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1973 German GP
1972 Austrian GP

1973 Austrian GP

1973 False Bay 100
1973 Italian GP
1974 Austrian GP
 XI  Memphis Gro▀er Preis von Ísterreich

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

Details
DateSunday 19 August 1973
Start time14:00
Event Austrian GP
Circuit Osterreichring
Event FormatRace of 54 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#12 of 15 in 1973
#232 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps54
Circuit Perimeter5911 m
Race Distance5911 × 54 = 319.194 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherVery hot, Dry
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers10
DebutantsMarch Racing Team (Entrant)
MilestonesCar 18 – 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
 Surtees – 100th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Jackie Stewart (10),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season Jackie Stewart (10),
3. Most 17th Place Qualifications Brabham (28),
4. Most 25th Place Qualifications Niki Lauda (4),
5. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Howden Ganley (3)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (272),
2. Most Podium Finishes Jackie Stewart (43),
3. Most Retirements Graham Hill (71),
4. Most Race Wins Lotus (52),
5. Highest 2nd Place Finish Ratio Tyrrell (18.42%),
6. Most Laps Led Lotus (3727),
7. Most Race Entries Ferrari (641),
8. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (157),
9. Most Poles Lotus (63),
10. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (53)

World Championship standings
1  Jackie Stewart 66 
2  Franšois CÚvert 45 
3  Emerson Fittipaldi 42 
4  Ronnie Peterson 34 
5  Peter Revson 23 
6  Denny Hulme 23 
7  Jacky Ickx 12 
8  Carlos Reutemann 11 
9  James Hunt 8 up
10  Carlos Pace 7 up
11  Arturo Merzario 6 up
12  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 6 
13  George Follmer 5 up
14  Andrea de Adamich 3 up
15  Wilson Fittipaldi 3 
16  Niki Lauda 2 
17  Clay Regazzoni 2 
18  Chris Amon 1 up
  Gijs van Lennep 1 up
1  Tyrrell / Ford 77 
2  Lotus / Ford 68 
3  McLaren / Ford 42 
4  Brabham / Ford 17 
5  Ferrari / Ferrari 12 
6  BRM / BRM 9 up
7  March / Ford 8 up
8  Surtees / Ford 7 up
9  Shadow / Ford 5 up
10  Iso Marlboro / Ford 1 
  Tecno / Tecno 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 1Car 24
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusBrooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
Driver Ronnie Peterson Emerson Fittipaldi Carlos Pace
Car Lotus 72E Lotus 72E Surtees TS14A
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:28'48.781'34.981'37.29
Speed215.640 km/h224.043 km/h218.723 km/h