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The 26th BRDC International Trophy was a non-championship Formula One race held at Silverstone on 7 April 1974. The 40-lap race was run in connection with a Formula 5000 event, and was won from pole position by James Hunt, driving a Hesketh-Ford, with Jochen Mass second in a Surtees-Ford and Jean-Pierre Jarier third in a Shadow-Ford.

1974 BRDC International Trophy
Non-championship race in the 1974 Formula One season
The Silverstone circuit in 1974.
The Silverstone circuit in 1974.
Race details
Date 7 April 1974
Official name 26th Daily Express International Trophy[1]
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.7105 km (2.9629 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 188.42 km (118.51 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Hesketh-Ford
Time 1:16.7
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom James Hunt Hesketh-Ford
Time 1:17.6
Podium
First Hesketh-Ford
Second Surtees-Ford
Third Shadow-Ford

ClassificationEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a Formula 5000 entrant.

Pos Driver Constructor Laps Time/Ret. Grid
1   James Hunt Hesketh-Ford 40 52:35.4 1
2   Jochen Mass Surtees-Ford 40 + 37.0 3
3   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford 40 + 59.2 10
4   Henri Pescarolo BRM 40 + 59.4 8
5   François Migault BRM 40 + 1:18.5 6
6   John Nicholson Lyncar-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 18
7   Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet 39 + 1 Lap 11
8   Brian Redman Ensign-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 9
9   Guy Edwards Lola-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 15
10   Teddy Pilette Chevron-Chevrolet 39 + 1 Lap 21
11   Noritake Takahara March-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 14
12   Tony Dean Chevron-Chevrolet 39 + 1 Lap 19
13   Lella Lombardi Lola-Chevrolet 39 + 1 Lap 23
14   Richard Robarts Brabham-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 12
Ret   Tom Belsø Lola-Chevrolet 38 Out of Fuel 24
Ret   Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet 37 Out of Fuel 20
NC   Damien Magee Lola-Chevrolet 35 + 5 Laps 25
NC   Mike Wilds March-Chevrolet 35 + 5 Laps 16
Ret   Graham Hill Lola-Ford 35 Accident 7
Ret   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 30 Engine 2
Ret   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 19 Clutch 5
Ret   Tom Pryce Token-Ford 16 Gearbox 32
Ret   Clive Santo Lola-Chevrolet 13 Engine 31
Ret   Roelof Wunderink Chevron-Chevrolet 10 Engine 30
Ret   Brian Robinson McLaren-Ford 5 Engine 29
Ret   Mike Hailwood McLaren-Ford 5 Engine 4
DNS   David Hobbs Lola-Chevrolet 13
DNS   Keith Holland Trojan-Chevrolet 17
DNS   Bob Evans Lola-Chevrolet 22
DNS   Vern Schuppan Trojan-Chevrolet 26
DNS   Brian McGuire Trojan-Chevrolet 27
DNS   Chris Amon Amon-Ford 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Motor Racing Programme Covers: 1974". The Programme Covers Project. Retrieved 28 October 2017.


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