The 1976 German Formula Three Championship (German: 1976 ONS Formel 3 Meisterschaft) 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.
All rounds were held in West Germany.
|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|
- Points are awarded as follows:
Bold – Pole
- Official website (in English and German)