1973 Argentine Grand Prix
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1973 Argentine Grand Prix
1973 Argentine Grand Prix
Layout of the Buenos Aires circuit in 1973
Layout of the Buenos Aires circuit in 1973
Race details
Date January 28, 1973
Official name X Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Location Autodromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.346 km (2.079 miles)
Distance 96 laps, 321.216 km (199.584 miles)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Time 1:10.54
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:11.22
Podium
First Lotus-Ford
Second Tyrrell-Ford
Third Tyrrell-Ford
Lap leaders

The 1973 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Buenos Aires circuit on 28 January 1973. It was race 1 of 15 in both the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 96-lap race was won by Lotus driver Emerson Fittipaldi after he started from second position. François Cevert finished second for the Tyrrell team and his teammate Jackie Stewart came in third.

Classification

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap Grid
1 32 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 1:10.54 -- 1
2 2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 1:10.84 +0.30 2
3 18 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:11.01 +0.47 3
4 6 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 1:11.03 +0.49 4
5 4 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 1:11.06 +0.52 5
6 8 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 1:11.46 +0.92 6
7 30 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 1:11.48 +0.94 7
8 14 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 1:11.70 +1.16 8
9 10 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 1:12.08 +1.54 9
10 26 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 1:12.13 +1.59 10
11 16 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 1:12.22 +1.68 11
12 12 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 1:12.31 +1.79 12
13 34 Austria Niki Lauda BRM 1:12.39 +1.85 13
14 20 Italy Arturo Merzario Ferrari 1:12.54 +2.00 14
15 28 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 1:12.80 +2.26 15
16 36 Italy Nanni Galli Williams-Ford 1:13.97 +3.43 16
17 24 France Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 1:14.27 +3.73 17
18 22 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 1:15.15 +4.61 18
19 38 New Zealand Howden Ganley Williams-Ford 1:15.29 +4.75 19
Source:[1][2]

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 96 1:56:18.22 2 9
2 8 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 96 + 4.69 6 6
3 6 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 96 + 33.19 4 4
4 18 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 96 + 42.57 3 3
5 14 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 95 + 1 Lap 8 2
6 12 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 95 + 1 Lap 12 1
7 32 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 93 + 3 Laps 1  
8 16 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 92 + 4 Laps 11  
9 20 Italy Arturo Merzario Ferrari 92 + 4 Laps 14  
10 22 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 90 Suspension 18  
Ret 24 France Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 84 Radiator 17  
Ret 30 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 79 Engine 7  
NC 38 New Zealand Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 79 Not Classified 19  
Ret 4 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 67 Oil Pressure 5  
Ret 34 Austria Niki Lauda BRM 66 Oil Pressure 13  
Ret 10 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 16 Gearbox 9  
Ret 26 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 10 Halfshaft 10  
Ret 28 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 10 Suspension 15  
Ret 36 Italy Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 0 Engine 16  
Source:[3]

Championship standings after the race

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References

  1. ^ "Formula One 1973 Argentine Grand Prix Classification | Motorsport Stats".
  2. ^ "Argentina 1970 - Qualification o STATS F1".
  3. ^ "1973 Argentine Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Argentina 1973 - Championship o STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 2019.



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