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The 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XII Marlboro Magyar Nagydij) was a Formula One motor race held on 11 August 1996 at the Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Budapest, Hungary. It was the twelfth round of the 1996 Formula One season and the eleventh Hungarian Grand Prix. The 77-lap race was won by Williams driver Jacques Villeneuve after starting from third position. His teammate Damon Hill finished second and Jean Alesi was third in a Benetton. This was Williams's fifth 1–2 finish of the season, and it secured their fourth Constructors' Championship in five years.

1996 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race 12 of 16 in the 1996 Formula One World Championship
Circuit Hungaroring1999.png
Race details
Date 11 August 1996
Official name XII Marlboro Magyar Nagydij
Location Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.968 km (2.466 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 305.536 km (189.851 mi)
Weather Sunny with temperatures reaching up to 27 °C (81 °F)[1]
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:17.129
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault
Time 1:20.093 on lap 67
Podium
First Williams-Renault
Second Williams-Renault
Third Benetton-Renault

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:17.129
2 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 1:17.182 +0.053
3 6   Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault 1:17.259 +0.130
4 2   Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:18.617 +1.488
5 3   Jean Alesi Benetton-Renault 1:18.754 +1.625
6 4   Gerhard Berger Benetton-Renault 1:18.794 +1.665
7 7   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:19.116 +1.987
8 14   Johnny Herbert Sauber-Ford 1:19.292 +2.163
9 8   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:19.384 +2.255
10 15   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 1:19.436 +2.307
11 9   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:19.538 +2.409
12 12   Martin Brundle Jordan-Peugeot 1:19.828 +2.699
13 11   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 1:19.966 +2.837
14 18   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:20.499 +3.370
15 10   Pedro Diniz Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:20.665 +3.536
16 19   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:20.678 +3.549
17 17   Jos Verstappen Footwork-Hart 1:20.781 +3.652
18 16   Ricardo Rosset Footwork-Hart 1:21.590 +4.461
19 20   Pedro Lamy Minardi-Ford 1:21.713 +4.584
20 21   Giovanni Lavaggi Minardi-Ford 1:22.468 +5.339
107% time: 1:22.528

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 6   Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault 77 1:46:21.134 3 10
2 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 77 + 0.771 2 6
3 3   Jean Alesi Benetton-Renault 77 + 1:24.212 5 4
4 7   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 76 + 1 Lap 7 3
5 9   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 76 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 11   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 75 + 2 Laps 13 1
7 18   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 74 + 3 Laps 14  
8 16   Ricardo Rosset Footwork-Hart 74 + 3 Laps 18  
9 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 70 Throttle 1  
10 21   Giovanni Lavaggi Minardi-Ford 69 Spun off 20  
Ret 4   Gerhard Berger Benetton-Renault 64 Engine 6  
Ret 15   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 50 Electrical 10  
Ret 14   Johnny Herbert Sauber-Ford 35 Engine 8  
Ret 2   Eddie Irvine Ferrari 31 Gearbox 4  
Ret 20   Pedro Lamy Minardi-Ford 24 Suspension 19  
Ret 8   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 23 Engine 9  
Ret 17   Jos Verstappen Footwork-Hart 10 Spun off 17  
Ret 12   Martin Brundle Jordan-Peugeot 5 Spun off 12  
Ret 10   Pedro Diniz Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1 Collision 15  
Ret 19   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 0 Collision 16  
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Bold text indicates the World Champion.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Weather info for the 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix at Weather Underground
  2. ^ "1996 Hungarian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Hungary 1996 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.


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