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1972 Rand Winter Trophy
1972 German GP
1971 Austrian GP

1972 Austrian GP

1972 False Bay 100
1972 Italian GP
1973 Austrian GP
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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 August 1972
Start time14:00
EventAustrian GP
CircuitOsterreichring
Event FormatRace of 54 laps
Race22 of 31
Championship race217
Circuit
Laps54
Circuit Perimeter5911 m
Race Distance5911 × 54 = 319.194 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherVery hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers14
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 31 - 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 31 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Emerson Fittipaldi - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Niki Lauda - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
STP March Racing Team - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Yardley Team McLaren - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 14th Place Finishes in a SeasonSurtees (3),
2. Most Laps LedLotus (3333),
3. Most 24th Place QualificationsMarch (9),
4. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonMarch (5),
5. Most 22nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonNiki Lauda (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (259),
2. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (65),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (618),
4. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (145),
5. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (63),
6. Most 26th Place QualificationsHenri Pescarolo (3),
7. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHenri Pescarolo (3)

Championships
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 52 
same
2 Jackie Stewart 27 
same
3 Denny Hulme 27 
up
4 Jacky Ickx 25 
down
5 Peter Revson 14 
up
6 Clay Regazzoni 13 
down
7 Chris Amon 11 
up
8 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
down
9 Franšois CÚvert 9 
down
10 Ronnie Peterson 9 
same
11 Mike Hailwood 7 
same
12 Brian Redman 4 
same
13 Howden Ganley 4 
up
14 Mario Andretti 3 
down
15 Andrea de Adamich 3 
down
16 Carlos Pace 3 
down
17 Tim Schenken 2 
same
18 Graham Hill 2 
same
19 Arturo Merzario 1 
same
1 Lotus / Ford 52 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 35 
up
3 Tyrrell / Ford 33 
down
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 29 
same
5 BRM / BRM 13 
same
6 Surtees / Ford 12 
up
7 March / Ford 12 
down
8 Matra / Matra 11 
down
9 Brabham / Ford 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 31Car 31Car 12
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusYardley Team McLaren
DriverEmerson FittipaldiEmerson FittipaldiDenny Hulme
CarLotus 72DLotus 72DMcLaren M19C
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:29'16.661'35.971'38.32
Speed214.518 km/h221.732 km/h216.432 km/h


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