1996 Formula 1 standings

Listed below are the final championship standings for the 1996 Formula 1 season. Damon Hill was crowned Champion for Williams with a total of 97 points and 8 race victories, with Jacques Villeneuve claiming the runner-up spot as Michael Schumacher, Jean Alesi and Mika Häkkinen completed the top five.

Drivers' Championship

# Driver   Points
1.  Damon Hill Williams 97
2.  Jacques Villeneuve Williams 78
3.  Michael Schumacher Ferrari 59
4.  Jean Alesi Benetton 47
5.  Mika Häkkinen McLaren 31
6.  Gerhard Berger Benetton 21
7.  David Coulthard McLaren 18
8.  Rubens Barrichello Jordan 14
9.  Olivier Panis Ligier 13
10.  Eddie Irvine Ferrari 11
11.  Martin Brundle Jordan 8
12.  Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber 7
13.  Mika Salo Tyrrell 5
14.  Johnny Herbert Sauber 4
15.  Pedro Diniz Ligier 2
16.  Jos Verstappen Footwork 1
17.  Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell 0
18.  Ricardo Rosset Footwork 0
19.  Giancarlo Fisichella Minardi 0
20.  Pedro Lamy Minardi 0
21.  Luca Badoer Forti 0
22.  Giovanni Lavaggi Minardi 0
23.  Andrea Montermini Forti 0
24.  Tarso Marques Minardi 0

Constructors' Championship

# Team Points
1.  Williams 175
2.  Ferrari 70
3.  Benetton 68
4.  McLaren 49
5.  Jordan 22
6.  Ligier 15
7.  Sauber 11
8.  Tyrrell 5
9.  Footwork 1
10.  Minardi 0
11.  Forti 0