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1970 Tulln F2

Flugplatzrennen Tulln-Langenlebarn

Sunday, September 13, 1970
Race winner:
Round:
6
Laps:
70
Fastest Lap:
Cevert, 1m01.6
Country:
Austria
1970 season:
Report

From the Motor Sport Archive

Two weeks later, the F2 cars were back in Austria in force. This time they gathered at Tulln-Langenlebarn, the military airfield near Vienna where the sixth round of the Trophy was to be contested. Among the entries was John Coomb's Brabham BT30 for Brabham himself, having his third F2 race of the season.

Again the race was in two heats. The first fell convincingly to Regazzoni, who beat Brabham in his very confident style, aided by the extremely powerful Tecno-modified Cosworth FVA engine. Tecno-built engines can be revved to 11,000 r.p.m. (1,000 r.p.m. higher than more normal FVAs), but the Italian team's calculations misfired when a connecting rod found its way through the sump of Regazzoni's engine while he was leading the second heat.

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