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The 1972 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Mosport Park on 24 September 1972. It was race 11 of 12 in both the 1972 World Championship of Drivers and the 1972 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 80-lap race was won by Tyrrell driver Jackie Stewart after he started from fifth position. Peter Revson finished second for the McLaren team and his teammate Denny Hulme came in third.

Canada  1972 Canadian Grand Prix
Race details
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Date September 24, 1972
Location Mosport International Raceway, Ontario, Canada
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.957 km (2.458 mi)
Distance 80 laps, 316.56 km (196.64 mi)
Weather Mild with temperatures approaching 22.8 °C (73.0 °F); wind speeds up to 12 kilometres per hour (7.5 mph)[1]
Pole position
Driver McLaren-Ford
Time 1:13.6
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:15.7
Podium
First Tyrrell-Ford
Second McLaren-Ford
Third McLaren-Ford

As the Mont Tremblant circuit had been closed down because of a dispute with the local racing authorities, Mosport Park became the sole host of the Canadian Grand Prix. The circuit had been upgraded to meet modern racing standards.

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 80 1:43:16.9 5 9
2 19   Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 80 + 48.2 1 6
3 18   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 80 + 54.6 2 4
4 8   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 80 + 1:00.7 9 3
5 11   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 80 + 1:07.0 7 2
6 4   Chris Amon Matra 79 + 1 Lap 10 1
7 22   Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 79 + 1 Lap 13  
8 7   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 79 + 1 Lap 17  
9 29   Carlos Pace March-Ford 78 Out of Fuel 18  
10 15   Howden Ganley BRM 78 + 2 Laps 14  
11 5   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 78 + 2 Laps 4  
12 10   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 76 + 4 laps 8  
13 28   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 73 + 7 Laps 21  
Ret 6   Reine Wisell Lotus-Ford 65 Engine 16  
DSQ 26   Niki Lauda March-Ford 64 Received outside assistance 19  
DSQ 25   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 61 Push-start after collision 3  
NC 27   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 59 Not Classified 24  
Ret 2   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 51 Gearbox 6  
Ret 16   Peter Gethin BRM 25 Suspension 12  
NC 33   Skip Barber March-Ford 24 Not Classified 22  
Ret 14   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 21 Oil Leak 20  
Ret 17   Bill Brack BRM 20 Spun Off 23  
Ret 9   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 5 Gearbox 11  
Ret 23   Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 2 Gearbox 15  
Source:[2]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weather information for the "1972 Canadian Grand Prix"". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2015-05-20. 
  2. ^ "1972 Canadian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 


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