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The 1971 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Mosport Park on September 19, 1971. It was race 10 of 11 in both the 1971 World Championship of Drivers and the 1971 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. Jackie Stewart took the win in the awful conditions and the race was stopped after 64 laps due to the weather. American Mark Donohue scored an excellent third on his F1 debut.

Canada  1971 Canadian Grand Prix
Race details
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Date September 19, 1971
Official name XI Player's Canadian Grand Prix
Location Mosport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.957 km (2.459 mi)
Distance 64 laps, 253.248 km (157.376 mi)
Weather Chilly with temperatures approaching 17.8 °C (64.0 °F); wind speeds up to 8 kilometres per hour (5.0 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:15.3
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford
Time 1:43.5
Podium
First Tyrrell-Ford
Second March-Ford
Third McLaren-Ford

This was the first ever Formula One race to be red flagged.

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 64 1:55:12.9 1 9
2 17   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 64 + 38.3 6 6
3 10   Mark Donohue McLaren-Ford 64 + 1:35.8 8 4
4 9   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 63 + 1 Lap 10 3
5 3   Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 63 + 1 Lap 7 2
6 12   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 62 + 2 Laps 3 1
7 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 62 + 2 Laps 4  
8 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 62 + 2 Laps 12  
9 14   Jo Siffert BRM 61 + 3 Laps 2  
10 20   Chris Amon Matra 61 + 3 Laps 5  
11 22   John Surtees Surtees-Ford 60 + 4 Laps 14  
12 31   Helmut Marko BRM 60 + 4 Laps 19  
13 6   Mario Andretti Ferrari 60 + 4 Laps 13  
14 15   Peter Gethin BRM 59 + 5 Laps 16  
15 28   George Eaton BRM 59 + 5 Laps 21  
16 18   Nanni Galli March-Ford 57 + 7 Laps 20  
NC 19   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 56 Not Classified 22  
NC 35   Pete Lovely Lotus-Ford 55 Not Classified 25  
Ret 24   Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford 26 Overheating 23  
Ret 21   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 15 Accident 11  
Ret 33   Skip Barber March-Ford 13 Oil Pressure 24  
Ret 5   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 7 Accident 18  
Ret 37   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 2 Accident 15  
Ret 8   Tim Schenken Brabham-Ford 1 Ignition 17  
DNS 16   Howden Ganley BRM Accident 9  
DNQ 26   Chris Craft Brabham-Ford        
DNS 27   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford Accident/injury
Sources:[2][3]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the "1971 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2015-05-20. 
  2. ^ "1971 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Grand Prix Results: Canadian GP, 1971". grandprix.com. Retrieved 2017-12-05. 


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