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From the Motor Sport Archive
A week later those teams still with engines and cars in one piece were off to the Nuüburgring for one of the most established fixtures on the calendar—the Eifelrennen. March looked in a strong position again with their drivers first and second fastest. An amazing pole position went to Hans Joachim Stuck Jnr, son of the former German Grand Prix winner, in only his fifth single-seater drive. Stuck lapped in 7 min. 30.5 sec., while Jarier was just one-fifth of a second behind while Depailler completed the front row two seconds slower. Jochen Mass, who won the race last year, was fourth fastest in his Surtees.