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1971 European Formula Two Championship

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1971 European Formula Two season
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The 1971 European Formula Two season was contested over 11 rounds. March Engineering driver Ronnie Peterson clinched the championship title.[1]

Contents

CalendarEdit

Race No Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Hockenheim 4 April 20+20 6.789=271.56 km 1'27:09.8 186.931 km/h   Ronnie Peterson   Ronnie Peterson   François Cevert
2   Thruxton 12 April 50 3.791=189.55 km 1'02:36.2
1'02:36.8
181.668 km/h
181.639 km/h
  Ronnie Peterson   Ronnie Peterson   Graham Hill
  Ronnie Peterson
3   Nürburgring 2 May 10 22.835=228.35 km 1'20:19.2 170.580 km/h   Derek Bell   Ronnie Peterson   François Cevert
4   Jarama 16 May 60 3.404=204.24 km 1'29:42.9
1'29:57.7
136.593 km/h
136.218 km/h
  Ronnie Peterson   Tim Schenken   Emerson Fittipaldi
  Dieter Quester
5   Crystal Palace 31 May 50 2.238=111.85 km 0'42:03.0
0'42:07.4
159.590 km/h
159.312 km/h
  Ronnie Peterson   Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
  Tim Schenken
  Ronnie Peterson
  Emerson Fittipaldi
  Emerson Fittipaldi
  Tim Schenken
6   Rouen 27 June 25 6.541=163.525 km 0'55:36.3 176.450 km/h   Ronnie Peterson   François Cevert   Ronnie Peterson
7   Mantorp Park 8 August 36+36 4.092=294.624 km 1'46:08.2 166.554 km/h   Ronnie Peterson   Ronnie Peterson   Ronnie Peterson
  Pergusa-Enna 22 August cancelled
8   Tulln-Langenlebarn 12 September 35+35 2.86=200.2 km 1'24:32.26 142.091 km/h   Ronnie Peterson   Tim Schenken   Ronnie Peterson
9   Albi 26 September 63 3.636=229.068 km 1'16:49.1
1'17:49,6
178.917 km/h
176.599 km/h
  Carlos Reutemann   Carlos Reutemann   Emerson Fittipaldi
  Carlos Reutemann
10   Vallelunga 10 October 35+35 3.2=224.0 km 1'25:57.2 156.364 km/h   Emerson Fittipaldi   Emerson Fittipaldi   Ronnie Peterson
11   Vallelunga 17 October 65 3.2=208.0 km 1'19:49.1 156.355 km/h   Emerson Fittipaldi   Mike Beuttler
  Dieter Quester
  Mike Beuttler

Note:

Race 1, 7, 8 and 10 were held in two heats, with results shown in aggregate.

Race 2, 5 and 6 were held with two semi-final heats and the final run, with time only shown for the final.

Race 2, 4, 5 and 9 was won by a graded driver, all graded drivers are shown in Italics.

Final point standingsEdit

DriverEdit

 
Tim Schenken's Brabham BT36

For every race points were awarded: 9 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded. The best 8 results count. No driver had a point deduction.

Place Name Team Chassis Engine HOC
 
THR
 
NÜR
 
JAR
 
CRY
 
ROU
 
MAN
 
TUL
 
ALB
 
VLL1
 
VLL2
 
Points
1   Ronnie Peterson March Engineering March Ford - 9 - - 6 9 9 9 3 9 - 54
2   Carlos Reutemann Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford 6 - 6 6 3 2 4 - 9 4 - 40
3   Dieter Quester Eifelland March BMW - - - 9 - 6 - 4 - 6 6 31
4   Tim Schenken Rondel Racing Brabham Ford 3 3 - - 9 - 6 6 - - - 27
5   François Cevert Équipe Tecno Tecno Ford 9 4 9 - - - - - - - - 22
6   Wilson Fittipaldi Team Bardahl Lotus Ford 4 2 2 2 - - 3 3 - - - 16
7   Mike Beuttler Team Clarke-Mordaunt March Ford - - - - - - - - - 3 9 12
8   Jean-Pierre Jarier Team Arnold March Ford - - - - - - - - 6 - 4 10
9   Jean-Pierre Jaussaud Team Arnold March Ford - - - 3 4 - - - 2 - - 9
10   Niki Lauda Bosch Racing March Ford - - 3 1 - 4 - - - - - 8
11   François Migault Team Lotus Lotus Ford - - - - - 3 - - 7
March Engineering March Ford 4 - -
  Gerry Birrell Team J. & J. Stanton Lotus Ford 2 - - - 2 - 1 - - 2 - 7
13   Derek Bell Williams Racing March Ford - 6 - - - - - - - - - 6
14   Peter Westbury FIRST Brabham Ford - - 4 - - - - - 1 - - 5
  John Watson private entry Brabham Ford - - - - - - 2 2 - 1 - 5
16   John Cannon private entry March Ford - - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
17   Carlos Ruesch Automovil Club Argentino Brabham Ford - - - - - - - - - - 3 3
18   Vittorio Brambilla private entry March Ford - - - - - - - - - - 2 2
  Silvio Moser Moser Racing Brabham Ford - - - - 1 - - - - - 1 2
20   Brian Hart Gerard Racing Brabham Ford 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1
  Alistair Walker Walker Racing Brabham Ford - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
  Helmut Marko Écurie Bonnier Lola Ford - - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
  François Mazet Siffert Racing Chevron Ford - - - - - 1 - - - - - 1
  Bob Wollek Rondel Racing Brabham Ford - - - - - - - 1 - - - 1

Note:

Only drivers which were not graded were able to score points.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1971 European F2 Trophy". motorsportmagazine.com. Motor Sport Magazine. Retrieved 1 April 2018.