1972 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Clermont-Ferrand circuit. Full information

1972 France Grand Prix poster

1972 France Grand Prix poster

1972 France Grand Prix

1972 France Grand Prix is 214th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Clermont-Ferrand circuit. Chris Amon won the pole position, Jackie Stewart won this race. Emerson Fittipaldi and Chris Amon also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 38 laps (306 km).

Previous race: 1972 Belgium Grand Prix
Next race: 1972 Britain Grand Prix
Race Start: 2nd July 1972

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1972 France Grand Prix

9th victory for the Tyrrell team
20th victory for the Jackie Stewart
32nd podium for the Jackie Stewart
9th podium for the Emerson Fittipaldi
11th podium for the Chris Amon

1972 France Grand Prix

1972 France Grand Prix

Tyrrell 003 - 1972 France Grand Prix winner

Tyrrell 003 #4 - 1972 France Grand Prix winner

1972 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #4 9.00  1h 52m 21.5s  ( 163.454 km/h ) 38 Elf Team Tyrrell
2 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 6.00  1h 52m 49.2s  ( +27.7s ) 38 John Player Team Lotus
3 Chris Amon Matra MS120D, #9 4.00  1h 52m 53.4s  ( +31.9s ) 38 Equipe Matra Sports
4 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #7 3.00  1h 53m 10.8s  ( +49.3s ) 38 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 Ronnie Peterson March 721G, #12 2.00  1h 53m 18.3s  ( +56.8s ) 38 STP March Racing Team
6 Mike Hailwood Surtees TS9B, #26 1.00  1h 53m 57.6s  ( +1m 36.1s ) 38 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
7 Denny Hulme McLaren M19C, #2 0  1h 54m 09.6s  ( +1m 48.1s ) 38 Yardley Team McLaren
8 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT34, #19 0  1h 54m 46.6s  ( +2m 25.1s ) 38 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
9 Brian Redman McLaren M19A, #11 0  1h 55m 17.0s  ( +2m 55.5s ) 38 Yardley Team McLaren
10 Graham Hill Brabham BT37, #18 0  1h 55m 21.0s  ( +2m 59.5s ) 38 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
11 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #3 0   37 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #20 0   37 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
13 Nanni Galli Ferrari 312B2, #30 0   37 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
14 Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #28 0   37 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
15 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160B, #5 0   37 Marlboro BRM
16 Rolf Stommelen Eifelland March E21, #10 0   37 Team Eifelland Caravans
17 Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B, #27 0   36 Flame Out Team Surtees
18 Dave Walker Lotus 72D, #6 0  Transmission 34 John Player Team Lotus
ab Mike Beuttler March 721G, #15 0  Fuel pressure 33 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
nc Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 004, #8 0   33 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Reine Wisell BRM P160B, #24 0  Gearbox 25 Marlboro BRM
ab Carlos Pace March 711, #17 0  Engine 18 Team Williams Motul
ab Helmut Marko BRM P160B, #25 0  Injury 8 Austria Marlboro BRM
ab Niki Lauda March 721G, #14 0  Transmission 4 STP March Racing Team
np Henri Pescarolo March 721, #16 0  Accident   Team Williams Motul
np Derek Bell Tecno PA123/3, #21 0  Chassis   Martini Racing Team
np Peter Gethin BRM P160B, #22 0  Accident   Marlboro BRM
np Howden Ganley BRM P160B, #23 0  Car race by team mate   Marlboro BRM
nq Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #29 0     Scribante Lucky Strike Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1972 France Grand Prix on the Clermont-Ferrand circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Chris Amon Matra MS120D, #9 2'53''4 Equipe Matra Sports
2 Denny Hulme McLaren M19C, #2 2'54''2 Yardley Team McLaren
3 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell 003, #4 2'55''0 Elf Team Tyrrell
4 Jacky Ickx Ferrari 312B2, #3 2'55''1 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Tim Schenken Surtees TS9B, #27 2'57''2 Flame Out Team Surtees
6 Helmut Marko BRM P160B, #25 2'57''3 Austria Marlboro BRM
7 François Cevert Tyrrell 002, #7 2'58''1 Elf Team Tyrrell
8 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus 72D, #1 2'58''1 John Player Team Lotus
9 Ronnie Peterson March 721G, #12 2'58''2 STP March Racing Team
10 Mike Hailwood Surtees TS9B, #26 2'58''3 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
11 Carlos Pace March 711, #17 2'58''6 Team Williams Motul
12 Henri Pescarolo March 721, #16 2'59''0 Team Williams Motul
13 Andrea De Adamich Surtees TS9B, #28 2'59''1 Ceramica Pagnossin Team Surtees
14 Brian Redman McLaren M19A, #11 2'59''4 Yardley Team McLaren
15 Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham BT34, #19 2'59''5 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
16 Rolf Stommelen Eifelland March E21, #10 2'59''6 Team Eifelland Caravans
17 Patrick Depailler Tyrrell 004, #8 2'59''6 Elf Team Tyrrell
18 Carlos Reutemann Brabham BT37, #20 3'00''7 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
19 Reine Wisell BRM P160B, #24 3'00''7 Marlboro BRM
20 Nanni Galli Ferrari 312B2, #30 3'00''7 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
21 Howden Ganley BRM P160B, #23 3'02''0 Marlboro BRM
22 Peter Gethin BRM P160B, #22 3'02''8 Marlboro BRM
23 Graham Hill Brabham BT37, #18 3'03''0 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
24 Niki Lauda March 721G, #14 3'03''1 STP March Racing Team
25 Dave Walker Lotus 72D, #6 3'04''7 John Player Team Lotus
26 Mike Beuttler March 721G, #15 3'05''9 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
27 Derek Bell Tecno PA123/3, #21 3'06''9 Martini Racing Team
28 Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM P160B, #5 - Marlboro BRM
29 Dave Charlton Lotus 72D, #29 3'11''6 Scribante Lucky Strike Racing

List of all cars for the 1972 France Grand Prix on the Clermont-Ferrand circuit

McLaren M19A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 004

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

Matra MS120D

Matra MS72 V12 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

March 721

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160B

BRM P142 V12 3.0

Brabham BT34

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 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