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1972 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 6 of 12
Sunday, July 2, 1972 at Circuit de Charade, Clermont-Ferrand, France
38 laps on a 8.055 kilometer road course (306.1 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:52:21.5
Average Speed: 163.466 kph
Pole Time: 173.4 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 27.7 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1972 Formula One results   /   1972 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 34   Jackie Stewart Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 003 / Ford Cosworth DFV381:52:21.519
2 81   Emerson Fittipaldi John Player Team LotusLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV38+27.70
3 19   Chris Amon Equipe MatraMatra-Simca MS120D / Matra MS7138+31.919
4 77   Francois Cevert Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 002 / Ford Cosworth DFV38+49.30
5 912   Ronnie Peterson STP March Racing TeamMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV38+56.80
61026   Mike Hailwood Brooke Bond Oxo Team SurteesSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV38+96.10
7 22   Denny Hulme Yardley Team McLarenMcLaren M19C / Ford Cosworth DFV38+108.10
81419   Wilson Fittipaldi Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT34 / Ford Cosworth DFV38+145.10
91311   Brian Redman Yardley Team McLarenMcLaren M19A / Ford Cosworth DFV38+175.50
102018   Graham Hill Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT37 / Ford Cosworth DFV38+179.50
11 43   Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B2 / Ferrari 001/137+1 lap0
121720   Carlos Reutemann Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT37 / Ford Cosworth DFV37+1 lap0
131930   Nanni Galli Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B2 / Ferrari 001/137+1 lap0
141228   Andrea de Adamich Ceramica Pagnossin Team SurteesSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV37+1 lap0
15245   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Marlboro-BRMBRM P160B / BRM P14237+1 lap0
161510   Rolf Stommelen Team Eifelland CaravansEifelland March 21 / Ford Cosworth DFV37+1 lap0
17 527   Tim Schenken Flame Out Team SurteesSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV36+2 laps0
ret226   David Walker John Player Team LotusLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV34halfshaft0
ret2315   Mike Beuttler Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie RacingMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV33out of fuel0
nc168   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 004 / Ford Cosworth DFV33+5 laps0
ret1824   Reine Wisell Marlboro-BRMBRM P153 / BRM P14225gearbox0
ret1117   Carlos Pace Team Williams-MotulMarch 711 / Ford Cosworth DFV18engine0
ret 625   Helmut Marko Marlboro-BRMBRM P160B / BRM P1428eye injury0
ret2114   Niki Lauda STP March Racing TeamMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV4halfshaft0
dns2516   Henri Pescarolo Team Williams-MotulMarch 721 / Ford Cosworth DFV0did not start0
dns2523   Howden Ganley Marlboro-BRMBRM P153B / BRM P1420did not start0
dns2522   Peter Gethin Marlboro-BRMBRM P153B / BRM P1420did not start0
dns2521   Derek Bell Martini Racing TeamTecno PA123 / Tecno Series-P0did not start0

Fastest Lap: 166.751 kph by Chris Amon

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
29Dave Charlton29

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Chris Amon11919
  Jackie Stewart203819