1974 Race of Champions

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1974 Race of Champions
Non-championship race in the 1974 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 17 March 1974
Location Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit
Fawkham, Kent, England
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.206 km (2.6136 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 168.24 km (104.544 mi)
Pole position
Driver Hesketh-Cosworth
Time 1:21.5
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:33.8[1]
Podium
First Lotus-Cosworth
Second Ferrari
Third McLaren-Cosworth

The 1974 Race of Champions was a non-championship Formula One race held at Brands Hatch on 17 March 1974. The 40-lap race featured both Formula One and Formula 5000 cars, and was won by Belgian driver Jacky Ickx in a Lotus-Cosworth, with Austria's Niki Lauda second in a Ferrari and Brazil's Emerson Fittipaldi third in a McLaren-Cosworth.

Classification[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2 Belgium Jacky Ickx Lotus-Cosworth 40 1:03:37.6 11
2 12 Austria Niki Lauda Ferrari 40 + 1.5 3
3 5 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Cosworth 40 + 18.3 6
4 33 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood McLaren-Cosworth 40 + 1:18.9 7
5 11 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 40 + 1:26.5 2
6 16 United States Peter Revson Shadow-Cosworth 39 + 1 Lap 9
7 15 France Henri Pescarolo BRM 38 + 2 Laps 5
8 62 United Kingdom Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet 38 + 2 Laps
9 74 United Kingdom Steve Thompson Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
10 52 United Kingdom Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
11 69 United Kingdom Clive Santo Lola-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
12 8 United Kingdom Richard Robarts Brabham-Cosworth 36 + 4 Laps
NC 6 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Cosworth 10
NC 208 Italy Lella Lombardi Lola-Chevrolet
NC 29 New Zealand John Nicholson Lyncar-Cosworth
NC 26 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lola-Cosworth 12
Ret 58 United Kingdom Tony Dean Chevron-Chevrolet 38 Accident
Ret 60 United Kingdom Damien Magee Lola-Chevrolet 28 Handling
Ret 7 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Cosworth 19 Accident 4
Ret 24 United Kingdom James Hunt Hesketh-Cosworth 4 Accident damage 1
Ret 51 Belgium Teddy Pilette Chevron-Chevrolet 1 Spun off
Ret 64 United Kingdom Mike Wilds March-Chevrolet 1 Accident avoiding Pilette
DNS 19 West Germany Jochen Mass Surtees-Cosworth 0 Practice accident 8
DNS 17 France Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Cosworth 0 Practice accident
DNS 22 Liechtenstein Rikky von Opel Ensign-Cosworth Not confident with handling

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Race of Champions: Wet and interesting". Motor Sport. April 1974. p. 31. Retrieved 20 October 2017.


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