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1973 French GP
1972 British GP

1973 British GP

1973 Dutch GP
1974 British GP
 XXVI  John Player British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 14 July 1973
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 67 laps
Race18 of 29
Championship race229
Circuit
Laps67
Circuit Perimeter4711 m
Race Distance4711 × 67 = 315.637 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Dry
Participants
Entries29
Qualifiers29
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Graham McRae (Driver),
Jochen Mass (Driver),
John Watson (Driver),
   Roger Williamson (Driver),
Tecno E731 (Car Model)
MilestonesCarlos Pace - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Ford - 1000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Frank Williams Racing Cars - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Hesketh Racing - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
James Hunt - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
March - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Peter Revson - 1st Win (Driver)
Shadow - 20th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Highest 13th Place Finish RatioEnsign (50.00%),
2. Most PolesLotus (61),
3. Most 24th Place QualificationsMike Beuttler (3)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (269),
2. Most RetirementsGraham Hill (69),
3. Most 3rd Place FinishesDenny Hulme (16),
4. Most Laps LedLotus (3610),
5. Most Race EntriesFerrari (640),
6. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (154),
7. Most 10th Place QualificationsBRM (30),
8. Most 20th Place QualificationsAndrea de Adamich (8),
9. Most 22nd Place QualificationsMarch (13),
10. Most 24th Place QualificationsMarch (12)

Championships
1 Jackie Stewart 42 
same
2 Emerson Fittipaldi 41 
same
3 François Cévert 33 
same
4 Ronnie Peterson 25 
same
5 Denny Hulme 23 
same
6 Peter Revson 20 
same
7 Carlos Reutemann 8 
up
8 Jacky Ickx 8 
down
9 Arturo Merzario 6 
same
10 George Follmer 5 
same
11 James Hunt 4 
up
12 Andrea de Adamich 3 
down
13 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 2 
down
14 Niki Lauda 2 
down
15 Chris Amon 1 
down
 Wilson Fittipaldi 1 
down
 Clay Regazzoni 1 
up
1 Lotus / Ford 58 
same
2 Tyrrell / Ford 53 
same
3 McLaren / Ford 35 
same
4 Brabham / Ford 12 
up
5 Ferrari / Ferrari 12 
down
6 Shadow / Ford 5 
same
7 BRM / BRM 5 
same
8 March / Ford 4 
same
9 Tecno / Tecno 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 2Car 27
EntrantYardley Team McLarenJohn Player Team LotusHesketh Racing
DriverPeter RevsonRonnie PetersonJames Hunt
CarMcLaren M23Lotus 72EMarch 731
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:29'18.51'16.31'18.6
Speed212.054 km/h222.275 km/h215.771 km/h


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