1971 Canadian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 10 of 11 in the 1971 Formula One season
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Date September 19, 1971
Official name XI Player's Canadian Grand Prix
Location Mosport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Course Permanent racing facility
3.957 km (2.459 mi)
Distance 64 laps, 253.248 km (157.376 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:15.3
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford
Time 1:43.5
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Second Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford
Third United States Mark Donohue McLaren-Ford

The 1971 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Mosport Park on September 19, 1971. Jackie Stewart took the win in the awful conditions and the race was stopped after 64 laps due to the weather. American Mark Donohue scored an excellent third on his F1 debut.

This was the first ever Formula One race to be red flagged.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 64 1:55:13.1 1 9
2 17 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 64 + 38.3 6 6
3 10 United States Mark Donohue McLaren-Ford 64 + 1:35.8 8 4
4 9 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 63 + 1 Lap 10 3
5 3 Sweden Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 63 + 1 Lap 7 2
6 12 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 62 + 2 Laps 3 1
7 2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 62 + 2 Laps 4  
8 4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 62 + 2 Laps 12  
9 14 Switzerland Jo Siffert BRM 61 + 3 Laps 2  
10 20 New Zealand Chris Amon Matra 61 + 3 Laps 5  
11 22 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford 60 + 4 Laps 14  
12 31 Austria Helmut Marko BRM 60 + 4 Laps 19  
13 6 United States Mario Andretti Ferrari 60 + 4 Laps 13  
14 15 United Kingdom Peter Gethin BRM 59 + 5 Laps 16  
15 28 Canada George Eaton BRM 59 + 5 Laps 21  
16 18 Italy Nanni Galli March-Ford 57 + 7 Laps 20  
NC 19 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 56 Not Classified 22  
NC 35 United States Pete Lovely Lotus-Ford 55 Not Classified 25  
Ret 24 Germany Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford 26 Overheating 23  
Ret 21 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 15 Accident 11  
Ret 33 United States Skip Barber March-Ford 13 Oil Pressure 24  
Ret 5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 7 Accident 18  
Ret 37 United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 2 Accident 15  
Ret 8 Australia Tim Schenken Brabham-Ford 1 Ignition 17  
DNS 16 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 0 Accident 9  
DNQ 26 United Kingdom Chris Craft Brabham-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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