1974 Race of Champions

The 1974 Race of Champions was a non-championship Formula One race held at Brands Hatch on 17 March 1974. The 40-lap race featured both Formula One and Formula 5000 cars, and was won by Belgian driver Jacky Ickx in a Lotus-Cosworth, with Austria's Niki Lauda second in a Ferrari and Brazil's Emerson Fittipaldi third in a McLaren-Cosworth.[1]

1974 Race of Champions
Non-championship race in the 1974 Formula One season
Brands Hatch 1960-1975.svg
Race details
Date 17 March 1974
Location Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit
Fawkham, Kent, England
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.206 km (2.6136 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 168.24 km (104.544 mi)
Pole position
Driver Hesketh-Cosworth
Time 1:21.5
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Lotus-Cosworth
Time 1:33.8
Podium
First Lotus-Cosworth
Second Ferrari
Third McLaren-Cosworth

QualifyingEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a Formula 5000 entrant.

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 24   James Hunt Hesketh-Ford 1:21.5
2 11   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:21.6 +0.1
3 12   Niki Lauda Ferrari 1:22.1 +0.6
4 7   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 1:23.0 +1.5
5 15   Henri Pescarolo BRM 1:23.1 +1.6
6 5   Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Ford 1:23.2 +1.7
7 33   Mike Hailwood McLaren-Ford 1:23.2 +1.7
8 19   Jochen Mass Surtees-Ford 1:23.3 +1.8
9 16   Peter Revson Shadow-Ford 1:23.6 +2.1
10 6   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 1:24.1 +2.6
11 2   Jacky Ickx Lotus-Ford 1:24.2 +2.7
12 26   Graham Hill Lola-Ford 1:24.6 +3.1
13 8   Richard Robarts Brabham-Ford 1:26.0 +4.5
14 29   John Nicholson Lyncar-Ford 1:26.8 +5.3
15 22   Rikky von Opel Ensign-Ford 1:27.0 +5.5
16 52   Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet 1:35.5 +14.0
17 66   Brian Redman Lola-Chevrolet 1:35.7 +14.2
18 56   Guy Edwards Lola-Chevrolet 1:35.7 +14.2
19 62   Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet 1:36.0 +14.5
20 65   Vern Schuppan Trojan-Chevrolet 1:36.3 +14.8
21 74   Steve Thompson Chevron-Chevrolet 1:36.8 +15.3
22 17   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford 1:37.1 +15.6
23 69   Clive Santo Lola-Chevrolet 1:37.8 +16.3
24 58   Tony Dean Chevron-Chevrolet 1:39.0 +17.5
25 51   Teddy Pilette Chevron-Chevrolet 1:39.1 +17.6
26 53   Keith Holland Trojan-Chevrolet 1:39.7 +18.2
27 64   Mike Wilds March-Chevrolet 1:40.5 +19.0
28 60   Damien Magee Lola-Chevrolet 1:44.8 +23.3
29 208   Lella Lombardi Lola-Chevrolet 1:45.4 +23.9
30 61   Patrick Sumner Trojan-Chevrolet 1:50.9 +29.4
31 59   Brian Robinson McLaren-Chevrolet 1:55.1 +33.6
32 54   Allan Kayes McLaren-Chevrolet 2:00.0 +38.5
Source:[2][3]

ClassificationEdit

Note: a blue background indicates a Formula 5000 entrant.

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2   Jacky Ickx Lotus-Ford 40 1:03:37.6 11
2 12   Niki Lauda Ferrari 40 + 1.5 3
3 5   Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Ford 40 + 18.3 6
4 33   Mike Hailwood McLaren-Ford 40 + 1:18.9 7
5 11   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 40 + 1:26.5 2
6 16   Peter Revson Shadow-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 9
7 15   Henri Pescarolo BRM 38 + 2 Laps 5
8 62   Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet 38 + 2 Laps 19
9 74   Steve Thompson Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps 21
10 52   Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps 16
11 69   Clive Santo Lola-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps 23
12 8   Richard Robarts Brabham-Ford 36 + 4 Laps 13
NC 6   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 35 Not classified 10
NC 208   Lella Lombardi Lola-Chevrolet Not classified 29
NC 29   John Nicholson Lyncar-Ford Not classified 14
NC 26   Graham Hill Lola-Ford Not classified 12
Ret 58   Tony Dean Chevron-Chevrolet 38 Accident 24
Ret 60   Damien Magee Lola-Chevrolet 28 Handling 28
Ret 7   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 19 Accident 4
Ret 24   James Hunt Hesketh-Ford 4 Accident damage 1
Ret 51   Teddy Pilette Chevron-Chevrolet 1 Spun off 25
Ret 64   Mike Wilds March-Chevrolet 1 Accident avoiding Pilette 27
DNS 19   Jochen Mass Surtees-Ford Practice accident 8
DNS 17   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Ford Practice accident 22
DNS 22   Rikky von Opel Ensign-Ford Not confident with handling 15
DNS 66   Brian Redman Lola-Chevrolet 17
DNS 56   Guy Edwards Lola-Chevrolet 18
DNS 65   Vern Schuppan Trojan-Chevrolet 20
DNS 53   Keith Holland Trojan-Chevrolet 26
DNQ 61   Patrick Sumner Trojan-Chevrolet
DNQ 59   Brian Robinson McLaren-Chevrolet
DNQ 54   Allan Kayes McLaren-Chevrolet
Source:[2][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Race of Champions: Wet and interesting". Motor Sport. April 1974. p. 31. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b "1974 Race of Champions". Motor Sport. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "Race of Champions - (Qualifying Results)". RacingSportCars. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "Race of Champions - (Race Results)". RacingSportCars. Retrieved December 16, 2019.


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