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1971 Nurburgring 1000Kms

Sunday, May 30, 1971
Round:
8
Laps:
44
Fastest Lap:
Ickx, 7m40.8
Country:
Germany
Circuit:
1971 season:
Report

Victory for Martini-Porsche Team

Nurburgring, May 30th
The ADAC 1,000-kilometre race was held only two weeks after the Targa Florio, so the Porsche teams were still licking their wounds and the Alfa Romeo team was very confident. As at the Targa Florio the Porsche factory loaned 908/03 models to their two main customers, the J.W. Automotive-Gulf team and Hans-Dieter Dechent's Martini International Racing team, but whereas the factory had been in charge in Sicily the two separate organisations had control once more, with Porsche staff members in close attendance and for the most part looking very worried, the black day in Sicily still hanging heavily over their heads.

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