Emerson Fittipaldi led his home Grand Prix from start to finish. Above is the start with Fittipaldi going into an immediate lead ahead of Lotus team-mate Ronnie Peterson, while Jackie Stewart has made an excellent start from the third row of the grid. Jacky lckx with his Ferrari (No. 9) finished third and is pictured being chased by Carlos Pace’s Surtees. After the race the nationalistic victor waves the Brazilian flag.