford 54 + 5 Laps 23  
NC 38 France Henri Pescarolo Surtees-Ford 48   26  
Ret 16 United Kingdom Tom Pryce Shadow-Ford 45 Engine 9  
Ret 9 Italy Vittorio Brambilla March-Ford 34 Tyre 12  
Ret 26 France Jacques Laffite Ligier-Matra 34 Tyre 4  
Ret 8 Brazil Carlos Pace Brabham-Alfa Romeo 31 Collision 10  
Ret 7 Australia Larry Perkins Brabham-Alfa Romeo 30 Suspension 13  
Ret 5 United States Mario Andretti Lotus-Ford 23 Suspension 11  
Ret 22 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ensign-Ford 14 Accident 19  
Ret 6 Sweden Gunnar Nilsson Lotus-Ford 13 Engine 20  
Ret 10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 12 Suspension 3  
Ret 20 Italy Arturo Merzario Wolf-Williams-Ford 9 Accident 25  
Ret 4 France Patrick Depailler Tyrrell-Ford 7 Fuel Pipe 7  
DNQ 39 Austria Otto Stuppacher Tyrrell-Ford     -  

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V T E 1976 Formula One Season
Constructors Ferrari • Tyrrell • Lotus • Brabham • March • McLaren • Surtees • BRM • Shadow • Wolf-Williams • Ensign • Hesketh • Ligier • Parnelli • Penske • Fittipaldi • Boro • Kojima • Maki
Engines Alfa Romeo • BRM • Ferrari • Ford
Drivers Lauda • 2 Regazzoni • 35 Reutemann • 3 J. Scheckter • 4 Depailler • 5 Peterson • 5 Evans • 5/6 Andretti • 6 Nilsson • 7 Reutemann • 7/77 Stommelen • 7 Perkins • 8 Pace • 9 Brambilla • 10 Lombardi • 10 Peterson • 34 Stuck • 35 Merzario • 11 Hunt • 12 Mass • 13 Galica • 14 Ashley • 15 I. Scheckter • 16 Pryce • 17 Jarier • 18 Lunger • 18 Andersson • 18 Takahara • 19 Jones • 20 Ickx • 20 Merzario • 21 Zorzi • 21 Leclère • 21 Amon • 21 Brown • 21 Binder • 21 Kuwashima • 22 Amon • 22 Nève • 22 Binder • 22 Ickx • 24 Ertl • 25 Edwards • 25 Stommelen • 25 Ribeiro • 25 Zapico • 26 Laffite • 27 Andretti • 28 Watson • 30 Fittipaldi • 31 Hoffmann • 32 Kessel • 32 Evans • 33 De Villota • 33 Nève • 33 Nellemann • 33 Magee • 33 Lombardi • 37/40 Perkins • 37/39/40 Pesenti-Rossi • 38 Pescarolo • 39 Hayje • 39 Stuppacher • 40 Wilds • 51 Hasemi • 52 Hoshino • 54 Trimmer
Cars Ferrari 312T • Ferrari 312T2 • McLaren M23 • McLaren M26 • Tyrrell 007 • Tyrrell P34 • Lotus 77 • Penske PC3 • Penske PC4 • Ligier JS5 • March 761 • Shadow DN3 • Shadow DN5B • Shadow DN8 • Brabham BT45 • Brabham BT44B • Surtees TS16 • Surtees TS19 • Fittipaldi FD03 • Fittipaldi FD04 • Ensign N174 • Ensign N176 • Parnelli VPJ4B • Hesketh 308D • Williams FW04 • Williams FW05 • Boro N175 • Kojima KE007 • BRM P201B • Maki F102A
Tyres Goodyear • Dunlop • Bridgestone
Races Brazil • South Africa • U.S. West • Spain • Belgium • Monaco • Sweden • France • Britain • Germany • Austria • Netherlands • Italy • Canada • United States • Japan
See also 1975 Formula One Season • 1977 Formula One Season • Category
V T E United States United States Grand Prix
Circuits Sebring (1959), Riverside (1960), Watkins Glen (1961–1980), Phoenix (1989–1991), Indianapolis (2000–2007), Austin (2012–present)
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Formula One Races 1959 • 1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981–1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992–1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008–2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017
Non-F1 races 1908 • 1909 • 1910 • 1911 • 1912 • 1913 • 1914 • 1915 • 1916 • 1917–1957 • 1958
See also United States Grand Prix West • Indianapolis 500 • Detroit Grand Prix • Caesars Palace Grand Prix • Dallas Grand Prix • Questor Grand Prix

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