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The 1973 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Montjuïc circuit on 29 April 1973. It was race 4 of 15 in both the 1973 World Championship of Drivers and the 1973 International Cup for Formula One Manufacturers. The 75-lap race was won by Lotus driver Emerson Fittipaldi after he started from seventh position. François Cevert finished second for the Tyrrell team and Shadow driver George Follmer came in third.

1973 Spanish Grand Prix
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
The Montjuïc Circuit (1966–1975)
Race details
Date 29 April 1973
Location Montjuïc circuit, Montjuïc, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Course Street Circuit
Course length 3.791 km (2.356 mi)
Distance 75 laps, 284.325 km (176.671 mi)
Weather Sunny, Hot, Dry
Pole position
Driver Lotus-Ford
Time 1:21.8
Fastest lap
Driver Sweden Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford
Time 1:23.8 on lap 13
Podium
First Lotus-Ford
Second Tyrrell-Ford
Third Shadow-Ford

ClassificationEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford 75 1:48:18.7 7 9
2 4   François Cevert Tyrrell-Ford 75 + 42.7 3 6
3 20   George Follmer Shadow-Ford 75 + 1:13.1 14 4
4 6   Peter Revson McLaren-Ford 74 +1 Lap 5 3
5 15   Jean-Pierre Beltoise BRM 74 +1 Lap 10 2
6 5   Denny Hulme McLaren-Ford 74 +1 Lap 2 1
7 12   Mike Beuttler March-Ford 74 +1 Lap 19  
8 11   Henri Pescarolo March-Ford 73 +2 Laps 18  
9 14   Clay Regazzoni BRM 69 +6 Laps 8  
10 17   Wilson Fittipaldi Brabham-Ford 69 +6 Laps 12  
11 24   Nanni Galli Iso-Marlboro-Ford 69 +6 Laps 20  
12 7   Jacky Ickx Ferrari 69 +6 Laps 6  
Ret 18   Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford 66 Halfshaft 15  
Ret 23   Howden Ganley Iso-Marlboro-Ford 63 Out of Fuel 21  
Ret 2   Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford 56 Gearbox 1  
Ret 3   Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford 47 Brakes 4  
Ret 16   Niki Lauda BRM 28 Tyre 11  
Ret 25   Graham Hill Shadow-Ford 27 Brakes 22  
Ret 9   Mike Hailwood Surtees-Ford 25 Oil Leak 9  
Ret 19   Jackie Oliver Shadow-Ford 23 Engine 13  
Ret 21   Andrea de Adamich Brabham-Ford 17 Wheel 17  
Ret 10   Carlos Pace Surtees-Ford 13 Halfshaft 16  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1973 Spanish Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Spain 1973 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 20 March 2019.


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