1970 European Rally Championship


Mar 13-18	Stuttgart-Solitude-Lyons-Charbonnieres Rally
Mar 18-21	DDR Rally
Mar 26-30	Circuit of Ireland
May  3- 9	Tulip Rally (NL)
May 21-24	Wiesbaden Rally (D)
May 28-30	Bodensee-Neusiedlersee Rally (A)
May 30-31	Lorraine Rally (F)
Jun  6-12	Scottish Rally
Jun 18-21	Geneva Rally (CH)
Jul  3- 5	Moldau Rally (CS)
Jul 16-19	Polish Rally
Jul 29-Aug 1	Danube Rally (R)
Aug 21-23	Rally of the 1000 Lakes (SF)
Aug 28-30	San Martino di Castrozza Rally (I)
Sep 16-25	Tour de France
Oct  1- 3	Munich-Vienna-Budapest Rally (H)
Oct  1- 4	TAP Autumn Rally (P)
Oct 10-11	Isle of Elba Rally (I)
Oct 16-18	Rally of 1000 Minutes (A)
Oct 22-25	Spanish RACE Rally
Nov  7- 8	Tour of Corsica
Nov 20-22	Tour of Belgium

Stuttgart-Solitude-Lyons-Charbonnieres Rally
13th-18th March 1970

 1     Jean-Claude Andruet/David Stone			Alpine-Renault A110 1600S
 2     Claude Haldi/E.Chapuis				Porsche 911S
 3     Jacques Henry/Salder				Alpine-Renault A110 1600 S
 4     Achim Warmbold/Wulf Biebinger			Opel Kadett 1.9 Rallye
 5     Roland Charriere/Yannick Castell			Alpine-Renault A110 
 6     Helmut Bein/Hans Christoph Mehmel		BMW 2002 TI
 7     Jean Ragnotti/Pierre Thimonier			Opel Kadett 1.9 Rallye
 8     Palayer/Denis					BMW 
 9     Dirand/Vautrin					BMW 2002 TI
10     Marie-Claude Beaumont/Martine de la Grandrive	Opel Kadett 1.9 Rallye


Pneumant DDR Rally
18th-21st March 1970

 1     Hommel/Bork 				Wartburg 311
 2     Smorawinski/Zembrzuski 			BMW 2002
 3     Gilber Casseljo/C.Olsson 		Ford Capri
 4     Strelow/Malsch 				Wartburg 311
 5     Asmus/Piehler 				Trabant 
 6     Nowicki/Komorowski 			Renault 8 Gordini
 7     Nielsen/Lind-Isaaksen 			BMW 2002
 8     Ullmann/Lange 				Trabant 
 9     F.Kramer/G.Kramer 			Trabant 
10     E.Ehrlich/D.Schone 			Wartburg 311


Gallaher Circuit of Ireland
26th-30th March 1970

 1     Roger Clark/Jim Porter			Ford Escort		566.5 pts
 2     C.Sclater/P.Valentine			Ford Escort		733.7
 3     J.Henriksson/L.Carlström			Opel RK			741.6
 4     R.McBurney/N.Smith			BMW			786.1
 5     L.Jonsson/A.Quist			Saab			830.9
 6     J.Bloxham/R.Harper			BMW			873.5
 7     A.Boyd/B.Crawford			Ford Escort		878.5
 8     M.Dolan/J.O'Brien			Ford Escort		890.0
 9     A.Fowkes/J.O'Gorman			Ford Lotus Cortina	896.3
10     B.Danielsson/S.Johansson			Opel RK			932.5

Notes: 67 finishers


22nd Tulip Rally
3rd-9th May 1970

 1
 2     Jean Ragnotti/Pierre Thimonier           Opel Kadett GT/E
 3
 4     Ben Pon/Rob Wiedenhoff 			Volkswagen Beetle 1600 
 5     Marie Claude Beaumont/Fouquet 		Opel GT
 6     Ruben Börjesson/Marianne Sterner 	Opel Kadett
 7     Klause/Godichard 			Renault Gordini
 8     Renger Guliker/Schoonderbeek 		BMW 2002 TI
 9     Sigurdson/Bruno Berglund 		Saab 96 V4
10     Palmer/Spokes 				Porsche 911


14th Bodensee-Neusiedlersee Rally
28th-30th May 1970

 1     Wilfried Gass/Frey 			Porsche 911S
 2     Helmuth Bein/Hans-Christoph Mehmel 	Alpina BMW 2002
 3     Carl Schindler/Gustav Hruschka 		Porsche 914/6
 4     Heribert Neger/Sternecker 		BMW 2002 TI
 5     Zelenka/Zelenka 				Ford Escort TC
 6     Utz/Brust 				BMW 2002 TI
 7     Neukom/Hopf 				BMW 2002 TI
 8     Sergio Barbasio/Mario Manucci 		Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 9     Achim Warmbold/Wulf Biebinger 		Opel Kadett
10     Walter Lux/Hans Siebert 			Volkswagen Beetle 1500


17th Rally de Lorraine
30th-31st May 1970

 1     Jean-Claude Andruet/Guy Michel Vial 		Alpine Renault A110 1600
 2     Francis Roussely/Berguet 			Alpine Renault A110 1600
 3     Jacques Henry/Lauer 				Alpine Renault A110 1600
 4     Jean Claude Barailler/Flavigny 			Alfa Romeo
 5     Claude Ballot-Lena/Jean-Claude Morenas 		Porsche 911
 6     Jean Ragnotti/Pierre Thimonier 			Opel Kadett
 7     Maurice Nusbaumer/Jean Louis Hervieu 		Alpine Renault A110
 8     Marie Claude Beaumont/Martine de la Grandrive 	Opel GT
 9     “Pedro”/Eric Symens 				BMW 2002
10     Palyer/Perier 					Porsche 911S


Shell Scottish Rally
6th-12th June 1970

 1     Brian Culcheth/Johnstone Syer		Triumph 2.5 PI		2857 pts
 2  14 Paddy Hopkirk/Tony Nash                  Mini Clubman 1293S	3269			XJB 308H
 3     R.McBurney/N.Smith			BMW 2002 TI		3729
 4     C.Grewer/I.Grewer			Volvo 122S		4251
 5     W.Taylor/K.MacIver			Ford Escort Twin-cam	4396
 6     J.Wilson/T.Knox				Hillman Hunter		4543
 7     N.Smith/B.Doyle				Hornet			4592
 8     S.Brown/S.Parker				Mini-Cooper 1293S	4688
 9     R.Pilcher/J.Clark			Ford Cortina Twin-cam	4696
10     A.Robertson/J.Lindsay			Saab V4			5038
11     L.Borgesson/T.Fahlstrom			Volkswagen TL		5274
12     P.Wareing/B.Harris			Ford Escort GT		5397
20     Harry Källström/Gunar Häggbomm		Lancia Fulvia 1600
       Mrs J.Birrell/Mrs C.Morris		Ford Capri
       Rosemary Smith/Alice Watson		Austin Maxi
 R     Roger Clark/Jim Porter			Ford Escort		oil pressure/engine
       Nigel Hollier/Philip Short		Alpine-Renault

Notes: 143 starters, 72 finishers


38th Rally de Geneve
18th-21st June 1970

 4     Claude Haldi/Eric Chapuis 		Porsche 911S
 5     Sergio Barbasio/Mario Manucci 		Lancia Fulvia HF
 6     Jean Ragnotti/Pierre Thimonier 		Opel Kadett R
 7     Palyer/Derolland 			Porsche 911S
 8     Marie Claude Beaumont/Fouquet 		Opel GT
 9     Meier/Bianchi 				Porsche 911R
10     Hanrioud/Chevallier 			BMW 2002 TI


Moldau (Vltava) Rally
3rd-5th July 1970

10     Bold/M.Pomezny				Skoda 110 L


30th Polish Rally
16th-19th July 1970

 1     Jean-Claude Andruet                      Alpine-Renault A110 1600
 2     Harry Kallstrom                          Lancia Fulvia


7th Danube Rally
29th July-1 August 1970

 1     Günther Janger/Wessiak 			Porsche 911s
 2     Schindler/Hruschka 			Porsche 914/6
 3     Hollier/Phil Short 			Alpine Renault
 4     Bosch/Mallat 				Volkswagen Beetle 1500
 5     Fischer/Rader 				Volkswagen Beetle 1500
 6     Lux/Hans Siebert 			Volkswagen Beetle 1500
 7     Walter Pöltinger/Hartinger 		Porsche 914/6
 8     Maire-Kaibic/Pucher 			Ford Escort TC
 9     Achim Warmbold/Klapproth 		Opel Kadett
10     Atilla Ferjancz/Zsembery 		Renault R8 Gordini


1000 Lakes Rally (Jyväskylän Suurajot)
20th-23th August 1970

 1  13 Hannu Mikkola/Gunnar Palm                Ford Escort TC          16612 pts
 2  28 Timo Mäkinen/Henry Liddon                Ford Escort TC          16798
 3  30 Simo Lampinen/John Davenport             Lancia Fulvia           16802
 4     Heikki Majander/Jyrki Ahava              Volvo 142               17228
 5     Eero Soutulahti/Pekka Keskitalo          Volvo 142               17247
 6     Jorma Lusenius/Seppo Halme               Renault R8 Gordini      17545
 7     Pentti Kärhä/Timo Alanen                 Isuzu 1600 GT           17711
 8     Veijo Pääkkönen/Martti Tiukkanen         Sunbeam 900             17749
 9     Hannu Valtaharju/Juhani Paalama          Opel Kadett Rallye      18001
10     Eero Nuuttila/Esa Nuuttila               Opel Kadett Rallye      18174
41     Kyösti Hämäläinen                        Mercedes 200D
 R     Markku Alén/Juhani Toivonen              Opel Kadett Rallye      SS13
 R     Leo Kinnunen/Erkki Salonen               Saab 96 V4              SS18/accident
       Jouko Kallio/Jaakko Markula              Fiat 850 Coupe
 R 004 Bengt Strömberg/Timo Eränen		Volkswagen 1302S			BGJ-37


7th Rally San Martino di Castrozza
28th-30th August 1970

 4     Alcide Paganelli/Nini Russo 		Fiat 124 Spider
 5     Giuseppe Ceccato/Helmuth Eisendle 	Fiat 125 S
 6     Alberto Smania/Borsetto 			Fiat 125 S
 7     "Giampietro"/Borsoi 			Porsche 911S
 8     Besozzi/Brusati 				Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 9     Luciano Trombotto/Gino Macaluso 		Fiat 124 Spider
10     A.Tecilla/Bruno Scabini 			Fiat 125 S


15th Tour de France Automobile
16th-25th September 1970

 1     Jean-Pierre Beltoise/Patrick Depailler/Jean Todt		Matra Simca 650
 2     Henri Pescarolo/Jean-Pierre Jabouille/Johnny Rives	Matra Simca 650
 3     Gerard Larrousse/Maurice Gelin 				Porsche 911
 4     Guy Chasseuil/Christian Baron 				Porsche 911S
 5     Jacques Rey/Jean-Marie Jacquemin 			Porsche 911
 6     Claude Ballot-Lena/Morenas 				Porsche 914/6
 7     Giorgio Pianta/G.B.Alemani 				Alfa Romeo
 8     Balas/Imbert 						Porsche 914/6
 9     Pierre Hanrioud/M.Viollet 				Porsche 911 S
10     Selz/Cochet 						Porsche 911 S


Munich-Vienna-Budapest Rally
1st-3rd October 1970

 4     Achim Warmbold/R.Kec 			Opel Kadett GT
 5     G.Janger/M.Bien 				Porsche 911
 6     W.Roser/Mayer 				Alpine A110
 7     A.Ferjancz/J.Tandari 			Renault R8
 8     Georg Fischer/H.Gottlieb 		Volkswagen 1302
 9     P.Komornicki/B.Krupa 			Alpine A110
10     J.Bosch/W.Lier 				Volkswagen 1302



TAP Autumn Rally, Portugal
1st-4th October 1970

 1     Simo Lampinen                            Lancia Fulvia
NS 129 Douglas Harris/Mick Hayward		Ford			Not ready


Spanish RACE Rally
22nd-25th October 1970

 1     Jean-Pierre Nicolas/David Stone 		Alpine A110 1600
 2     Alberto Ruiz Jimenez/Rafael Castaneda 	Porsche 911S
 3     Bernard Darniche/Marcel Callewaert 	Alpine A110 1600
 4     Lele Pinto/"Kilroy" 			Lancia HF
 5     Estanislao Reverter/José Pavón 		Porsche 911
 6     Gilbert Staepelaere/André Aertz 		Ford Escort
 7     Jean Ragnotti/P.Thimonier 		Opel Kadett
 8     P.Komornicki/B.Krupa 			Alpine A110
 9     Gerardo Van Dulken/Ricardo Antolin 	Renault R8
10     Juan Carlos García de la Ransilla/"Javal" Renault R8


Tour de Corse
7th-8th November 1970

 1   7 Bernard Darniche/Demange                 Alpine A110 1600S

Notes: 56 starters, 18 finishers


Tour de Belgique
20th-22nd November 1970

 1     Gilbert Staepelaere/Andre Aerts 		Ford Escort 1600
 2     Alcide Paganelli/Nini Russo		Fiat 124 Spyder
 3     Pierre-Yves Bertnichamps/Yves Deprez	Alfa Romeo GTA
 4     Amilcare Ballestrieri/Daniele Audetto 	Lancia Fulvia
 5     René Tricot/Willy Lux 			Opel Commodore
 6     Sergio Barbasio/Mario Manucci 		Lancia Fulvia
 7     Herwig Andriaenssens/Antoon Daemers 	BMW 2002
 8     Luciano Trombotto/Zanuccoli 		Fiat 124 Spyder
 9     Vanhunessel/Demay 			Porsche 911 S
10     Didi/Lopes 				Fiat 903


Championship Standings

 1 Jean Claude Andruet 		70 pts
 2 Gilbert Staepelaere 		55
 3 Achim Warmbold 		46
 4 Jean Ragnotti 		44
 5 Wulf Biebinger 		31
 6 Alcide Paganelli 		25
 7 David Stone 			23