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  • Mexican Grand Prix
  • Ickx secures runner-up spot as Brabham bows out
  • October 25, 1970: With the world championship already decided, the final grand prix of the season in Mexico City was a chance for the drivers to race without any pressure. Jacky Ickx was victorious and finished runner-up in the championship standings behind posthumous winner Jochen Rindt

  • United States Grand Prix
  • Fittipaldi wins at The Glen for Rindt
  • October 4, 1970: Emerson Fittipaldi's victory at Watkins Glen ended Jacky Ickx's hopes, and meant that Jochen Rindt became the first and, to date, only posthumous world champion

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Ickx inherits comfortable victory to maintain title hopes
  • September 20, 1970: With Lotus not competing in the Canadian Grand Prix after Jochen Rindt's death at Monza two weeks previously, Jacky Ickx capitalised on Jackie Stewart's early retirement to win comfortably at the Mont-Tremblant circuit

  • Italian Grand Prix
  • Rindt's death overshadows Ferrari home win
  • September 6, 1970: Although Clay Regazzoni won the Italian Grand Prix in front of the fanatical Ferrari faithful, the weekend was dominated by the death of world champion in waiting Jochen Rindt during practice on the eve of the race

  • Austrian Grand Prix
  • Ickx hands Ferrari overdue victory
  • August 16, 1970: Jacky Ickx finally steered his Ferrari to victory at the Austrian Grand Prix, ending a run of four successive wins for championship leader Jochen Rindt

  • German Grand Prix
  • Four from four as Rindt pips Ickx
  • August 2, 1970: Jochen Rindt made it four wins out of four with victory at the German Grand Prix, a result which gave him a commanding lead in the drivers' championship and left observers doubting anyone had the firepower to match the Lotus 72

  • British Grand Prix
  • Rindt's luck is in as Brabham falters
  • July 18, 1970: Jochen Rindt's third successive win underlined that the early-season doubts over the stability of the Lotus 72 were unfounded, but he had to survive disqualification and then reinstatement before he could celebrate victory at the British Grand Prix

  • Dutch Grand Prix
  • Rindt's win overshadowed by Courage death
  • June 21, 1970: Jochen Rindt recorded his second victory of the season in the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, a result which took him to just one point behind leader Jackie Stewart in the drivers' standings. But the weekend was marred by a tragic accident in which British driver Piers Courage lost his life

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • Brabham error hands Rindt victory
  • May 10, 1970: Jochen Rindt capitalised on a last-bend error by veteran Jack Brabham to win the Monaco Grand Prix

  • Spanish Grand Prix
  • Stewart hands March first victory
  • April 19, 1970: Jackie Stewart took March to their first grand prix victory at the Jarama circuit near Madrid, after winning the Spanish Grand Prix with such ease that he lapped everyone else taking part at least once, in a race that at times was fraught with chaos

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Brabham rolls back the years at Kyalami
  • March 7, 1970: Jack Brabham, a month shy of his 44th birthday, rolled back the years with victory at the season-opening South African Grand Prix, setting a lap record for Kyalami in his own Brabham-Ford

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