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1972 Cape South Easter Trophy
1971 United States GP
1971 Argentine GP

1972 Argentine GP

1972 Highveld 100
1972 South African GP
1973 Argentine GP
 IX  Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 23 January 1972
Start time14:00
Event Argentine GP
Circuit Buenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 95 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 12 in 1972
#209 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps95
Circuit Perimeter3345 m
Race Distance3345 × 95 = 317.775 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers11
Debutants
Carlos Reutemann (Driver),
Duckhams (Lubricant Manufacturer),
Texaco (Lubricant Manufacturer),
BRM P160B (Car Model),
Ferrari 312B2-72 (Car Model),
March 721 (Car Model),
Matra MS120C (Car Model),
Surtees TS9B (Car Model),
   Austria Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees (Entrant),
Equipe Matra (Entrant),
Espana Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
John Player Team Lotus (Entrant),
Marlboro BRM (Entrant),
Team Williams Motul (Entrant),
Yardley Team McLaren (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 1 – 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 11 – 100th Race Entry (Car Number)
Car 21 – 1st Win (Car Number)
 Carlos Reutemann – 1st Pole Position (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive 9th Place Finishes BRM (4)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (152),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (284),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (190),
4. Most Retirements Lotus (252),
5. Most Disqualifications Lotus (5),
6. Most Retirements Graham Hill (62),
7. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (66),
8. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (48),
9. Highest Race Win Ratio Tyrrell (28.57%),
10. Most Race Entries Ferrari (599),
11. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (137),
12. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (49),
13. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (35),
14. Most 20th Place Qualifications Lotus (20)

World Championship standings
1  Jackie Stewart 9 
2  Denny Hulme 6 
3  Jacky Ickx 4 
4  Clay Regazzoni 3 
5  Tim Schenken 2 
6  Ronnie Peterson 1 
1  Tyrrell / Ford 9 
2  McLaren / Ford 6 
3  Ferrari / Ferrari 4 
4  Surtees / Ford 2 
5  March / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 21Car 2Car 21
EntrantElf Team TyrrellMotor Racing DevelopmentsElf Team Tyrrell
Driver Jackie Stewart Carlos Reutemann Jackie Stewart
Car Tyrrell 003 Brabham BT34 Tyrrell 003
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:57'58.821'12.461'13.66
Speed161.607 km/h166.188 km/h163.481 km/h