1971 Rome Grand Prix in Formula 2 at the Vallelunga circuit. Full information

1971 Rome Grand Prix

1971 Rome Grand Prix is 49th Formula 2 race. Passed at the Vallelunga circuit. Emerson Fittipaldi won the pole position, Ronnie Peterson won this race. This was his 4th victory. Dieter Quester and Carlos Reutemann also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 70 laps (224 km).

Previous race: 1971 Albi Grand Prix
Next race: 1971 Vallelunga F2

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1971 Rome Grand Prix

4th victory for the March Engineering team
4th victory for the Ronnie Peterson
7th podium for the Ronnie Peterson
5th podium for the Dieter Quester
6th podium for the Carlos Reutemann

March 712M - 1971 Rome Grand Prix winner

March 712M #1 - 1971 Rome Grand Prix winner

1971 Rome Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Ronnie Peterson March 712M, #1 9 1h 25m 57.2s 0 March Engineering
2 Dieter Quester March 712M, #5 6 1h 26m 7s 0 Team Eifelland Caravans
3 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT36, #2 4 1h 26m 38.9s 0 Automovil Club Argentina
4 Mike Beuttler March 712M, #33 3 1h 26m 51.2s 0 Clarke-Mordaunt Racing
5 Gerry Birrell Lotus 69, #10 2 1h 27m 7.7s 0 J&J Stanton
6 John Watson Brabham BT30, #13 1 1h 27m 10s 0 John Watson
7 Niki Lauda March 712M, #8 0 1h 27m 15.3s 0 March Engineering
8 John Cannon March 712M, #12 0 1h 27m 40.5s 0 John Cannon
9 Carlos Ruesch Brabham BT36, #25 0 1h 27m 44.9s 0 Automovil Club Argentina
10 Claudio Francisci Tecno TF71, #29 0 69 laps 0 Racing Team IRIS
11 Giovanni Salvati March 712M, #28 0 69 laps 0 Scuderia Ala d'Oro
12 Freddy Link March 712M, #22 0 68 laps 0 Jolly Club
13 Carlos Pace March 712M, #26 0 68 laps 0 Frank Williams Racing Cars
14 Silvio Moser Brabham BT36, #14 0 67 laps 0 Silvio Moser Racing Team
15 Peter Westbury Brabham BT36, #11 0 66 laps Engine 0 FIRST
0 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud March 712M, #7 0 63 laps Fuel pump 0 Shell-Arnold Team
0 Henri Pescarolo March 712M, #38 0 61 laps Driveshaft 0 Frank Williams Racing Cars
0 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 69, #36 0 37 laps Throttle cable 0 Team Bardahl
0 Wilson Fittipaldi March 712M, #6 0 11 laps Driveshaft 0 Team Bardahl
0 Tim Schenken Brabham BT36, #3 0 6 laps Accident 0 Rondel Racing
0 François Cevert Tecno TF71, #4 0 6 laps Header 0 Equipe Elf Tecno
0 Derek Bell March 712M, #39 0 3 laps Engine 0 Frank Williams Racing Cars
0 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 712M, #9 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 Shell-Arnold Team
0 François Mazet Chevron B18, #15 0 0 laps Fuel pump 0 Siffert Racing Team
0 Adam Potocki Lotus 69, #18 0 0 laps Throttle cable 0 GTE Racing Cars
0 Helmut Gall Tecno TF71, #24 0 0 laps Driveshaft 0 Autofunk Racing Team
0 Giancarlo Gagliardi March 712M, #27 0 0 laps Engine 0 Scuderia Ala d'Oro
0 Luigi Fontanesi Tecno TF71, #30 0 0 laps Header 0 Racing Team IRIS
0 Tino Brambilla March 712M, #32 0 0 laps Accident 0 Ernesto Brambilla

Qualifying Results for the 1971 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 69, #36 1m 11.75s Team Bardahl
2 Dieter Quester March 712M, #5 1m 11.9s Team Eifelland Caravans
3 Ronnie Peterson March 712M, #1 1m 11.98s March Engineering
4 François Cevert Tecno TF71, #4 1m 12.22s Equipe Elf Tecno
5 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT36, #2 1m 12.31s Automovil Club Argentina
6 Jean-Pierre Jaussaud March 712M, #7 1m 12.4s Shell-Arnold Team
7 Tim Schenken Brabham BT36, #3 1m 12.53s Rondel Racing
8 Carlos Pace March 712M, #26 1m 12.53s Frank Williams Racing Cars
9 Henri Pescarolo March 712M, #38 1m 12.57s Frank Williams Racing Cars
10 John Watson Brabham BT30, #13 1m 12.8s John Watson
11 Claudio Francisci Tecno TF71, #29 1m 12.99s Racing Team IRIS
12 Freddy Link March 712M, #22 1m 13.01s Jolly Club
13 Wilson Fittipaldi March 712M, #6 1m 13.05s Team Bardahl
14 Gerry Birrell Lotus 69, #10 1m 13.06s J&J Stanton
15 John Cannon March 712M, #12 1m 13.06s John Cannon
16 Peter Westbury Brabham BT36, #11 1m 13.09s FIRST
17 Mike Beuttler March 712M, #33 1m 13.09s Clarke-Mordaunt Racing
18 Niki Lauda March 712M, #8 1m 13.12s March Engineering
19 Giovanni Salvati March 712M, #28 1m 13.3s Scuderia Ala d'Oro
20 Silvio Moser Brabham BT36, #14 1m 13.71s Silvio Moser Racing Team
21 Derek Bell March 712M, #39 1m 13.72s Frank Williams Racing Cars
22 Carlos Ruesch Brabham BT36, #25 1m 13.85s Automovil Club Argentina
23 Tino Brambilla March 712M, #32 1m 13.91s Ernesto Brambilla
24 Jean-Pierre Jarier March 712M, #9 1m 13.91s Shell-Arnold Team
25 François Mazet Chevron B18, #15 1m 14.79s Siffert Racing Team
26 Luigi Fontanesi Tecno TF71, #30 1m 14.85s Racing Team IRIS
27 Giancarlo Gagliardi March 712M, #27 1m 15.07s Scuderia Ala d'Oro
28 Helmut Gall Tecno TF71, #24 1m 17.43s Autofunk Racing Team
29 Adam Potocki Lotus 69, #18 1m 20.19s GTE Racing Cars

List of all cars for the 1971 Rome Grand Prix on the Vallelunga circuit

Lotus 69

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