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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1970
Numbers built:11
Designed by:Robin Herd for March
Successor:March 711 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 08, 2012
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Chassis 701/1 This is the first March Formula 1 car constructed and was raced exclusively in 1970 by works driver Chris Amon. The 'Kiwi' drove chassis 701/01 to victory in the International Trophy at Silverstone. Early in 1971, Derek Bell had a single outing in the car before it was retir>>>

Chassis 701/2 The first of three 701s supplied to the Ken Tyrrell team, chassis 701/2 was placed on pole by Jackie Stewart in March's first Grand Prix, in South Africa. He followed with a win in the Race of the Champions at Brands Hatch to score the first Formula 1 for the fledgling manuf>>>

Chassis 701/6 Chassis 6 served as a spare chassis throughout the 1970 season for the March Works team. At the end of the year, it was sold to Frank Williams. He entered the car for Henri Pescarolo in the non-championship Argentine Grand Prix where the French Le Mans legend finished 2nd. I>>>

Chassis 701/8 This March 701 was acquired new by Colin Crabbe for his Antique Automobiles ltd. racing team. The car was entered for a selection of Grands Prix for Ronnie Peterson, debuting during the 1970 Monaco Grand Prix. The young Swede finished seventh, which would also be his best re>>>

Chassis 701/9 German racer Hubert Hahne entered chassis 701/9 in his home Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in August of 1970. Unfortunately he failed to qualify and did not campaign the car again. In 1971 the car reappeared at the Oulton Gold Cup where it was entered for Jean-Pierre Jar>>>

Chassis 701/10 Chassis 701/10 was sold to South African John Love, who raced the car extensively in local events. He won the Bulawayo 100 in June of 1970 at his debut with the car. In 1971 he won three more events with his March. Love also entered the car in the South African Grand Prix th>>>

  Article Image gallery (50) Chassis (6) Specifications