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1972 Season
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1972 French GP
1971 British GP

1972 British GP

1972 German GP
1973 British GP
 XXV  John Player British Grand Prix
 XXIX  Grand Prix d'Europe



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

Details
DateSaturday 15 July 1972
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 76 laps
Race19 of 31
Championship race215
Circuit
Laps76
Circuit Perimeter4265 m
Race Distance4265 × 76 = 324.140 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers27
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Arturo Merzario (Driver),
François Migault (Driver),
Connew (Car Manufacturer),
Politoys (Car Manufacturer),
BRM P160C (Car Model),
   Connew PC1 (Car Model),
Politoys FX3 (Car Model),
Tyrrell 005 (Car Model),
Darnvall Connew Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 31 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 4 - 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Andrea de Adamich - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Brooke Bond Oxo/Rob Walker/Team Surtees - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Marlboro BRM - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Mike Beuttler - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Mike Hailwood - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Peter Gethin - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 23rd Place QualificationsMike Beuttler (3),
2. Most 25th Place QualificationsRolf Stommelen (3),
3. Most 26th Place QualificationsHenri Pescarolo (2),
4. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonMike Beuttler (3),
5. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonRolf Stommelen (3),
6. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonHenri Pescarolo (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (157),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (255),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (289),
4. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (64),
5. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (38),
6. Most Races LedFerrari (134),
7. Most Laps LedLotus (3302),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (613),
9. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (143),
10. Most PolesFerrari (58)

Championships
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 43 
same
2 Jackie Stewart 27 
same
3 Denny Hulme 21 
same
4 Jacky Ickx 16 
same
5 Peter Revson 10 
up
6 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
down
7 François Cévert 9 
down
8 Chris Amon 9 
up
9 Clay Regazzoni 7 
down
10 Ronnie Peterson 5 
same
11 Mike Hailwood 4 
same
12 Andrea de Adamich 3 
same
 Mario Andretti 3 
same
14 Carlos Pace 3 
same
15 Tim Schenken 2 
same
 Brian Redman 2 
same
17 Graham Hill 1 
same
18 Arturo Merzario 1 
up
1 Lotus / Ford 43 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 33 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 27 
same
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 20 
same
5 BRM / BRM 9 
same
6 Matra / Matra 9 
up
7 Surtees / Ford 9 
down
8 March / Ford 8 
down
9 Brabham / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 5Car 1
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACElf Team Tyrrell
DriverEmerson FittipaldiJacky IckxJackie Stewart
CarLotus 72DFerrari 312B2-72Tyrrell 005
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ferrari 3.0 F12Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:47'50.21'22.21'24.0
Speed180.351 km/h186.788 km/h182.786 km/h


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