1970 European Formula Two Championship

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1970 European Formula Two season
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The 1970 European Formula Two season was contested over 8 rounds. Tecno Racing Team driver Clay Regazzoni clinched the championship title.[1]

Calendar[edit]

Race No Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1 United Kingdom Thruxton 30 March 46 3.791=174.386 km 0'57:41.0
1 lap down
181.390 km/h
-
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Austria Jochen Rindt Austria Jochen Rindt
United Kingdom Derek Bell
2 West Germany Hockenheim 14 April 20+20 6.769=270.76 km 1'22:01.3 198.065 km/h Austria Jochen Rindt Austria Dieter Quester Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
3 Spain Barcelona 26 April 45 3.79=170.55 km 1'08:07.6 150.205 km/h United Kingdom Derek Bell United Kingdom Derek Bell United Kingdom Derek Bell
4 France Rouen 31 May 25 6.541=163.525 km 0'51:24.0
0'51:24.4
190.885 km/h
190.860 km/h
Sweden Ronnie Peterson Australia Tim Schenken Switzerland Jo Siffert
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
5 Italy Pergusa-Enna 23 August 31+31 4.845=300.39 km 1'28:03.5 204.676 km/h Belgium Jacky Ickx Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
6 Austria Tulln-Langenlebarn 13 September 35+35 2.7=189.0 km 1'13:45.82
1'14:17.33
153.734 km/h
152.647 km/h
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni France François Cevert Belgium Jacky Ickx
France François Cevert
7 Italy Imola 27 September 28+28 5.018=281.008 km 1'30:50.4 185.606 km/h Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Belgium Jacky Ickx Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
8 West Germany Hockenheim 10 October 35 6.789=237.615 km 1'16:34.4 186.186 km/h Sweden Ronnie Peterson Austria Dieter Quester Austria Dieter Quester

Note:

Race 2, 5, 6 and 7 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Race 1 and 4 were held with two semi-final heats and the final run, with time only shown for the final.

Race 1, 4 and 6 was won by a graded driver, all graded drivers are shown in Italics.

Final point standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

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 6 results count. One driver had a point deduction, which are given in ().

Place Name Team Chassis Engine THR
United Kingdom
HOC
West Germany
MNT
Spain
ROU
France
EMM
Italy
TUL
Austria
IMO
Italy
HOC
West Germany
Points
1 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Tecno Racing Tecno Ford 2 9 - 9 9 - 9 6 44
2 United Kingdom Derek Bell Wheatcroft Racing Brabham Ford 9 4 9 (2) 3 6 4 35
BMW BMW BMW (1)
3 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Team Bardahl Lotus Ford - 2 4 6 4 - 6 3 25
4 Austria Dieter Quester BMW BMW BMW 3 - 2 - - - - 9 14
Sweden Ronnie Peterson Guthrie Racing March Ford - - - 3 - 4 3 4 14
6 United Kingdom Robin Widdows Walker Racing Brabham Ford 6 - 3 - - - - - 9
France François Cevert Tecno Racing Tecno Ford - - - - - 9 - - 9
Japan Tetsu Ikuzawa Ikuzawa Racing Lotus Ford - 6 - - - 2 1 - 9
9 United Kingdom Peter Westbury FIRST Brabham Ford - - - 1 6 - - - 7
10 France Henri Pescarolo Gerard Racing Brabham Ford - - 6 - - - - - 6
11 United Kingdom Alistair Walker Walker Racing Brabham Ford 4 - - - - 1 - - 5
12 Australia Tim Schenken Sports Motor International Brabham Ford - - - 4 - - - - 4
13 West Germany Hubert Hahne BMW BMW BMW - 3 - - - - - - 3
Italy Vittorio Brambilla North Italian Racing Brabham Ford - - - - - 3 - - 3
Argentina Carlos Reutemann Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford - - 1 - - - - 2 3
16 France Jean-Pierre Jabouille Pygmée Pygmée Ford - - - - 2 - - - 2
United States Mike Goth private entry Brabham Ford - - - - - - 2 - 2
18 Republic of Ireland Tommy Reid Irish Racing Brabham Ford 1 - - - - - - - 1
United Kingdom Peter Gaydon Gerard Racing Brabham Ford - 1 - - - - - - 1

Note:

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

Race 5 not all points were awarded (not enough finishers).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970 European F2 Trophy". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2018.