1971 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Le Castellet circuit. Full information

1971 France Grand Prix poster

1971 France Grand Prix poster

1971 France Grand Prix

1971 France Grand Prix is 202nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Le Castellet circuit. Jackie Stewart won the pole position and this race. François Cevert and Emerson Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 55 laps (320 km).

Previous race: 1971 Netherlands Grand Prix
Next race: 1971 Britain Grand Prix
Race Start: 4th July 1971

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1971 France Grand Prix

3rd victory for the Tyrrell team
15th victory for the Jackie Stewart
27th podium for the Jackie Stewart
1st podium for the François Cevert
2nd podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi

Jackie Stewart - Winner of the 1971 France Grand Prix

Jackie Stewart - Winner of the 1971 France Grand Prix

1971 France Grand Prix

1971 France Grand Prix

Tyrrell 003 - 1971 France Grand Prix winner

Tyrrell 003 #11 - 1971 France Grand Prix winner

1971 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #11 9.00  1h 46m 41.68s  ( 179.700 km/h ) 55 Elf Team Tyrrell
2 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #12 6.00  1h 47m 09.80s  ( +28.12s ) 55 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 4.00  1h 47m 15.75s  ( +34.07s ) 55 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
4 Jo Siffert BRM P160, #14 3.00  1h 47m 18.85s  ( +37.17s ) 55 Yardley Team BRM
5 Chris Amon Matra MS120B, #20 2.00  1h 47m 22.76s  ( +41.08s ) 55 Equipe Matra Sports
6 Reine Wisell Lotus 72D, #2 1.00  1h 47m 57.70s  ( +1m 16.02s ) 55 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
7 Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS120B, #21 0  1h 47m 58.61s  ( +1m 16.93s ) 55 Equipe Matra Sports
8 John Surtees Surtees TS9, #22 0  1h 48m 06.59s  ( +1m 24.91s ) 55 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
9 Peter Gethin McLaren M19A, #10 0   54 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
10 Howden Ganley BRM P153, #16 0   54 Yardley Team BRM
11 Rolf Stommelen Surtees TS9, #24 0   53 Auto Motor und Sport Team Surtees
12 Tim Schenken Brabham BT33, #8 0  Oil pressure 50 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
13 François Mazet March 701, #34 0   50 Jo Siffert Automobiles
nc Max Jean March 701, #28 0   46 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Henri Pescarolo March 711, #27 0  Gearbox 45 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Graham Hill Brabham BT34, #7 0  Oil line 34 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Andrea De Adamich March 711, #19 0  Engine 31 STP March Racing Team
ab Pedro Rodriguez BRM P160, #15 0  Ignition 27 Yardley Team BRM
ab Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312B2, #5 0  Spin 20 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Ronnie Peterson March 711, #17 0  Engine 19 STP March Racing Team
ab Denny Hulme McLaren M19A, #9 0  Ignition 16 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
ab Alex Soler-Roig March 711, #18 0  Fuel pump 4 STP March Racing Team
ab Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #4 0  Engine 4 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Mario Andretti Ferrari 312B2, #6 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Gérard Larrousse Surtees TS9, #23 0  Car unavailable   Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
f Mike Beuttler March 701, #25 0  Car unavailable   Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
f Jean-Pierre Jarier March 701, #26 0  Car unavailable   Shell Arnold Team
np Nanni Galli March 711, #33 0  Engine unavailable   STP March Racing Team

Qualifying Results for the 1971 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #11 1'50''71 Elf Team Tyrrell
2 Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 312B2, #5 1'51''53 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #4 1'51''88 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Graham Hill Brabham BT34, #7 1'52''32 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
5 Pedro Rodriguez BRM P160, #15 1'52''46 Yardley Team BRM
6 Jo Siffert BRM P160, #14 1'52''50 Yardley Team BRM
7 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #12 1'52''69 Elf Team Tyrrell
8 Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra MS120B, #21 1'52''92 Equipe Matra Sports
9 Chris Amon Matra MS120B, #20 1'52''94 Equipe Matra Sports
10 Rolf Stommelen Surtees TS9, #24 1'53''10 Auto Motor und Sport Team Surtees
11 Denny Hulme McLaren M19A, #9 1'53''24 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
12 Ronnie Peterson March 711, #17 1'53''36 STP March Racing Team
13 John Surtees Surtees TS9, #22 1'53''57 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
14 Tim Schenken Brabham BT33, #8 1'53''58 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
15 Reine Wisell Lotus 72D, #2 1'53''75 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
16 Howden Ganley BRM P153, #16 1'53''77 Yardley Team BRM
17 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 1'54''22 Gold Leaf Team Lotus
18 Henri Pescarolo March 711, #27 1'54''27 Frank Williams Racing Cars
19 Peter Gethin McLaren M19A, #10 1'54''90 Bruce McLaren Motor Racing
20 Nanni Galli March 711, #33 1'55''52 STP March Racing Team
21 Andrea De Adamich March 711, #19 1'56''17 STP March Racing Team
22 Alex Soler-Roig March 711, #18 1'57''07 STP March Racing Team
23 Max Jean March 701, #28 1'59''79 Frank Williams Racing Cars
24 François Mazet March 701, #34 2'00''51 Jo Siffert Automobiles
0 Mario Andretti Ferrari 312B2, #6 0 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
0 Gérard Larrousse Surtees TS9, #23 0 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
0 Mike Beuttler March 701, #25 0 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
0 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 701, #26 0 Shell Arnold Team

List of all cars for the 1971 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet 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

BRM P160

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 3.0

Matra MS120B

Matra MS71 V12 3.0

March 701

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0