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1972 Republic Day Trophy
1972 Monaco GP
1970 Belgian GP

1972 Belgian GP

1972 Italian Republic GP
1972 French GP
1973 Belgian GP
 XXX  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 4 June 1972
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitNivelles
Event FormatRace of 85 laps
Race15 of 31
Championship race213
Circuit
Laps85
Circuit Perimeter3724 m
Race Distance3724 × 85 = 316.540 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherMild, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers14
Championship Debutants
Vern Schuppan (Driver),
Tecno (Car Manufacturer),
Tecno (Engine Manufacturer),
   Tecno PA123 (Car Model),
Martini Racing Team (Entrant),
Nivelles (3724 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesClay Regazzoni - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Denny Hulme - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Duckhams - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Equipe Matra - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
François Cévert - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Jean-Pierre Beltoise - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
John Player Team Lotus - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ronnie Peterson - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Surtees - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Texaco - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Yardley Team McLaren - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 14th Place FinishesLotus (7),
2. Most Laps LedLotus (3274),
3. Most 22nd Place QualificationsMike Beuttler (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (63),
2. Most Races LedFerrari (133),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (609),
4. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (141),
5. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (62),
6. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (56)

Championships
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 28 
same
2 Denny Hulme 19 
up
3 Jacky Ickx 16 
down
4 Jackie Stewart 12 
same
5 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
same
6 Clay Regazzoni 7 
same
7 François Cévert 6 
up
8 Peter Revson 6 
down
9 Mike Hailwood 3 
up
 Andrea de Adamich 3 
down
 Mario Andretti 3 
down
12 Carlos Pace 3 
up
13 Ronnie Peterson 3 
down
14 Tim Schenken 2 
down
 Brian Redman 2 
down
16 Chris Amon 2 
down
17 Graham Hill 1 
down
1 Lotus / Ford 28 
same
2 McLaren / Ford 23 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 19 
same
4 Tyrrell / Ford 18 
same
5 BRM / BRM 9 
same
6 Surtees / Ford 8 
same
7 March / Ford 6 
same
8 Matra / Matra 2 
same
9 Brabham / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 32Car 32Car 5
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusEquipe Matra
DriverEmerson FittipaldiEmerson FittipaldiChris Amon
CarLotus 72DLotus 72DMatra MS120C
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Matra 3.0 V12
Time1:44'06.71'11.431'12.12
Speed182.423 km/h187.686 km/h185.890 km/h


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