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British Grand Prix 1972

The 1972 British Grand Prix (formally the John Player Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held at Brands Hatch on 15 July 1972. It was race 7 of 12 in both the 1972 World Championship of Drivers and the 1972 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The race was won by Brazilian driver Emerson Fittipaldi driving a Lotus 72D.

Ronnie Peterson suffered an engine failure with less than two laps to go, and crashed into the parked cars of Graham Hill and François Cevert.

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1972 British Grand Prix
Race details
Date15 July 1972
Official nameJohn Player Grand Prix
LocationBrands Hatch
Kent, England
CoursePermanent racing facility
Course length4.26 km (2.65 mi)
Distance76 laps, 324.122 km (201.400 mi)
WeatherWarm, dry
Pole position
Driver
  • Jacky Ickx
Ferrari
Time1:22.2
Fastest lap
Driver Jackie StewartTyrrell-Ford
Time1:24.0 on lap 58
Podium
First
  • Emerson Fittipaldi
Lotus-Ford
Second
  • Jackie Stewart
Tyrrell-Ford
Third
  • Peter Revson
McLaren-Ford
Lap leaders

Qualifying

Qualifying classification

Pos.DriverConstructorTimeNo
1Jacky IckxFerrari1:22,21
2Emerson FittipaldiLotus-Ford1:22,62
3Peter RevsonMcLaren-Ford1:22,73
4Jackie StewartTyrrell-Ford1:22,94
5Tim SchenkenSurtees-Ford1:23,25
6Jean-Pierre BeltoiseBRM1:23,46
7Mike HailwoodSurtees-Ford1:23,57
8Ronnie PetersonMarch-Ford1:23,78
9Arturo MerzarioFerrari1:23,79
10Carlos ReutemannBrabham-Ford1:23,810
11Denis HulmeMcLaren-Ford1:23,911
12François CevertTyrrell-Ford1:23,912
13Carlos PaceMarch-Ford1:24,013
14Jackie OliverBRM1:24,414
15Dave WalkerLotus-Ford1:24,415
16Peter GethinBRM1:24,516
17Chris AmonMatra1:24,617
18Nanni GalliTecno1:25,118
19Niki LaudaMarch-Ford1:25,119
20Andrea de AdamichSurtees-Ford1:25,220
21Graham HillBrabham-Ford1:25,221
22Wilson FittipaldiBrabham-Ford1:25,522
23Mike BeuttlerMarch-Ford1:25,623
24Dave CharltonLotus-Ford1:25,624
25Rolf StommelenEifelland-Ford1:26,325
26Henri PescaroloPolitoys-Ford1:27,426
27François MigaultConnew-Ford1:30,3DNS

Race

Classification

PosNoDriverConstructorLapsTime/RetiredGridPoints
18 Emerson FittipaldiLotus-Ford761:47:50.229
21 Jackie StewartTyrrell-Ford76+ 4.146
319 Peter RevsonMcLaren-Ford76+ 1:12.534
417 Chris AmonMatra75+ 1 Lap173
518 Denny HulmeMcLaren-Ford75+ 1 Lap112
66 Arturo MerzarioFerrari75+ 1 Lap91
73 Ronnie PetersonMarch-Ford74Engine/accident8
827 Carlos ReutemannBrabham-Ford73+ 3 Laps10
94 Niki LaudaMarch-Ford73+ 3 Laps19
1033 Rolf StommelenEifelland-Ford71+ 5 Laps25
1111 Jean-Pierre BeltoiseBRM70+ 6 Laps6
1228 Wilson FittipaldiBrabham-Ford69Suspension22
1331 Mike BeuttlerMarch-Ford69+ 7 Laps23
Ret22 Tim SchenkenSurtees-Ford64Suspension5
Ret2 François CevertTyrrell-Ford60Spun off12
Ret9 Dave WalkerLotus-Ford59Suspension15
Ret5 Jacky IckxFerrari49Oil pressure1
Ret26 Graham HillBrabham-Ford47Spun off21
Ret25 Carlos PaceMarch-Ford39Differential13
Ret14 Jackie OliverBRM36Suspension14
Ret21 Mike HailwoodSurtees-Ford31Gearbox7
Ret29 Dave CharltonLotus-Ford21Gearbox24
Ret30 Nanni GalliTecno9Spun off18
Ret24 Henri PescaroloPolitoys-Ford7Accident26
Ret12 Peter GethinBRM5Engine16
Ret23 Andrea de AdamichSurtees-Ford3Accident20
DNS34 François MigaultConnew-Ford Suspension
WD7 Mario AndrettiFerrari
WD10 Tony TrimmerLotus-Ford Engine
WD15 Reine WisellBRM
WD16 Helmut MarkoBRM
WD20 Brian RedmanMcLaren-Ford
WD32 Ray AllenMarch-Ford
Source:
Drivers’ Championship standings
PosDriverPoints
1 Emerson Fittipaldi43
2 Jackie Stewart27
3 Denny Hulme21
4 Jacky Ickx16
35 Peter Revson10
Source:
Constructors’ Championship standings
PosConstructorPoints
1 Lotus-Ford43
2 Tyrrell-Ford33
3 McLaren-Ford27
4 Ferrari20
5 BRM9
Source:

PosDriverPoints
1 Emerson Fittipaldi43
2 Jackie Stewart27
3 Denny Hulme21
4 Jacky Ickx16
35 Peter Revson10
Source:
PosConstructorPoints
1 Lotus-Ford43
2 Tyrrell-Ford33
3 McLaren-Ford27
4 Ferrari20
5 BRM9
Source:

References

Previous race:
1972 French Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1972 season
Next race:
1972 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
1971 British Grand Prix
British Grand PrixNext race:
1973 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
1968 German Grand Prix
European Grand Prix
(Designated European Grand Prix)
Next race:
1973 Belgian Grand Prix

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