1973 France Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Le Castellet circuit. Full information

1973 France Grand Prix poster

1973 France Grand Prix poster

1973 France Grand Prix

1973 France Grand Prix is 228th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Le Castellet circuit. Jackie Stewart won the pole position, Ronnie Peterson won this race. This was his 1st victory. François Cevert and Carlos Reutemann also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 54 laps (314 km).

Previous race: 1973 Sweden Grand Prix
Next race: 1973 Britain Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1973 France Grand Prix

51st victory for the Lotus team
1st victory for the Ronnie Peterson
9th podium for the Ronnie Peterson
11th podium for the François Cevert
1st podium for the Carlos Reutemann

Ronnie Peterson - Winner of the 1973 France Grand Prix

Ronnie Peterson - Winner of the 1973 France Grand Prix

1973 France Grand Prix

1973 France Grand Prix

Lotus 72E - 1973 France Grand Prix winner

Lotus 72E - 1973 France Grand Prix winner

1973 France Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Ronnie Peterson 9.00  1h 41m 36.52s  ( 185.264 km/h ) 54 John Player Team Lotus
2 François Cevert 6.00  1h 42m 17.44s  ( +40.92s ) 54 Elf Team Tyrrell
3 Carlos Reutemann 4.00  1h 42m 23.00s  ( +46.48s ) 54 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
4 Jackie Stewart 3.00  1h 42m 23.45s  ( +46.93s ) 54 Elf Team Tyrrell
5 Jacky Ickx 2.00  1h 42m 25.42s  ( +48.90s ) 54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 James Hunt 1.00  1h 42m 59.06s  ( +1m 22.54s ) 54 Hesketh Racing
7 Arturo Merzario 0  1h 43m 05.71s  ( +1m 29.19s ) 54 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Denny Hulme 0  1h 43m 06.05s  ( +1m 29.53s ) 54 Yardley Team McLaren
9 Niki Lauda 0  1h 43m 22.28s  ( +1m 45.76s ) 54 Marlboro BRM
10 Graham Hill 0   53 Embassy Racing
11 Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0   53 Marlboro BRM
12 Clay Regazzoni 0   53 Marlboro BRM
13 Carlos Pace 0   51 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
14 Howden Ganley 0   51 Frank Williams Racing Cars
15 Rikky Von Opel 0   51 Team Ensign
16 Wilson Fittipaldi 0  Fuel injection 50 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Jody Scheckter 0  Collision 43 Yardley Team McLaren
ab Emerson Fittipaldi 0  Collision 41 John Player Team Lotus
ab Mike Hailwood 0  Oil leak 30 Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees
ab Andrea De Adamich 0  Transmission 28 Ceramica Pagnossin Team MRD
ab Reine Wisell 0  Overheating 20 Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing
ab George Follmer 0  Fuel leak 16 UOP Shadow Racing Team
ab Henri Pescarolo 0  Overheating 16 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Jean-Pierre Jarier 0  Transmission 7 STP March Racing Team
ab Jackie Oliver 0  Clutch 0 UOP Shadow Racing Team
f David Purley 0  Car unavailable   LEC Refrigeration Racing
f Chris Amon 0  Car unavailable   Martini Racing
f John Surtees 0  Not present   Brooke Bond Oxo Team Surtees

List of all cars for the 1973 France Grand Prix on the Le Castellet circuit

Brabham BT42

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P160E

BRM P142 V12 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tecno PA123/6

Tecno Series-P F12 3.0

Brabham BT37

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 72E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Iso-Marlboro IR

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS14A

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 731

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Tyrrell 006

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N173

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B3

Ferrari 001/11 F12 3.0