1971 Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
United States
Circuit
Round
11
Laps
279
Pole
Fastest Lap
Bell, 1m 08.297s
1971 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

5

Ronnie Peterson

30

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo T33/3 (Firestone)

6h 25.063s

8

 

Andrea de Adamich

       

8

2

Gijs van Lennep

1

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917K

277 laps

6

 

Jo Siffert

       

6

3

1

Richard Attwood

2

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

Porsche 917K

259 laps

4

 

Derek Bell

       

4

4

9

Nanni Galli

36

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo T33/3

258 laps Accident

3

 

Vic Elford

       

3

5

5

Alain de Cadenet

63

Ecurie Francorchamps

Ferrari 512M

253 laps

2

 

Lothar Motschenbacher

       

2

6

11

John Greenwood

49

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

229 laps

1

 

Robert Johnson

       

1

7

12

Peter Gregg

59

Brumos Porsche

Porsche 914/6GT

228 laps

0

 

Hurley Haywood

       

0

8

6

Tom Fraser

67

Clive Baker

Lola T212-Ford

226 laps Accident

0

 

Pete Harrison

       

0

 

Bobby Rinzler

       

0

9

11

David Heinz

57

Or Costanzo

Chevrolet Corvette

221 laps

0

 

Don Yenko

       

0

10

18

Bob Kiefer

41

Bill Schumacher

Chevrolet Corvette

210 laps

0

 

Bob McClure

       

0

 

Bill Schumacher

       

0

DNQ

Dieter Oest

37

Dieter Oest

Porsche 911

0

 

Mike Tillson

       

0

DNS

Jim Adams

21

Young American Racing Team

Ferrari 512M

0

 

Gregg Young

       

0

DNQ

Raymond Caldwell

12

Ralph Meaney

Porsche 914/6

0

 

Charles Conrad

       

0

DNS

Nanni Galli

35

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo T33TT/3

0

 

Vic Elford

       

0

DNQ

Jacques Duval

5

Jacques Duval

Porsche 914/6

0

 

George Nicholas

       

0

DNQ

Dick Durant

70

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 911

0

 

Erwin Kremer

       

0

DNS

Rudy Bartling

80

Fritz Hochreuter

Porsche 911

0

 

Fritz Hochreuter

       

0

 

Milt Minter

       

0

DNQ

Robert Luebbe

91

Robert Luebbe

Chevrolet Corvette

0

 

John Orr

       

0

NC

Anthony Torgersen

68

Clive Baker

Porsche 911S

162 laps Not classified

0

 

Patrick Keating

       

0

 

Levon Pentecost

       

0

NC

Bob Beasley

31

Locke Family Enterprises

Porsche 911T

168 laps Not classified

0

 

Bert Everett

       

0

NC

Tony Adamowicz

43

David Piper

Porsche 917K

191 laps Not classified

0

 

Mario Araujo de Cabral

       

0

NC

Horst Kroll

46

Mike Rahal

Porsche 906

180 laps Not classified

0

 

Mike Rahal

       

0

 

Hugh Wise

       

0

R

George Eaton

48

Herbert Muller

Ferrari 512M

17 laps Accident

0

 

Herbert Muller

       

0

R

Mario Andretti

40

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312PB

55 laps Electrics

0

 

Jacky Ickx

       

0

R

Jim Locke

32

Locke Family Enterprises

Porsche 911S

25 laps Wheel

0

 

Bob Bailey

       

0

R

Henri Pescarolo

33

Autodelta

Alfa Romeo T33/3

97 laps Wheel

0

 

Rolf Stommelen

       

0

R

Ronnie Bucknum

14

North American Racing Team

Ferrari 512M

126 laps Electrics

0

 

Sam Posey

       

0

R

Bruce Jennings

16

Toad Hall Motor Racing

Porsche 911T

13 laps Accident

0

 

Michael Keyser

       

0

R

Robert Baechle

64

Robert Baechle

Chevrolet Corvette

90 laps Radiator

0

 

Fred Kepler

       

0

 

Michael Summers

       

0

R

Tony Dean

87

Tony Dean

Porsche 908/2

47 laps Fuel pump

0

 

Steve Matchett

       

0

 

Chuck Parsons

       

0

R

Frank Cipelle

50

John Greenwood Racing

Chevrolet Corvette

6 laps Suspension

0

 

John Greenwood

       

0

 

Richard Hoffman

       

0

R

Mark Donohue

6

Penske-White Racing

Ferrari 512M

53 laps Steering

0

 

David Hobbs

       

0

R

Bob Bondurant

60

Robin Ormes

Lola T70 Mk3B-Chevrolet

2 laps Throttle

0

 

Bob Brown

       

0

 

Robin Ormes

       

0

R

Tony Belcher

61

Hubert Kleinpeter

Lola T212-Ford

104 laps Engine

0

 

Hubert Kleinpeter

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Mark Donohue

Penske-White Racing

1m 7.74s

1

David Hobbs

Penske-White Racing

1m 7.74s

2

Gijs van Lennep

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 8.51s

2

Jo Siffert

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 8.51s

3

Mario Andretti

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 8.64s

3

Jacky Ickx

Scuderia Ferrari

1m 8.64s

4

Richard Attwood

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 8.97s

4

Derek Bell

John Wyer Automotive Engineering

1m 8.97s

5

Ronnie Bucknum

North American Racing Team

1m 9.1s

5

Sam Posey

North American Racing Team

1m 9.1s

6

Andrea de Adamich

Autodelta

1m 9.22s

6

Ronnie Peterson

Autodelta

1m 9.22s

7

Rolf Stommelen

Autodelta

1m 9.8s

7

Henri Pescarolo

Autodelta

1m 9.8s

8

Nanni Galli

Autodelta

1m 11s

8

Vic Elford

Autodelta

1m 11s

9

George Eaton

Herbert Muller

1m 11.51s

9

Herbert Muller

Herbert Muller

1m 11.51s

10

Alain de Cadenet

Ecurie Francorchamps

1m 12.73s

10

Lothar Motschenbacher

Ecurie Francorchamps

1m 12.73s

11

Tony Adamowicz

David Piper

1m 15.38s

11

Mario Araujo de Cabral

David Piper

1m 15.38s

12

Jim Adams

Young American Racing Team

1m 15.58s

12

Gregg Young

Young American Racing Team

1m 15.58s

13

Nanni Galli

Autodelta

1m 16.07s

13

Vic Elford

Autodelta

1m 16.07s

14

Tom Fraser

Clive Baker

1m 17.58s

14

Pete Harrison

Clive Baker

1m 17.58s

14

Bobby Rinzler

Clive Baker

1m 17.58s

15

Tony Dean

Tony Dean

1m 18.98s

15

Steve Matchett

Tony Dean

1m 18.98s

15

Chuck Parsons

Tony Dean

1m 18.98s

16

Tony Belcher

Hubert Kleinpeter

1m 20.3s

16

Hubert Kleinpeter

Hubert Kleinpeter

1m 20.3s

17

John Greenwood

John Greenwood Racing

1m 21.76s

17

Robert Johnson

John Greenwood Racing

1m 21.76s

18

Horst Kroll

Mike Rahal

1m 23.14s

18

Mike Rahal

Mike Rahal

1m 23.14s

18

Hugh Wise

Mike Rahal

1m 23.14s

19

Peter Gregg

Brumos Porsche

1m 24.8s

19

Hurley Haywood

Brumos Porsche

1m 24.8s

20

David Heinz

Or Costanzo

1m 25.29s

20

Don Yenko

Or Costanzo

1m 25.29s

21

Bob Bailey

Locke Family Enterprises

1m 26s

21

Jim Locke

Locke Family Enterprises

1m 26s

22

Patrick Keating

Clive Baker

1m 26.3s

22

Levon Pentecost

Clive Baker

1m 26.3s

22

Anthony Torgersen

Clive Baker

1m 26.3s

23

Robert Baechle

Robert Baechle

1m 26.32s

23

Fred Kepler

Robert Baechle

1m 26.32s

23

Michael Summers

Robert Baechle

1m 26.32s

24

Frank Cipelle

John Greenwood Racing

1m 26.34s

24

John Greenwood

John Greenwood Racing

1m 26.34s

24

Richard Hoffman

John Greenwood Racing

1m 26.34s

25

Rudy Bartling

Fritz Hochreuter

1m 26.6s

25

Fritz Hochreuter

Fritz Hochreuter

1m 26.6s

25

Milt Minter

Fritz Hochreuter

1m 26.6s

26

Bob Beasley

Locke Family Enterprises

1m 28.52s

26

Bert Everett

Locke Family Enterprises

1m 28.52s

27

Bob Bondurant

Robin Ormes

Throttle

27

Bob Brown

Robin Ormes

Throttle

27

Robin Ormes

Robin Ormes

Throttle

28

Bob Kiefer

Bill Schumacher

28

Bob McClure

Bill Schumacher

28

Bill Schumacher

Bill Schumacher

29

Bruce Jennings

Toad Hall Motor Racing

Accident

29

Michael Keyser

Toad Hall Motor Racing

Accident

30

Robert Luebbe

Robert Luebbe

1m 29.1s

30

John Orr

Robert Luebbe

1m 29.1s

31

Dick Durant

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 30.41s

31

Erwin Kremer

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 30.41s

32

Jacques Duval

Jacques Duval

1m 30.54s

32

George Nicholas

Jacques Duval

1m 30.54s

33

Raymond Caldwell

Ralph Meaney

1m 30.97s

33

Charles Conrad

Ralph Meaney

1m 30.97s

34

Dieter Oest

Dieter Oest

1m 36.18s

34

Mike Tillson

Dieter Oest

1m 36.18s

Circuit - Watkins Glen

Country

United States

Location

Watkins Glen, New York State

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.43 (Miles)

Record

Derek Bell (Porsche 917K), 1m08.297, 128.088 mph, Sports Cars, 1971

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