1973 Spanish Grand Prix
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1973 Spanish Grand Prix
1973 Spanish Grand Prix
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966-1975)
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966-1975)
Race details
Date 29 April 1973
Location Montjuïc circuit, Montjuïc, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Course Street Circuit
Course length 3.791 km (2.356 miles)
Distance 75 laps, 284.325 km (176.671 miles)
Weather Sunny, Hot, Dry
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Ford
Time 1:21.8
Fastest lap
Driver Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford
Time 1:23.8 on lap 13
Podium
First Lotus-Ford
Second Tyrrell-Ford
Third Shadow-Ford
Lap leaders

The 1973 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Montjuïc circuit on 29 April 1973. It was race 4 of 15 in both the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 75-lap race was won by Lotus driver Emerson Fittipaldi after he started from seventh position. François Cevert finished second for the Tyrrell team and Shadow driver George Follmer came in third, scoring his only podium finish in Formula One.

Classification

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap Grid
1 2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 1:21.8 -- 1
2 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 1:22.5 +0.7 2
3 4 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 1:22.7 +0.8 3
4 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 1:23.2 +1.4 4
5 6 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 1:23.4 +1.6 5
6 7 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 1:23.5 +1.7 6
7 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 1:23.7 +1.9 7
8 14 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 1:23.7 +1.9 8
9 9 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 1:24.2 +2.4 PL
10 15 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 1:24.2 +2.4 10
11 16 Austria Niki Lauda BRM 1:24.3 +2.5 11
12 17 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 1:24.5 +2.7 12
13 19 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Shadow-Ford 1:24.6 +2.8 13
14 20 United States George Follmer Shadow-Ford 1:24.7 +2.9 14
15 18 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 1:24.7 +2.9 15
16 10 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 1:25.0 +3.2 16
17 21 Italy Andrea de Adamich Brabham-Ford 1:25.2 +3.4 17
18 11 France Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 1:26.1 +4.3 18
19 12 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 1:26.2 +4.4 19
20 24 Italy Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 1:26.3 +4.5 20
21 23 New Zealand Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 1:26.5 +4.7 21
22 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill Shadow-Ford 1:30.3 +8.5 22

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 75 1:48:18.7 7 9
2 4 France François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 42.7 3 6
3 20 United States George Follmer Shadow-Ford 75 + 1:13.1 14 4
4 6 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 74 +1 Lap 5 3
5 15 France Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 74 +1 Lap 10 2
6 5 New Zealand Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 74 +1 Lap 2 1
7 12 United Kingdom Mike Beuttler March-Ford 74 +1 Lap 19  
8 11 France Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 73 +2 Laps 18  
9 14 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni BRM 69 +6 Laps 8  
10 17 Brazil Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 69 +6 Laps 12  
11 24 Italy Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 69 +6 Laps 20  
12 7 Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari 69 +6 Laps 6  
Ret 18 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 66 Halfshaft 15  
Ret 23 New Zealand Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 63 Out of Fuel 21  
Ret 2 Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 56 Gearbox 1  
Ret 3 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 47 Brakes 4  
Ret 16 Austria Niki Lauda BRM 28 Tyre 11  
Ret 25 United Kingdom Graham Hill Shadow-Ford 27 Brakes 22  
Ret 9 United Kingdom Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 25 Oil Leak PL  
Ret 19 United Kingdom Jackie Oliver Shadow-Ford 23 Engine 13  
Ret 21 Italy Andrea de Adamich Brabham-Ford 17 Wheel 17  
Ret 10 Brazil Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 13 Halfshaft 16  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the race

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

References

  1. ^ "1973 Spanish Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Spain 1973 - Championship o STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 2019.



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