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. This was his 16th victory. 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

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 - 1971 Britain Grand Prix winner

1971 Britain Grand Prix results

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

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

Lotus 56B

Pratt & Whitney STN76 tbn

BRM P160

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT33

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 711

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0

Surtees TS9

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 003

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120B

Matra MS71 V12 3.0

McLaren M14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0