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The 1996 San Marino Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 5 May 1996 at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It was the fifth round of the 1996 Formula One season. The 63-lap race was won by Damon Hill driving for the Williams team after starting from second position. Michael Schumacher finished second driving a Ferrari, despite his front-right brake seizing halfway around the final lap, with Gerhard Berger third driving for the Benetton team. Jacques Villeneuve retired near the end of the race after being hit by Jean Alesi.

1996 San Marino Grand Prix
Race 5 of 16 in the 1996 Formula One World Championship
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Race details
Date 5 May 1996
Official name XVI Gran Premio di San Marino
Location Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Course Permanent race track
Course length 4.892 km (3.052 mi)
Distance 63 laps, 308.196 km (192.262 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:26.890
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault
Time 1:28.931 on lap 49
Podium
First Williams-Renault
Second Ferrari
Third Benetton-Renault

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:26.890
2 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 1:27.105 +0.215
3 6   Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault 1:27.220 +0.330
4 8   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:27.688 +0.798
5 3   Jean Alesi Benetton-Renault 1:28.009 +1.119
6 2   Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:28.205 +1.315
7 4   Gerhard Berger Benetton-Renault 1:28.336 +1.446
8 19   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:28.423 +1.533
9 11   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 1:28.632 +1.742
10 15   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 1:28.785 +1.895
11 7   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:29.079 +2.189
12 12   Martin Brundle Jordan-Peugeot 1:29.099 +2.209
13 9   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:29.472 +2.582
14 17   Jos Verstappen Footwork-Hart 1:29.539 +2.649
15 14   Johnny Herbert Sauber-Ford 1:29.541 +2.651
16 18   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:29.892 +3.002
17 10   Pedro Diniz Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:29.989 +3.099
18 20   Pedro Lamy Minardi-Ford 1:30.471 +3.581
19 21   Giancarlo Fisichella Minardi-Ford 1:30.814 +3.924
20 16   Ricardo Rosset Footwork-Hart 1:31.316 +4.426
21 22   Luca Badoer Forti-Ford 1:32.037 +5.147
107% time: 1:32.972
DNQ 23   Andrea Montermini Forti-Ford 1:33.685 +6.795

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 63 1:35:26.156 2 10
2 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 63 +16.460 1 6
3 4   Gerhard Berger Benetton-Renault 63 +46.891 7 4
4 2   Eddie Irvine Ferrari 63 +1:01.583 6 3
5 11   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 63 +1:18.490 9 2
6 3   Jean Alesi Benetton-Renault 62 +1 Lap 5 1
7 10   Pedro Diniz Ligier-Mugen-Honda 62 +1 Lap 17  
8 7   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 61 Engine 11  
9 20   Pedro Lamy Minardi-Ford 61 +2 Laps 18  
10 22   Luca Badoer Forti-Ford 59 +4 Laps 21  
11 6   Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault 57 Suspension 3  
Ret 9   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 54 Engine 13  
Ret 18   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 45 Spun Off 16  
Ret 8   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 44 Hydraulics 4  
Ret 16   Ricardo Rosset Footwork-Hart 40 Engine 20  
Ret 17   Jos Verstappen Footwork-Hart 38 Hydraulics 14  
Ret 12   Martin Brundle Jordan-Peugeot 36 Spun Off 12  
Ret 15   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 32 Brakes 10  
Ret 21   Giancarlo Fisichella Minardi-Ford 30 Engine 19  
Ret 14   Johnny Herbert Sauber-Ford 25 Electrical 15  
Ret 19   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 23 Engine 8  
DNQ 23   Andrea Montermini Forti-Ford   107% Rule 22  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996 San Marino Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "San Marino 1996 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 20 March 2019.


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