1971 European Formula Two season

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1971 European Formula Two season
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The 1971 European Formula Two season was contested over 11 rounds.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track Country Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Lap
1 Hockenheim  West Germany 4 April 1971 20+20 6.789=271.56 km 1'27:09.8 186.931 km/h François Cevert Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson
2 Thruxton  United Kingdom 12 April 1971 50 3.791=189.55 km 1'02:36.2
1'02:36.8
181.668 km/h
181.639 km/h
Graham Hill
Ronnie Peterson
Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson
3 Nürburgring  West Germany 2 May 1971 10 22.835=228.35 km 1'20:19.2 170.580 km/h François Cevert Derek Bell Ronnie Peterson
4 Jarama  Spain 16 May 1971 60 3.404=204.24 km 1'29:42.9
1'29:57.7
136.593 km/h
136.218 km/h
Emerson Fittipaldi
Dieter Quester
Ronnie Peterson Tim Schenken
5 Crystal Palace  United Kingdom 31 May 1971 50 2.238=111.85 km 0'42:03.0
0'42:07.4
159.590 km/h
159.312 km/h
Emerson Fittipaldi
Tim Schenken
Ronnie Peterson Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
Tim Schenken
Ronnie Peterson
Emerson Fittipaldi
6 Rouen  France 27 June 1971 25 6.541=163.525 km 0'55:36.3 176.450 km/h Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson François Cevert
7 Mantorp Park  Sweden 8 August 1971 36+36 4.092=294.624 km 1'46:08.2 166.554 km/h Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson
Pergusa-Enna  Italy 22 August 1971 cancelled
8 Tulln-Langenlebarn  Austria 12 September 1971 35+35 2.86=200.2 km 1'24:32.26 142.091 km/h Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson Tim Schenken
9 Albi  France 26 September 1971 63 3.636=229.068 km 1'16:49.1
1'17:49,6
178.917 km/h
176.599 km/h
Emerson Fittipaldi
Carlos Reutemann
Carlos Reutemann Carlos Reutemann
10 Vallelunga  Italy 10 October 1971 35+35 3.2=224.0 km 1'25:57.2 156.364 km/h Ronnie Peterson Emerson Fittipaldi Emerson Fittipaldi
11 Vallelunga  Italy 17 October 1971 65 3.2=208.0 km 1'19:49.1 156.355 km/h Mike Beuttler Emerson Fittipaldi Mike Beuttler
Dieter Quester

Note:

Race 1, 7, 8 and 10 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Race 2, 5 and 6 were held with two semi-final heats and the final run, with time only shown for the final.

Race 2, 4, 5 and 9 was won by a graded driver, all graded drivers are shown in Italics.

Final point standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

Tim Schenken's Brabham BT36

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 8 results count. No driver had a point deduction.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine Germany United Kingdom Germany Spain United Kingdom France Sweden Austria France Italy Italy Total Points
1 Ronnie Peterson  Sweden March Engineering March Ford - 9 - - 6 9 9 9 3 9 - 54
2 Carlos Reutemann  Argentina Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford 6 - 6 6 3 2 4 - 9 4 - 40
3 Dieter Quester  Austria Eifelland March BMW - - - 9 - 6 - 4 - 6 6 31
4 Tim Schenken  Australia Rondel Racing Brabham Ford 3 3 - - 9 - 6 6 - - - 27
5 François Cevert  France Équipe Tecno Tecno Ford 9 4 9 - - - - - - - - 22
6 Wilson Fittipaldi  Brazil Team Bardahl Lotus Ford 4 2 2 2 - - 3 3 - - - 16
7 Mike Beuttler  United Kingdom Team Clarke-Mordaunt March Ford - - - - - - - - - 3 9 12
8 Jean-Pierre Jarier  France Team Arnold March Ford - - - - - - - - 6 - 4 10
9 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud  France Team Arnold March Ford - - - 3 4 - - - 2 - - 9
10 Niki Lauda  Austria Bosch Racing March Ford - - 3 1 - 4 - - - - - 8
11 François Migault  France Team Lotus Lotus Ford - - - - - 3 - - 7
March Engineering March Ford 4 - -
Gerry Birrell  United Kingdom Team J. & J. Stanton Lotus Ford 2 - - - 2 - 1 - - 2 - 7
13 Derek Bell  United Kingdom Williams Racing March Ford - 6 - - - - - - - - - 6
14 Peter Westbury  United Kingdom FIRST Brabham Ford - - 4 - - - - - 1 - - 5
John Watson  United Kingdom private entry Brabham Ford - - - - - - 2 2 - 1 - 5
16 John Cannon  Canada private entry March Ford - - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
17 Carlos Ruesch  Argentina Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford - - - - - - - - - - 3 3
18 Vittorio Brambilla  Italy private entry March Ford - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
Silvio Moser   Switzerland Moser Racing Brabham Ford - - - - 1 - - - - - 1 2
20 Brian Hart  United Kingdom Gerard Racing Brabham Ford 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1
Alistair Walker  United Kingdom Walker Racing Brabham Ford - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
Helmut Marko  Austria Écurie Bonnier Lola Ford - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
François Mazet  France Siffert Racing Chevron Ford - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1
Bob Wollek  France Rondel Racing Brabham Ford - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1

Note:

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