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1973 Rand Spring Trophy
1973 Canadian GP
1972 United States GP

1973 United States GP

1973 Goldfields 100
1974 Argentine GP
1974 United States GP
 XVI  United States Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 7 October 1973
Start time14:00
EventUnited States GP
CircuitWatkins Glen
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race28 of 29
Championship race235
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5435 m
Race Distance5435 × 59 = 320.665 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCold, Dry
Participants
Entries28
Qualifiers28
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 2 - 25th Win (Car Number)
Carlos Reutemann - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Fina - 50th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Jackie Oliver - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
McLaren - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
UOP Shadow Racing Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Wilson Fittipaldi - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
DeathsFrançois Cévert
Records Broken 1. Most Poles in a SeasonLotus (10),
2. Most 23rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonIso Marlboro (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Race WinsLotus (54),
2. Most Laps LedLotus (3856),
3. Most Race EntriesFerrari (645),
4. Most Race Entries Graham Hill (160),
5. Most PolesLotus (66),
6. Most Poles in a Season Ronnie Peterson (9)

Championships
1  Jackie Stewart 71 
2  Emerson Fittipaldi 55 
3  Ronnie Peterson 52 
up
4  François Cévert 47 
down
5  Peter Revson 38 
6  Denny Hulme 26 
7  Carlos Reutemann 16 
8  James Hunt 14 
up
9  Jacky Ickx 12 
down
10  Jean-Pierre Beltoise 9 
down
11  Carlos Pace 7 
12  Arturo Merzario 6 
13  George Follmer 5 
14  Jackie Oliver 4 
15  Andrea de Adamich 3 
16  Wilson Fittipaldi 3 
17  Niki Lauda 2 
18  Clay Regazzoni 2 
19  Chris Amon 1 
20  Howden Ganley 1 
  Gijs van Lennep 1 
1 Lotus / Ford 92 
2 Tyrrell / Ford 82 
3 McLaren / Ford 58 
4 Brabham / Ford 22 
5 March / Ford 14 
up
6 Ferrari / Ferrari 12 
down
7 BRM / BRM 12 
down
8 Shadow / Ford 9 
down
9 Surtees / Ford 7 
10 Iso Marlboro / Ford 2 
11 Tecno / Tecno 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 27
EntrantJohn Player Team LotusJohn Player Team LotusHesketh Racing
Driver Ronnie Peterson Ronnie Peterson James Hunt
CarLotus 72ELotus 72EMarch 731
EngineFord Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
Time1:41'15.7991'39.6571'41.652
Speed189.999 km/h196.333 km/h192.480 km/h


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