1973 Brazilian Grand Prix

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Brazil  1973 Brazilian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 2 of 17 in the 1973 Formula One season
Interlagos 1973.jpg
Date February 11, 1973
Official name II Grande Prêmio do Brasil
Location Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil
Course Permanent racing facility
7.960 km (4.975 mi)
Distance 40 laps, 318.4 km (199 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford
Time 2:30.5
Fastest lap
Drivers Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi
New Zealand Denny Hulme
Lotus-Ford
McLaren-Ford
Time 2:35.0
Podium
First Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Second United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Third New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford

The 1973 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Interlagos on February 11, 1973.

Classification[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 40 1:43:55.6 2 9
2 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 40 + 13.5 8 6
3 7 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 40 + 1:46.4 5 4
4 10 Italy Arturo Merzario Ferrari 39 + 1 Lap 17 3
5 9 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 39 + 1 Lap 3 2
6 14 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 39 + 1 Lap 4 1
7 19 New Zealand Howden Ganley Iso Marlboro-Ford 39 + 1 Lap 14  
8 16 Austria Niki Lauda BRM 38 + 2 Laps 13  
9 20 Italy Nanni Galli Iso Marlboro-Ford 38 + 2 Laps 18  
10 4 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 38 + 2 Laps 9  
11 17 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 38 + 2 Laps 7  
12 23 Brazil Luiz Bueno Surtees-Ford 36 + 4 Laps 20  
Ret 15 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 23 Electrical 10  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 18 Overheating 19  
Ret 6 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 9 Suspension 6  
Ret 5 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 6 Gearbox 14  
Ret 11 France Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 6 Gearbox 15  
Ret 2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 5 Wheel 1  
Ret 18 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 5 Overheating 11  
Ret 8 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 3 Gearbox 12  

References[edit]

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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


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