1971 European Formula Two Championship

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1971 European Formula Two season
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The 1971 European Formula Two season was contested over 11 rounds. March Engineering driver Ronnie Peterson clinched the championship title.[1]

Calendar[edit]

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

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 Team Chassis Engine HOC
West Germany
THR
United Kingdom
NÜR
West Germany
JAR
Spain
CRY
United Kingdom
ROU
France
MAN
Sweden
TUL
Austria
ALB
France
VLL1
Italy
VLL2
Italy
Points
1 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March Engineering March Ford - 9 - - 6 9 9 9 3 9 - 54
2 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford 6 - 6 6 3 2 4 - 9 4 - 40
3 Austria Dieter Quester Eifelland March BMW - - - 9 - 6 - 4 - 6 6 31
4 Australia Tim Schenken Rondel Racing Brabham Ford 3 3 - - 9 - 6 6 - - - 27
5 France François Cevert Équipe Tecno Tecno Ford 9 4 9 - - - - - - - - 22
6 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Team Bardahl Lotus Ford 4 2 2 2 - - 3 3 - - - 16
7 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler Team Clarke-Mordaunt March Ford - - - - - - - - - 3 9 12
8 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Team Arnold March Ford - - - - - - - - 6 - 4 10
9 France Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Team Arnold March Ford - - - 3 4 - - - 2 - - 9
10 Austria Niki Lauda Bosch Racing March Ford - - 3 1 - 4 - - - - - 8
11 France François Migault Team Lotus Lotus Ford - - - - - 3 - - 7
March Engineering March Ford 4 - -
United Kingdom Gerry Birrell Team J. & J. Stanton Lotus Ford 2 - - - 2 - 1 - - 2 - 7
13 United Kingdom Derek Bell Williams Racing March Ford - 6 - - - - - - - - - 6
14 United Kingdom Peter Westbury FIRST Brabham Ford - - 4 - - - - - 1 - - 5
United Kingdom John Watson private entry Brabham Ford - - - - - - 2 2 - 1 - 5
16 Canada John Cannon private entry March Ford - - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
17 Argentina Carlos Ruesch Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford - - - - - - - - - - 3 3
18 Italy Vittorio Brambilla private entry March Ford - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
Switzerland Silvio Moser Moser Racing Brabham Ford - - - - 1 - - - - - 1 2
20 United Kingdom Brian Hart Gerard Racing Brabham Ford 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1
United Kingdom Alistair Walker Walker Racing Brabham Ford - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
France Helmut Marko Écurie Bonnier Lola Ford - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
France François Mazet Siffert Racing Chevron Ford - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1
France Bob Wollek Rondel Racing Brabham Ford - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1

Note:

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1971 European F2 Trophy". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2018.