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1972 United States Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 12 of 12
Sunday, October 8, 1972 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
59 laps on a 5.435 kilometer road course (320.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:41:46.35
Average Speed: 189.079 kph
Pole Time: 100.481 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 32.268 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1972 Formula One results   /   1972 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
6109   Mario Andretti Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B2 / Ferrari 001/158+1 lap0
7113   Patrick DePailler Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 004 / Ford Cosworth DFV58+1 lap0
8 68   Clay Regazzoni Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B2 / Ferrari 001/158+1 lap0
9 821   Jody Scheckter Yardley Team McLarenMcLaren M19A / Ford Cosworth DFV58+1 lap0
nc255   Niki Lauda STP March Racing TeamMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV49+10 laps0
101612   Reine Wisell John Player Team LotusLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
112728   Graham Hill Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT37 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
122234   Sam Posey Champcarr IncSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
13216   Mike Beuttler Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie RacingMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
142226   Henri Pescarolo Team Williams-MotulMarch 721 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
15 718   Chris Amon Equipe MatraMatra-Simca MS120D / Matra MS7157+2 laps0
162033   Skip Barber Gene Mason RacingMarch 711 / Ford Cosworth DFV57+2 laps0
2 42   Francois Cevert Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 006 / Ford Cosworth DFV59+32.2680
3 319   Denny Hulme Yardley Team McLarenMcLaren M19C / Ford Cosworth DFV59+37.5280
4264   Ronnie Peterson STP March Racing TeamMarch 721G / Ford Cosworth DFV59+82.5160
5127   Jacky Ickx Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 312B2 / Ferrari 001/159+83.1190
1 11   Jackie Stewart Elf Team TyrrellTyrrell 005 / Ford Cosworth DFV591:41:45.35459
ret1423   Mike Hailwood Brooke Bond Oxo Team SurteesSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV56crash0
ret1925   Andrea de Adamich Ceramica Pagnossin Team SurteesSurtees TS9B / Ford Cosworth DFV25crash0
dns3224   John Surtees Team SurteesSurtees TS14 / Ford Cosworth DFV0did not start0
ret 220   Peter Revson Yardley Team McLarenMcLaren M19C / Ford Cosworth DFV54electrical0
ret2814   Peter Gethin Marlboro-BRMBRM P160C / BRM P14247engine0
ret1716   Howden Ganley Marlboro-BRMBRM P160C / BRM P14244engine0
ret3011   David Walker John Player Team LotusLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV44engine0
ret1330   Wilson Fittipaldi Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT34 / Ford Cosworth DFV43engine0
ret2415   Brian Redman Marlboro-BRMBRM P180 / BRM P14234engine0
ret 529   Carlos Reutemann Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT37 / Ford Cosworth DFV31engine0
ret2931   Derek Bell Martini Racing TeamTecno PA123 / Tecno Series P8engine0
ret1527   Carlos Pace Team Williams-MotulMarch 711 / Ford Cosworth DFV48fuel system0
ret1817   Jean-Pierre Beltoise Marlboro-BRMBRM P180 / BRM P14240ignition0
ret3124   Tim Schenken Team SurteesSurtees TS14 / Ford Cosworth DFV22suspension0
ret 910   Emerson Fittipaldi John Player Team LotusLotus 72D / Ford Cosworth DFV17suspension0

Fastest Lap: 192.495 kph by Jackie Stewart

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jackie Stewart15959