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Event: Tenth Annual 24 Hours of Daytona, World's Championship For Prestolite TrophyDate: 31.1.1971
Track: Daytona International Speedway (United States), 6.132 kmsOrganiser: SCCA

Daytona 24 Hours

Weather:intermittent rain
Start time:30/1 15:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:24 hours
Attendance:25000
Entered:73
Practiced:63
Qualified:50
Started:48
Finished:20
Classified:20
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype433
Sports10103
Grand Touring +2500664
Grand Touring 250017146
Touring24154
Pre-race sessions:
3 qualifying sessions held for a total of 420 minutes on 28-29/1
4 non-qualifying practice sessions held for a total of 420 minutes on 27-28/1
Winners:
Overall:2Porsche 917 KRodriguez / Oliver
Prototype:21Ferrari 312 P/71Garcia-Veiga / Chinetti, Jr. / De Cadenet
Grand Touring +2500:11Chevrolet CorvetteDeLorenzo / Yenko / Mahler
Grand Touring 2500:5Porsche 914/6Duval / Nicholas / Bailey
Touring:17Chevrolet Camaro Z/28Gimondo / Dietrich
Fastest Laps:
Overall:6Ferrari 512 M spec.Donohue / Hobbs1:41.250217.281 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:6Ferrari 512 M spec.Donohue / Hobbs1:42.420133.919 km/h
Prototype:21Ferrari 312 P/71Garcia-Veiga / Chinetti, Jr. / De Cadenet1:58.950
Grand Touring +2500:11Chevrolet CorvetteDeLorenzo / Yenko / Mahler1:57.190
Grand Touring 2500:59Porsche 914/6Gregg / Haywood2:12.010
Touring:47Chevrolet CamaroTremblay / McDill / Beatty2:04.000
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (15), Chevrolet (14), Ferrari (7), Ford (4), Chevron (2), MG (2), Shelby (2)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (15), Chevrolet (15), Ford (8), Ferrari (7), BMC (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Camaro (9), Chevrolet Corvette (5), Porsche 917 (4), Porsche 914 (4), Porsche 911 S (4), Ford Mustang (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (95), GB (6), CDN (5), F (2), A (2), B (2)
Team nationalities:USA (39), GB (2), CDN (2), D (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (48%), mid-engined (36%), rear-engined (16%)
Oldest known drivers:Chuck Parsons (47), Chuck Dietrich (47), Masten Gregory (39)
Youngest known drivers:Hurley Haywood (23), John Buffum (24), Swede Savage (25)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Daytona 24 Hours 1971Entry List - Daytona 24 Hours 1971Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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