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  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Stewart outwits Peterson in the wet
  • September 19, 1971: Newly crowned world champion Jackie Stewart took a sixth win of the season by winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport Park, despite the dreadful weather conditions

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Gethin wins fastest ever GP
  • September 5, 1971: A year after Jochen Rindt's tragic death, Peter Gethin secured his first grand prix victory at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Driving a Yardley BRM, Britain's Gethin won a slipstreaming thriller at an average of 150.75mph and he won by just one one-undredth of a second

  • German Grand Prix
  • Victorious Stewart closes on title
  • August 1, 1971: Jackie Stewart's win at the German Grand Prix - his fifth victory in seven races - gave him an almost unassailable lead in the drivers' championship, and Tyrrell's superb weekend was underlined when Francois Cevert came home second

  • French Grand Prix
  • Stewart leads Cevert home for Tyrrell 1-2
  • July 4, 1971: Jackie Stewart won the French Grand Prix in shimmering heat at the new Paul Ricard circuit near Marseilles in an almost faultless drive

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Ickx pips Rodriquez in the wet
  • June 20, 1971: Jacky Ickx won the Dutch Grand Prix for Ferrari with an impressive display in appalling conditions - the rain hammered down and a high wind blew sand from the trackside dunes onto the circuit

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