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. This was his 15th victory. 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

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 - 1971 France Grand Prix winner

1971 France Grand Prix results

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

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

BRM P160

BRM P142 V12 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

March 711

Alfa Romeo T33 V8 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

Matra MS120B

Matra MS71 V12 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

March 701

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0