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The 5th Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 22 March 1970 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, England. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Jackie Stewart in a March 701.

1970 Race of Champions
Non-championship race in the 1970 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 22 March 1970
Official name V Race of Champions
Location Brands Hatch
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.265 km (2.65 mi)
Distance 50 laps, 213.25 km (132.5 mi)
Pole position
Driver March-Cosworth
Time 1:25.8
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Cosworth
Time 1:25.8
Podium
First March-Cosworth
Second Lotus-Cosworth
Third McLaren-Cosworth

ClassificationEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Racing Organisation March-Cosworth 50 1:12:51.800 1
2 8   Jochen Rindt Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 50 +36.200 4
3 5   Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 50 +1:22.400 5
4 16   Jack Brabham Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Cosworth 49 +1 lap 2
5 9   Graham Hill Rob Walker Racing Team Lotus-Cosworth 49 +1 lap 8
6 6   Peter Gethin Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 49 +1 lap 9
Ret 12   George Eaton BRM Ltd BRM 23 Electrical 11
Ret 4   Bruce McLaren Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 21 Accident 6
Ret 11   Jackie Oliver BRM Ltd BRM 12 Rear hub shaft 3
Ret 10   Pete Lovely Pete Lovely Volkswagen Inc. Lotus-Cosworth 11 Accident 12
Ret 3   Chris Amon March Engineering Ltd March-Cosworth 10 Camshaft 7
Ret 7   John Surtees Team Surtees Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 10 Throttle 10
DNS 14   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Equipe Matra Matra Practice accident
DNS 15   Derek Bell Tom Wheatcroft Racing Brabham-Cosworth Practice accident

ReferencesEdit

  • Results at Silhouet.com [1]
  • Results at F1 Images.de [2]


Previous race:
1969 International Gold Cup
Formula One non-championship races
1970 season
Next race:
1970 BRDC International Trophy
Previous race:
1969 Race of Champions
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1971 Race of Champions