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The 6th Race of Champions was a non-Championship motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 21 March 1971 at Brands Hatch circuit in Kent, England. The race was run over 50 laps of the circuit, and was won by Clay Regazzoni in a Ferrari 312B2.

1971 Race of Champions
Non-championship race in the 1971 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 21 March 1971
Official name VI 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 Tyrrell-Cosworth
Time 1:24.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Cosworth
Time 1:26.7
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Tyrrell-Cosworth
Third Surtees-Cosworth

ClassificationEdit

Pos. No. Driver Entrant Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 5   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari 50 1:13:35.0 3
2 17   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Racing Organisation Tyrrell-Cosworth 50 +23.6 1
3 16   John Surtees Team Surtees Ltd Surtees-Cosworth 49 + 1 lap 6
4 2   Tim Schenken Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Cosworth 48 + 2 laps 9
5 4   Howden Ganley BRM Ltd BRM 48 + 2 laps 10
6 14   Ray Allen Frank Williams Racing Cars March-Cosworth 48 + 2 laps 12
7 3   John Miles BRM Ltd BRM 48 + 2 laps 5
Ret 7   Reine Wisell Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 44 Engine 8
Ret 10   Peter Gethin Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 38 Water leak 11
Ret 1   Graham Hill Motor Racing Developments Ltd Brabham-Cosworth 35 Engine 4
Ret 9   Denny Hulme Bruce McLaren Motor Racing Ltd McLaren-Cosworth 34 Ignition 2
Ret 6   Emerson Fittipaldi Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Pratt & Whitney 34 Rear suspension 7
Ret 12   Ronnie Peterson Frank Williams Racing Cars March-Cosworth 14 Brakes 15
Ret 15   Mike Beuttler Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie-Durlacher Racing March-Cosworth 8 Fuel metering unit 13
Ret 8   Tony Trimmer Team Lotus Ltd Lotus-Cosworth 5 Fuel pump 14

ReferencesEdit

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


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