1971 Race of Champions

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United Kingdom  1971 Race of Champions
Race details
Non-Championship race in the 1971 Formula One season
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Date 21 March 1971
Official name VI Race of Champions
Location Brands Hatch
Course Permanent racing facility
4.265 km (2.65 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 213.25 km (132.5 mi)
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth
Time 1:24.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Cosworth
Time 1:26.7
Podium
First Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Second United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth
Third United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth

The 6th Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 21 March 1971 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, UK. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Clay Regazzoni in a Ferrari 312B2.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Entrant Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 50 1:13:35.0 3
2 17 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Racing Organisation Tyrrell-Cosworth 50 +23.6 1
3 16 United Kingdom John Surtees Team Surtees Ltd Surtees-Cosworth 49 + 1 lap 6
4 2 Australia Tim Schenken Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Cosworth 48 + 2 laps 9
5 4 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM Ltd BRM 48 + 2 laps 10
6 14 United Kingdom Ray Allen Frank Williams Racing Cars March-Cosworth 48 + 2 laps 12
7 3 United Kingdom John Miles BRM Ltd BRM 48 + 2 laps 5
Ret 7 Sweden Reine Wisell Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 44 Engine 8
Ret 10 United Kingdom Peter Gethin Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 38 Water leak 11
Ret 1 United Kingdom Graham Hill Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Cosworth 35 Engine 4
Ret 9 New Zealand Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 34 Ignition 2
Ret 6 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Pratt & Whitney 34 Rear suspension 7
Ret 12 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Frank Williams Racing Cars March-Cosworth 14 Brakes 15
Ret 15 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie-Durlacher Racing March-Cosworth 8 Fuel metering unit 13
Ret 8 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 5 Fuel pump 14

References[edit]

  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


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