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1972 Cape South Easter Trophy
1971 United States GP
1971 Argentine GP

1972 Argentine GP

1972 Highveld 100
1972 South African GP
1973 Argentine GP
 IX  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 23 January 1972
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 95 laps
Race2 of 31
Championship race209
Circuit
Laps95
Circuit Perimeter3345 m
Race Distance3345 × 95 = 317.775 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Carlos Reutemann (Driver),
Duckhams (Lubricant Manufacturer),
Texaco (Lubricant Manufacturer),
BRM P160B (Car Model),
Ferrari 312B2-72 (Car Model),
March 721 (Car Model),
Matra MS120C (Car Model),
Surtees TS9B (Car Model),
Austria Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
   Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees (Entrant),
Equipe Matra (Entrant),
Espana Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
John Player Team Lotus (Entrant),
Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
Team Williams Motul (Entrant),
Yardley Team McLaren (Entrant),
Buenos Aires (3345.5 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 1 - 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 21 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 21 - 75th Race Entry (Car Number)
Carlos Reutemann - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Elf Team Tyrrell - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Esso - 25th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Goodyear - 20th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Goodyear - 25th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Goodyear - 25th Win (Tyre Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive 9th Place FinishesBRM (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (152),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (252),
3. Most DisqualificationsLotus (5),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (284),
5. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (190),
6. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (62),
7. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (66),
8. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (48),
9. Highest Race Win RatioTyrrell (28.57%),
10. Most Race EntriesFerrari (599),
11. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (137),
12. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (49),
13. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (35),
14. Most 20th Place QualificationsLotus (20)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 9
2 Denny Hulme 6
3 Jacky Ickx 4
4 Clay Regazzoni 3
5 Tim Schenken 2
6 Ronnie Peterson 1
1 Tyrrell / Ford 9
2 McLaren / Ford 6
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 4
4 Surtees / Ford 2
5 March / Ford 1

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 21Car 2Car 21
EntrantElf Team TyrrellMotor Racing DevelopmentsElf Team Tyrrell
DriverJackie StewartCarlos ReutemannJackie Stewart
CarTyrrell 003Brabham BT34Tyrrell 003
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:57'58.821'12.461'13.66
Speed161.607 km/h166.188 km/h163.481 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led