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The Jochen Rindt Gedachtnis-Rennen was a non-championship race held on June 13, 1971 at the Hockenheimring. The race was dominated by Jacky Ickx in a Ferrari, well ahead of Ronnie Peterson in a March-Alfa Romeo, and John Surtees in one of his own cars.

BackgroundEdit

The owners of the Hockenheimring had bid for keeping the German Grand Prix, but the ADAC decided to return the race to the Nürburgring after safety upgrades had been completed. So the Hockenheim group opted for hosting a non-championship race. The cancellation of the Belgian Grand Prix left a large gap in the schedule, and holding the race on the same weekend as the 24 Hours of Le Mans was not seen as a major issue.


Entry ListEdit

No. Driver Entreat Car Engine
2 United Kingdom John Surtees Team Surtees Surtees TS9 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
3 West Germany Rolf Stommelen Team Surtees Surtees TS9 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312B Ferrari 001 F12
5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC Ferrari 312B Ferrari 001 F12
7 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV V8
8 Sweden Reine Wisell Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 72D Ford Cosworth DFV V8
9 Australia Dave Walker Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 56B Pratt & Whitney STS76 turbine
10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson STP March Racing Team March 711 Alfa Romeo T33 V8
11 Spain Alex Soler-Roig STP March Racing Team March 711 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
12 Italy Nanni Galli STP March Racing Team March 711 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
15 United Kingdom Ray Allen Frank Williams Racing Cars March 701 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
16 New Zealand Howden Ganley Yardley Team BRM BRM P153 BRM P142 V12
17 United Kingdom John Miles Yardley Team BRM BRM P153 BRM P142 V12
19 United States Skip Barber Gene Mason Racing March 711 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
20 Italy Andrea de Adamich  ? Surtees TS7 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
21 United Kingdom Peter Gethin Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M14A Ford Cosworth DFV V8
22 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing March 701 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
23 Switzerland Xavier Perrot Jo Siffert Automobiles March 701 Ford Cosworth DFV V8
24 United Kingdom Robert Lamplough Robert Lamplough BRM P133 BRM P142 V12
25 West Germany Bernd Terbeck Robert Lamplough BRM P126 BRM P142 V12

QualifyingEdit

ReportEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:56.8
2 5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 1:57.7 +0.9
3 8 Sweden Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford Cosworth 1:59.6 +2.8
4 16 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 2:00.5 +3.7
5 21 United Kingdom Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford Cosworth 2:01.0 +4.2
6 10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford Cosworth 2:01.5 +4.7
7 2 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford Cosworth 2:01.5 +4.7
8 3 West Germany Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford Cosworth 2:02.1 +5.3
9 12 Italy Nanni Galli March-Ford Cosworth 2:02.1 +5.3
10 9 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford Cosworth 2:02.8 +6.0
11 17 United Kingdom John Miles BRM 2:02.9 +6.1
12 22 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford Cosworth 2:03.1 +6.3
13 24 United Kingdom Robert Lamplough BRM 2:03.2 +6.4
14 19 United States Skip Barber March-Ford Cosworth 2:06.8 +10.0
15* 7 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer Lotus-Ford Cosworth 2:08.1 +11.3
16 11 Spain Alex Soler-Roig March-Ford Cosworth 2:13.3 +16.5
17 23 Switzerland Xavier Perrot March-Ford Cosworth 2:16.0 +19.2
18 15 United Kingdom Ray Allen March-Ford Cosworth 2:20.4 +23.6
19* 25 West Germany Bernd Terbeck BRM 2:31.7 +34.9
DNA 6 United States Mario Andretti Ferrari Injury
DNA 20 Italy Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford Cosworth Withdrew
  • * Terbeck and Trimmer were unable to start the race. Trimmer's car was driven by Walker in the race.

GridEdit

The pole position on the grid was left empty as a tribute to Jochen Rindt.

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
Row 1 1 ______________
2
______________ Jacky Ickx
Row 2 3 ______________
Clay Regazzoni 4
______________ Reine Wisell
Row 3 5 ______________
Howden Ganley 6
______________ Peter Gethin
Row 4 7 ______________
Ronnie Peterson 8
______________ John Surtees
Row 5 9 ______________
Rolf Stommelen 10
______________ Nanni Galli
Row 6 11 ______________
Dave Walker 12
______________ John Miles
Row 7 13 ______________
Mike Beuttler 14
______________ Robert Lamplough
Row 8 15 ______________
Skip Barber 16
______________ Alex Soler-Roig
Row 9 17 ______________
Xavier Perrot 18
______________ Ray Allen

RaceEdit

ReportEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 35 1:10:11.7 1
2 10 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford Cosworth 35 +53.8 6
3 2 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford Cosworth 35 +1:17.0 7
4 16 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 35 +1:32.1 4
5 12 Italy Nanni Galli March-Ford Cosworth 35 +1:45.2 9
6 19 United States Skip Barber March-Ford Cosworth 34 +1 lap 14
7 3 West Germany Rolf Stommelen Surtees-Ford Cosworth 34 +1 lap* 8
8 11 Spain Alex Soler-Roig March-Ford Cosworth 34 +1 lap 15
9 7 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford Cosworth 34 +1 lap 10
10 8 Sweden Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford Cosworth 33 +2 laps 3
11 23 Switzerland Xavier Perrot March-Ford Cosworth 31 +4 laps 16
12 24 United Kingdom Robert Lamplough BRM 31 +4 laps 13
Ret 22 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford Cosworth 28 Gearbox 12
NC 5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 25 +10 laps 2
Ret 17 United Kingdom John Miles BRM 14 Oil leak 11
Ret 15 United Kingdom Ray Allen March-Ford Cosworth 6 Mechanical 17
Ret 21 United Kingdom Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford Cosworth 4 Throttle 5
DNS 7 United Kingdom Tony Trimmer Lotus-Ford Cosworth
DNS 25 West Germany Bernd Terbeck BRM
DNA 6 United States Mario Andretti Ferrari
DNA 20 Italy Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford Cosworth

* - Rolf Stommelen finished sixth on the road, but was penalized one minute for skipping a chicane.

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