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Event: Six-Hours and The Can-Am, The GlenDate: 24.7.1971
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Course (United States), 3.907 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Watkins Glen 6 Hours

Weather:warm, humid, brief rain
Start time:unknown
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:43
Practiced:35
Qualified:26
Started:26
Finished:12
Classified:10
Classes:PractStartClass
Prototype871
Sports1093
Grand Touring +2500653
Grand Touring 25001053
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 285 minutes on 23-24/7
1 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 480 minutes on 21/7
90 minute pre-race warm-up held
Winners:
Overall:30Alfa Romeo T33/3de Adamich / Peterson
Sports:1Porsche 917 KSiffert / van Lennep
Grand Touring +2500:49Chevrolet CorvetteJohnson / Greenwood
Grand Touring 2500:59Porsche 914/6Gregg / Haywood
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Porsche 917 KDerek Bell (GB)1:08.297205.967 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:6Ferrari 512 MMark Donohue (USA)1:07.740207.662 km/h
Prototype:40Ferrari 312 PBIckx / Andretti1:08.640
Grand Touring +2500:49Chevrolet CorvetteJohnson / Greenwood1:21.760
Grand Touring 2500:59Porsche 914/6Gregg / Haywood1:24.800
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (10), Ferrari (5), Chevrolet (5), Alfa Romeo (3), Lola (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (10), Chevrolet (6), Ferrari (5), Alfa Romeo (3), Ford (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (5), Ferrari 512 M (4), Alfa Romeo T33/3 (3), Porsche 917 (3)
Driver nationalities:USA (42), GB (6), I (2), CDN (2), CH (2)
Most used colours:red (42%), blue (16%), yellow (15%), white (9%), orange (7%), green (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (65%), front-engined (19%), rear-engined (16%)
Oldest known drivers:Chuck Parsons (47), Tony Dean (39), Bob Bondurant (38)
Youngest known drivers:Hurley Haywood (23), Alain De Cadenet (26), George Eaton (26)

Official Race Programme:

CoverEntry ListScheduleTrack Map
Programme Cover - Watkins Glen 6 Hours 1971Entry list is not available.Schedule of events is not available.Track map is not available.
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