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1970 Dutch Grand Prix

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Date  June 21, 1970
Course length  4.193 km (2.605 mi)
1970 Dutch Grand Prix
Official name  XVIII Grote Prijs van Nederland
Location  Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course  Permanent racing facility
Distance  90 laps, 377.370 km (234.487 mi)

The 1970 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Zandvoort on June 21, 1970. It was the fifth race of the 1970 Formula One season.

The race was won by Lotus-Ford driver Jochen Rindt in his new monocoque-chassis Type 72, which had only raced twice before (but in a different spec); and this came 3 years after the 72's predecessor; DFV-debutant Type 49 in 1967 won first time out at exactly the same track with Jim Clark driving. The race however was marred by the fatal accident of British driver Piers Courage driving the Frank Williams-entered De Tomaso-Ford.

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    1970 Dutch Grand Prix Wikipedia


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