1972 Britain Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Brands Hatch circuit. Full information

1972 Britain Grand Prix poster

1972 Britain Grand Prix poster

1972 Britain Grand Prix

1972 Britain Grand Prix is 215th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Brands Hatch circuit. Jacky Ickx won the pole position, Emerson Fittipaldi won this race. Jackie Stewart and Peter Revson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 76 laps (324 km).

Previous race: 1972 France Grand Prix
Next race: 1972 Germany Grand Prix
Race Start: 15th July 1972

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1972 Britain Grand Prix

45th victory for the Lotus team
4th victory for the Emerson Fittipaldi
10th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
33rd podium for the Jackie Stewart
2nd podium for the Peter Revson

Emerson Fittipaldi - Winner of the 1972 Britain Grand Prix

Emerson Fittipaldi - Winner of the 1972 Britain Grand Prix

1972 Britain Grand Prix

1972 Britain Grand Prix

Lotus 72D - 1972 Britain Grand Prix winner

Lotus 72D #8 - 1972 Britain Grand Prix winner

1972 Britain Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #8 9.00  1h 47m 50.2s  ( 180.351 km/h ) 76 John Player Team Lotus
2 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #1 6.00  1h 47m 54.3s  ( +04.1s ) 76 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Peter Revson McLaren M19A, #19 4.00  1h 49m 02.7s  ( +1m 12.5s ) 76 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Chris Amon Matra MS120C, #17 3.00   75 Equipe Matra Sports
5 Denny Hulme McLaren M19C, #18 2.00   75 Yardley Team McLaren
6 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 312B2, #6 1.00   75 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Ronnie Peterson March 721G, #3 0  Accident 74 STP March Racing Team
8 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #27 0   73 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
9 Niki Lauda March 721G, #4 0   73 STP March Racing Team
10 Rolf Stommelen Eifelland March E21, #33 0   71 Team Eifelland Caravans
11 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160C, #11 0   70 Marlboro BRM
12 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT34, #28 0  Suspension 69 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
13 Mike Beuttler March 721G, #31 0   69 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
ab Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B, #22 0  Suspension 64 Flame Out Team Surtees
ab François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #2 0  Accident 60 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Dave Walker Lotus 72D, #9 0  Suspension 59 John Player Team Lotus
ab Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #5 0  Oil leak 49 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Graham Hill Brabham BT37, #26 0  Accident 47 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Carlos Pace March 711, #25 0  Collision 39 Team Williams Motul
ab Jackie Oliver BRM P160B, #14 0  Suspension 36 Marlboro BRM
ab Mike Hailwood Surtees TS9B, #21 0  Gearbox 31 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #29 0  Gearbox 21 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
ab Nanni Galli Tecno PA123/3, #30 0  Accident 9 Martini Racing Team
ab Henri Pescarolo Politoys FX3, #24 0  Accident 7 Team Williams Motul
ab Peter Gethin BRM P160B, #12 0  Engine 5 Marlboro BRM
ab Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #23 0  Accident 3 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
np François Migault Connew PC1, #34 0  Suspension   Darnval Connew Racing Team
f Helmut Marko BRM P160B, #16 0  Injury   Austria Marlboro BRM
f Ray Allen March 711, #32 0  Car unavailable   Speed International
f Mario Andretti Ferrari 312B2, #7 0  Not present   Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
f Tony Trimmer Lotus 72D, #10 0  Engine   John Player Team Lotus
f Brian Redman McLaren M19A, #20 0  Car unavailable   Yardley Team McLaren
f Reine Wisell BRM P160B, #15 0  Not present   Marlboro BRM

Qualifying Results for the 1972 Britain Grand Prix on the Brands Hatch circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #5 1'22''2 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
2 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #8 1'22''6 John Player Team Lotus
3 Peter Revson McLaren M19A, #19 1'22''7 Yardley Team McLaren
4 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #1 1'22''9 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B, #22 1'23''2 Flame Out Team Surtees
6 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160C, #11 1'23''4 Marlboro BRM
7 Mike Hailwood Surtees TS9B, #21 1'23''5 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
8 Ronnie Peterson March 721G, #3 1'23''7 STP March Racing Team
9 Arturo Merzario Ferrari 312B2, #6 1'23''7 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #27 1'23''8 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
11 Denny Hulme McLaren M19C, #18 1'23''9 Yardley Team McLaren
12 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #2 1'23''9 Elf Team Tyrrell
13 Carlos Pace March 711, #25 1'24''0 Team Williams Motul
14 Jackie Oliver BRM P160B, #14 1'24''4 Marlboro BRM
15 Dave Walker Lotus 72D, #9 1'24''4 John Player Team Lotus
16 Peter Gethin BRM P160B, #12 1'24''5 Marlboro BRM
17 Chris Amon Matra MS120C, #17 1'24''6 Equipe Matra Sports
18 Nanni Galli Tecno PA123/3, #30 1'25''1 Martini Racing Team
19 Niki Lauda March 721G, #4 1'25''1 STP March Racing Team
20 Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #23 1'25''2 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
21 Graham Hill Brabham BT37, #26 1'25''2 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
22 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT34, #28 1'25''5 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
23 Mike Beuttler March 721G, #31 1'25''6 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
24 Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #29 1'25''6 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing
25 Rolf Stommelen Eifelland March E21, #33 1'26''3 Team Eifelland Caravans
26 Henri Pescarolo Politoys FX3, #24 1'27''4 Team Williams Motul
27 François Migault Connew PC1, #34 1'30''3 Darnval Connew Racing Team
0 Mario Andretti Ferrari 312B2, #7 0 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
0 Brian Redman McLaren M19A, #20 0 Yardley Team McLaren
0 Tony Trimmer Lotus 72D, #10 0 John Player Team Lotus
0 Ray Allen March 711, #32 0 Speed International
0 Helmut Marko BRM P160B, #16 0 Austria Marlboro BRM
0 Reine Wisell BRM P160B, #15 0 Marlboro BRM

List of all cars for the 1972 Britain Grand Prix on the Brands Hatch circuit

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Politoys FX3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Connew PC1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Eifelland March E21

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 711

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tecno PA123/3

Tecno Series-P F12 3.0

Tyrrell 002

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 003

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS9B

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72D

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Matra MS120C

Matra MS72 V12 3.0

BRM P160B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160C

BRM P142 V12 3.0

March 721G

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B2

Ferrari 001/1 F12 3.0

McLaren M19C

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT37

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0