1972 Monaco Grand Prix

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Coordinates: 43°44′4.74″N 7°25′16.8″E / 43.7346500°N 7.421333°E / 43.7346500; 7.421333

Monaco  1972 Monaco Grand Prix
Race details
Race 4 of 12 in the 1972 Formula One season
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Date May 14, 1972
Location Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Course Street circuit
3.145 km (1.954 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 251.600 km (156.337 mi)
Weather Wet
Pole position
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:21.4
Fastest lap
Driver France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM
Time 1:40.0
Podium
First France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM
Second Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Third Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford

The 1972 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Monaco on May 14, 1972. This was the last race on the original Monaco circuit, before the swimming pool was installed and the tunnel was lengthened. Jean-Pierre Beltoise's victory was the only one of his Formula One World Championship career, and the last for BRM.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 17 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 80 2:26:55.3 4 9
2 6 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 80 + 38.2 2 6
3 8 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 79 + 1 Lap 1 4
4 1 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 78 + 2 Laps 8 3
5 15 United Kingdom Brian Redman McLaren-Ford 77 + 3 Laps 10 2
6 16 New Zealand Chris Amon Matra 77 + 3 Laps 6 1
7 12 Italy Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 77 + 3 Laps 18  
8 26 Austria Helmut Marko BRM 77 + 3 Laps 17  
9 21 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 77 + 3 Laps 21  
10 27 Germany Rolf Stommelen March-Ford 77 + 3 Laps 25  
11 3 Sweden Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 76 + 4 Laps 15  
12 20 United Kingdom Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 76 + 4 Laps 20  
13 5 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 76 + 4 Laps 23  
14 9 Australia Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 75 + 5 Laps 14  
15 14 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 74 + 6 Laps 7  
16 4 Austria Niki Lauda March-Ford 74 + 6 Laps 22  
17 23 Brazil Carlos Pace March-Ford 72 + 8 Laps 24  
NC 2 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 70 Not Classified 12  
Ret 22 France Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 58 Accident 9  
Ret 7 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 51 Accident 3  
Ret 11 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 48 Accident 11  
Ret 19 New Zealand Howden Ganley BRM 47 Accident 20  
Ret 10 Australia Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 31 Accident 13  
Ret 18 United Kingdom Peter Gethin BRM 27 Accident 5  
Ret 28 Sweden Reine Wisell BRM 16 Engine 16  

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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1972 Spanish Grand Prix
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1972 Belgian Grand Prix
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