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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.

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[1]
Podium
First Lotus-Cosworth
Second Ferrari
Third McLaren-Cosworth

ClassificationEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 2   Jacky Ickx Lotus-Cosworth 40 1:03:37.6 11
2 12   Niki Lauda Ferrari 40 + 1.5 3
3 5   Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Cosworth 40 + 18.3 6
4 33   Mike Hailwood McLaren-Cosworth 40 + 1:18.9 7
5 11   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 40 + 1:26.5 2
6 16   Peter Revson Shadow-Cosworth 39 + 1 Lap 9
7 15   Henri Pescarolo BRM 38 + 2 Laps 5
8 62   Ian Ashley Lola-Chevrolet 38 + 2 Laps
9 74   Steve Thompson Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
10 52   Peter Gethin Chevron-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
11 69   Clive Santo Lola-Chevrolet 37 + 3 Laps
12 8   Richard Robarts Brabham-Cosworth 36 + 4 Laps
NC 6   Denny Hulme McLaren-Cosworth Not classified 10
NC 208   Lella Lombardi Lola-Chevrolet Not classified
NC 29   John Nicholson Lyncar-Cosworth Not classified
NC 26   Graham Hill Lola-Cosworth Not classified 12
Ret 58   Tony Dean Chevron-Chevrolet 38 Accident
Ret 60   Damien Magee Lola-Chevrolet 28 Handling
Ret 7   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Cosworth 19 Accident 4
Ret 24   James Hunt Hesketh-Cosworth 4 Accident damage 1
Ret 51   Teddy Pilette Chevron-Chevrolet 1 Spun off
Ret 64   Mike Wilds March-Chevrolet 1 Accident avoiding Pilette
DNS 19   Jochen Mass Surtees-Cosworth 0 Practice accident 8
DNS 17   Jean-Pierre Jarier Shadow-Cosworth 0 Practice accident
DNS 22   Rikky von Opel Ensign-Cosworth Not confident with handling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Race of Champions: Wet and interesting". Motor Sport. April 1974. p. 31. Retrieved 20 October 2017.


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