1972 Austrian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 9 of 12 in the 1972 Formula One season
The Österreichring (in 1972)
The Österreichring (in 1972)
Date 13 August 1972
Official name V Holiday Großer Preis von Osterreich
Location Österreichring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria
Course Permanent racing facility
5.912 km (3.673 mi)
Distance 54 laps, 317.347 km (198.686 mi)
Weather Sunny, hot
Pole position
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:35.97
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford
Time 1:38.32 on lap 47
Podium
First Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Second New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford
Third United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford
Emerson Fittipaldi driving his Lotus during practice; he won the race using the team's spare car which carried the number 31.

The 1972 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Österreichring on August 13, 1972.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 31 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 54 1:29:16.66 1 9
2 12 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 54 + 1.18 7 6
3 14 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 54 + 36.53 4 4
4 25 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 54 + 44.76 12 3
5 10 New Zealand Chris Amon Matra 54 + 45.64 6 2
6 9 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 54 + 1:01.19 10 1
7 1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 54 + 1:09.09 3  
8 7 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 54 + 1:21.45 21  
9 2 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 53 + 1 Lap 20  
10 4 Austria Niki Lauda March-Ford 53 +1 Lap 22  
11 24 Australia Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 52 +2 Laps 8  
12 5 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 52 +2 Laps 11  
13 6 United Kingdom Peter Gethin BRM 51 +3 Laps 16  
14 11 Italy Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 51 +3 Laps 13  
15 27 Germany Rolf Stommelen March-Ford 48 Engine 17  
NC 23 Brazil Carlos Pace March-Ford 46 Not Classified 18  
NC 15 Italy Nanni Galli Tecno 45 Oil Leak 23  
Ret 16 United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 36 Injection 14  
Ret 28 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 31 Brakes 15  
Ret 3 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 24 Fuel System 24  
Ret 29 France François Migault Connew-Ford 22 Suspension 25  
Ret 18 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 20 Fuel System 9  
Ret 17 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 14 Injection 5  
Ret 19 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 13 Fuel System 2  
Ret 21 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 6 Engine 19  


Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]


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