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1974 Season
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1974 Rand Spring Trophy
1974 Canadian GP
1973 United States GP

1974 United States GP

1974 Goldfields 100
1975 Argentine GP
1975 United States GP
 XVII  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 6 October 1974
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race28 of 29
Championship race250
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries30
Qualifiers27
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsKendall (Lubricant Manufacturer)
MilestonesArturo Merzario - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Brabham - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
Fina - 1st Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Jean-Pierre Jarier - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Yardley Team McLaren - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
DeathsHelmuth Koinigg
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Place FinishesRolf Stommelen (5),
2. Highest Disqualification RatioParnelli (50.00%),
3. Most 7th Place Finishes in a SeasonMcLaren (6),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (676),
5. Most 15th Place Qualifications in a SeasonArturo Merzario (4)
Records Extended 1. Most DisqualificationsLotus (6),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (289),
3. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioHesketh (21.43%),
4. Most Race EntriesGraham Hill (175),
5. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (60),
6. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (43),
7. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonLola (8)

Championships
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 55 
same
2 Clay Regazzoni 52 
same
3 Jody Scheckter 45 
same
4 Niki Lauda 38 
same
5 Ronnie Peterson 35 
same
6 Carlos Reutemann 32 
same
7 Denny Hulme 20 
same
8 James Hunt 15 
up
9 Patrick Depailler 14 
down
10 Mike Hailwood 12 
down
11 Jacky Ickx 12 
down
12 Carlos Pace 11 
up
13 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 10 
down
14 Jean-Pierre Jarier 6 
down
15 John Watson 6 
up
16 Hans-Joachim Stuck 5 
down
17 Arturo Merzario 4 
down
18 Graham Hill 1 
same
19 Tom Pryce 1 
same
 Vittorio Brambilla 1 
same
1 McLaren / Ford 73 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
same
3 Tyrrell / Ford 52 
same
4 Lotus / Ford 42 
same
5 Brabham / Ford 35 
same
6 Hesketh / Ford 15 
same
7 BRM / BRM 10 
same
8 Shadow / Ford 7 
same
9 March / Ford 6 
same
10 Iso Marlboro / Ford 4 
same
11 Surtees / Ford 3 
same
12 Lola / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 7Car 8
EntrantMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing Developments
DriverCarlos ReutemannCarlos ReutemannCarlos Pace
CarBrabham BT44Brabham BT44Brabham BT44
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:40'21.4391'38.9781'40.608
Speed191.714 km/h197.680 km/h194.478 km/h


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