DECEMBER 25, 1995
What to expect and when in 1996
TO give you an idea of exactly what to expect from the 1996 Formula 1 World Championship, we have compiled a list of the teams entered, the drivers nominated or likely to be (with a question mark), the cars and engines and the likely date that the new machinery will be seen running.
Ferrari1Michael SchumacherFerrari 410TFerrari V10Mid-January
Benetton3Jean AlesiBenetton B196Renault V10February 3
Williams5Damon HillWilliams FW18Renault V10Late January
McLaren7Mika HakkinenMcLaren MP4/11Mercedes V10Late January
Ligier9Olivier Panis?Ligier JS43Mugen V10January 20
Jordan11Rubens BarrichelloJordan 196Peugeot V10January 15
Sauber14Johnny HerbertSauber C15Ford V10January 15
Arrows16Jos Verstappen?Footwork FA17Hart V8Mid January
Tyrrell18Ukyo Katayama?Tyrrell 024Yamaha V10Early February
Minardi20Luca Badoer?Minardi M196Ford ED V8February
Forti22Andrea MonterminiForti FG02Ford ED V8February
All 11 teams will continue to use Goodyear tires in 1996, but we can expect developments from Michelin and Bridgestone for the 1997 season.