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The 1971 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Montjuïc circuit on April 18, 1971. It was race 2 of 11 in both the 1971 World Championship of Drivers and the 1971 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 75-lap race was won by Tyrrell driver Jackie Stewart after he started from fourth position. Jacky Ickx finished second for the Ferrari team and Matra driver Chris Amon came in third.

Spain  1971 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
Date April 18, 1971
Official name XVII Gran Premio de España
Location Montjuïc circuit, Montjuïc, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Course Street Circuit
Course length 3.791 km (2.356 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 284.325 km (176.671 mi)
Weather Sunny, Hot, Dry
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:25.9
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Time 1:25.1 on lap 69
Podium
First Tyrrell-Ford
Second Ferrari
Third Matra

This was the first Formula One race in which slick tyres were used. The tyres were introduced by Firestone, based on its experience in American open wheel racing series. The race itself was held in the morning.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:25.9
2 5   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:26.0 +0.1
3 20   Chris Amon Matra 1:26.0 +0.1
4 11   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 1:26.2 +0.3
5 14   Pedro Rodríguez BRM 1:26.5 +0.6
6 21   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 1:26.6 +0.7
7 10   Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 1:26.8 +0.9
8 6   Mario Andretti Ferrari 1:26.9 +1.0
9 9   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 1:27.1 +1.2
10 15   Jo Siffert BRM 1:27.3 +1.4
11 27   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 1:27.5 +1.6
12 12   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 1:27.7 +1.8
13 18   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 1:27.8 +1.9
14 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 1:27.9 +2.0
15 7   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 1:28.4 +2.5
16 3   Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 1:28.6 +2.7
17 16   Howden Ganley BRM 1:28.6 +2.7
18 17   Andrea de Adamich March-Alfa Romeo 1:29.5 +3.6
19 25   Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford 1:29.6 +3.7
20 19   Alex Soler-Roig March-Ford 1:29.8 +3.9
21 8   Tim Schenken Brabham-Ford 1:30.6 +4.7
22 24   John Surtees Surtees-Ford 1:30.8 +4.9
Source:[1]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 75 1:49:03.4 4 9
2 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 75 + 3.4 1 6
3 20   Chris Amon Matra 75 + 58.1 3 4
4 14   Pedro Rodríguez BRM 75 + 1:17.9 5 3
5 9   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 75 + 1:27.0 9 2
6 21   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 74 +1 Lap 6 1
7 12   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 74 +1 Lap 12  
8 10   Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 73 +2 Laps 7  
9 8   Tim Schenken Brabham-Ford 72 +3 Laps 21  
10 16   Howden Ganley BRM 71 +4 Laps 17  
11 24   John Surtees Surtees-Ford 67 +8 Laps 22  
NC 3   Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 58 Not Classified 16  
Ret 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 54 Suspension 14  
Ret 27   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 53 Engine 11  
Ret 6   Mario Andretti Ferrari 50 Engine 8  
Ret 19   Alex Soler-Roig March-Ford 46 Fuel Pump 20  
Ret 17   Andrea de Adamich March-Alfa Romeo 26 Transmission 18  
Ret 18   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 24 Ignition 13  
Ret 5   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 13 Engine 2  
Ret 25   Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford 9 Fuel Pressure 19  
Ret 15   Jo Siffert BRM 5 Gearbox 15  
Ret 7   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 5 Steering 10  
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pritchard, Anthony (1972). The Motor Racing Year No3. ISBN 0393085023. 
  2. ^ "1971 Spanish Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 

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