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The 1970 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Mont-Tremblant on September 20, 1970. It was race 11 of 13 in both the 1970 World Championship of Drivers and the 1970 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 90-lap race was won by Ferrari driver Jacky Ickx after he started from second position. His teammate Clay Regazzoni finished second and March driver Chris Amon came in third.

Canada  1970 Canadian Grand Prix
Race details
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Date September 20, 1970
Official name X Canadian Grand Prix
Location Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.265 km (2.650 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 383.850 km (238.501 mi)
Weather Mild with temperatures approaching 23.3 °C (73.9 °F); winds gusting up to 10.1 kilometres per hour (6.3 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:31.5
Fastest lap
Driver Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Time 1:32.2
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third March-Ford

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 18   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 90 2:21:18.4 2 9
2 19   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 90 + 14.8 3 6
3 20   Chris Amon March-Ford 90 + 57.9 6 4
4 14   Pedro Rodríguez BRM 89 + 1 Lap 7 3
5 4   John Surtees Surtees-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 5 2
6 6   Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 88 + 2 laps 11 1
7 24   Henri Pescarolo Matra 87 + 3 Laps 8  
8 23   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 85 Clutch 13  
9 2   François Cevert March-Ford 85 + 5 Laps 4  
10 16   George Eaton BRM 85 + 5 Laps 9  
NC 10   Tim Schenken De Tomaso-Ford 79 Not Classified 17  
NC 9   Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 77 Not Classified 20  
Ret 8   Andrea de Adamich McLaren-Alfa Romeo 69 Oil Pressure 12  
NC 26   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 65 Not Classified 16  
Ret 5   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 58 Engine 15  
Ret 11   Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford 57 Oil Leak 19  
NC 15   Jackie Oliver BRM 52 Not Classified 10  
Ret 3   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 31 Axle 1  
Ret 12   Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford 22 Handling 18  
Ret 21   Jo Siffert March-Ford 21 Engine 14  
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the 1970 Canadian Grand Prix". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  2. ^ "1970 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 

Further readingEdit

  • Lang, Mike (1982). Grand Prix! Vol 2. Haynes Publishing Group. pp. 134–135. ISBN 0-85429-321-3. 


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