1970 European Formula Two season

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1970 European Formula Two season
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The 1970 European Formula Two season was contested over 8 rounds.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track Country Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Lap
1 Thruxton  United Kingdom 30 March 1970 46 3.791=174.386 km 0'57:41.0
1 lap down
181.390 km/h
-
Jochen Rindt
Derek Bell
Jackie Stewart Jochen Rindt
2 Hockenheim  West Germany 14 April 1970 20+20 6.769=270.76 km 1'22:01.3 198.065 km/h Clay Regazzoni Jochen Rindt Dieter Quester
3 Barcelona  Spain 26 April 1970 45 3.79=170.55 km 1'08:07.6 150.205 km/h Derek Bell Derek Bell Derek Bell
4 Rouen  France 31 May 1970 25 6.541=163.525 km 0'51:24.0
0'51:24.4
190.885 km/h
190.860 km/h
Jo Siffert
Clay Regazzoni
Ronnie Peterson Tim Schenken
5 Pergusa-Enna  Italy 23 August 1970 31+31 4.845=300.39 km 1'28:03.5 204.676 km/h Clay Regazzoni Jacky Ickx Clay Regazzoni
6 Tulln-Langenlebarn  Austria 13 September 1970 35+35 2.7=189.0 km 1'13:45.82
1'14:17.33
153.734 km/h
152.647 km/h
Jacky Ickx
François Cevert
Clay Regazzoni François Cevert
7 Imola  Italy 27 September 1970 28+28 5.018=281.008 km 1'30:50.4 185.606 km/h Clay Regazzoni Clay Regazzoni Jacky Ickx
8 Hockenheim  West Germany 10 October 1970 35 6.789=237.615 km 1'16:34.4 186.186 km/h Dieter Quester Ronnie Peterson Dieter Quester

Note:

Race 2, 5, 6 and 7 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Race 1 and 4 were held with two semi-final heats and the final run, with time only shown for the final.

Race 1, 4 and 6 was won by a graded driver, all graded drivers are shown in Italics.

Final point standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

For every race points were awarded: 9 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded. The best 6 results count. One driver had a point deduction, which are given in ().

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine United Kingdom Germany Spain France Italy Austria Italy Germany Total Points
1 Clay Regazzoni   Switzerland Tecno Racing Tecno Ford 2 9 - 9 9 - 9 6 44
2 Derek Bell  United Kingdom Wheatcroft Racing Brabham Ford 9 4 9 (2) 3 6 4 35
BMW BMW BMW (1)
3 Emerson Fittipaldi  Brazil Team Bardahl Lotus Ford - 2 4 6 4 - 6 3 25
4 Dieter Quester  Austria BMW BMW BMW 3 - 2 - - - - 9 14
Ronnie Peterson  Sweden Guthrie Racing March Ford - - - 3 - 4 3 4 14
6 Robin Widdows  United Kingdom Walker Racing Brabham Ford 6 - 3 - - - - - 9
François Cevert  France Tecno Racing Tecno Ford - - - - - 9 - - 9
Tetsu Ikuzawa  Japan Ikuzawa Racing Lotus Ford - 6 - - - 2 1 - 9
9 Peter Westbury  United Kingdom FIRST Brabham Ford - - - 1 6 - - - 7
10 Henri Pescarolo  France Gerard Racing Brabham Ford - - 6 - - - - - 6
11 Alistair Walker  United Kingdom Walker Racing Brabham Ford 4 - - - - 1 - - 5
12 Tim Schenken  Australia Sports Motor International Brabham Ford - - - 4 - - - - 4
13 Hubert Hahne  West Germany BMW BMW BMW - 3 - - - - - - 3
Vittorio Brambilla  Italy North Italian Racing Brabham Ford - - - - - 3 - - 3
Carlos Reutemann  Argentina Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford - - 1 - - - - 2 3
16 Jean-Pierre Jabouille  France Pygmée Pygmée Ford - - - - 2 - - - 2
Mike Goth  United States private entry Brabham Ford - - - - - - 2 - 2
18 Tommy Reid  Ireland Irish Racing Brabham Ford 1 - - - - - - - 1
Peter Gaydon  United Kingdom Gerard Racing Brabham Ford - 1 - - - - - - 1

Note:

Only drivers which were not graded were able to score points.

Race 5 not all points were awarded (not enough finishers).