The 1976 German Formula Three Championship (German: 1976 ONS Formel 3 Meisterschaft)[1] was a multi-event motor racing championship for single-seat open wheel formula racing cars held across Europe. The championship featured drivers competing in two-litre Formula Three racing cars which conformed to the technical regulations, or formula, for the championship. It commenced on 3 April at Nürburgring and ended at Ulm-Mengen on 13 September after eight rounds.

Bertram Schäfer became a champion. He won all five races that he has participated (Nürburgring, Trier, AVUS, Hockenheim and at Ulm-Mengen. Marc Surer finished as runner-up, winning the race Kassel-Calden. Rudolf Dötsch completed the top-three in the drivers' standings with win at Nürburgring. Werner Klein was the only other driver who was able to win a race in the season.[2]

Calendar

All rounds were held in West Germany.

Round Location Circuit Date Supporting
1 Nürburg, West Germany Nürburgring 3 April XI. ADAC Goodyear 300 km Rennen
2 Trier, West Germany Trier Air Base 25 April AvD/ISCC-Flugplatzrennen Sembach - Trier
3 Berlin, West Germany AVUS 23 May ADAC-Avus-Rennen
4 Nürburg, West Germany Nürburgring 29 May XXII. ADAC 1000 km Rennen
5 Wunstorf, West Germany Wunstorf 6 June ADAC Flugplatz-Rennen Wunstorf
6 Hockenheim, West Germany Hockenheimring 3 July 6. ADAC "Preis der Stadt Karlsruhe"
7 Kassel-Calden, West Germany Kassel Airport 22 August ADAC-Hessen-Preis
8 Ulm-Mengen, West Germany Ulm-Mengen 12 September 11. ADAC-Rundstreckenrennen Ulm-Mengen

Championship standings

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1

1976

Pos Driver NÜR1 TRI AVU NÜR2 WUN HOC KAS ULM Points
1 West Germany Bertram Schäfer 1 1 1 1 1 100
2 Switzerland Marc Surer 2 2 3 1 2 77
3 West Germany Rudolf Dötsch 4 4 1 3 3 64
4 West Germany Werner Klein 7 4 1 2 49
5 West Germany Jochen Dauer 2 5 4 4 43
6 West Germany Dieter Kern 5 2 2 38
7 West Germany Heinz Scherle 4 10 4 6 5 35
8 West Germany Roland Saier 3 3 24
9 West Germany Ernst Maring 3 5 20
10 West Germany Walter Spitaler 3 6 18
11 United Kingdom William Dawson 6 8 6 8 18
12 West Germany Helmut Bross 2 15
13 West Germany Peter Wisskirchen 5 7 12
14 United Kingdom John Rust 5 9 10
15 West Germany Rudolf Rohnert 5 8
16 West Germany Detlef Schmickler 6 6
17 West Germany Wolfgang Locher 7 4
18 West Germany Günter Kölmel 7 4
19 West Germany Erwin Derichs 7 4
20 West Germany Josef Kremer 8 3
21 West Germany Dietmar Floer 9 2
Pos Driver NÜR1 TRI AVU NÜR2 WUN HOC KAS ULM Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver Second place
Bronze Third place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

References

  1. ^ "Saison 1976". formel3guide.com (in German). formel3guide.com. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Formula 3 Germany 1976 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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