1972 German Grand Prix

The 1972 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Nürburgring on 30 July 1972. It was race 8 of 12 in both the 1972 World Championship of Drivers and the 1972 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.[2]

1972 German Grand Prix
Circuit Nürburgring-1967-Nordschleife.svg
Race details
Date 30 July 1972
Location Nürburgring, Nürburg, West Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 22.835 km (14.19 miles)
Distance 14 laps, 319.690 km (198.65 miles)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 7:07.0[1]
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Time 7:13.6[1]
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third March-Ford
Lap leaders

The 14-lap race was won by Belgian driver Jacky Ickx, driving a Ferrari. Ickx achieved a Grand Chelem – taking pole position, leading every lap and setting the fastest lap. It was his eighth, and final, World Championship race victory. Swiss teammate Clay Regazzoni finished second, with Swedish driver Ronnie Peterson third in a March-Ford.

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying classificationEdit

Pos. No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 7:07.0
2 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 7:08.7 +1.7
3 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 7:09.9 +2.9
4 10   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 7:11.6 +4.6
5 7   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 7:12.2 +5.2
6 12   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 7:12.4 +5.4
7 9   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 7:13.4 +6.4
8 8   Chris Amon Matra 7:13.9 +6.9
9 20   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 7:14.4 +7.4
10 3   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 7:14.5 +7.5
11 21   Carlos Pace March-Ford 7:16.6 +9.6
12 15   Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 7:17.2 +10.2
13 6   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 7:17.3 +10.3
14 22   Rolf Stommelen Eifelland-Ford 7:17.5 +10.5
15 11   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 7:18.4 +11.4
16 14   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 7:21.0 +14.0
17 18   Reine Wisell BRM 7:21.4 +14.4
18 17   Howden Ganley BRM 7:22.3 +15.3
19 5   Brian Redman McLaren-Ford 7:23.2 +16.2
20 16   Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 7:23.7 +16.7
21 26   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 7:24.8 +17.8
22 19   Arturo Merzario Ferrari 7:25.9 +18.9
23 25   Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 7:29.5 +22.5
24 23   Niki Lauda March-Ford 7:32.2 +25.2
25 27   Derek Bell Tecno 7:33.3 +26.3
26 29   Dave Charlton Lotus-Ford 7:34.1 +27.1
27 28   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 7:35.9 +28.9

RaceEdit

Race classificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 14 1:42:12.3 1 9
2 9   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 14 + 48.3 7 6
3 10   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 14 + 1:06.7 4 4
4 17   Howden Ganley BRM 14 + 2:20.2 18 3
5 5   Brian Redman McLaren-Ford 14 + 2:35.7 19 2
6 11   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 14 + 2:59.6 15 1
7 26   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 14 + 3:00.1 21  
8 28   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 14 + 5:10.7 27  
9 6   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 14 + 5:20.2 13  
10 7   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 14 + 5:43.7 5  
11 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 13 Collision 2  
12 19   Arturo Merzario Ferrari 13 + 1 Lap 22  
13 16   Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 13 + 1 Lap 20  
14 15   Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 13 + 1 Lap 12  
15 8   Chris Amon Matra 13 + 1 Lap 8  
NC 21   Carlos Pace March-Ford 11 + 3 Laps 11  
Ret 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 10 Gearbox 3  
Ret 20   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 10 Accident 9  
Ret 3   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 8 Engine 10  
Ret 14   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 8 Suspension 16  
Ret 12   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 6 Differential 6  
Ret 22   Rolf Stommelen Eifelland-Ford 6 Electrical 14  
Ret 25   Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 6 Oil Leak 23  
Ret 23   Niki Lauda March-Ford 4 Oil Leak 24  
Ret 27   Derek Bell Tecno 4 Engine 25  
Ret 29   Dave Charlton Lotus-Ford 4 Physical 26  
Ret 18   Reine Wisell BRM 3 Engine 17  
Source:[3]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Formula One World - History - German Grand Prix 1972". Archived from the original on 15 July 2007. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
  2. ^ "1972 German Grand Prix Entry list".
  3. ^ "1972 German Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Germany 1972 - Championship". statsf1.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.


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