1970 Spanish Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 13 in the 1970 Formula One season
Jarama Permanent Circuit (1967-1990)
Jarama Permanent Circuit (1967-1990)
Date April 19, 1970
Official name XVI Gran Premio de España
Location Circuito Permanente del Jarama, Madrid, Spain
Course Race track
3.404 km (2.115 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 306.360 km (190.363 mi)
Weather Very hot, Dry
Pole position
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford
Time 1:23.90
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford
Time 1:24.3 on lap 19
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart March-Ford
Second New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford
Third United States Mario Andretti March-Ford

The 1970 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Jarama on April 19, 1970. It was the second round of the 1970 Formula One season.

The race was won by defending world champion Jackie Stewart, driving a March 701. Bruce McLaren scored his last podium, points and race finish. Legendary American driver Mario Andretti took his first Formula One podium in third place. The race was marred by a serious accident involving Jackie Oliver and Jacky Ickx. Both of their cars burst into a fireball, and Ickx was slightly burned. He would recover in time for the next race at Monaco.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart March-Ford 90 2:10:58.2 3 9
2 11 New Zealand Bruce McLaren McLaren-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 11 6
3 18 United States Mario Andretti March-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 16 4
4 6 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 15 3
5 16 France Johnny Servoz-Gavin March-Ford 88 + 2 Laps 14 2
Ret 8 United Kingdom John Surtees McLaren-Ford 76 Gearbox 12  
Ret 7 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford 61 Engine 1  
Ret 24 Germany Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford 43 Engine 17  
Ret 22 France Henri Pescarolo Matra 33 Engine 9  
Ret 4 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 31 Engine 4  
Ret 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 10 Ignition 2  
Ret 9 New Zealand Chris Amon March-Ford 10 Engine 6  
Ret 3 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford 9 Ignition 8  
WD 10 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 4 Withdrew 5  
Ret 2 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 0 Accident 7  
Ret 15 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver BRM 0 Accident 10  
DNS 12 United Kingdom Piers Courage De Tomaso-Ford 0 Not Started 13  
DNQ 20 Italy Andrea de Adamich McLaren-Alfa Romeo    
DNQ 19 United Kingdom John Miles Lotus-Ford    
DNQ 14 Switzerland Jo Siffert March-Ford    
DNQ 21 Canada George Eaton BRM    
DNQ 23 Spain Alex Soler-Roig Lotus-Ford        

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]


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1970 South African Grand Prix
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