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1971 L&M Championship season
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The 1971 L&M Championship season was the fifth annual running of the Sports Car Club of America's open wheel racing series. It was the first under the L&M sponsorship.

Round Date Event name Event location Duration Formula 5000 winner

Formula 5000 vehicle

Formula One winner

Formula One vehicle

1 April 25 Riverside Grand Prix Riverside International Raceway 77 laps Frank Matich

McLaren M10B - Repco Holden V8

Gregg Young

Surtees TS7 - Cosworth DFV V8

2 May 2 Monterey Grand Prix Laguna Seca Raceway 80 laps David Hobbs

McLaren M10B - Chevrolet V8

Pete Lovely

Lotus 49B - Cosworth DFV V8

3 May 23 Seattle Grand Prix Seattle, Washington 80 laps David Hobbs

McLaren M10B - Chevrolet V8

no finishers
4 July 5 Mid-Ohio Grand Prix Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 60 laps Sam Posey

Surtees TS8 - Chevrolet V8

Gregg Young

Surtees TS7 - Cosworth DFV V8

5 July 18 Road America Grand Prix Road America 48 laps David Hobbs

McLaren M10B - Chevrolet V8

Gregg Young

Surtees TS7 - Cosworth DFV V8

6 August 1 Lucerne 100 Edmonton, Alberta 50 laps David Hobbs

McLaren M10B - Chevrolet V8

Gregg Young

Surtees TS7 - Cosworth DFV V8

7 August 15 Minnesota Grand Prix Brainerd International Raceway 60 laps Brett Lunger

Lola T192 - Chevrolet V8

Skip Barber

March 711 - Cosworth DFV V8

8 September 6 Lime Rock Grand Prix Lime Rock Park 66 laps David Hobbs

McLaren M10B - Chevrolet V8

Skip Barber

March 711 - Cosworth DFV V8

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