FANDOM



The 1996 Formula One season was the 47th season of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It began on March 10th at the Australian GP in Melbourne, and finished on October 13th at the Japanese GP at Suzuka after sixteen races. The World Champion was Damon Hill, of Williams-Renault, who won the constructors' title.

Teams and DriversEdit


Entry listEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre No. Driver Rounds Test/Reserve Drivers
Team Engine
Ferrari F310 G 1 Germany Michael Schumacher All
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari Type 046 3.0 V10 2 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine All
Benetton-Renault B196 G 3 France Jean Alesi All
United Kingdom Mild Seven Benetton Renault Renault RS8 3.0 V10 4 Austria Gerhard Berger All
Williams-Renault FW18 G 5 United Kingdom Damon Hill All
United Kingdom Rothmans Williams Renault Renault RS8 3.0 V10 6 Canada Jacques Villeneuve All
McLaren-Mercedes MP4/11
MP4/11B
G 7 Finland Mika Häkkinen All Denmark Jan Magnussen
United Kingdom Marlboro McLaren Mercedes Mercedes FO110/3 3.0 V10 8 United Kingdom David Coulthard All
Ligier-Mugen-Honda JS43 G 9 France Olivier Panis All
France Ligier Gauloises Blondes Mugen-Honda MF-301 HA 3.0 V10 10 Brazil Pedro Diniz All
Jordan-Peugeot 196 G 11 Brazil Rubens Barrichello All
Ireland Benson & Hedges Total Jordan Peugeot Peugeot A12 EV5 3.0 V10 12 United Kingdom Martin Brundle All
Sauber-Ford C14 G 14 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert All
Switzerland Red Bull Sauber Ford Ford JD Zetec-R 3.0 V10 15 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen All
Footwork-Hart FA17 G 16 Brazil Ricardo Rosset All
United Kingdom Footwork Hart Hart 830 3.0 V8 17 Netherlands Jos Verstappen All
Tyrrell-Yamaha 024 G 18 Japan Ukyo Katayama All
United Kingdom Tyrrell Yamaha Yamaha OX11A 3.0 V10 19 Finland Mika Salo All
Minardi-Ford M195B G 20 Portugal Pedro Lamy All
Italy Minardi Team Ford ED2 3.0 V8
Ford ED3 3.0 V8
21 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 1, 4-10
21 Brazil Tarso Marques 2-3
21 Italy Giovanni Lavaggi 11-16
Forti-Ford Cosworth FG01B
FG03
G 22 Italy Luca Badoer 1-10
Italy Forti Grand Prix Ford ECA Zetec-R 3.0 V8 23 Italy Andrea Montermini 1-10

Changes from last seasonEdit

Team changesEdit

Driver changesEdit

Mid-season ChangesEdit

Team changesEdit

  • Forti were declared bankrupt after the British Grand Prix, taking no further part in the championship.

Driver changesEdit

Driver StandingsEdit

Driver Placings
PosDriver Flag of Australia Flag of Brazil Flag of Argentina Flag of Europe Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Spain Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Japan Pts
1st Hill1st1st1st4th1stRetRet1st1stRet1st2nd5thRet2nd1st97
2nd Villeneuve2ndRet2nd1st11thRet3rd2nd2nd1st3rd1st2nd7th1stRet78
3rd SchumacherRet3rdRet2nd2ndRet1stRetDNSRet4th9th1st1st3rd2nd59
4th AlesiRet2nd3rdRet6thRet2nd3rd3rdRet2nd3rd4th2nd4thRet47
5th Häkkinen5th4thRet8th8th6th5th5th5th3rdRet4th3rd3rdRet3rd31
6th Berger4thRetRet9th3rdRetRetRet4th2nd13thRet6thRet6th4th21
7th CoulthardRetRet7th3rdRet2ndRet4th6th5th5thRetRetRet13th8th18
8th BarrichelloRetRet4th5th5thRetRetRet9th4th6th6thRet5thRet9th14
9th Panis7th6th8thRetRet1stRetRet7thRet7th5thRetRet10th7th13
10th Irvine3rd7th5thRet4th7thRetRetRetRetRetRetRetRet5thRet11
11th BrundleRet12thRet6thRetRetRet6th8th6th10thRetRet4th9th5th8
12th Frentzen8thRetRetRetRet4th4thRetRet8th8thRetRetRet7th6th7
13th Salo6th5thRetDSQRet5thDSQRet10th7th9thRet7thRet11thRet5
14th HerbertRetRet9th7thRet3rdRet7thDSQ9thRetRetRet9th8th10th4
15th Diniz10th8thRet10th7thRet6thRetRetRetRetRetRet6thRetRet2
16th VerstappenRetRet6thRetRetRetRetRetRet10thRetRetRet8thRet11th1
NC Katayama11th9thRetDSQRetRetRetRetRetRetRet7th8th10th12thRet0
NC Rosset9thRetRet11thRetRetRetRet11thRet11th8th9thRet14th13th0
NC FisichellaRet13thRetRetRet8thRet11th0
NC LamyRet10thRet12th9thRetRetRet12thRet12thRet10thRet16th12th0
NC BadoerDNQ11thRetDNQ10thRetDNQRetRetDNQDNP0
NC LavaggiDNQ10thDNQRet15thDNQ0
NC MonterminiDNQRet10thDNQDNQDNSDNQRetRetDNQDNP0
NC MarquesRetRet0

Constructor StandingsEdit

Team Placings
PosTeam Flag of Australia Flag of Brazil Flag of Argentina Flag of Europe Flag of San Marino Flag of Monaco Flag of Spain Flag of Canada Flag of France Flag of Great Britain Flag of Germany Flag of Hungary Flag of Belgium Flag of Italy Flag of Portugal Flag of Japan Pts
1st Williams Hill1st1st1st4th1stRetRet1st1stRet1st2nd5thRet2nd1st 175
Villeneuve2ndRet2nd1st11thRet3rd2nd2nd1st3rd1st2nd7th1stRet
2nd Ferrari SchumacherRet3rdRet2nd2ndRet1stRetDNSRet4th9th1st1st3rd2nd 70
Irvine3rd7th5thRet4th7thRetRetRetRetRetRetRetRet5thRet
3rd Benetton AlesiRet2nd3rdRet6thRet2nd3rd3rdRet2nd3rd4th2nd4thRet 68
Berger4thRetRet9th3rdRetRetRet4th2nd13thRet6thRet6th4th
4th McLaren Häkkinen5th4thRet8th8th6th5th5th5th3rdRet4th3rd3rdRet3rd 49
CoulthardRetRet7th3rdRet2ndRet4th6th5th5thRetRetRet13th8th
5th Jordan BarrichelloRetRet4th5th5thRetRetRet9th4th6th6thRet5thRet9th 22
BrundleRet12thRet6thRetRetRet6th8th6th10thRetRet4th9th5th
6th Ligier Panis7th6th8thRetRet1stRetRet7thRet7th5thRetRet10th7th 15
Diniz10th8thRet10th7thRet6thRetRetRetRetRetRet6thRetRet
7th Sauber HerbertRetRet9th7thRet3rdRet7thDSQ9thRetRetRet9th8th10th 11
Frentzen8thRetRetRetRet4th4thRetRet8th8thRetRetRet7th6th
8th Tyrrell Katayama11th9thRetDSQRetRetRetRetRetRetRet7th8th10th12thRet 5
Salo6th5thRetDSQRet5thDSQRet10th7th9thRet7thRet11thRet
9th Footwork Rosset9thRetRet11thRetRetRetRet11thRet11th8th9thRet14th13th 1
VerstappenRetRet6thRetRetRetRetRetRet10thRetRetRet8thRet11th
10th Minardi FisichellaRet13thRetRetRet8thRet11th 0
LamyRet10thRet12th9thRetRetRet12thRet12thRet10thRet16th12th
LavaggiDNQ10thDNQRet15thDNQ
MarquesRetRet
11th Forti BadoerDNQ11thRetDNQ10thRetDNQRetRetDNQDNP 0
MonterminiDNQRet10thDNQDNQDNSDNQRetRetDNQDNP

CalendarEdit

ScheduleEdit

Round Race Title Grand Prix Circuit Date
1 Transurban Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Australia Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne March 10
2 Grande Prêmio do Brasil Brazilian GP Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo March 31
3 Gran Premio Marlboro de
la Republica Argentina
Argentine GP Argentina Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez, Buenos Aires April 7
4 Grand Prix of Europe European GP Germany Nürburgring, Nürburg April 28
5 Gran Premio di San Marino San Marino GP Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola May 5
6 Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco Monaco GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte-Carlo May 19
7 Gran Premio Marlboro de España Spanish GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona June 2
8 Grand Prix Molson du Canada Canadian GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal June 16
9 Grand Prix de France French GP France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours June 30
10 British Grand Prix British GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone July 14
11 Großer Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland German GP Germany Hockenheimring, Hockenheim July 28
12 Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj Hungarian GP Hungary Hungaroring, Budapest August 11
13 Grand Prix de Belgique Belgian GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa August 25
14 Pioneer Gran Premio d'Italia Italian GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza September 8
15 Grande Prémio de Portugal Portuguese GP Portugal Autódromo do Estoril, Estoril September 22
16 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka October 13


v·d·e Nominate this page for Featured Article
V T E 1996 Formula One Season
Teams Ferrari • Benetton • Williams • McLaren • Ligier • Jordan • Sauber • Footwork • Tyrrell • Minardi • Forti
Engines Ferrari • Ford • Hart • Mercedes • Mugen-Honda • Peugeot • Renault • Yamaha
Drivers M. Schumacher • 2 Irvine • 3 Alesi • 4 Berger • 5 Hill • 6 Villeneuve • 7 Häkkinen • 8 Coulthard • 9 Panis • 10 Diniz • 11 Barrichello • 12 Brundle • 14 Herbert • 15 Frentzen • 16 Rosset • 17 Verstappen • 18 Katayama • 19 Salo • 20 Lamy • 21 Fisichella • 21 Marques • 21 Lavaggi • 22 Badoer • 23 Montermini
Other Drivers Magnussen • Mansell • McNish • Prost • R. Schumacher • Tuero
Cars Ferrari F310 • Benetton B196 • Williams FW18 • McLaren MP4/11 • Ligier JS43 • Jordan 196 • Sauber C15 • Footwork FA17 • Tyrrell 024 • Minardi 195B • Forti FG01B • Forti FG03
Tyres Goodyear
Races Australia • Brazil • Argentina • Europe • San Marino • Monaco • Spain • Canada • France • Britain • Germany • Hungary • Belgium • Italy • Portugal • Japan
See also 1995 Formula One Season • 1997 Formula One Season • Category
V T E Formula One Seasons
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 1957 • 1958 • 1959 • 1960 • 1961 • 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972 • 1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • 1987 • 1988 • 1989 • 1990 • 1991 • 1992 • 1993 • 1994 • 1995 • 1996 • 1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2003 • 2004 • 2005 • 2006 • 2007 • 2008 • 2009 • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.