1976

* Companies that started production
+ Companies that ceased production

Sport events

 

  Formula 1 — 27th season
  1st
  2nd
  3rd
Brazilian GP
(Interlagos) 25.01
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford 007
Tom Pryce (16)
  Shadow-Ford DN5B
XXII South African Grand Prix
(Kyalami) 06.03
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Jochen Mass (12)
  McLaren-Ford M23
1st United States Grand Prix West
(Long Beach) 28.03
Clay Regazzoni (2)
  Ferrari 312T
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford 007
Spanish GP
(Jarama) 02.05
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
Gunnar Nilsson (6)
  Lotus-Ford 77
Belgian GP
(Zolder) 16.05
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
Clay Regazzoni (2)
  Ferrari 312T2
Jacques Laffite (26)
  Ligier-Matra JS5
XXXIV Grand Prix de Monaco
(Monaco) 30.05
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
Jody Scheckter (3)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
Swedish GP
(Anderstorp) 13.06
Jody Scheckter (3)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
French GP
(Paul Ricard) 04.07
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
John Watson (28)
  Penske-Ford PC4
XXIX John Player British Grand Prix
(Brands Hatch) 18.07
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
Jody Scheckter (3)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
John Watson (28)
  Penske-Ford PC4
XXXVIII Großer Preis von Deutschland
(Nürburgring) 01.08
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Jody Scheckter (3)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
Jochen Mass (12)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Austrian GP
(Österreichring) 15.08
John Watson (28)
  Penske-Ford PC4
Jacques Laffite (26)
  Ligier-Matra JS5
Gunnar Nilsson (6)
  Lotus-Ford 77
XXV Grote Prijs van Nederland
(Zandvoort) 29.08
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Clay Regazzoni (2)
  Ferrari 312T2
Mario Andretti (5)
  Lotus-Ford 77
Italian GP
(Monza) 12.09
Ronnie Peterson (10)
  March-Ford 761
Clay Regazzoni (2)
  Ferrari 312T2
Jacques Laffite (26)
  Ligier-Matra JS5
Canadian GP
(Mosport) 03.10
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
Mario Andretti (5)
  Lotus-Ford 77
XIX United States Grand Prix
(Watkins Glen) 10.10
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
Jody Scheckter (3)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34
Niki Lauda (1)
  Ferrari 312T2
XI Japanese Grand Prix
(Fuji Speedway) 24.10
Mario Andretti (5)
  Lotus-Ford 77
P. Depailler (4)
  Tyrrell-Ford P34)
James Hunt (11)
  McLaren-Ford M23
F1 Drivers World Champion
James Hunt
Niki Lauda
Jody Scheckter
F1 Constructors Champion
Ferrari
McLaren-Ford
Tyrrell-Ford
 
 
 
 
World Sportscar Championship — 24th season (Makes)
   1st
   2nd
   3rd
March Trophy (6 Hours)
Mugello Circuit, 21 March
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (4)
  Porsche 935
Bob Wollek / Hans Heyer (5)
  Porsche 935
Leo Kinnunen / Egon Evertz (7)
  Porsche 935
Trofeo Ignazio Giunti (6 Hours)
Vallelunga; 4 April
Jacky Ickx / Jochen Mass (5)
  Porsche 935
Posey / Grohs / de Fierlant (5)
  BMW 3.5 CSL
Kenneth Leim / Kurt Simonsen (23)
  Porsche Carrera RSR
6 Hours of Silverstone
Silverstone Circuit; 9 May
Fitzpatrick / Walkinshaw (4)
  BMW 3.5 CSL
Bob Wollek / Hans Heyer (10)
  Porsche 935
Leo Kinnunen/ Egon Evertz (16)
  Porsche 934/5
ADAC 1000km Nürburgring
Nürburgring; 30 May
Albrecht Krebs / Dieter Quester (7)
  BMW 3.5 CSL
Toine Hezemans / Tim Schenken (6)
  Porsche 934/5
Kelleners / Stenzel / Bell (25)
  Porsche 934
Martha 1000 (6 Hours)
Österreichring; 27 June
Dieter Quester / Gunnar Nilsson (12)
  BMW 3.5 CSL
Fitzpatrick / Walkinshaw (14)
  BMW 3.5 CSL
Claude Haldi / Peter Zbinden (5)
  Porsche 934
6 Hours of Watkins Glen; Watkins Glen International; 10 July
Stommelen / Manfred Schurti (4)
  Porsche 935
Kinnunen / Hezemans (6)
  Porsche 934/5 2.8
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (2)
  Porsche 935
ACF 6 Hours of Dijon
Dijon-Prenois; 4 September
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (1)
  Porsche 935
Bob Wollek / Hans Heyer (5)
  Porsche 935
Manfred Schurti / Rolf Stommelen (3)
  Porsche 935
World Championship for Makes
Porsche
BMW
Ford
World Sportscar Championship — 24th season (Sports cars)
   1st
   2nd
   3rd
ADAC Nürburgring 300 km
Nürburgring; April 4
Reinhold Jöst (5)
  Porsche 908/4 Turbo
Toine Hezemans (51)
  Porsche 934
Helmut Bross (40)
  Lola T294 BMW
Trofeo Filippo Caracciolo
(4 Hours Monza); April 25
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (3)
  Porsche 936
Pescarolo / Jarier (1)
  Alpine-Renault A442 Turbo
Godel / Barth / Jöst (5)
  Porsche 908/3
Trofeo Ignazio Giunti (500 km Imola)
Autodromo Dino Ferrari; May 23
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (7)
  Porsche 936
Brambilla / Merzario (1)
  Alfa Romeo T33/SC/12
Barth / Jöst / Godel (5)
  Porsche 908/3
Coppa Florio (4 Hours)
Autodromo di Pergusa; June 27
Jochen Mass / Rolf Stommelen (4)
  Porsche 936
Roby Filannino / Ermanno Pettiti (35)
  Osella PA4 BMW
Stanislao Sterzel / "Gimax" (32)
  March 75S BMW
Player's 200
Mosport; August 22
Jackie Oliver (101)
  Shadow DN4 Chevrolet
George Follmer (8)
  McLaren M20 Chevrolet
Jacky Ickx (20)
  Porsche 936
ACF 500 km of Dijon
Dijon-Prenois; September 5
Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx (6)
  Porsche 936
Laffite / Depailler (4)
  Alpine-Renault A442 Turbo
Jabouille / Jarier (2)
  Alpine-Renault A442 Turbo
Elan Trophy (200 miles)
Salzburgring; September 19
Jochen Mass (3)
  Porsche 936
Reinhold Jöst (6)
  Porsche 908/3 Turbo
Dieter Quester
  Osella PA4 BMW
World Championship for Sports Cars
Porsche
Alpine
Osella
WRC — 4th season
   1st
   2nd
   3rd
44ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo (Monaco) 17–24 January
Sandro Munari
  Lancia Stratos HF
Björn Waldegård
  Lancia Stratos HF
Bernard Darniche
  Lancia Stratos HF
26th International Swedish Rally (Sweden) 20–22 February
Per Eklund
  Saab 96 V4
Stig Blomqvist
  Saab 96 V4
Anders Kulläng
  Opel Ascona
9º Rallye de Portugal Vinho do Porto (Portugal) 10–14 March
Sandro Munari
  Lancia Stratos HF
Ove Andersson
  Toyota Celica
'Mêquêpê'
  Opel Kadett GT/E
24th Safari Rally
(Kenya) 15–19 April
Joginder Singh
  Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR
Robin Ulyate
  Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR
Andrew Cowan
  Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR
Acropolis Rally Greece
(Greece) 22–28 May
Harry Källström
  Datsun 160J
'Siroco'
  Alpine-Renault A110 1800
Shekhar Mehta
  Datsun 160J
19ème Rallye du Maroc
(Morocco) 22–27 June
Jean-Pierre Nicolas
  Peugeot 504
Simo Lampinen
  Peugeot 504
Sandro Munari
  Lancia Stratos HF
26th 1000 Lakes Rally
(Finland) 27–29 August
Markku Alén
  Fiat 131 Abarth
Pentti Airikkala
  Ford Escort RS1800
Hannu Mikkola
  Toyota Celica
18º Rallye Sanremo
(Italy) 6–9 October
Björn Waldegård
  Lancia Stratos HF
Sandro Munari
  Lancia Stratos HF
Raffaele Pinto
  Lancia Stratos HF
20ème Tour de Corse
(France) 6–7 November
Sandro Munari
  Lancia Stratos HF
Bernard Darniche
  Lancia Stratos HF
Jean-Pierre Manzagol
  Alpine-Renault A310 V6
25th Lombard RAC Rally
(United Kingdom) 27–30 November
Roger Clark
  Ford Escort RS1800
Stig Blomqvist
  Saab 99 EMS
Björn Waldegård
  Ford Escort RS1800
World Rally championship
Lancia
Opel
Ford
Other races:
Tourist Trophy
Silverstone
Xhenceval / Dieudonné / de Fierlandt
  BMW 3.0 CSL
Targa Florio
Madoine
Amphicar / Floridia
  Osella PA4-BMW
Facetti / Ricci
  Lancia
Bernabei / Apache
  Porsche
44th 24H LeMans
12-13 June
Jacky Ickx / Gijs van Lennep (20)
  Porsche 936
Lafosse / Migault (10)
  Mirage GR8
de Cadenet / Craft (12)
  De Cadenet-Lola T380
Other Rallyes:
Rajd Polski
Andrzej Jaroszewicz / Zyszkowski
  Lancia Stratos HF
Zanini / Petisco
  Seat 1430 / 1800
Komornicki / Wojtyna
  Polski Fiat 125p MC 1600