Formula 1 World Championship 1972 Round 06 France

The 1972 French Grand Prix was Round 6 of the 1972 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at the Charade circuit in France on Sunday, 2 July 1972. Chris Amon started on pole position for Matra and Jackie Stewart was the race winner in the Tyrrell Ford.

1972 French Grand Prix
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
14Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear381:52:21.5001:52:21.500--2:55.800163.50039
21Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus FordFirestone38+27.7001:52:49.200+27.700+27.7002:55.700162.80086
39Chris AmonNew ZealandMatraGoodyear38+31.9001:52:53.400+31.900+4.2002:53.90032162.70014
47Francois CevertFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear38+49.3001:53:10.800+49.300+17.4002:56.000162.30073
512Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch FordGoodyear38+56.8001:53:18.300+56.800+7.5002:55.900162.10092
626Mike HailwoodGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone38+1:36.1001:53:57.600+1:36.100+39.3002:57.400161.200101
72Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear38+1:48.1001:54:09.600+1:48.100+12.0002:54.400160.9002
819Wilson FittipaldiBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear38+2:25.1001:54:46.600+2:25.100+37.0002:58.900160.00014
911Brian RedmanGreat BritainMcLaren FordGoodyear38+2:55.5001:55:17.000+2:55.500+30.4002:56.800159.30013
1018Graham HillGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear38+2:59.5001:55:21.000+2:59.500+4.0002:59.500159.20020
113Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone37+1 lap1 lap1 lap2:54.4004
1220Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear37+1 lap1 lap2:58.60017
1330Nanni GalliItalyFerrariFirestone37+1 lap1 lap2:59.00019
1428Andrea de AdamichItalySurtees FordFirestone37+1 lap1 lap2:59.90012
155Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRMFirestone37+1 lap1 lap3:01.10024
1610Rolf StommelenGermanyEifelland FordGoodyear37+1 lap1 lap2:59.10015
1727Tim SchenkenAustraliaSurtees FordFirestone36+2 laps2 laps1 lap2:59.3005
186Dave WalkerAustraliaLotus FordFirestone34Halfshaft4 laps2 laps2:59.50022
1915Mike BeuttlerGreat BritainMarch FordFirestone33Out of fuel5 laps1 lap3:05.00023
NC8Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear33+5 laps2:57.20016
DNF24Reine WisellSwedenBRMFirestone25Gearbox3:00.50018
DNF17Carlos PaceBrazilMarch FordGoodyear18Engine2:58.60011
DNF25Helmut MarkoAustriaBRMFirestone8Physical2:59.6006
DNF14Niki LaudaAustriaMarch FordGoodyear4Halfshaft3:23.00021
DNQ29Dave CharltonSouth AfricaLotus FordFirestone