1972 French Grand Prix

Race Winner
Country
France
Circuit
Round
6
Laps
38
Pole
Fastest Lap
Amon, 2m 53.9s
1972 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

2

Jackie Stewart

4

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 003-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 52m 21.5s

9

2

6

Emerson Fittipaldi

1

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 72D-Ford (Firestone)

1h 52m 49.2s

6

3

2

Chris Amon

9

Equipe Matra

Matra-Simca MS120D (Goodyear)

1h 52m 53.4s

4

4

3

Francois Cevert

7

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 002-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 53m 10.8s

3

5

4

Ronnie Peterson

12

STP March Racing Team

March 721G-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 53m 18.3s

2

6

4

Mike Hailwood

26

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9B-Ford (Firestone)

1h 53m 57.6s

1

7

5

Denny Hulme

2

Yardley Team McLaren

McLaren M19C-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 54m 9.6s

0

8

7

Wilson Fittipaldi

19

Motor Racing Developments

Brabham BT34-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 54m 46.6s

0

9

5

Brian Redman

11

Yardley Team McLaren

McLaren M19A-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 55m 17s

0

10

13

Graham Hill

18

Motor Racing Developments

Brabham BT37-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 55m 21s

0

11

7

Jacky Ickx

3

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312B2 (Firestone)

37 laps

0

12

6

Carlos Reutemann

20

Motor Racing Developments

Brabham BT37-Ford (Goodyear)

37 laps

0

13

7

Nanni Galli

30

Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari 312B2 (Firestone)

37 laps

0

14

1

Andrea de Adamich

28

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9B-Ford (Firestone)

37 laps

0

15

13

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

5

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160B (Firestone)

37 laps

0

16

Rolf Stommelen

10

Team Eifelland Caravans

Eifelland 21-Ford (Goodyear)

37 laps

0

17

12

Tim Schenken

27

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9B-Ford (Firestone)

36 laps

0

18

7

Dave Walker

6

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 72D-Ford (Firestone)

34 laps Crown wheel & pinion

0

DNS

Howden Ganley

23

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160B (Firestone)

0

DNS

Peter Gethin

22

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160B (Firestone)

0

DNS

Derek Bell

21

Martini Racing Team

Tecno PA123 (Firestone)

0

DNQ

Dave Charlton

29

Lucky Strike Scuderia Scribante

Lotus 72D-Ford (Firestone)

0

DNS

Henri Pescarolo

16

Team Williams Motul

March 721-Ford (Goodyear)

0

NC

Patrick Depailler

8

Elf Team Tyrrell

Tyrrell 004-Ford (Goodyear)

33 laps Not classified

0

R

Mike Beuttler

15

Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie-Durlacher Racing

March 721G-Ford (Goodyear)

33 laps Out of fuel

0

R

Niki Lauda

14

STP March Racing Team

March 721G-Ford (Goodyear)

3 laps Driveshaft

0

R

Carlos Pace

17

Team Williams Motul

March 711-Ford (Goodyear)

18 laps Engine

0

R

Helmut Marko

25

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160B (Firestone)

8 laps Driver injured

0

R

Reine Wisell

24

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160B (Firestone)

24 laps Gear linkage

0

Circuit - Clermont-Ferrand

Country

France

Location

Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne

Type

Permanent road course

Length

5.005 (Miles)

Record

Chris Amon (Matra-Simca MS120D), 2m53.9, 103.611 mph, F1, 1972

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