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1971 Season
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1971 Natal Winter Trophy
1971 Dutch GP
1970 French GP

1971 French GP

1971 British GP
1972 French GP
 LVII  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 4 July 1971
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 55 laps
Race18 of 31
Championship race202
Circuit
Laps55
Circuit Perimeter5810 m
Race Distance5810 × 55 = 319.550 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers24
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
François Mazet (Driver),
Max Jean (Driver),
   Jo Siffert Automobiles (Entrant),
Paul Ricard (5810 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 15 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 34 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Alfa Romeo - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Elf Team Tyrrell - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Emerson Fittipaldi - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Goodyear - 20th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Goodyear - 20th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Surtees - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioTyrrell (15.38%)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (58),
2. Most Race EntriesFerrari (579),
3. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (130),
4. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (57),
5. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (58),
6. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (25)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 33 
same
2 Jacky Ickx 19 
same
3 Mario Andretti 9 
same
4 Pedro Rodriguez 9 
same
 Ronnie Peterson 9 
same
6 Clay Regazzoni 8 
same
7 Chris Amon 8 
same
8 François Cévert 6 
up
9 Emerson Fittipaldi 6 
up
10 Denny Hulme 6 
down
11 Reine Wisell 4 
down
 Jo Siffert 4 
up
13 John Surtees 2 
down
14 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1 
same
15 Rolf Stommelen 1 
down
1 Tyrrell / Ford 33 
up
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 28 
down
3 BRM / BRM 12 
same
4 March / Ford 9 
down
5 Lotus / Ford 9 
up
6 Matra / Matra 8 
down
7 McLaren / Ford 6 
down
8 Surtees / Ford 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 11Car 11
EntrantElf Team TyrrellElf Team TyrrellElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJackie StewartJackie StewartJackie Stewart
CarTyrrell 003Tyrrell 003Tyrrell 003
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:46'41.681'50.711'54.09
Speed179.700 km/h188.926 km/h183.329 km/h


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