1974 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Watkins Glen circuit. Full information

1974 USA Grand Prix poster

1974 USA Grand Prix poster

1974 USA Grand Prix

1974 USA Grand Prix is 250th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Watkins Glen circuit. Carlos Reutemann won the pole position and this race. This was his 3rd victory. Carlos Pace and James Hunt also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 59 laps (321 km).

Previous race: 1974 Canada Grand Prix
Next race: 1975 Argentina Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1974 USA Grand Prix

16th victory for the Brabham team
3rd victory for the Carlos Reutemann
6th podium for the Carlos Reutemann
2nd podium for the Carlos Pace
5th podium for the James Hunt

Carlos Reutemann - Winner of the 1974 USA Grand Prix

Carlos Reutemann - Winner of the 1974 USA Grand Prix

1974 USA Grand Prix

1974 USA Grand Prix

Brabham BT44 - 1974 USA Grand Prix winner

Brabham BT44 - 1974 USA Grand Prix winner

1974 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Carlos Reutemann 9.00  1h 40m 21.439s  ( 191.714 km/h ) 59 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
2 Carlos Pace 6.00  1h 40m 32.174s  ( +10.735s ) 59 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
3 James Hunt 4.00  1h 41m 31.823s  ( +1m 10.384s ) 59 Hesketh Racing
4 Emerson Fittipaldi 3.00  1h 41m 39.192s  ( +1m 17.753s ) 59 Marlboro Team Texaco
5 John Watson 2.00  1h 41m 47.243s  ( +1m 25.804s ) 59 John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
6 Patrick Depailler 1.00  1h 41m 48.945s  ( +1m 27.506s ) 59 Elf Team Tyrrell
7 Jochen Mass 0  1h 41m 51.451s  ( +1m 30.012s ) 59 Yardley Team McLaren
8 Graham Hill 0   58 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
9 Chris Amon 0   57 Team Motul BRM
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier 0   57 UOP Shadow Racing Team
11 Clay Regazzoni 0   55 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
12 Rolf Stommelen 0   54 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
ab Ronnie Peterson 0  Fuel line 52 John Player Team Lotus
nc Mike Wilds 0   50 Team Ensign
nc Tom Pryce 0   47 UOP Shadow Racing Team
ab Jody Scheckter 0  Oil line 44 Elf Team Tyrrell
ab Arturo Merzario 0  Extinguisher 43 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Niki Lauda 0  Suspension 38 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Jacques Laffite 0  Wheel bearing 31 Frank Williams Racing Cars
ab Mark Donohue 0  Suspension 27 Penske Cars
ab José Dolhem 0  Withdrew 25 Team Surtees
ab Vittorio Brambilla 0  Fuel injection 21 March Engineering
ab Helmuth Koinigg 0  Fatal accident 9 Team Surtees
ab Jacky Ickx 0  Suspension 7 John Player Team Lotus
dsq Tim Schenken 0  Started unofficially 6 John Player Team Lotus
ab Denny Hulme 0  Engine 4 Marlboro Team Texaco
dsq Mario Andretti 0  Push start 4 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
nq Hans Joachim Stuck 0     March Engineering
nq Jean-Pierre Beltoise 0  Accident   Team Motul BRM
nq Ian Ashley 0     Chequered Flag

Qualifying Results for the 1974 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Carlos Reutemann 1'38''978 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
2 James Hunt 1'38''995 Hesketh Racing
3 Mario Andretti 1'39''209 Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing
4 Carlos Pace 1'39''284 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
5 Niki Lauda 1'39''327 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Jody Scheckter 1'39''478 Elf Team Tyrrell
7 John Watson 1'39''527 John Goldie Racing with Hexagon
8 Emerson Fittipaldi 1'39''538 Marlboro Team Texaco
9 Clay Regazzoni 1'39''600 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
10 Jean-Pierre Jarier 1'40''317 UOP Shadow Racing Team
11 Jacques Laffite 1'40''597 Frank Williams Racing Cars
12 Chris Amon 1'40''700 Team Motul BRM
13 Patrick Depailler 1'40''700 Elf Team Tyrrell
14 Mark Donohue 1'40''834 Penske Cars
15 Arturo Merzario 1'40''854 Frank Williams Racing Cars
16 Jacky Ickx 1'40''876 John Player Team Lotus
17 Denny Hulme 1'41''027 Marlboro Team Texaco
18 Tom Pryce 1'41''188 UOP Shadow Racing Team
19 Ronnie Peterson 1'41''195 John Player Team Lotus
20 Jochen Mass 1'41''300 Yardley Team McLaren
21 Rolf Stommelen 1'41''370 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
22 Mike Wilds 1'41''500 Team Ensign
23 Helmuth Koinigg 1'41''763 Team Surtees
24 Graham Hill 1'41''901 Embassy Racing with Graham Hill
25 Vittorio Brambilla 1'42''031 March Engineering
26 José Dolhem 1'42''914 Team Surtees
27 Tim Schenken 1'43''243 John Player Team Lotus
28 Hans Joachim Stuck 1'43''606 March Engineering
29 Ian Ashley 1'43''801 Chequered Flag
30 Jean-Pierre Beltoise - Team Motul BRM

List of all cars for the 1974 USA Grand Prix on the Watkins Glen circuit

Lotus 72E

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT42

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Shadow DN3

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Parnelli VPJ4

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Surtees TS16

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

March 741

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

McLaren M23

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lotus 76

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Iso-Marlboro FW

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Penske PC1

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Lola T370

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ferrari 312B3-74

Ferrari 001/11 F12 3.0

Tyrrell 007

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Ensign N174

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Brabham BT44

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

Hesketh 308

Ford Cosworth DFV V8 3.0

BRM P201

BRM P200 V12 3.0