1971 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Silverstone circuit. Full information

1971 Britain Grand Prix poster

1971 Britain Grand Prix poster

1971 Britain Grand Prix

1971 Britain Grand Prix is 203rd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Silverstone circuit. Clay Regazzoni won the pole position, Jackie Stewart won this race. Ronnie Peterson and Emerson Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 68 laps (320 km).

Previous race: 1971 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1971 Germany Grand Prix
Race Start: 17th July 1971

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1971 Britain Grand Prix

4th victory for the Tyrrell team
16th victory for the Jackie Stewart
28th podium for the Jackie Stewart
2nd podium for the Ronnie Peterson
3rd podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi

1971 Britain Grand Prix

1971 Britain Grand Prix

Tyrrell 003 - 1971 Britain Grand Prix winner

Tyrrell 003 #12 - 1971 Britain Grand Prix winner

1971 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #12 9.00  1h 31m 31.5s  ( 210.007 km/h ) 68 Elf Team Tyrrell
2 Ronnie Peterson March 711, #18 6.00  1h 32m 07.6s  ( +36.1s ) 68 STP March Racing Team
3 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 4.00  1h 32m 22.0s  ( +50.5s ) 68 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
4 Henri Pescarolo March 711, #26 3.00   67 Frank Williams Racing Cars
5 Rolf Stommelen Surtees TS9, #24 2.00   67 Auto Motor und Sport Team Surtees
6 John Surtees Surtees TS9, #23 1.00   67 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
7 Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS120B, #22 0   66 Equipe Matra Sports
8 Howden Ganley BRM P153, #17 0   66 Yardley Team BRM
9 Jo Siffert BRM P160, #16 0   66 Yardley Team BRM
10 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #14 0   65 Elf Team Tyrrell
11 Nanni Galli March 711, #20 0   65 STP March Racing Team
12 Tim Schenken Brabham BT33, #8 0  Gearbox 63 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
nc Andrea De Adamich March 711, #19 0   56 STP March Racing Team
nc Reine Wisell Lotus 56B, #3 0   56 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
ab Peter Gethin McLaren M19A, #10 0  Engine 53 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #4 0  Oil pressure 51 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312B2, #5 0  Fuel pressure 48 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Chris Amon Matra MS120B, #21 0  Valve 35 Equipe Matra Sports
ab Denny Hulme McLaren M19A, #9 0  Engine 32 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Derek Bell Surtees TS9, #25 0  Suspension 23 Team Surtees
ab Mike Beuttler March 711, #6 0  Oil pressure 21 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
ab Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #2 0  Engine 1 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
ab Jackie Oliver McLaren M14A, #11 0  Collision 0 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
f Pedro Rodriguez BRM P160, #15 0  Dead   Yardley Team BRM
ab Graham Hill Brabham BT34, #7 0  Collision 0 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
f Mario Andretti March 711, #6 0  Entry cancelled   Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1971 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312B2, #5 1'18''10 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #12 1'18''10 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Jo Siffert BRM P160, #16 1'18''20 Yardley Team BRM
4 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 1'18''30 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
5 Ronnie Peterson March 711, #18 1'19''00 STP March Racing Team
6 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #4 1'19''50 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Tim Schenken Brabham BT33, #8 1'19''50 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
8 Denny Hulme McLaren M19A, #9 1'19''60 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
9 Chris Amon Matra MS120B, #21 1'19''70 Equipe Matra Sports
10 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #14 1'19''80 Elf Team Tyrrell
11 Howden Ganley BRM P153, #17 1'19''84 Yardley Team BRM
12 Rolf Stommelen Surtees TS9, #24 1'19''88 Auto Motor und Sport Team Surtees
13 Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #2 1'20''05 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
14 Peter Gethin McLaren M19A, #10 1'20''10 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
15 Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS120B, #22 1'20''20 Equipe Matra Sports
16 Graham Hill Brabham BT34, #7 1'20''30 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
17 Henri Pescarolo March 711, #26 1'20''50 Frank Williams Racing Cars
18 John Surtees Surtees TS9, #23 1'20''61 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
19 Reine Wisell Lotus 56B, #3 1'20''66 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
20 Mike Beuttler March 711, #6 1'20''70 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
21 Nanni Galli March 711, #20 1'20''90 STP March Racing Team
22 Jackie Oliver McLaren M14A, #11 1'21''00 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
23 Derek Bell Surtees TS9, #25 1'22''30 Team Surtees
24 Andrea De Adamich March 711, #19 1'23''20 STP March Racing Team
0 Pedro Rodriguez BRM P160, #15 0 Yardley Team BRM
0 Mario Andretti March 711, #6 0 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing

List of all cars for the 1971 Britain Grand Prix on the Silverstone circuit

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0

Brabham BT33

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 003

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0

Matra MS120B

Matra MS71 V12 3.0

Lotus 56B

Pratt & Whitney STN76 tbn