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1971 Season
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1971 Canadian GP
1970 United States GP

1971 United States GP

1971 Rand Spring Trophy
1972 Argentine GP
1972 United States GP
 XIV  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 3 October 1971
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race28 of 31
Championship race208
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers30
Finishers17
Championship Debutants
John Cannon (Driver),
Sam Posey (Driver),
   Watkins Glen (5435 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 8 - 10th Pole Position (Car Number)
Clay Regazzoni - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
François Cévert - 1st Win (Driver)
François Cévert - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Jo Siffert - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Motul - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Nanni Galli - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Ronnie Peterson - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 25th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Shell - 1000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Tyrrell - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (150),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (251),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (282),
4. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (37),
5. Highest Race Win RatioTyrrell (26.92%),
6. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (57),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (596),
8. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (136),
9. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (55),
10. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (32),
11. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a SeasonMarch (8)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 62 
same
2 Ronnie Peterson 33 
same
3 François Cévert 26 
up
4 Jacky Ickx 19 
down
5 Jo Siffert 19 
up
6 Emerson Fittipaldi 16 
down
7 Clay Regazzoni 13 
up
8 Mario Andretti 12 
down
9 Pedro Rodriguez 9 
same
10 Chris Amon 9 
same
11 Denny Hulme 9 
same
12 Reine Wisell 9 
same
13 Peter Gethin 9 
same
14 Tim Schenken 5 
same
15 Howden Ganley 5 
up
16 Henri Pescarolo 4 
down
17 Mark Donohue 4 
down
18 Rolf Stommelen 3 
down
19 John Surtees 3 
down
20 Mike Hailwood 3 
down
21 Graham Hill 2 
down
22 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1 
same
1 Tyrrell / Ford 73 
same
2 BRM / BRM 36 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 33 
down
4 March / Ford 33 
down
5 Lotus / Ford 21 
same
6 McLaren / Ford 10 
same
7 Matra / Matra 9 
same
8 Surtees / Ford 8 
same
9 Brabham / Ford 5 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 9Car 8Car 32
EntrantElf Team TyrrellElf Team TyrrellScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverFrançois CévertJackie StewartJacky Ickx
CarTyrrell 002Tyrrell 003Ferrari 312B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:43'51.9911'42.6421'43.474
Speed185.237 km/h190.624 km/h189.091 km/h


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