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1971 Canadian GP
1970 United States GP

1971 United States GP

1971 Rand Spring Trophy
1972 Argentine GP
1972 United States GP
 XIV  United States Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 3 October 1971
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#11 of 11 in 1971
#208 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers30
Finishers17
Championship Debutants
John Cannon (Driver),
Sam Posey (Driver),
   Watkins Glen (5435 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 21 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 8 - 10th Pole Position (Car Number)
Motul - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 25th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Shell - 1000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 François Cévert - 1st Win (Driver)
 François Cévert - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
 Tyrrell - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
 Nanni Galli - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
 Ronnie Peterson - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
 Clay Regazzoni - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
 Jo Siffert - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (251),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (282),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (150),
4. Most 6th Place Finishes Ferrari (37),
5. Highest Race Win Ratio Tyrrell (26.92%),
6. Most Fastest Laps Ferrari (57),
7. Most Race Entries Ferrari (596),
8. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (136),
9. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (55),
10. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (32),
11. Most 20th Place Qualifications in a Season March (8)

Championship standings
1  Jackie Stewart 62 
2  Ronnie Peterson 33 
3  François Cévert 26 up
4  Jacky Ickx 19 up
5  Jo Siffert 19 up
6  Emerson Fittipaldi 16 up
7  Clay Regazzoni 13 up
8  Mario Andretti 12 up
9  Peter Gethin 9 
10  Pedro Rodriguez 9 
11  Chris Amon 9 
12  Denny Hulme 9 
  Reine Wisell 9 
14  Tim Schenken 5 
15  Howden Ganley 5 up
16  Mark Donohue 4 up
17  Henri Pescarolo 4 up
18  Mike Hailwood 3 up
19  Rolf Stommelen 3 up
  John Surtees 3 up
21  Graham Hill 2 up
22  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 1 
1 Tyrrell / Ford 73 
2 BRM 36 up
3 Ferrari 33 up
4 March / Ford 33 
5 Lotus / Ford 21 
6 McLaren / Ford 10 
7 Matra 9 
8 Surtees / Ford 8 
9 Brabham / Ford 5 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 9Car 8Car 32
EntrantElf Team TyrrellElf Team TyrrellScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver François Cévert Jackie Stewart Jacky Ickx
Car Tyrrell 002 Tyrrell 003 Ferrari 312B
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12
Time1:43'51.9911'42.6421'43.474
Speed185.237 km/h190.624 km/h189.091 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led