1972 John Player Challenge

  • Sunday, October 22, 1972
  • John Player Challenge Trophy
Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Laps
40
Pole
Fastest Lap
Fittipaldi, 1m 23.8s

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

3

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P180 (Firestone)

59m 47.8s

0

2

3

Carlos Pace

10

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9-Ford

59m 54.4s

0

3

9

Andrea de Adamich

11

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9-Ford

1h 42.8s

0

4

12

Vern Schuppan

4

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160

39 laps

0

5

4

Peter Gethin

5

Marlboro Team BRM

BRM P160

39 laps

0

6

4

John Watson

23

Hexagon Racing

March 721-Ford

39 laps

0

7

4

Brian Redman

8

Yardley Team McLaren

McLaren M19C-Ford

39 laps

0

8

6

Ronnie Peterson

12

March Engineering

March 721G-Ford

39 laps

0

9

5

Mike Hailwood

9

Team Surtees

Surtees TS9-Ford

39 laps

0

10

1

Carlos Reutemann

20

Motor Racing Developments

Brabham BT37-Ford

38 laps

0

11

22

Keith Holland

55

Keith Holland

Chevron B24-Chevrolet

38 laps

0

12

4

Graham McRae

52

Graham McRae

McRae GM1-Chevrolet

38 laps

0

13

11

Ian Ashley

36

Ian Ashley

Lola T190-Chevrolet

38 laps

0

14

6

Alan Rollinson

42

McKechnie Racing Organisation

Lola T300-Chevrolet

37 laps

0

15

2

Mike Beuttler

15

Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing

March 721G-Ford

37 laps

0

16

2

John Cannon

60

Sid Taylor

March 725-Rover

37 laps

0

17

15

Brett Lunger

35

Jock Russell

Leda LT27-Chevrolet

36 laps

0

18

12

Jody Scheckter

7

Yardley Team McLaren

McLaren M19A-Ford

34 laps

0

DNS

Frank Gardner

68

Lola Cars

Lola T330-Chevrolet

0

DNQ

Pierre Soukry

53

Pierre Soukry

McLaren M20-Chevrolet

0

DNS

Steve Thompson

44

Alan Brodie

Surtees TS8-Chevrolet

0

DNS

Clive Santo

48

Clive Santo

McLaren M10B-Chevrolet

0

DNS

David Prophet

51

David Prophet

McLaren M10B-Chevrolet

0

DNS

Tony Lanfranchi

40

Speed International Racing

McLaren M18-Chevrolet

0

DNQ

Tony Dean

32

Tony Dean

McLaren M14A-Chevrolet

0

DNS

Guy Edwards

34

John Butterworth

McLaren M10B-Chevrolet

0

DNQ

Francois Migault

16

Ecurie Volant Shell

March 721G-Ford

0

DNS

David Purley

22

Lec Refrigeration Racing

Connew PC1-Ford

0

DNQ

Chris Featherstone

220

Chris Featherstone

Lola T190-Chevrolet

0

R

Emerson Fittipaldi

1

John Player Team Lotus

Lotus 72D-Ford

29 laps Oil pressure

0

R

Roger Williamson

37

Roger Williamson

McLaren M10B-Chevrolet

27 laps Tyres

0

R

Ray Allen

38

Speed International Racing

McLaren M18-Chevrolet

6 laps Retired

0

R

Gijs van Lennep

39

Speed International Racing

Surtees TS11-Chevrolet

33 laps Handling

0

R

Chris Amon

17

Frank Williams Racing Cars

Williams FW03-Ford

32 laps Engine

0

R

Henri Pescarolo

18

Frank Williams Racing Cars

March 721-Ford

1 laps Steering

0

R

Graham Hill

19

Motor Racing Developments

Brabham BT37-Ford

8 laps Gear linkage

0

R

Clive Baker

57

Clive Baker

McLaren M10B-Chevrolet

1 laps Retired

0

R

Teddy Pilette

63

Racing Team VDS

McLaren M22-Chevrolet

15 laps Overheating

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Emerson Fittipaldi

John Player Team Lotus

1m 20.8s

2

Ronnie Peterson

March Engineering

1m 21.4s

3

Brian Redman

Yardley Team McLaren

1m 21.8s

4

Mike Hailwood

Team Surtees

1m 22.4s

5

Carlos Pace

Team Surtees

1m 22.4s

6

Jody Scheckter

Yardley Team McLaren

1m 22.4s

7

Jean-Pierre Beltoise

Marlboro Team BRM

1m 23s

8

Graham McRae

Graham McRae

1m 23.2s

9

Peter Gethin

Marlboro Team BRM

1m 23.2s

10

John Watson

Hexagon Racing

1m 23.6s

11

Carlos Reutemann

Motor Racing Developments

1m 24s

12

Andrea de Adamich

Team Surtees

1m 24s

13

Frank Gardner

Lola Cars

1m 24s

14

Henri Pescarolo

Frank Williams Racing Cars

1m 24.2s

15

Graham Hill

Motor Racing Developments

1m 24.2s

16

Vern Schuppan

Marlboro Team BRM

1m 24.2s

17

Mike Beuttler

Clarke-Mordaunt-Guthrie Racing

1m 24.6s

18

John Cannon

Sid Taylor

1m 25.6s

19

Gijs van Lennep

Speed International Racing

1m 25.6s

20

Alan Rollinson

McKechnie Racing Organisation

1m 25.8s

21

Chris Amon

Frank Williams Racing Cars

1m 26.4s

22

Steve Thompson

Alan Brodie

1m 27s

23

Ray Allen

Speed International Racing

1m 28.8s

24

Ian Ashley

Ian Ashley

1m 28.8s

25

Clive Santo

Clive Santo

1m 28.8s

26

Guy Edwards

John Butterworth

1m 29.2s

27

Tony Lanfranchi

Speed International Racing

1m 29.8s

28

Clive Baker

Clive Baker

1m 30.2s

29

David Prophet

David Prophet

1m 30.2s

30

Teddy Pilette

Racing Team VDS

1m 30.4s

31

David Purley

Lec Refrigeration Racing

1m 30.8s

32

Brett Lunger

Jock Russell

1m 32s

33

Keith Holland

Keith Holland

34

Roger Williamson

Roger Williamson

1m 33.8s

35

Pierre Soukry

Pierre Soukry

1m 33.8s

36

Francois Migault

Ecurie Volant Shell

6m 56.2s

37

Tony Dean

Tony Dean

38

Chris Featherstone

Chris Featherstone

Circuit - Brands Hatch

Country

Britain

Location

Fawkham, Kent

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.65 (Miles)

Record

Niki Lauda (Ferrari 312B3) and Tom Pryce (Shadow DN5A-Ford), 1m21.1, 117.632 mph, F1, 1974 and 1975 respectively

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