1974 Australian Grand Prix

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Race details
Round 5 of 6 of the 1974 Australian Drivers' Championship
Track map for Oran Park--Grand Prix circuit.svg
Date November 17, 1974
Official name XXXIX Australian Grand Prix
Location Oran Park Raceway, Sydney, New South Wales
Course Permanent racing facility
2.620 km (1.628 mi)
Distance 61 laps, 159.82 km (99.308 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Australia Max Stewart Lola-Chevrolet
Time 1'05.2
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Warwick Brown Lola-Chevrolet
Time 1'05.2
Podium
First Australia Warwick Brown Lola-Chevrolet
Second Australia John McCormack Elfin-Repco Holden
Third New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Lola-Chevrolet

The 1974 Australian Grand Prix was a Formula 5000 race held at Oran Park Raceway on November 17, 1974.

It was the thirty-ninth Australian Grand Prix and doubled as round five of the 1974 Australian Drivers' Championship. Australian driver Max Stewart won his first AGP, ahead of John McCormack and Graeme Lawrence.[1]

Classification[edit]

Results were as follows:[1]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Car Qual Gap
1 6 Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 1:05.2
2 Australia Warwick Brown Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 1:05.3 +0.1
3 5 Australia Kevin Bartlett Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 1:05.9 +0.7
4 1 Italy Lella Lombardi Matich A51 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 1:07.0 +1.8
5 4 Australia John McCormack Elfin MR5 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 1:07.5 +2.3
6 14 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 1:08.0 +2.8
7 12 Australia Garrie Cooper Elfin MR5 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 1:09.2 +4.0
8 Australia Jon Davison Matich A50 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 1:09.2 +4.0
9 7 Australia John Leffler Bowin P8 / Hart 1.6L I4 1:09.7 +4.5
10 Australia John Goss Matich A53 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 1:11.9 +6.7
11 Australia Ken Shirvington March 732 / Hart 1.6L I4 1:14.4 +9.2

Race[edit]

Pos No. Driver Car Laps Time
1 6 Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 61 1h 08m 43.0s
2 4 Australia John McCormack Elfin MR5 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 61 1h 09m 43.3s
3 14 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 60
4 Australia Jon Davison Matich A50 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 59
5 Australia Garrie Cooper Elfin MR5 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 58
Ret 5 Australia Kevin Bartlett Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 58 fuel pick up
Ret Australia Warwick Brown Lola T332 / Chevrolet 5.0L V8 49 harmonic balancer
Ret 1 Italy Lella Lombardi Matich A51 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 47 oil pump
Ret 7 Australia John Leffler Bowin P8 / Hart 1.6L 4cyl 26 valve
DNS Australia John Goss Matich A53 / Repco Holden 5.0L V8 engine bearing
DNS Australia Ken Shirvington March 732 / Hart 1.6L 4cyl too slow

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilson, Stewart (1986). "1974". In Howard, Graham. The Official 50-race history of the Australian Grand Prix. Gordon, NSW: R & T Publishing. pp. 380–387. ISBN 0-9588464-0-5. 
Preceded by
1973 Australian Grand Prix
Australian Grand Prix
1974
Succeeded by
1975 Australian Grand Prix