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The 1973 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at the Buenos Aires circuit on 28 January 1973. It was race 1 of 15 in both the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 96-lap race was won by Lotus driver Emerson Fittipaldi after he started from second position. François Cevert finished second for the Tyrrell team and his teammate Jackie Stewart came in third.

1973 Argentine Grand Prix
Layout of the Buenos Aires circuit in 1973
Layout of the Buenos Aires circuit in 1973
Race details
Date January 28, 1973
Official name X Gran Premio de la Republica Argentina
Location Autodromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.346 km (2.079 mi)
Distance 96 laps, 321.216 km (199.584 mi)
Pole position
Driver BRM
Time 1:10.54
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:11.22
Podium
First Lotus-Ford
Second Tyrrell-Ford
Third Tyrrell-Ford

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 96 1:56:18.22 2 9
2 8   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 96 + 4.69 6 6
3 6   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 96 + 33.19 4 4
4 18   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 96 + 42.57 3 3
5 14   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 95 + 1 Lap 8 2
6 12   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 95 + 1 Lap 12 1
7 32   Clay Regazzoni BRM 93 + 3 Laps 1  
8 16   Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 92 + 4 Laps 11  
9 20   Arturo Merzario Ferrari 92 + 4 Laps 14  
10 22   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 90 Suspension 18  
Ret 24   Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 84 Radiator 17  
Ret 30   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 79 Engine 7  
NC 38   Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 79 Not Classified 19  
Ret 4   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 67 Oil Pressure 5  
Ret 34   Niki Lauda BRM 66 Oil Pressure 13  
Ret 10   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 16 Gearbox 9  
Ret 26   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 10 Halfshaft 10  
Ret 28   Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 10 Suspension 15  
Ret 36   Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 0 Engine 16  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1973 Argentine Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Argentina 1973 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 6 March 2019.


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