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1970 Rand Spring Trophy
1970 Canadian GP
1969 United States GP

1970 United States GP

1970 Mexican GP
1971 United States GP
 XIII  United States Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 4 October 1970
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 108 laps
Race25 of 26
Championship race196
Circuit
Laps108
Circuit Perimeter3701 m
Race Distance3701 × 108 = 399.708 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCold, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers24
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Gus Hutchison (Driver),
Peter Westbury (Driver),
   Reine Wisell (Driver),
Gus Hutchison (Entrant)
MilestonesEmerson Fittipaldi - 1st Win (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 20th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 20th Pole Position (Entrant)
Team Surtees - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (54),
2. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioReine Wisell (100.00%),
3. Most Retirements in a SeasonJackie Oliver (11),
4. Most 9th Place Finishes in a SeasonMarch (6),
5. Most Failures to Qualify in a SeasonAndrea de Adamich (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (139),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (236),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (271),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (46),
5. Most 9th Place FinishesJo Siffert (6),
6. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (52),
7. Most Laps LedLotus (3103),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (563),
9. Most Race EntriesJack Brabham (127),
10. Most Failures to QualifyLotus (37),
11. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (46)

Championships
1 Jochen Rindt 45 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 31 
same
3 Clay Regazzoni 27 
same
4 Jack Brabham 25 
same
5 Jackie Stewart 25 
same
6 Denny Hulme 23 
same
7 Pedro Rodriguez 22 
up
8 Chris Amon 20 
down
9 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 14 
same
10 Emerson Fittipaldi 12 
up
11 Rolf Stommelen 10 
down
12 Henri Pescarolo 8 
down
13 Graham Hill 7 
down
14 Bruce McLaren 6 
down
15 Mario Andretti 4 
down
16 Reine Wisell 4 
up
17 Ignazio Giunti 3 
down
18 John Surtees 3 
down
19 Johnny Servoz-Gavin 2 
down
 John Miles 2 
down
21 Jackie Oliver 2 
down
22 Dan Gurney 1 
down
23 Derek Bell 1 
up
 François Cévert 1 
same
25 Peter Gethin 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 59 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 46 
up
3 March / Ford 45 
down
4 Brabham / Ford 35 
same
5 McLaren / Ford 31 
same
6 BRM / BRM 22 
up
7 Matra / Matra 21 
down
8 Surtees / Ford 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 24Car 3Car 3
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverEmerson FittipaldiJacky IckxJacky Ickx
CarLotus 72CFerrari 312BFerrari 312B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:57'32.791'03.071'02.74
Speed204.025 km/h211.251 km/h212.362 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led