1972 Belgian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 5 of 12 in the 1972 Formula One season
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Date June 4, 1972
Location Nivelles-Baulers, Nivelles, Belgium
Course Permanent racing facility
3.72 km (2.314 mi)
Distance 85 laps, 316.2 km (196.69 mi)
Pole position
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:11.43
Fastest lap
Driver New Zealand Chris Amon Matra
Time 1:12.12
Podium
First Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Second France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford
Third New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford

The 1972 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Nivelles on June 4, 1972.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 32 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 85 1:44:07.3 1 9
2 8 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 85 + 26.6 5 6
3 9 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 85 + 58.1 3 4
4 34 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 85 + 1:12.0 8 3
5 16 Brazil Carlos Pace March-Ford 84 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 5 New Zealand Chris Amon Matra 84 + 1 Lap 13 1
7 10 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 83 + 2 Laps 7  
8 25 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 83 + 2 Laps 15  
9 11 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 83 + 2 Laps 14  
10 27 Austria Helmut Marko BRM 83 + 2 Laps 23  
11 6 Germany Rolf Stommelen March-Ford 83 + 2 Laps 20  
12 12 Austria Niki Lauda March-Ford 82 + 3 Laps 25  
13 19 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 81 + 4 Laps 9  
14 33 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 79 + 6 Laps 12  
Ret 17 United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 73 Suspension 16  
NC 15 France Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 59 Not Classified 19  
Ret 30 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 57 Accident 2  
Ret 36 Italy Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 55 Engine 10  
Ret 22 Italy Nanni Galli Tecno 54 Accident 24  
Ret 29 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 47 Injection 4  
Ret 14 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 31 Halfshaft 22  
Ret 18 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 28 Gearbox 18  
Ret 24 United Kingdom Peter Gethin BRM 27 Fuel Pump 17  
Ret 23 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 15 Overheating 6  
Ret 35 Australia Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 11 Overheating 21  

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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