1971 European Rally Championship


Feb  5- 7	Rally of the Northern Roads (F)
Mar  2- 5	Stuttgart-Solitude-Lyons-Charbonnieres Rally
Mar 17-20	DDR Rally
Apr  2- 3	Isle of Elba Rally (I)
Apr  9-13	Circuit of Ireland
Apr 25-30	Tulip Rally (NL)
May 21-23	Wiesbaden Rally (D)
Jun  3- 5	Semperit Rally (A)
Jun  5-10	Scottish Rally
Jun 16-20	Geneva Rally (CH)
Jul  2- 4	Vltava Rally (CS)
Jul 15-18	Polish Rally
Aug 12-15	Danube Rally (R)
Aug 19-22	Rally of the 1000 Lakes (SF)
Aug 26-28	San Martino di Castrozza Rally (I)
Sep 16-28	Tour de France
Oct  7-10	TAP Rally (P)
Oct 15-17	Rally of 1000 Minutes (A)
Oct 22-25	Spanish RACE Rally
Nov  6- 7	Tour of Corsica
Nov 11-13	Tour of Belgium

18th Rally Routes du Nord
3rd-7th February 1971

 1     Bernard Fiorentino/Maurice Gelin 	Simca CG 2200 Coupe
 2     Damien Lepoutre/Dominique Dufossé 	Alpine Renault A110 1600
 3     Jean-Louis Haxhe/Christian Delferrier 	DAF 55
 4     J.C.Zaganelli/Ballcot			Alpine Renault A110 1600S
 5     Jose Barbara/Michel Vevra 		Ford Capri RS 2600
 6     Jean Pierre Rouget 			Alpine Renault A110 1600S
 7     Bernard Mordacq/Roux			BMW 2002 ti
 8     Roger Barbara/A.Lemire			Alpine-Renault A110 1600S
 9     Dekytspotter/Michel Delannoy		Porsche 911S
10     Michale Butler/Govert De Jong		Ford Capri 3000 



24th Stuttgart-Solitude-Lyons-Charbonnieres Rally
2nd-5th March 1971

 1     Jean Pierre Nicolas/Michel Vial 		Alpine Renault A110
 2     Jean François Piot/Jim Porter 		Ford Escort RS 1600
 3     Dieter Glemser/Klaus Kaiser 		Ford Escort RS
 4     Guy Chasseuil/Christian Baron 		Alfa Romeo GTAm
 5     Jacques Henry/Etienne Grobot 		Alpine Renault A110 1600
 6     Jean Ragnotti/Pierre Thimonier 		Opel Kadett Rallye
 7     Reinhard Hainbach/Wulf Biebinger 	Opel Kadett Rallye
 8     Achim Warmbold/Hans Christoph Mehmel 	Opel Kadett Rallye
 9     Michel Pignard/Christine Gicanot 	Alpine Renault A110 1600
10     Pierre Maublanc/Daniel Dreyfus 		BMW 2002 TI


DDR Rally Nordland
17th-20th March 1971

 1     Achim Warmbold/Hans Christoph Mehmel 	Opel Kadett Rallye
 2     Reinhard Hainbach/Wulf Biebinger 	Opel Kadett Rallye
 3     Walter Rohrl/Herbert Marecek 		Ford Capri 2600 GT
 4     Rainer Zweibaumer/Joachim Dorfler 	BMW 1600/2
 5     Huthwelker/Prottung 			NSU TT
 6     Morten Spiro/Per Brons 			BMW 2002 Ti
 7     Erhard Oehm/Dotenbier 			Opel Kadett 1900
 8     Denker/Trews
 9     Syberg/Syberg 				Opel Kadett 1900
10     Kruger/Oving


Rally dell'Isola d'Elba
2nd-3rd April 1971

 1     Luciano Trombotto/Maurizio Enrico 	Fiat 124 Spyder
 2     F.Tecilla/S.Lipizier 			Fiat 125 S
 3     Giulio Bisulli/Arturo Zanuccoli 		Fiat 125 S
 4     Taufer/Bond 				Porsche 911 S
 5     Bossetti/Mischiatti 			Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 6     Sonda/Bertollo 				Fiat 125 S
 7     Arnaldo Cavallari/Simoni 		Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 8     Bossetti/Ferrari 			Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 9     Carello/Oberti 				Fiat 124 Spider
10     Maurizio Verini/Piazza 			Fiat 124 Spider


Circuit of Ireland
9th-13th April 1971

 1     Adrian Boyd/Beattie Crawford 		Ford Escort TC
 2     Chris Sclater/Martin Holmes 		Ford Escort RS
 3     Billy Coleman/Dan O’Sullivan 		Ford Escort TC
 4     Will Sparrow/Nigel Raeburn 		BMC Mini 1275 GT
 5     B.Lee/J.Coles 				Ford Escort TC
 6     L.Jönsson/A.Quist 			Saab 96 V4
 8     Cecil Vard/Paul Phelan 			Porsche 911S
 9     Mervyn Johnston/Harry Johnston 		BMC Mini Cooper S
10     Greg O'Gorman/L.J.White 			Ford Escort TC


Wiesbaden Rally
21st-23rd May 1971

 1     Walter Rohrl/Herbert Marecek 		Ford Capri 2600 GT
 2     Achim Warmbold/Hans Christoph Mehmel 	Opel Kadett Rallye
 3     Peter Brink/Hans Joachim Brink 		Porsche 911 S
 4     Rainer Zweibaumer/Joachim Dorfler 	BMW 1600/2
 5     Horst Rack/Helmut Kohler 		Porsche 911 S
 6     Vladimir Hubacek-Vojtech Rieger 		Alpine Renault A110-1600
 7     Rudolf Muller/Georg Hopf 		BMW 2002
 8     Gerd Behret/Horst Blessinger 		Porsche 911 S
 9     Hans Peter Kurrle/Dieter Brucklacher 	BMW 1600 Ti
10     Berthold Gruner/Walter Gronzinger 	Porsche 911 S


Semperit Rally
3rd-5th June 1971

 1     Sandro Munari/John Davenport 		Lancia Fulvia HF
 4     Walch/Rothfuß 				Porsche 911S
 5     Dr Georg Fischer/Wolfgang Tatzl 		Volkswagen Beetle
 6     Hans Christian Schindler 		Volkswagen Beetle
 8     G.Fischer 				Volkswagen Beetle 1302S
 9     Sobieslaw Zasada/Andrzej Jaroszewicz 	BMW 2002 TI
10     Horst Rack/Helmuth Köhler 		Porsche 911S



Scottish International Rally
5th-10th June 1971

 R     Tony Fall				Datsun 240Z			gearbox


Geneva Rally
16th-20th June 1971

 1     Jean-Pierre Nicolas/Jean Todt		Alpine A110 1600S
 2     Jacques Henry/Grobot 			Alpine A110 1600S
 3     Claude Haldi/Eric Chapuis 		Porsche 911S
 4     Florian Vetsch/Olivier			Porsche 911S
 5     Marie-Pierre Palayer/Christine Rouff	Alpine-Renault A110 1600S
 6     Bernard Fiorentino/Maurice Gélin 	Simca CG
 8     Guy Chasseuil				Alfa Romeo 1750



Danube Rally
12th-15th August 1971

 1     Gunther Janger/Hans Siebert 		Volkswagen
 2     Sobieslaw Zasada/Marian Bien 		BMW 2002
 3     Walter Pöltinger/Johan-Hans Hartinger 	Porsche 911S
 4     Vic Dietmayer/Hans Peter Moser 		BMW 2002TI
 5     H.Bosch/H.Kohlbacher 			Mazda RX2
 6     Hans Britth/Hans Reppling 		Opel Kadett Rallye
 7     Carl Christian Schindler/Walter Wessiak 	Volkswagen 1302 S
 8     Robert Mucha/Blazej Krupa 		Polski Fiat 125p 1500
 9     Ryszard Zyszkowski/Piotr Mystkowski 	Polski Fiat 125p 1500
10     L.Iancovici/V.Ficiu 			Renault 8 Gordini


1000 Lakes Rally (Jyväskylän Suurajot)
20th-22th August 1971

 1   1 Stig Blomqvist/Arne Hertz                Saab 96 V4              14160 pts	PA55658
 2     Tapio Rainio/Erkki Nyman                 Opel Kadett Rallye      14245
 3     Markku Alén/Juhani Toivonen              Volvo 142               14373
 4     Heikki Majander/Heikki Haaksiala         Opel Kadett Rallye      14522
 5     Eero Soutulahti/Timo Alanen              Volvo 142               14550
 6     Esa Nuuttila/Antti Kivimaa               Opel Kadett Sedan       14757
 7  12 Per Eklund/Sölve Andreasson              Saab 96 V4              14764		PA44014
 8     Risto Kivimäki/Ilkka Kivimäki            Volvo 142               14953
 9     Pertti Lehtonen/Risto Virtanen           Opel Kadett Rallye      14967
10     Onni Vilkas/Pertti Kärhä                 BMW 2002 TI             15100
 R   2 Hannu Mikkola/Gunnar Palm                Ford Escort RS          SS13
 R     Kyösti Hämäläinen/Veijo Aho              Opel Kadett Rallye      SS14
 R   6 Bengt Ottosson/Thomas Wilhelmsson	Saab 96 V4				XA3338
 R  13 Olof Ekman/Axel Ekman			Volvo 142				S58008

117 starters, 73 finishers.


Rally San Martino di Castrozza Rally
26th-28th August 1971

 5     Alcide Paganelli/Nini Russo 		Fiat 124 Spider
 6     Rafaele Pinto/Helmuth Eisendle 		Fiat 124 Spider
 7     Luciano Trombotto/Enrico 		Fiat 124 Spider
 8     Gianni Bossetti/Tiziano 			Lancia Fulvia HF 1600
 9     A.Smania/Zambelli 			Fiat 125 S
10     Walch/Rothfuss 				Porsche 911 S


Tour de France Automobile
16th-28th September 1971

 1     Gérard Larrousse/Johnny Rives 		Matra Simca MS 650 spider
 2     José Juncadella/Jean-Pierre Jabouille/Jean-Claude Guénard 
						Ferrari 512 M
 3     Claude Ballot-Léna/Jean-Claude Morenas 	Porsche 911 S 2400
 4     Vic Elford/Max Kingsland 		Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB4
 5     Jean-Marie Jacquemin/R.Mercier 		Porsche 911 S 2400
 6     Tony Fall/Mike Wood 			BMW 2002 TI
 7     Jean-François Piot/Jim Porter 		Ford Capri RS
 8     Ennio Bonomelli/Christine Beckers 	Porsche 911 S 2400
 9     Jean Egreteaud/J.Boissonet 		Porsche 911 S 2200
10     Jean-Claude Andruet/Claude Roure 	Ferrari Daytona 365 GTB4



TAP Portuguese Rally
7th-10th October 1971

 1     Jean-Pierre Nicolas/Jean Todt            Alpine A110		19249 pts
 2     Simo Lampinen/John Davenport		Lancia Fulvia		20664
 3     Robert Neyret/J.Terramorsi		Alpine A110		23630
 4     R.Sonda/F.Manfrotto			Fiat			24341
 5     Hainbach/Biebinger			Opel			24676
 6     Tony Fowkes/David Kirkham		Ford Escort		24804
 7     Henri Greder/M-M.Fouquet			Opel			25728
 8     M.Pereira/J.Marcal			Opel			26612
 9     W.Lujbregts/K.Lujbregts			DAF			28489
 R     Colin Malkin				Hillman Imp		rolled out/locked clutch
 R     Chris Sclater				Ford Escort		brakes/hit wall
 R     Jan Henriksson				Opel Kadett		brakes/hit wall
 R     Tony Fall				Datsun			lost wheel
 R     Carl Orrenius				Saab			differential
 R     Sandro Munari				Lancia Fulvia		lost sump oil
 R     Björn Waldegård				Porsche 911		transmission
 R     Stig Blomqvist				Saab			lost a wheel twice
 R     Robin Hillyar				Ford Escort		clutch
 R						Fiat 124		rear suspension
 R						Fiat 124		rear suspension
 R						Fiat 124		rear suspension

Notes: 137 starters, 9 finishers


Rally of 1000 Minutes
15th-17th October 1971

 1     Sandro Munari/Mario Mannucci 		Lancia Fulvia 1.6 HF
 2     Günther Janger/Harald Gottlieb 		Volkswagen Beetle 1302S
 4     Sobieslaw Zasada/Marian Bien 		BMW 2002 Tti
 5     Dr Georg Fischer/Tazl 			Volkswagen Beetle 1302S
 6     Bisek/Neverla 				Volkswagen Beetle 1302S
 7     Georg Malat/Harald Gottlieb 		Volkswagen 1302S
 8     Richard Bochnicek/Sepp-Dieter Kernmayer 	Citroen DS 21
 9     G.Fischer/Hans Siebert 			Volkswagen Kever 1302S
10     Vic Dietmayer/Hans Peter Moser 		BMW 200TI


Spanish RACE Rally
22nd-25th October 1971

 1     Jean-Pierre Nicolas/Jean Todt 		Alpine-Renault A110 1800 S
 2     Bernard Fiorentino/Lucien Berbéezy	Simca CG MC
 3     Estanislao Reverter/"Ventura" 		Alpine-Porsche Prototype
 4     Sobieslaw Zasada/Ryszard Nowicki 	BMW 2002 TI
 5     Alberto Ruiz-Giménez/Javier Bueno	Porsche 911S 
 6     Sandro Munari/Mario Mannucci 		Lancia Fulvia Rally HF 1600
 7     Lucas Sáinz/Juan Carlos Oñoro		Alpine-Renault A110 1500
 8     Jacques Henry/Étienne Grobot		Alpine-Renault A110 1600S
 9     J.P.Rieu/"Jimmy"				BMW 2002 ti
10     Franco Perazio/Rossi			Lancia Fulvia Coupe Rallye HF 

Ventura is the pseudonym for Antonio Freire