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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 Retirements Graham Hill (54),
2. Highest 3rd Place Finish Ratio Reine Wisell (100.00%),
3. Most Retirements in a Season Jackie Oliver (11),
4. Most 9th Place Finishes in a SeasonMarch (6),
5. Most Failures to Qualify in a Season Andrea de Adamich (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (271),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (236),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (139),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (46),
5. Most 9th Place Finishes Jo Siffert (6),
6. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (52),
7. Most Laps LedLotus (3103),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (563),
9. Most Race Entries Jack Brabham (127),
10. Most Failures to QualifyLotus (37),
11. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (46)

Championships
1  Jochen Rindt 45 
2  Jacky Ickx 31 
3  Clay Regazzoni 27 
4  Jack Brabham 25 
5  Jackie Stewart 25 
6  Denny Hulme 23 
7  Pedro Rodriguez 22 
up
8  Chris Amon 20 
down
9  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 14 
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  John Miles 2 
down
  Johnny Servoz-Gavin 2 
down
21  Jackie Oliver 2 
down
22  Dan Gurney 1 
down
23  Peter Gethin 1 
down
  François Cévert 1 
down
  Derek Bell 1 
up
1 Lotus / Ford 59 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 46 
up
3 March / Ford 45 
down
4 Brabham / Ford 35 
5 McLaren / Ford 31 
6 BRM / BRM 22 
up
7 Matra / Matra 21 
down
8 Surtees / Ford 3 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 24Car 3Car 3
EntrantGold Leaf Team LotusScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Emerson Fittipaldi Jacky Ickx Jacky 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