1973 Austrian Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 12 of 15 in the 1973 Formula One season
Österreichring
Österreichring
Date 19 August 1973
Location Spielberg, Styria, Austria
Course Permanent racing facility
5.911 km (3.673 mi)
Distance 54 laps, 319.194 km (198.342 mi)
Pole position
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:34.98
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford
Time 1:37.29
Podium
First Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford
Second United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Third Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford

The 1973 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Österreichring on August 19, 1973.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 54 1:28:48.78 2 9
2 5 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 54 + 9.01 7 6
3 24 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 54 + 46.64 8 4
4 10 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 54 + 47.91 5 3
5 20 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 54 + 1:21.30 13 2
6 19 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 54 + 1:38.40 14 1
7 4 Italy Arturo Merzario Ferrari 53 +1 Lap 6  
8 7 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 53 +1 Lap 3  
9 26 Netherlands Gijs Van Lennep Iso Marlboro-Ford 52 +2 Laps 23  
10 23 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 49 +5 Laps 15  
Ret 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 48 Fuel System 1  
NC 25 New Zealand Howden Ganley Iso Marlboro-Ford 44 Not Classified 21  
Ret 18 France Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 37 Engine 12  
Ret 28 Liechtenstein Rikky von Opel Ensign-Ford 34 Fuel System 19  
Ret 11 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 31 Fuel system 16  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Graham Hill Shadow-Ford 28 Suspension 22  
Ret 16 United States George Follmer Shadow-Ford 23 Differential 20  
Ret 9 Germany Rolf Stommelen Brabham-Ford 21 Wheel 17  
Ret 17 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Shadow-Ford 9 Fuel System 18  
Ret 6 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 6 Suspension 10  
Ret 27 United Kingdom James Hunt March-Ford 3 Injection 9  
Ret 8 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 0 Clutch 4  
Ret 15 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 0 Collision 11  
DNS 22 New Zealand Chris Amon Tecno
DNS 21 Austria Niki Lauda BRM

Notes[edit]

  • Niki Lauda missed his home race due to an accident at the Nürburgring 2 weeks earlier, where he injured his wrist.

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings. Only the best 7 results from the first 8 races and the best 6 results from the last 7 races counted towards the Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.

References[edit]


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1973 German Grand Prix
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1973 Italian Grand Prix
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