Formula 1 World Championship 1972 Round 12 United States

The 1972 United States Grand Prix was Round 12 of the 1972 Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Watkins Glen, United States on Sunday, 8 October 1972. Jackie Stewart started on pole position in the Tyrrell Ford and was the race winner.

1972 United States Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
11Jackie StewartGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear591:41:45.3541:41:45.354--1:41.64433189.07819
22Francois CevertFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear59+32.2681:42:17.622+32.268+32.268188.08446
319Denny HulmeNew ZealandMcLaren FordGoodyear59+37.5281:42:22.882+37.528+5.260187.92334
44Ronnie PetersonSwedenMarch FordGoodyear59+1:22.5161:43:07.870+1:22.516+44.988186.557263
57Jacky IckxBelgiumFerrariFirestone59+1:23.1191:43:08.473+1:23.119+0.603186.539122
69Mario AndrettiUnited StatesFerrariFirestone58+1 lap1 lap1 lap101
73Patrick DepaillerFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear58+1 lap1 lap11
88Clay RegazzoniSwitzerlandFerrariFirestone58+1 lap1 lap6
921Jody ScheckterSouth AfricaMcLaren FordGoodyear58+1 lap1 lap8
1012Reine WisellSwedenLotus FordFirestone57+2 laps2 laps1 lap16
1128Graham HillGreat BritainBrabham FordGoodyear57+2 laps2 laps27
1234Sam PoseyUnited StatesSurtees FordGoodyear57+2 laps2 laps23
136Mike BeuttlerGreat BritainMarch FordFirestone57+2 laps2 laps21
1426Henri PescaroloFranceMarch FordGoodyear57+2 laps2 laps22
1518Chris AmonNew ZealandMatraGoodyear57+2 laps2 laps7
1633Skip BarberUnited StatesMarch FordFirestone57+2 laps2 laps20
1723Mike HailwoodGreat BritainSurtees FordFirestone56Collision3 laps1 lap14
1820Peter RevsonUnited StatesMcLaren FordGoodyear54Electrical5 laps2 laps2
NC5Niki LaudaAustriaMarch FordGoodyear49+10 laps25
DNF27Carlos PaceBrazilMarch FordGoodyear48Fuel system15
DNF14Peter GethinGreat BritainBRMFirestone47Engine28
DNF16Howden GanleyNew ZealandBRMFirestone44Engine17
DNF11Dave WalkerAustraliaLotus FordFirestone44Engine30
DNF30Wilson FittipaldiBrazilBrabham FordGoodyear43Engine13
DNF17Jean-Pierre BeltoiseFranceBRMFirestone40Ignition18
DNF15Brian RedmanGreat BritainBRMFirestone34Engine24
DNF29Carlos ReutemannArgentinaBrabham FordGoodyear31Engine5
DNF25Andrea de AdamichItalySurtees FordFirestone25Collision19
DNF24Tim SchenkenAustraliaSurtees FordFirestone22Suspension31
DNF10Emerson FittipaldiBrazilLotus FordFirestone17Suspension9
DNF31Derek BellGreat BritainTecnoFirestone8Engine29