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1973 Monaco Grand Prix
Circuit de Monaco
Circuit de Monaco
Race details
Date 3 June 1973
Official name XXXI Grand Prix de Monaco
Location Monte Carlo, Monaco
Course Street circuit
Course length 3.278 km (2.037 mi)
Distance 78 laps, 255.684 km (158.886 mi)
Pole position
Driver Tyrrell-Ford
Time 1:27.5
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford
Time 1:28.1 on lap 78
Podium
First Tyrrell-Ford
Second Lotus-Ford
Third Lotus-Ford

The 1973 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Monaco on 3 June 1973. It was race 6 of 15 in both the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers.

The race was held on a heavily revised circuit, with a longer tunnel, a new section of track around the new swimming pool on the harbour front, and the Gasworks hairpin replaced by the Rascasse and Antony Noghès corners, the latter named after the founder of the race. The pits were also moved back to the start-finish straight, on a wider pit lane.

The 78-lap race was won from pole position by Scotland's Jackie Stewart, driving a Tyrrell-Ford. In the process, Stewart equalled the record of 25 Grand Prix victories set by his friend Jim Clark. Brazil's Emerson Fittipaldi finished second in a Lotus-Ford, with Swedish teammate Ronnie Peterson third.

This was the first race for future World Champion James Hunt, driving a March-Ford entered by Hesketh Racing. Hunt suffered an engine failure in the closing stages of the race, but was classified ninth.

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 78 1:57:44.3 1 9
2 1   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 78 + 1.3 5 6
3 2   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 77 + 1 Lap 2 4
4 6   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 77 + 1 Lap 4 3
5 8   Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 76 + 2 Laps 15 2
6 7   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 76 + 2 Laps 3 1
7 9   Andrea de Adamich Brabham-Ford 75 + 3 Laps 25  
8 23   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 75 + 3 Laps 13  
9 27   James Hunt March-Ford 73 Engine 18  
10 17   Jackie Oliver Shadow-Ford 72 + 6 Laps 22  
11 11   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 71 Fuel System 9  
Ret 14   Jean-Pierre Jarier March-Ford 67 Gearbox 14  
Ret 12   Graham Hill Shadow-Ford 62 Suspension 24  
Ret 4   Arturo Merzario Ferrari 58 Oil Pressure 16  
Ret 10   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 46 Gearbox 19  
Ret 3   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 44 Halfshaft 7  
Ret 25   Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 41 Halfshaft 10  
Ret 20   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 39 Accident 11  
Ret 24   Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 31 Halfshaft 17  
Ret 18   David Purley March-Ford 31 Fuel Leak 23  
Ret 26   Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 30 Halfshaft 21  
Ret 21   Niki Lauda BRM 24 Gearbox 6  
Ret 22   Chris Amon Tecno 22 Overheating 12  
Ret 19   Clay Regazzoni BRM 15 Brakes 8  
Ret 15   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 3 Engine 20  
DNS 16   George Follmer Shadow-Ford Practice Accident
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1973 Monaco Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Monaco 1973 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 19 March 2019.


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