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The 1970 International Gold Cup was a non-championship Formula One race held at Oulton Park on 22 August 1970. The race was open to Formula One and Formula 5000 cars. It was run in two heats of 20 laps, with the winner decided on aggregate times. The starting grid for Heat 1 was decided by a qualifying session, in which John Surtees won pole position. The grid for Heat 2 was decided by the finishing order of Heat 1. John Surtees won Heat 1 and overall, narrowly beating Heat 2 winner Jochen Rindt, with Howden Ganley posting the best aggregate result of the Formula 5000 entrants. Jackie Stewart, debuting the brand-new Tyrrell 001, set fastest lap.

1970 International Gold Cup
Non-championship race in the 1970 Formula One season
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Race details
Date 22 August 1970
Official name XVII International Gold Cup
Location Oulton Park, Cheshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.4434 km (2.761 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 177.749 km ( mi)
Pole position
Driver Surtees-Cosworth
Time 1:36.2
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth
Time 1:26.6
Podium
First Surtees-Cosworth
Second Lotus-Cosworth
Third BRM

Contents

QualifyingEdit

Blue background denotes F5000 entrants.

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Car Time Gap
1 4   John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth Surtees TS7 1:36.2
2 5   Jackie Oliver BRM BRM P153 1:39.2 +3.0
3 30   Frank Gardner Lola-Chevrolet Lola T190 1:42.0 +2.8
4 21   David Prophet McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10B 1:42.0 +0.0
5 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth Tyrrell 001 1:43.81 +1.8
6 77   Trevor Taylor Lola-Chevrolet Lola T190 1:44.0 +0.2
7 42   Graham McRae McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10B 1:45.2 +1.2
8 41   Reine Wisell McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10B 1:45.4 +0.2
9 12   Howden Ganley McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10B 1:46.8 +1.4
10 2   Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth Lotus 72 1:46.8 +0.0
11 43   Mike Hailwood Lola-Chevrolet Lola T190 1:50.0 +3.2
12 3   Graham Hill Lotus-Cosworth Lotus 72 1:52.8 +2.8
13 47   Tony Lanfranchi Lola-Chevrolet Lola T190 1:53.4 +0.6
14 66   Fred Saunders Crosslé-Rover Crosslé 15F 1:54.2 +0.8
15 23   John Myerscough Brabham-Oldsmobile Brabham BT11 1:56.6 +2.4
16 88   Chris Summers Lola-Chevrolet Lola T142 1:58.6 +2.0
17 70   Allan Rollinson Surtees-Chevrolet Surtees TS5A 1:59.0 +0.4
18 31   Lingard Goulding Beattie-Chevrolet Beattie P1100 1:59.8 +0.8
19 98   Bob Miller Dulon-Ford Dulon LD8 2:02.8 +3.0
20 10   Kaye Griffiths Lola-Chevrolet Lola T142 2:04.4 +1.6
21 63   Ray Calcutt Lola-Chevrolet Lola T142 2:06.4 +2.0
22 16   "Ippocastano" Cooper-Chevrolet Cooper T86B 2:23.8 +17.4
DNA 6   Andrea de Adamich McLaren-Alfa Romeo McLaren M14D
DNA 7   Tim Schenken De Tomaso-Cosworth De Tomaso 505-38
DNA 9   Willie Forbes Lola-Chevrolet Lola T142
DNA 11   Roy Pike Leda-Chevrolet Leda LT20
DNA 44   Mike Walker McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10B
DNA 45   Jock Russell Lotus-Chevrolet Lotus 70
DNA 48   Robin Darlington McLaren-Chevrolet McLaren M10A
DNA 49   David Berry Brabham-Oldsmobile Brabham BT16
DNA 78   David Powell Lola-Chevrolet Lola T142

1Stewart started from the back of the grid

ClassificationEdit

Blue background denotes F5000 entrants.

Heat 1Edit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Grid
1 4   John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth 29:58.2 1
2 5   Jackie Oliver BRM +6.6 2
3 2   Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth +12.8 10
4 43   Mike Hailwood Lola-Chevrolet +33.8 11
5 12   Howden Ganley McLaren-Chevrolet +1:24.8 9
6 77   Trevor Taylor Lola-Chevrolet 19 laps 6
7 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth 19 laps 5
8 21   David Prophet McLaren-Chevrolet 19 laps 4
9 66   Fred Saunders Crosslé-Rover 18 laps 14
10 10   Kaye Griffiths Lola-Chevrolet 18 laps 20
NC 98   Bob Miller Dulon-Ford 17 laps 19
NC 88   Chris Summers Lola-Chevrolet 17 laps 16
NC 31   Lingard Goulding Beattie-Chevrolet 17 laps 18
Ret 41   Reine Wisell McLaren-Chevrolet 16 laps, gearbox 8
Ret 30   Frank Gardner Lola-Chevrolet 13 laps, suspension 3
Ret 3   Graham Hill Lotus-Cosworth 3 laps, oil pressure 12
Ret 70   Allan Rollinson Surtees-Chevrolet 3 laps, head gasket 17
Ret 23   John Myerscough Brabham-Oldsmobile 0 laps, engine 15
DNS 42   Graham McRae McLaren-Chevrolet practice accident 7
DNS 47   Tony Lanfranchi Lola-Chevrolet practice accident 13
DNS 63   Ray Calcutt Lola-Chevrolet radiator 21
DNS 16   "Ippocastano" Cooper-Chevrolet not competitive 22

Heat 2Edit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Grid
1 2   Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth 29:40.6 3
2 4   John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth +9.4 1
3 5   Jackie Oliver BRM +23.0 2
4 30   Frank Gardner Lola-Chevrolet +39.2 13
5 12   Howden Ganley McLaren-Chevrolet +1:27.6 4
6 77   Trevor Taylor Lola-Chevrolet 19 laps1 5
7 66   Fred Saunders Crosslé-Rover 18 laps 7
8 10   Kaye Griffiths Lola-Chevrolet 18 laps 8
9 88   Chris Summers Lola-Chevrolet 18 laps 10
NC 63   Ray Calcutt Lola-Chevrolet 17 laps 14
NC 98   Bob Miller Dulon-Ford 17 laps 9
NC 31   Lingard Goulding Beattie-Chevrolet 17 laps 11
NC 21   David Prophet McLaren-Chevrolet 17 laps 6
Ret 41   Reine Wisell McLaren-Chevrolet 2 laps, gearbox 12
DNS 43   Mike Hailwood Lola-Chevrolet oil filter
DNS 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Cosworth piston

1Taylor stopped 1 lap early in error

AggregateEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time
1 4   John Surtees Surtees-Cosworth 59:48.2
2 2   Jochen Rindt Lotus-Cosworth +3.4
3 5   Jackie Oliver BRM 40 laps
4 12   Howden Ganley McLaren-Chevrolet 40 laps
5 77   Trevor Taylor Lola-Chevrolet 38 laps
6 66   Fred Saunders Crosslé-Rover 36 laps
7 21   David Prophet McLaren-Chevrolet 36 laps
8 10   Kaye Griffiths Lola-Chevrolet 36 laps
NC 30   Frank Gardner Lola-Chevrolet 35 laps
NC 88   Chris Summers Lola-Chevrolet 35 laps
NC 98   Bob Miller Dulon-Ford 34 laps
NC 31   Lingard Goulding Beattie-Chevrolet 34 laps
NC 43   Mike Hailwood Lola-Chevrolet 20 laps
NC 41   Reine Wisell McLaren-Chevrolet 19 laps
NC 63   Ray Calcutt Lola-Chevrolet 17 laps

ReferencesEdit

  • "www.silhouet.com/motorsport/archive/f1/nc/1970/1970.html#igc".


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