1972 Belgium Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Nivelles circuit. Full information

1972 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1972 Belgium Grand Prix poster

1972 Belgium Grand Prix

1972 Belgium Grand Prix is 213th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Nivelles circuit. Emerson Fittipaldi won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. François Cevert and Denny Hulme also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 85 laps (317 km).

Previous race: 1972 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1972 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1972 Belgium Grand Prix

44th victory for the Lotus team
3rd victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
8th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
5th podium for the François Cevert
24th podium for the Denny Hulme

1972 Belgium Grand Prix

1972 Belgium Grand Prix

Lotus 72D - 1972 Belgium Grand Prix winner

Lotus 72D - 1972 Belgium Grand Prix winner

1972 Belgium Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi 9.00  1h 44m 06.7s  ( 182.423 km/h ) 85 John Player Team Lotus
2 François Cevert 6.00  1h 44m 33.3s  ( +26.6s ) 85 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Denny Hulme 4.00  1h 45m 04.8s  ( +58.1s ) 85 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Mike Hailwood 3.00  1h 45m 18.7s  ( +1m 12.0s ) 85 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
5 Carlos Pace 2.00   84 Team Williams Motul
6 Chris Amon 1.00   84 Equipe Matra Sports
7 Peter Revson 0   83 Yardley Team McLaren
8 Howden Ganley 0   83 Marlboro BRM
9 Ronnie Peterson 0   83 STP March Racing Team
10 Helmut Marko 0   83 Austria Marlboro BRM
11 Rolf Stommelen 0   83 Team Eifelland Caravans
12 Niki Lauda 0   82 STP March Racing Team
13 Carlos Reutemann 0   81 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
14 Dave Walker 0   79 John Player Team Lotus
ab Graham Hill 0  Suspension 73 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
nc Henri Pescarolo 0   59 Team Williams Motul
ab Clay Regazzoni 0  Collision 57 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Andrea De Adamich 0  Connecting rod 55 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
ab Nanni Galli 0  Collision 54 Martini Racing Team
ab Jacky Ickx 0  Fuel injection 47 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Mike Beuttler 0  Transmission 31 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
ab Wilson Fittipaldi 0  Gearbox 28 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Peter Gethin 0  Fuel injection 27 Marlboro BRM
ab Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Overheating 15 Marlboro BRM
ab Tim Schenken 0  Overheating 11 Team Surtees
f Jackie Stewart 0  Driver ill   Elf Team Tyrrell
f Derek Bell 0  Car unavailable   Martini Racing Team
np Vern Schuppan 0  Car race by team mate   Marlboro BRM
f Reine Wisell 0  Injury   Marlboro BRM
f Mario Andretti 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC

List of all cars for the 1972 Belgium Grand Prix on the Nivelles circuit

BRM P160B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Eifelland March E21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 721G

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT37

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 721X

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tecno PA123/3

Tecno Series-P F12 3.0

Surtees TS9B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 721

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M19C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P153B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 003

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120C

Matra MS72 V12 3.0