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The 1972 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Jarama on May 1, 1972. It was race 3 of 12 in both the 1972 World Championship of Drivers and the 1972 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 90-lap race was won by Lotus driver Emerson Fittipaldi after he started from third position. Jacky Ickx finished second for the Ferrari team and his teammate Clay Regazzoni came in third.

1972 Spanish Grand Prix
Jarama Permanent Circuit (1967-1990)
Jarama Permanent Circuit (1967-1990)
Race details
Date May 1, 1972
Official name XVIII Gran Premio de España
Location Circuito Permanente del Jarama, Madrid, Spain
Course Race track
Course length 3.404 km (2.115 mi)
Distance 90 laps, 306.360 km (190.363 mi)
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:18.43
Fastest lap
Driver Belgium Jacky Ickx Ferrari
Time 1:21.01 on lap 52
Podium
First Lotus-Ford
Second Ferrari
Third Ferrari

Contents

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 90 2:03:41.2 3 9
2 4   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 90 + 18.92 1 6
3 6   Clay Regazzoni Ferrari 89 + 1 Lap 8 4
4 26   Andrea de Adamich Surtees-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 13 3
5 20   Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 29   Carlos Pace March-Ford 89 + 1 Lap 16 1
7 22   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 88 + 2 Laps 14  
8 12   Tim Schenken Surtees-Ford 88 + 2 Laps 18  
9 21   Dave Walker Lotus-Ford 87 Out of Fuel 24  
10 18   Graham Hill Brabham-Ford 86 + 4 Laps 23  
11 14   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 86 + 4 Laps 19  
Ret 1   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 69 Accident 4  
Ret 9   Chris Amon Matra 66 Gearbox 6  
Ret 3   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 65 Ignition 12  
Ret 8   Peter Gethin BRM 65 Engine 21  
Ret 11   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 48 Gearbox 2  
Ret 25   Howden Ganley BRM 38 Engine 20  
Ret 10   Reine Wisell BRM 24 Accident 10  
Ret 7   Mario Andretti Ferrari 23 Oil Pressure 5  
Ret 15   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 20 Electrical 15  
Ret 2   Ronnie Peterson March-Ford 16 Fuel Leak 9  
Ret 16   Rolf Stommelen Eifelland-Ford 15 Accident 17  
Ret 19   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 9 Gearbox 7  
Ret 24   Niki Lauda March-Ford 7 Differential 25  
Ret 28   Alex Soler-Roig BRM 6 Accident 22  
DNQ 23   Mike Beuttler March-Ford        
Source:[1]

NotesEdit

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1972 Spanish Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 7 November 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Spain 1972 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 20 March 2019.


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