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The 1971 Spanish Grand Prix was held on April 18, at the Montjuic circuit in Barcelona. Jackie Stewart in a Tyrrell-Ford bested Jacky Ickx's Ferrari in a close duel, despite Ickx starting on pole and recording the fastest lap. Chris Amon in a Matra drove a solid race for third place.

BackgroundEdit


Entry ListEdit

The full entry list for the 1971 Spanish Grand Prix is outlined below:

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi United Kingdom Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 72C Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
3 Sweden Reine Wisell United Kingdom Gold Leaf Team Lotus Lotus 72C Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
4 Belgium Jacky Ickx Italy S.p.a. Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 312B Ferrari 001 F12 3.0 F
5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Italy S.p.a. Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 312B Ferrari 001 F12 3.0 F
6 United States Mario Andretti Italy S.p.a. Ferrari SEFAC Ferrari 312B Ferrari 001 F12 3.0 F
7 United Kingdom Graham Hill United Kingdom Motor Racing Developments Brabham BT34 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
8 Australia Tim Schenken United Kingdom Motor Racing Developments Brabham BT33 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
9 New Zealand Denny Hulme United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M19A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
10 United Kingdom Peter Gethin United Kingdom Bruce McLaren Motor Racing McLaren M14A Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
11 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart United Kingdom Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell 003 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
12 France François Cevert United Kingdom Elf Team Tyrrell Tyrrell 002 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 G
14 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez United Kingdom Yardley-BRM BRM P160 BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
15 Switzerland Jo Siffert United Kingdom Yardley-BRM BRM P160 BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
16 New Zealand Howden Ganley United Kingdom Yardley-BRM BRM P153 BRM P142 V12 3.0 F
17 Italy Andrea de Adamich United Kingdom STP-March March 711 Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0 F
18 Sweden Ronnie Peterson United Kingdom STP-March March 711 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
19 Spain Alex Soler-Roig United Kingdom STP-March March 711 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
20 New Zealand Chris Amon France Equipe Matra Matra MS120B Matra MS71 V12 3.0 G
21 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise France Equipe Matra Matra MS120B Matra MS71 V12 3.0 G
24 United Kingdom John Surtees United Kingdom Team Surtees Surtees TS9 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
25 Germany Rolf Stommelen United Kingdom Team Surtees Surtees TS9 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F
27 France Henri Pescarolo United Kingdom Frank Williams Racing Cars March 701 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0 F

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

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

GridEdit

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

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

Standings after raceEdit

Drivers' World Championship
Pos. Driver Pts
1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 15
2 United States Mario Andretti 9
3= Belgium Jacky Ickx 6
3= New Zealand Chris Amon 6
5 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni 4
6= Sweden Reine Wisell 3
6= Mexico Pedro Rodríguez 3
6= New Zealand Denny Hulme 3
9 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1
Constructors' World Championship
Pos. Team Pts
1= Italy Ferrari 15
1= United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford 15
3 France Matra 6
4= United Kingdom Lotus-Ford 3
4= United Kingdom BRM 3
4= United Kingdom McLaren-Ford 3

ReferencesEdit

Pritchard, Anthony (1972). The Motor Racing Year No3. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.. pp. 40-48. ISBN 0-393-08502-3. "1971 Spanish Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20131017005212/http://www.formula1.com/results/season/1971/515/. Retrieved 22 December 2015.

V T E 1971 Formula One Season
Constructors Bellasi • Brabham • BRM • Ferrari • Lotus • March • Matra • McLaren • Surtees • Tyrrell
Engines Alfa Romeo • BRM • Ferrari • Ford Cosworth • Matra
Drivers De Adamich • Amon • Andretti • Barber • Bell • Beltoise • Beuttler • Bonnier • Cannon • Cevert • Charlton • Craft • Donohue • Eaton • Elford • Fittipaldi • Galli • Ganley • Gethin • Hailwood • Hill • Hobbs • Hulme • Ickx • Jarier • Jean • Lauda • van Lennep • Love • Lovely • Marko • Mazet • Moser • Oliver • Pescarolo • Peterson • Posey • Pretorius • Redman • Regazzoni • Revson • Rodríguez • Schenken • Siffert • Soler-Roig • Stewart • Stommelen • Surtees • Walker • Wisell
Cars Bellasi F170 • Brabham BT33 • Brabham BT34 • BRM P153 • BRM P160 • Ferrari 312B • Ferrari 312B2 • Lotus 56B • Lotus 69 • Lotus 72C • Lotus 72D • March 701 • March 711 • Matra MS120B • McLaren M7C • McLaren M14A • McLaren M19A • Surtees TS7 • Surtees TS9 • Tyrrell 001 • Tyrrell 002 • Tyrrell 003
Tyres Goodyear • Firestone
Races South Africa • Spain • Monaco • Netherlands • France • Britain • Germany • Austria • Italy • Canada • United States
See also 1970 Formula One Season • 1972 Formula One Season • Category
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