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1971 French GP
1970 British GP

1971 British GP

1971 German GP
1972 British GP
 XXIV  RAC Woolmark British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 17 July 1971
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race19 of 31
Championship race203
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 68 = 320.348 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers24
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Mike Beuttler (Driver),    Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 12 - 10th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 9 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Equipe Matra Sports - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jackie Stewart - 10th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Matra - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Yardley Team BRM - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive 12th Place FinishesTim Schenken (2),
2. Highest Race Win RatioTyrrell (26.67%),
3. Most 19th Fastest LapsLotus (7),
4. Most 10th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFrançois Cévert (1),
5. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (33),
6. Most 24th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMarch (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (246),
2. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (59),
3. Most 9th Place FinishesJo Siffert (7),
4. Most 3rd Fastest LapsFerrari (17),
5. Most Races LedFerrari (131),
6. Most Laps LedFerrari (3234),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (581),
8. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (131),
9. Most PolesFerrari (56),
10. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (47),
11. Most 11th Place QualificationsBRM (33)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 42 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 19 
same
3 Ronnie Peterson 15 
up
4 Emerson Fittipaldi 10 
up
5 Mario Andretti 9 
down
6 Pedro Rodriguez 9 
down
7 Clay Regazzoni 8 
down
8 Chris Amon 8 
down
9 François Cévert 6 
down
10 Denny Hulme 6 
same
11 Reine Wisell 4 
same
 Jo Siffert 4 
same
13 Henri Pescarolo 3 
up
14 Rolf Stommelen 3 
up
 John Surtees 3 
down
16 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1 
down
1 Tyrrell / Ford 42 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
same
3 March / Ford 15 
up
4 Lotus / Ford 13 
up
5 BRM / BRM 12 
down
6 Matra / Matra 8 
same
7 McLaren / Ford 6 
same
8 Surtees / Ford 5 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 5Car 12
EntrantElf Team TyrrellScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJackie StewartClay RegazzoniJackie Stewart
CarTyrrell 003Ferrari 312B2Tyrrell 003
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:31'31.51'18.11'19.9
Speed210.007 km/h217.152 km/h212.260 km/h


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