1970 Canadian Grand Prix

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1970 Canadian Grand Prix
Circuit Mont Tremblant.png
Race details
Date September 20, 1970
Official name X Canadian Grand Prix
Location Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.265 km (2.650 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 383.850 km (238.501 mi)
Weather Mild with temperatures approaching 23.3 °C (73.9 °F); winds gusting up to 10.1 kilometres per hour (6.3 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:31.5
Fastest lap
Driver Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari
Time 1:32.2
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third March-Ford

The 1970 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Mont-Tremblant on September 20, 1970. It was race 11 of 13 in both the 1970 World Championship of Drivers and the 1970 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 90-lap race was won by Ferrari driver Jacky Ickx after he started from second position. His teammate Clay Regazzoni finished second and March driver Chris Amon came in third.

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 18 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 90 2:21:18.4 2 9
2 19 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 90 + 14.8 3 6
3 20 New Zealand Chris Amon March-Ford 90 + 57.9 6 4
4 14 Mexico Pedro Rodríguez BRM 89 + 1 Lap 7 3
5 4 United Kingdom John Surtees Surtees-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 5 2
6 6 United Kingdom Peter Gethin McLaren-Ford 88 + 2 laps 11 1
7 24 France Henri Pescarolo Matra 87 + 3 Laps 8  
8 23 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise Matra 85 Clutch 13  
9 2 France François Cevert March-Ford 85 + 5 Laps 4  
10 16 Canada George Eaton BRM 85 + 5 Laps 9  
NC 10 Australia Tim Schenken De Tomaso-Ford 79 Not Classified 17  
NC 9 United Kingdom Graham Hill Lotus-Ford 77 Not Classified 20  
Ret 8 Italy Andrea de Adamich McLaren-Alfa Romeo 69 Oil Pressure 12  
NC 26 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 65 Not Classified 16  
Ret 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 58 Engine 15  
Ret 11 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Ford 57 Oil Leak 19  
NC 15 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver BRM 52 Not Classified 10  
Ret 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 31 Axle 1  
Ret 12 Germany Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford 22 Handling 18  
Ret 21 Switzerland Jo Siffert March-Ford 21 Engine 14  
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References

  1. ^ "Weather information for the 1970 Canadian Grand Prix". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2013-11-17.
  2. ^ "1970 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Canada 1970 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 March 2019.

Further reading

  • Lang, Mike (1982). Grand Prix! Vol 2. Haynes Publishing Group. pp. 134–135. ISBN 0-85429-321-3.


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