1971 Spanish Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 2 of 11 in the 1971 Formula One season
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
Date April 18, 1971
Official name XVII Gran Premio de España
Location Montjuïc circuit, Montjuïc, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Course Street Circuit
3.791 km (2.356 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 284.325 km (176.671 mi)
Weather Sunny, Hot, Dry
Pole position
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Time 1:25.9
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Time 1:25.1 on lap 69
Podium
First United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Second Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Third New Zealand Chris Amon Matra

The 1971 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Montjuïc circuit on April 18, 1971. It was the second round of the 1971 Formula One season.

This was the first Formula One race in which slick tyres were used. The tyres were introduced by Firestone, based on its experience in American open wheel racing series. The race itself was held in the morning.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 75 1:49:03.4 4 9
2 4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 75 + 3.4 1 6
3 20 New Zealand Chris Amon Matra 75 + 58.1 3 4
4 14 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 75 + 1:17.9 5 3
5 9 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 75 + 1:27.0 9 2
6 21 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 74 +1 Lap 6 1
7 12 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 74 +1 Lap 12  
8 10 United Kingdom Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 73 +2 Laps 7  
9 8 Australia Tim Schenken Brabham-Ford 72 +3 Laps 21  
10 16 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 71 +4 Laps 17  
11 24 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford 67 +8 Laps 22  
NC 3 Sweden Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 58 Not Classified 16  
Ret 2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 54 Suspension 14  
Ret 27 France Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 53 Engine 11  
Ret 6 United States Mario Andretti Ferrari 50 Engine 8  
Ret 19 Spain Alex Soler-Roig March-Ford 46 Fuel Pump 20  
Ret 17 Italy Andrea de Adamich March-Alfa Romeo 26 Transmission 18  
Ret 18 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 24 Ignition 13  
Ret 5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 13 Engine 2  
Ret 25 Germany Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford 9 Fuel Pressure 19  
Ret 15 Switzerland Jo Siffert BRM 5 Gearbox 15  
Ret 7 United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 5 Steering 10  

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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