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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 Finishes Rolf 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 Season Arturo Merzario (4)
Records Extended 1. Most DisqualificationsLotus (6),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (289),
3. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioHesketh (21.43%),
4. Most Race Entries Graham 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 
2  Clay Regazzoni 52 
3  Jody Scheckter 45 
4  Niki Lauda 38 
5  Ronnie Peterson 35 
6  Carlos Reutemann 32 
7  Denny Hulme 20 
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 
19  Vittorio Brambilla 1 
  Tom Pryce 1 
1 McLaren / Ford 73 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
3 Tyrrell / Ford 52 
4 Lotus / Ford 42 
5 Brabham / Ford 35 
6 Hesketh / Ford 15 
7 BRM / BRM 10 
8 Shadow / Ford 7 
9 March / Ford 6 
10 Iso Marlboro / Ford 4 
11 Surtees / Ford 3 
12 Lola / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 7Car 8
EntrantMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing DevelopmentsMotor Racing Developments
Driver Carlos Reutemann Carlos Reutemann Carlos 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