1970 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1970 USA Grand Prix poster

1970 USA Grand Prix poster

1970 USA Grand Prix

1970 USA Grand Prix is 196th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Jacky Ickx won the pole position, Emerson Fittipaldi won this race. This was his 1st victory. Pedro Rodriguez and Reine Wisell also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 108 laps (400 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1970 Canada Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1970 Mexico Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1970 USA Grand Prix

42nd victory for the Lotus team
1st victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
1st podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
6th podium for the Pedro Rodriguez
1st podium for the Reine Wisell

Emerson Fittipaldi - Winner of the 1970 USA Grand Prix

Emerson Fittipaldi - Winner of the 1970 USA Grand Prix

1970 USA Grand Prix

1970 USA Grand Prix

Lotus 72C - 1970 USA Grand Prix winner

Lotus 72C - 1970 USA Grand Prix winner

1970 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 9.00  1h 57m 32.97s  ( 204.020 km/h ) 108 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
2 Pedro Rodriguez 6.00  1h 58m 09.18s  ( +36.21s ) 108 Yardley Team BRM
3 Reine Wisell 4.00  1h 58m 17.96s  ( +44.99s ) 108 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
4 Jacky Ickx 3.00   107 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Chris Amon 2.00   107 March Engineering
6 Derek Bell 1.00   107 Team Surtees
7 Denny Hulme 0   106 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
8 Henri Pescarolo 0   105 Equipe Matra Elf
9 Jo Siffert 0   105 March Engineering
10 Jack Brabham 0   105 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
11 Ronnie Peterson 0   104 Colin Crabbe Racing
12 Rolf Stommelen 0   104 Auto Motor Und Sport
13 Clay Regazzoni 0   101 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 Peter Gethin 0   100 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Jackie Stewart 0  Oil leak 82 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Graham Hill 0  Clutch 72 Brooke Bond Oxo Racing / Rob Walker
ab François Cevert 0  Suspension 62 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Tim Schenken 0  Suspension 61 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Jo Bonnier 0  Water line 50 Ecurie Bonnier
ab Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Handling 27 Equipe Matra Elf
ab Gus Hutchison 0  Tank 21 Privé
ab Jackie Oliver 0  Engine 14 Yardley Team BRM
ab George Eaton 0  Engine 10 Yardley Team BRM
ab John Surtees 0  Engine 6 Team Surtees
f Ignazio Giunti 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
nq Andrea De Adamich 0     Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
nq Pete Lovely 0     Pete Lovely Volkswagen Inc.
nq Peter Westbury 0     Yardley Team BRM

List of all cars for the 1970 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Lotus 49B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M7C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS7

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

De Tomaso 505

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B

Ferrari 001 F12 3.0

McLaren M14D

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0

Tyrrell 001

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Lotus 72C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT26A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT33

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 701

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120

Matra MS12 V12 3.0