1996 Hungarian Grand Prix
The 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj) was a Formula One motor race held at the Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Budapest, Hungary on 11 August 1996. It was the twelfth race of the 1996 Formula One World Championship and the eleventh Hungarian Grand Prix.
|1996 Hungarian Grand Prix|
|Race 12 of 16 in the 1996 Formula One World Championship|
|Date||11 August 1996|
|Official name||XII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj|
|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)|
|Time||1:20.093 on lap 67|
The 77-lap race was won by Jacques Villeneuve, driving a Williams-Renault, after starting from third position. Villeneuve's teammate and Drivers' Championship leader Damon Hill finished second, with Jean Alesi third in a Benetton-Renault. This was Williams' fifth 1–2 finish of the season, and it secured their fourth Constructors' Championship in five years.
Championship standings after the raceEdit
- Bold text indicates the World Champions.
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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